The Last Taste of Summer Craft Beer Festival - Over 80 Brews & Pours!

To benefit Zero Waste Schools

Tickets On Sale Soon for 2018

Roger Sherman Baldwin Park

100 Arch Street

Greenwich, CT

 

The 2017 Last Taste of Summer Craft Beer Festival was a huge success with over 1,000 attendees, 45 volunteers, several environmental and artisan exhibitors and 10 pounds of food waste recovered, that will be turned in to compost. The ZERO WASTE committee is being formed now for the 2018 Festival! Help us make the Last Taste of Summer Craft Beer Festival the greenest craft beer festival in the state!

The Last Taste of Summer Craft Beer Festival is a can’t miss event! Located at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park with picturesque views of Greenwich Harbor, join us for a fun and delicious experience that also raises awareness and funds to support Live Green CT!’s Zero Waste School Fellowship, which is an effort to crowdsource innovative ideas and implement programs and practices that will provide environmental education, encourage food rescue, food scrap composting, increase recycling rates, minimize trash, and reduce material costs in our schools.

The event features over 80 brews and pours from Connecticut’s finest craft breweries, local food trucks, live music, lawn games and activities. VIP ticket holders will enjoy a variety of sours and hard to find brews.

Community Involvement:

Curbside Compost, Greenwich Green & Clean,  BYOGreenwich

PARKING:

Free Parking:

Island Beach Parking Lot

Horseneck Parking Lot

BY TRAIN:

Take Metro-North’s Harlem Line to exit 3. Check schedules at mta.info/mnr.

What does my VIP ticket buy me?

· Early access to the festival and enjoy scenic views in from VIP area

· Complimentary parking in Island Beach lot from 12pm - 1pm

· Samples of your choice of pours throughout the festival

· Variety of food choices from Connecticut's best food trucks

· Scenic Views of Indian Harbor

· Live music – exclusive acoustic performance for VIP ticket holders

· Games and activities

· Variety of exhibits and displays

· Exclusive Tasting Opportunities in the VIP tent, on the water. Enjoy hard to find pours and tastings, including sours, not available in the general tasting area.

 

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TICKETS

Celebrate “The Last Taste of Summer" at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park in September, 2018.

Buy tickets early and take advantage of early bird pricing. Gate prices will be higher.

Tickets Available Soon!

 

General Admission

· Tastings of your choice of over 80 brews and pours throughout the general festival grounds

· Souvenir tasting glass

· Variety of food choices from Connecticut's best food trucks

· Scenic Views of Greenwich Harbor

· Games and activities

· Variety of exhibits and displays

· Awesome live music

· Free parking in designated lots – on a first come basis

Volunteer:

Interested in becoming a volunteer and helping to create a zero food waste event?

Contact

Daphne Dixon
(203) 536-4695
Daphne@livegreenct.org

Scot Weicker
(203) 536-9377
sweicker@sbweventsgroup.com.

 

FAQs

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
Yes. Everyone must have a photo ID for admittance. This is a 21 and over event.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
The festival is approximately one block off Interstate 95 - exit 3, in Greenwich, CT and three blocks from the Greenwich Metro North Station. Take Metro-North’s Harlem Line. Check schedules at mta.info/mnr

What can/can't I bring to the event?
Blankets and chairs. No coolers, food, alcohol, ice, glass or beverages permitted into the festival

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
You can transfer your ticket to anyone you like. These are your tickets to use or giveaway. Tickets are non-refundable and cannot be used toward another event.

What is the refund policy?
This is a rain or shine event. No refunds.

Where do the proceeds go?

Proceeds of the craft beer festival will go towards Live Green CT!’s Zero Food Waste Fellowship.

About 60 million metric tons of food are wasted every year in the United States, with an estimated value of $162 billion dollars. About 32 million metric tons of it ends up in landfills, at a cost of about $15 million billion dollars a year to local governments.

“Food waste is a global issue and tackling it is a priority,” said Richard Swannell, director of sustainable food systems at the Waste and Resources Action Program - WRAP. Awareness of food waste has risen, but we need to do more to tie that to awareness to actions on the ground,’’ he said. “We need to find better ways to deal with food waste, but we need to prevent it in the first place.”

Conditions of Sale Holder of this ticket voluntarily assumes all risks and danger incidental to any event for which this ticket is issued and waives all claims against the event sponsor, the owner of the facility, the ticket producer or issuer. Admission is subject to compliance with all laws and facility rules and the ticket holder consents to reasonable examinations and searches to ensure compliance. Failure to comply with the law or facility rules may result in refusal of admission or expulsion. No unauthorized recording of event where prohibited.

No Refunds or Exchanges

No glass, alcohol, food or coolers permitted into the park.

About Live Green Connecticut!

Over the last seven years, Live Green CT! has educated over 15,000 people and produced over 200 environmental events including symposiums at Yale and Fairfield University, a community solar campaign, energy workshops and the Live Green CT! Festival.

The focus now, as turned to zero waste schools and programs that can help all schools in CT become more sustainable.

According to a report compiled by the Waste and Resources Action Program, approximately 60 million metric tons of food are wasted every year in the United States, with an estimated value of $162 billion. About 32 million metric tons of it ends up in landfills, at a cost of about $15 million a year to local governments.

For inquiries or to learn more about Live Green CT! Contact Live Green CT! Co-founders

Daphne Dixon

(203) 536-4695 daphne@livegreenct.org

Scot Weicker

(203) 536-9377