Southern Brewers Festival Has Pre-sales Events

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

The Craftworks Foundation is hosting special pre-sales events for Southern Brewers Festival, Aug. 15-17 and 22-24, at all Craftworks Locations in Chattanooga. This year's festival will be held on Saturday, Aug. 26, from 2-10 p.m. on the Tennessee Riverfront.  

The special pre-sale events will include official Southern Brewers Festival T-shirts and discount pricing will be offered on tickets and tokens. Tickets will be sold at discounted rate of $20 for general admission with tokens being sold in increments of eight for $20.  

Pre-sale on Aug. 15 and 22 from 5-7 p.m. will be at Old Chicago, Northgate; on Aug. 16 and 23 from 5-7 p.m. at Big River, Hamilton Place and Aug. 17 and 24 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Big River, Downtown. 

The Southern Brewers Festival will feature over 40 microbreweries and will showcase over 100 handcrafted lagers and ales including several new to the Chattanooga area including high gravity beers.  In addition to the variety of craft beer selection the Southern Brewers Festival will feature four live musical acts including headliner Magpie Salute, Cereus Bright, Rainbow Kitten Surprise and Hank & Cupcakes.  

This year’s festival will benefit the local non-profit Chattanooga’s Kids on the Block and regional charity CraftWorks Foundation. CKOB Board of Directors and staff said the organization was extremely excited to partner with the CraftWorks Foundation. Fifty percent of the festival’s proceeds will directly benefit children and families in the community through CKOB whose mission is to educate children on social concerns and differences, giving them skills to stay safe and healthy. The other 50 percent of the proceeds will benefit CraftWorks Foundation, which is the charitable arm of CraftWorks Restaurants & Breweries whose aim is to positively impact their team members and the communities where they operate.  

Tickets for the festival are on sale now by visiting General admission is $25, day of festival gate price will be $30 and tokens day of festival will be $3 each. 

For more information, about the 23rd Annual Southern Brewers Festival please visit

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