12th Annual Baytowne Beer Festival Oct 11 & 12

October 11, 2019 by SoWal Staff

Time to roll out the barrel and discover unique suds & ales!

The Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin presents the 12th Annual Baytowne Wharf Beer Fest on October 11 & 12, 2019. American specialty beers from around the nation will be available for participants to sample and savor.

The main event on Saturday, October 12th will feature more than 200 domestic and international craft beers available for sampling. Brewery representatives will be available at the event, offering an opportunity to learn about the different types of lagers and ales from a variety of styles. Live music will be also featured during the festival.

Tickets on sale NOW for Baytowne Beer Festival 2019


Beer From Around Here
6-8pm | Baytowne Wharf Events Plaza
Showcasing a few local beer tastings and samplings of appetizers. This event is more intimate - limited to 200 people! Enjoy live music from The Blenders.



VIP Event ** SOLD OUT **
1 - 2pm | Slick Lips Seafood & Oyster House

This year, we are offering a little something special for our Beer Fest attendees! Our Saturday VIP event will feature exclusive beer tastings and great food! This ticket is all inclusive for Saturday's events. AND you can beat the lines to get in the event before anyone else!

Check out this delicious Menu that Slick Lips will be serving up!

  • Suckling Pig with beer barbecue and mustard vinaigrette
  • Assorted Rolls
  • Beer Braised Potato Salad
  • Hot Wings with Hard apple Cider glaza
  • Muffuletta pasta salad
  • Smoked Crawfish dip with toasted pita points
  • Bacon Wrapped Alligator with Stella Vinaigrette
  • Barbecue Slaw
  • Shrimp Jambalaya
  • Arinchini and Boudin with Tavern Beer cheese dip

This year's exclusive beer list for the VIP Party at Slick Lips includes:

  • Goose Island Halia
  • Funky Buddha White Sangria
  • Founders Mas Agave
  • Idyll Hounds
  • Trim Tab
  • Cigar City
  • Timber Creek Distillery
  • More TBA!

Craft Beer Tasting  
2-6pm | Baytowne Wharf Events Plaza

The main event will feature more than 50 breweries, offering close to 200 domestic and international craft beers for sampling! Brewery representatives will be available to discuss the different types of lagers and ales, teaching about the variety of styles. All ticket holders will be provided a Baytowne Wharf Beer Fest tasting glass for sampling. Enjoy live music from Luke Langford Band 2-4pm and The Shakedown 4:30pm-6:30pm!

Make a Weekend of it - Bring together the #1 Resort on Florida’s Emerald Coast, beautiful October weather and a festive beer tasting and you have a winning combination for fun in the sun at the 12th Baytowne Beer Festival, October 11 and 12.

The Baytowne Beer Festival is a pitcher perfect reason for a getaway and Sandestin makes it easy with these great offers. Book now for the best location and rates and stay steps or a complimentary tram ride away from the event festivities.

Book now for the best location and rates! 

The Beer Fest Package
Book now or call 866.695.8020

Discounted accommodations & tickets to Saturday's Tasting with savings of more than $50!

  • Bayside at Sandestin Resort View $109
  • Bayside at Sandestin Bay View $119
  • Grand/Village Studio $139
  • Grand/Village One Bedrooms $155 SOLD OUT
  • Bayside at Sandestin Suite $155
  • Grand/Village two bedrooms $209
    (Group code: BEER19)

 +Rates and package valid for Beer Festival weekend only. Beer Fest Package includes admission to Saturday's main event and a beer tasting glass. Because of demand and popularity, people are encouraged to purchase tickets early. Festival tickets are on sale for a reduced price of $35 per person through October 11. Tickets can be purchased the day of the event for $45. Special pricing for groups is also available.

Baytowne Wharf Beer Festival partners with the Emerald Coast Children's Advocacy Center, Fisher House of the Emerald Coast & Sandestin Foundation for Kids and donates a part of the festival proceeds to them.

Please drink responsibly. The Village of Baytowne Wharf is always open to the public. Non-ticket holders are welcome to attend the event.



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