It is September, and that means the Hudson River Craft Beer festival is right around the corner.  It''s coming up on Sept. 17 at Riverfront Park in Beacon.  Conveniently located right at the Beacon train Station, so you don't even have to worry about driving.  This is something that Hudson Valley beer lovers look forward to every year.

There will be over 200 beers to sample from local and national craft breweries. Plus, delicious food will be available to purchase, live music, and great vendors. You can get the standard 4 hour ticket or the special five-hour VIP ticket that also includes a T-shirt. And everybody gets a souvenir sampling glass.

There will be some awesome bands playing, too.  Grape and the Grain, Breakfast for the Boys, The Other Brothers, and Payne's Grey Sky.  Great beer, a beautiful view, good friends, and live music.  What could be better?

Get your tickets now, so you don't have to worry about them selling out.  For tickets and information, visit  We are loooking forward to seeing you there.

Glasses of craft beer
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