Independence Mall - 6th & Market streets.
Kick off the world?s largest beer celebration of its kind with a festival like no other. Welcome the arrival of the Hammer of Glory from its daylong relay through the streets of Philadelphia, cheer award-winning brewers and watch Mayor Nutter smash open the first official keg of the week: Brotherly Suds 3.
It?s a can?t-miss toast to America?s Best Beer-Drinking City? and it all happens on Independence Mall at 6th & Market streets in the shadow of the Liberty Bell.
Friday, June 1, 2012
Opening Ceremony ? Free ? 7 p.m.
Festival admission ?? $40 ? 7:30 p.m.
Don?t miss Philly Beer Week?s opening festival with ample samples from the region?s top breweries. Micros? brewpubs? nanos ? they?ll be pouring the finest ales and lagers, including seasonals and one-off?s. Live music, food (additional price), surprises with keepsake sampling cup.
VIP Session - $75 ? 6:30 p.m.
One-hour limited audience tasting session, featuring a selection of special beers paired with complimentary beer-friendly food. All VIPs receive a souvenir drinking glass plus gift bag.
VIP with Forum of the Gods Package - $100 (Forum held Wednesday, June 6, 2 p.m.)
Make sure you?re in the room for Philly Beer Week?s signature panel featuring beer world luminaries. Last year?s highly praised Forum sold out early. This pre-sale opportunity guarantees you a seat!
Designated Driver - $25.
Bring a non-drinking partner to Opening Tap and get home safely. Complimentary soft drinks with Philly Beer Week DD t-shirt.
Additional information for this event can also be found HERE.