SoWal Craft Beer and Spirits Festival Benefitting Children’s Volunteer Health Network

A Festival Focused on Craft Beer and Spirits is Coming August to Shades Bar and Grill in Inlet Beach

The summer heat is no match for the SoWal Craft Beer and Spirits Festival benefitting Children’s Volunteer Health Network – The inaugural event will be held on August 3, 2018 from 12- 4PM at Shades Bar & Grill in Inlet Beach, FL. Cooled 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 Bar, and Southside Slice Pizzeria.

A huge thanks to our sponsors who made this great event possible:
Counts-Oakes Resort Properties – Preferred Lodging Sponsor
Gulf Coast Go – official transportation sponsor offering ticket holders free rides on event day from Gulf Place to Shades and at all beach towns on Scenic 30A.
30A Luxury Vacations – Kid Zone Sponsor and lodging Partner
Rosemary Beach ® Realty and Cottage Rentals – Entertainment Sponsor and Lodging Partner
Progress Bank – Event Sponsor
Buddy’s Seafood Market – Event Sponsor
Professional Lawn Care – Event Sponsor

A radio host will be pumping out the jams all day and announcing sponsors. For added entertainment, there will be two bounce houses and a cornhole section for kids. 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 and highfalutin attitudes are checked at the door.

Tickets are available at Shades30a.com or directly at:  bvwww.xorbia.com/e/shades30a/shades-fest

Early Entry Pass (gets you in at 12PM) $50
General Admission $40 (From 1:00 – 4:00)

*Early entry will be from 12-1. During that time, people who have purchased early entry tickets will be able to enter and general admission will begin at 1:00.
About Shades Bar and Grill:
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.
About CVHN:
Children’s Volunteer Health Network, HEALTHY HAPPY KIDS, is a faith-based 501(c)3 organization, established in 2005 in direct response to Walton and Okaloosa counties’ large population of families who are unable to access high-quality health services due to the unavailability (or inadequacy) of insurance. The organization facilitates the delivery of comprehensive, direct medical, dental and mental health services to school children whose family income falls below certain measures throughout Walton and Okaloosa Counties and surrounding communities.