BLACKTOBERFEST 2020 takes place Saturday, Oct. 24 from 12-7 pm EST. and will welcome Black craft beer brewers, chefs, bikers, artisans, writers, and musicians for an array of excellent events. The main expo will spotlight its inaugural collaboration beer, Blacktoberfest Marzen Ale, brewed by eight passionate Black craft brewers. The seasonal recipe, brewed at Dirtbag Ales in Fayetteville, NC with head brewer Tito Simmons Valenzuela, features local honey roasted yellow, zucchini and spaghetti squash.
The live event begins at 3 pm EST in Downtown Rocky Mount and will feature the historic Blacktoberfest Marzen-Style Ale along with food, vendors, music and entertainment. In addition, beers from each of the eight participating Black craft breweries -- Harlem Brew South, Rocky Mount NC, Dirtbag Ales, Fayetteville NC, Spaceway Brewery, Rocky Mount NC, Cajun Fire Brewing Co., New Orleans LA, Black Frog Brewery, Holland Ohio, Sankofa Brewing Company, Washington, D.C., Brew & Feed, Charlotte NC and Montclair Brewery, Montclair NJ -- will be available for sampling.
Tickets are $30 online and $35 walk-up and include admission to the event, a 5 oz. commemorative tasting glass for unlimited beer samples, access to food trucks, music and local vendors!
COVID-19 protocol requires a minimum of 6 ft. social distancing and face masks to be worn on the event grounds.
More details on event times and locations will be updated until October 20th. Check back daily, and sign up for our newsletter to stay informed. Cheers!