East Passyunk Kicks Off Philly Beer Week with the Return of Craft Beer Day and Italian Festival!
East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District (EPABID) serves up a double dose of summertime fun with two festivals onSunday, June 3, 2018. Starting at 11:00am, Philly Beer Week kicks off with 13 hours of craft beer events during Craft Beer Day. East Passyunk restaurants, bars and retailers will present opportunities to meet the brewers, try new craft beers, and enjoy beer-infused and inspired foods. Starting at 11:00am, Italian National Day Festival “La Festa Della Repubblica” will feature a full day of live music, Italian draft and bottled beer specials, outdoor food vendors, kids’ activities and a spaghetti eating contest. La Festa activities are held on East Passyunk Avenue, between Broad and Moore streets. Events are held rain or shine. Admission is free, unless otherwise noted. Food and drinks are pay-as-you-go. For more information about Craft Beer Day and La Festa visitwww.visiteastpassyunk.com, follow @epassyunkave or call (215) 336-1455.
CRAFT BEER DAY – CHEERS!
East Passyunk Avenue kicks off Philly Beer Week with 13 hours of craft beer events at 13 award-winning restaurants and bars. Try new brews alongside beer-infused and inspired eats, meet brewers, and quench your thirst for craft beer! The event is free, and rain or shine.
* Bing Bing Dim Sum (1648 East Passyunk Avenue)
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Simpleton – Biere De Miel
Wayne’s Pale Ale – Pale Ale hoped w/ citra, simcoe & mosaic
Starving Artist – Mixed Fermentation Saison
Tendance – IPA hopped with new Zealand wai-iti hops & conditioned on a blend of soursops & tangerines
* Brigantessa (1520 East Passyunk Avenue)
Specially priced local-brewer taps!
* Cantina Los Caballitos (1651 East Passyunk Avenue)
12:00pm to 9:00pm
Victory Summer Love $5.00, Troegs Crimson Pistol $5.00 These two items will only be available at our outside bar and will be cash only.
* Garage Passyunk (1231 East Passyunk Avenue)
Yards Dunk the Brewer!
4:00pm to 7:00pm
A charity event for PAWS, every donation gives you a chance to dunk one of your fav local brewers while raising money for one of our faorite local charities! Enjoy Yards specials on draft and now in CANS while helping our furry friends, cause never forget, community is everything.
Hollis’s Last Night!
8:00pm to 2:00am
After four years of hospitality, our beloved Hollis is moving on to become a nurse. Swing by for her last night and thank her for all of the memories.
* Lascala’s Birra (1700 East Passyunk Avenue)
$5 cheese pizzas and 1/2 off select draft beers.
* Le Virtù (1927 East Passyunk Avenue)
Specially priced local-brewer taps!
DJ from 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Victory Beer Tap Takeover!
* Manatawny Still Works (1603 East Passyunk Avenue)
Machine Shop Boulangerie for a pop-up 12:00pm to 3:00pm, happy hour beer prices all day, plus beer cocktails:
* Hopped Collins, gin, lemon juice and a tasty IPA
* Old Fashioned Gose – Whiskey, bitters and Gose.
* Noir Philadelphia (1909 East Passyunk Avenue)
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Golden Road Brewing Company Tap Takeover
* Pistola’s Del Sur (1934 East Passyunk Avenue)
Highway Manor’s Mr. Blueberry, Mr. Wheatie and Microflora Diaspora. The music is by the Brunch Bunch with Special Guest Casey Parker. Music from 11am-2pm.
* Pub On Passyunk East – POPE (1501 East Passyunk Avenue)
11:00am to 5:00pm
POPE will be debuting Monday Night Brewing from Atlanta, GA and celebrating National Impersonate Authority day with an impersonation contest.
* Stogie Joe’s Tavern (1801 East Passyunk Avenue)
Outdoor bar selling craft beer, pizza and meatball sliders. Live Music 11:00am to 9:00pm
* The Bottle Shop (1616 East Passyuk Avenue)
12:00pm to 2:00pm
The Bottle Shop will host Manayunk for free samplings of all your favorite goodies, plus boozy floats with some of Manayunk brews.
For more information about Craft Beer Day, please visit East Passyunk Avenue on Facebook and visit www.visiteastpassyunk.com.
LA FESTA – FESTEGGIAMO!
Since its inception in 2010, this fun-filled party welcomes thousands of attendees who love and look forward to celebrating Italian culture and heritage in South Philadelphia-a traditionally Italian-American neighborhood. The biggest draw will be the annual Spaghetti eating contest. The eating contest will be a no-holds-bar spectacle to see who can eat the most Pastificio spaghetti.
During La Festa, East Passyunk will be lined with vendors presenting an assortment of food, crafts, specialty items, wine, and beer. There will be two stages with sensational entertainment, winemaking demos, vodka water ice, culinary displays, children’s games and so much more. From children and teens to mature adults and everyone in between, there will be something for everyone.