Lancaster is preparing for its fourth annual Field of Drafts craft beer festival set from 1 to 5 p.m. Nov. 5 at The Hangar at Lancaster Municipal Stadium.
The festival each year draws large crowds to its live music, sports, entertainment and, of course, beer tastings.
“The Field of Drafts slogan is ‘if you brew it, they will come” and every year they keep coming back by the thousands,” said Lancaster Councilmember Ken Mann. “This incredibly popular event is a terrific opportunity to spend a day enjoying time with family, friends and neighbors over a vast selection of brews as well as some wonderful entertainment.” More than 3,500 persons attended the festival last year.
There will be more than 80 selections of craft beer such as pilsners, lagers, ales and stouts.
General admission tickets are $45 each; members of the military (with photo ID) and seniors will receive a $10 discount on general admission tickets. Designated drivers 21 years and older will be admitted for $10 (a valid driver license is required at the time of arrival) with the price including a snack and bottle of water.
Among the small breweries expected to display their products are Riley’s Brewing, San Fernando Brewing, Honest Abe Cider, 818 Brewing, Four Sons Brewing, Mission Brewery, Temblor Brewing, Honey Wagon Brewing, Angel City Brewing, She Beverages, Alaskan Brewing, Wolf Creek Brewery, Transplants Brewing Co., Bravery Brewery, Kinetic Brewing Co., Golden Road Brewing, Elysian Brewing and Hand Brewed Beer.
Tickets, available online at www.fieldofdrafts.com, may also be purchased at: Bex Bar and Grill; 706 West Lancaster Blvd.; Bravery Brewing, 42705 8th Street West; Kinetic Brewing Co., 735 West Lancaster Blvd.; Lancaster Parks, Recreation and Arts Department, 44933 Fern Ave.; Lancaster Performing Arts Center, 750 W. Lancaster Blvd.; Lancaster Museum of Art and History, 665 W. Lancaster Blvd., and The Hangar at Lancaster Municipal Stadium, 45116 Valley Central Way.
For more details, call the Lancaster Parks, Recreation and Arts Department (661) 723-6077, or stop by anytime between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday at 44933 Fern Ave.