Join us on Saturday, September 3rd as the Friends of Wilmington Parks hosts a celebration of the past, present, and future of craft brewing in the First State! Local historians John Medkeff, Tony Russo, and Bob Fullmer will present a history of Delaware brewing, followed by a craft beverage sampling including more than fifteen local craft beverage makers. Enjoy gourmet sandwiches from WiLDWiCH Food Truck and meet with local artisans and artists!

Multiple raffle baskets will be up for grabs that include brewery merch, gift certificates, tour & tasting vouchers, CDs, and more. Handmade drinkware, including hand-blown glass and ceramics creations by local artisans, will be sold by silent auction.The proceeds from ticket sales and raffles will benefit the “Restore the King” initiative and Wilmington State Park’s School Programs Scholarship Fund.

Participating breweries:

  • Bellefonte Brewing Co. (Wilmington, DE)
  • Twin Lakes Brewing Co. (Newport, DE)
  • Dew Point Brewing Co. (Yorklyn, DE)
  • Dogfish Head Beer (Milton, DE)
  • 2SP Brewing Co. (Aston, PA)
  • Blue Earl Brewing Co. (Smyrna, DE)
  • Mispillion River Brewing (Milford, DE)
  • 3rd Wave Brewing Co. (Delmar, DE)
  • Argilla Brewing Co. (Wilmington, DE)
  • Frozen Toes Brewing (Greenville, DE)
  • Big Oyster Brewery (Rehoboth, DE)
  • Revelation Craft Brewing Co. (W. Rehoboth, DE)
  • 16 Mile Brewing Co. (Georgetown, DE)

Participating wineries, cideries, meaderies, and distilleries:

  • Painted Stave Distilling (Smyrna, DE)
  • Harvest Ridge Winery (Marydel, DE)
  • Rebel Seed Cidery (Marydel, DE)
  • Liquid Alchemy Beverages Meadery (Wilmington, DE)

Particpating up-and-coming craft beverage makers:

  • Brimming Horn Meadery (Milton, DE)
  • Midnight Oil Brewing Co. (Newport, DE)
  • First State Brewing Co. (Middletown, DE)
  • Volunteer Brewing Co. (Middletown, DE)


This event is 21+ ONLY. Photo ID required to enter.


> Date: Saturday, September 3, 2016

> Time: 5:00 PM to 9:30 PM (EDT)

> Tickets: Click Here


Friends of Wilmington Parks


Blue Ball Barn
1914 West Park Drive
Wilmington, DE 19803

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