Last year's BeerFest theme was "Beer and Loathing in Las Vegas."
Tampa Theatre's BeerFest 2015, a craft beer- and food-filled fundraising soirée now in its fourth year, announced its new movie-inspired theme for Saturday, June 20: O Brewer, Where Art Thou? It will be headed by returning co-chairs
Tickets for the event — which will benefit the historic downtown theater's artistic and educational programs, preservation and restoration — go on sale Friday, May 1, and
may be purchased online
or at the box office.
The premium sampling is $70 in advance and provides guests with early entry at 7 p.m., while the 8 p.m. grand sampling costs $45. Any remaining tickets will be sold for $5 more at the door.
Alongside Tampa food joints like New World Brewery, Fodder & Shine and the soon-to-open Ichicoro Ramen restaurant, local breweries, including Six Ten Brewing, Angry Chair Brewing and Late Start Brewery, will be showcased throughout the evening.
Returning event co-chairs Michelle Baker of The Refinery and Fodder & Shine and The Independent Bar and Cafe's Veronica Danko promise oddball characters and down-home fun, according to a news release.
Festgoers are encouraged to arrive decked out as their favorite characters from
O Brother, Where Art Thou?
, or create their own customized "O Brewer" outfits.