PRESS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: 631-940-7290
LyndaC@StarfishJunction.com

Valley Forge Beer & Cider Fest Returns Nov. 4
75+ Brewers & Cider Makers to Exhibit
New This Year: Food Trucks

OAKS, PA—October 5, 2017.  The 7th Annual Valley Forge Beer & Cider Festival returns to the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA on Saturday, November 4, 2017.  The event, selected as one of the Top Beer Festivals Coming to Philly in 2017 by VisitPhilly.com, will feature an incredible variety of beers and ciders from throughout the state, across the country, and around the globe.  Tickets are on sale now.  New this year, food trucks.  Some of the best food trucks from the Philadelphia area will be onsite vending a variety of food options—tasty treats that pair perfectly with beer and cider.  Another sell-out is expected.  Info 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 150 beers and ciders in all.   Special timed releases which offer festival attendees an opportunity to try rare and limited-edition beers are planned.  At the request of past festival attendees, food options at the event will now include some of Philadelphia’s best food trucks, food is not included in the price of admission.

Ticket options:  VIP and General Admission.  The VIP ticket affords attendees advantages not available to the General Admission ticket buyers, including:   line-jumper express ticket processing lane, access to a VIP-only lounge area with special beers poured in the VIP area only, a souvenir Belgian-style glass taster, gated seating area, and VIP-only restrooms.

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 toy drive for local families in their network. Attendees are encouraged to bring a new unwrapped toy to the event. 

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 $55 (VIP) or $40 (GA) when purchased in advance at the event website www.ValleyForgeBeerFest.com. Tickets include beer and cider sampling.  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 from the area’s most popular food trucks, including Oink & Moo BBQ, The Cow & The Curd, El Guaco Loco.

Improving people’s lives through better hydration, Essentia is the official Water Sponsor of the event.  LYFT is the official rideshare partner of the event and is offering $10 off to new customers who use promo code VFBEER to reserve their first ride. 

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.

# # #