Is Sullivan County Drinking Rockland’s Beer?

Three weeks after Growler and Gill in Nanuet announce first-ever craft beer festival in Rockland County scheduled for June 1, Bethel Woods announces “inaugural” craft beer festival of their own, scheduled for October 12. Both have identical $40 entrance fee

Example of a locally brewed craft beer: Defiant Belgian Style Tripel Ale in Pearl River
Example of a locally brewed craft beer: Defiant Belgian Style Tripel Ale in Pearl River

The inaugural Bethel Woods Craft Beer Festival and Chili Cook-Off, an outdoor beer, food and music festival scheduled for October 12 will feature craft beers from over 25 breweries.

The booze will be available for sampling against a backdrop of live music and the site of the 1969 Woodstock festival in Bethel, New York on Saturday, October 12, 2013. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. $40.00 per person admission, $45 at gate.

Tickets can be purchased at www.BethelWoodsCenter.org, Ticketmaster, by phone at 1-800-745-3000, or at the Bethel Woods Box Office. Event staff reserves the right to refuse service to anyone at anytime.

“Autumn is the perfect time to visit and enjoy Sullivan County and its offerings. We thoughtfully create weekend opportunities like this to positively impact the county’s tourism economy through overnight lodging, dining and shopping.” says Darlene Fedun, CEO of Bethel Woods.