Raleigh, N.C. — The Raleigh Fall Brew Fest, held Saturday, Nov. 1, at Cardinal Hall on Lead Mine Road, combines Halloween fun with craft beer.
There will be a costume contest, so wear your Halloween best. The winner will receive a $100 Visa gift card.
The event benefits the NC Therapeutic Riding Center, one of the oldest therapeutic riding programs in North Carolina. Children, teens and adults with a variety of special challenges have benefited from NCTRC for more than 30 years.
General admission is $35 in advance and $40 the day of the event. Admission includes live music from Jack The Radio and a souvenir glass.
VIP admission, $45 in advance and $50 the day of, starts an hour before general admission and includes a special Cabot Cheese and Fortnight beer pairing.
Designated driver tickets are $15 and available at the door the day of event.
This beer festival aims to have a more intimate feel, giving guests the opportunity to talk with brewers and avoid long lines.
Participating breweries and cideries, listed below, represent some local favorites and popular out-of-state breweries.
- Abita Beer
- Aviator Brewing Company
- Bold Rock Hard Cider
- Bombshell Beer Company
- Boulevard Brewing Company
- Brüeprint Brewing Company
- Bull City Ciderworks
- Crazy Mountain Brewing Company
- Fortnight Brewing Company
- Great Lakes Brewing Company
- Harpoon Brewery
- The Mash House Brewery & Chophouse
- Naked Apple Hard Cider
- Nickelpoint Brewing Co.
- Oskar Blues Brewery North Carolina
- Pig Pounder Brewery
- Mystery Brewing Company
- Woodchuck Cider