SoWal Craft Beer and Spirits Festival Aug 2

July 31, 2019 by SoWal Staff

What better way to beat the summer heat?

The SoWal Craft Beer and Spirits Festival is back! The 2nd Annual edition benefits Lucky Puppy Rescue. Join us on August 2, 2019 from 4-8PM at Shades Bar & Grill in Inlet Beach for fun, food and drink.

Shaded and fanned tents will set the stage for the outdoors event, with tables that include more than 60 craft beers, ciders, Florida distilled craft spirits, and rosé wine and mimosas. Beer and spirit experts will be on-site sharing their knowledge with attendees. Food samplings will be provided by Shades Bar and Grill, Pescado Seafood Grill and Rooftop BarSouthside Slice Pizzeria, and Shaka Sushi and Noodle Bar.

A DJ will be pumping out the jams all day while festival goers sip their way through some of the finest craft beers and spirits in the country. A few breweries and distilleries include: Good People Brewing Company, Bell's Beer, Cigar City Brewing Company, Sweet Water Brewing Company, Boston Beer Company, Lagunitas Brewing Company, Idyll Hounds, Oskar Blues Brewery, Trim Tab Brewing, Parish Brewing Company, New Belgium Brewing, Dogfish Head, Grayton Beer Company, Proof Brewing, GrassLands Brewing Company, Oyster City Brewing Company, Lexington Distillery and Brewery (Kentucky bourbon barrel ale), Timber Creek Distillery (spirits) and many more to come! Expect a laid-back event where casual attire is welcome.

Tickets are available online >
*EARLY BIRD Ticket Special - July 1 - 4 - Tickets will be $30 each
July 5 - August 1 - Tickets will be $40
August 2 - At the door - Tickets will be $50

Shades Bar & Grill is a South Walton family tradition since 1994, offering a diverse menu of fresh seafood, 100% Angus burgers, famous hot wings and lots more. Shades offers a fun family-friendly atmosphere for lunch and dinner. Shades has a game room for kids to stay occupied while the adults indulge in the amazing draft beer selection with 46 beers from around the world or our full bar. A true sports haven, Shades has 15 HD Big Screen TV’s, 2 Projectors and all the premium packages.  

Incorporated in 2008, Lucky Puppy Rescue was formed in an effort to change the luck of rescue dogs forever. Lucky Puppy works with the community, other shelters and rescue groups to restore the health of the dogs that come to them. They tend to their physical health with veterinary care and prevent further overpopulation by spaying and neutering. More info at


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