1850 Elm Street, Stratford CT,
August 22, 2015
General admission: 2pm to 7pm
VIP access: 1pm to 7pm
General: $40 / person, starts at 2pm
VIP: $60 / person, starts at 1pm,
head start to taste a limited selection of exclusive brews
Must be 21 or over to participate in beer tasting.
Proceeds from this event will go toward the reopening of the historic Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford, CT. The American Shakespeare Theatre has been a focal point of history for both the people of Stratford and members of stage and screen. Out of commission for 30 years, the Shakesbeer Festival is an event that will raise the necessary funds for its reopening.
The ShakesBeer Festival is a collaborative project between Wines Unlimited & Captain's Keg of Stratford CT, many craft breweries, distributors, The Stratford Arts Commission, and supporters of both craft beer and the American Shakespeare Theatre. Coordinated by Steven Bilodeau, Beer Manager of Wines Unlimited and Pete Rodrigues, Manager of Captain's Keg we hope to bring an event that The Town of Stratford can be proud of. We want to bring the best of the best in regards to craft beer, music and food to an amazing event for an amazing cause.
The ShakesBeer Festival of 2014 was able to raise over 30K and after final expenses we were able to donate 20K to the restoration effort for the American Shakespeare Theatre. We are all really excited to see how much we can raise for this year and our proud to bring Stratford an event that will be remembered.
We are always looking for volunteers, sponsors, breweries and food vendors to attend our festival. If interested, please fill out the form below.