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Selected as one of the Top Beer Festivals Coming to Philly 2015
Valley Forge Beer & Cider Fest Returns December 5
75+ Brewers & Cider Makers to Exhibit

OAKS, PA. September 30, 2015 - Selected as one of the Top Beer Festivals coming to Philadelphia in 2015 by VisitPhilly.com, the official visitor and travel site for Philadelphia and surrounding areas, the 5th Annual Valley Forge Beer & Cider Festival returns to the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA on Saturday, December 5, 2015. The event will feature an incredible variety of beers and ciders from across the country and around the globe. Tickets are on sale now, and a sell-out is expected. Information and tickets: www.ValleyForgeBeerFest.com

More than 75 breweries and cideries will be filling the Expo Center, serving up samples of their signature best-sellers and seasonal creations--more than 100 beers and ciders in all. Festival attendees are also invited to sit in on educational and entertaining programming sessions led by industry pros. Special timed releases will offer festival attendees an opportunity to try rare and limited-edition beers.

The event will help raise funds for the CBC, Committee to Benefit the Children, a local charity that provides resources for treatment, care and family support to benefit area children with cancer, leukemia and serious blood disorders. The CBC will be conducting a toiletry drive for local needy families in their network. Attendees are encouraged to bring soap, deodorant, shampoo and much-needed infant diapers and wipes.

The Valley Forge Beer & Cider Festival (www.ValleyForgeBeerFest.com) will have two sessions: 12:30-4:00pm and 5:30-9:00pm. A limited number of tickets will be sold. Once the event sells out, no additional tickets will be available for purchase. A sell-out is expected. Advance purchase is strongly recommended for guaranteed admission. Tickets are $40 each when purchased in advance at the event website www.ValleyForgeBeerFest.com. Tickets include admission to the festival, a souvenir tasting glass, an opportunity to attend the event's programming and the freedom to enjoy a 2 oz. sample of any of the beers or ciders at the festival. Designated driver tickets are $10 each. No one under 21, including designated drivers, will be admitted and all attendees must show valid photo ID for entry. Food will be available for sale. The Greater Philadelphia Expo Center (www. phillyexpocenter.com) is located at 100 Station Avenue, Oaks, PA, 19456. The Expo Center offers free on-site parking.

The event is produced by Starfish Junction and sponsored in part by Philly Beer Events and Hard Cider News.

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