Craft Beer Festival Set for March 26 at Nassau Coliseum

Get ready to mug it up at Nassau Coliseum when the Spring Craft Beer Festival hits Long Island on Saturday, March 26. Event coordinator Starfish Junction announced the news that the celebration of craft beer and brewing is returning to the venue in Uniondale.

With a focus on great beer, the event will feature local favorites like Five Boroughs Brewing Company and Westhampton Beach Brewing Company to global brands including Sullivan’s Brewing Company (Ireland) and Nicaragua Craft Beer Company.

But it’s not just beer this year.

“There will be amazing breweries pouring amazing beers; we’ve got a selection of hard ciders, spiked seltzers, and wine so everyone can find something they enjoy; plus, we’ve added a mini arcade right into the heart of the festival,”  said Andy Calimano, owner of event producer Starfish Junction.

Arcade Alley, a mini arcade within the footprint of the festival, will provide free plays all day for attendees. 

“It is going to be a good time for sure,” Calimano said.

General admission tickets for the show are $60, which includes all samplings, a tasting cup, and free play in the Arcade Alley. An enhanced ticket for $80 includes all that’s included with the general admission ticket plus a bonus hour/early admission, a designated seating area/lounge, and specialty beers poured exclusively in the lounge (not available to other ticket holders).  

Food will be for sale from venue concessions and will feature specialty items cooked with beer from local breweries, parking will be $5 per vehicle. 

All transactions including parking fee payments and food purchases are cashless, they will accept credit or debit card only. 

Designated driver tickets are also available for $15 each.  No one under 21, including designated drivers, will be admitted and photo ID is required for entry.  

Tickets are on sale now. Click here to purchase. This is a 21 and over event.

Location:  Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale.

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