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          Spend Father’s Day Weekend at 10th Annual NJ Beer & Food Festival

          It’s back!!!! The 10th New Jersey Beer & Food Festival will once again take place over Father’s Day weekend at Crystal Springs Resort. On Saturday June 15, attendees can sample more than 200 beers from around the world and on Sunday June 16 there will be a Father’s Day Brews Brunch in the Chef’s Garden.

          Photo Credit: Crystal Springs Resort

          Detailed schedule:

          Saturday June 15

          Starting at 3pm (2pm VIP access). Beer aficionados can sample over 200 beers, including many craft brews from around the world. Resort Executive Chef Aishling Stevens and her team will fire up open pits for a BBQ feast, featuring favorites like pulled pork, homemade sausages, spit-roasted Berkshire pork and more.

          Live music by Lima Bean Riot, hot air balloon rides and grown up games will make for a fun afternoon for adults 21 and over. Tickets are $75 for regular admission and $100 for VIP access (early admission at 2pm and a special gift). Designated Driver tickets are $35. North Jersey residents can skip the drive and take a bus from Hoboken, departing from the corner of Washington St. & 3rd St., $100 including regular admission and round-trip transportation.

          Golfers can get an early start to the day with the Brews & Birdies Tournament at 9am on the resort’s Wild Turkey course. The 18-hole tournament includes beer tastings along the fairways and top teams will win prizes. $195 per person, including entry to the Beer Festival.

          Photo Credit: Crystal Springs Resort

          Sunday June 16

          The seasonal outdoor restaurant Chef’s Garden welcomes families for a Father’s Day Brews Brunch featuring a 3-course menu and tastings of Sam Adams beers (10am – 3pm). Guests will enjoy a Garden Salad of greens and herbs from the organic Chef’s Garden, and then choose from entrees like Grilled Fish Taco with chipotle crème and charred salsa; Beer Can Chicken; and Smoked Beef Brisket with corn bread, cabbage slaw and pickles. $43 for adults, $16 kids ages 4 – 16. Reservations can be made by calling 855-977-6473

          Tickets for Beer Festival events are available at www.njbeerfoodfest.com. The Festival takes place on Festival Field at the corner of Route 94 and Wild Turkey Way.

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