Press Release – Friends of Hemming Park Host Second Annual Beer Festival

August 9, 2016


Friends of Hemming Park
Contact: Sarah Collins, Marketing Director

Friends of Hemming Park Host Second Annual Beer Festival

Enjoy Unlimited Tastings of 80+ Beers and Ciders this Saturday, Aug. 13


JACKSONVILLE, Fla., August 9, 2016 – Friends of Hemming Park will host their Second Annual Hemming Park Beer Festival this Saturday, August 13 from 6 – 9 p.m. in Hemming Park, Jacksonville’s oldest public park located in the center of Downtown Jacksonville. Guests must be 21+ to attend. Proceeds will benefit future community programming and events in Hemming Park.

Festival attendees can enjoy unlimited tastings of more than 80 craft and import beers and ciders, live music by local band Gov Club, and food by Jalapeño Truck, Monroe’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Q & Catering, Eddis & Sons. Additional vendors include GuanaBana Ice Pops and Vagabond Coffee Co.

$40 General Admission tickets include the benefits above. $60 VIP tickets include all benefits plus early entry at 5 p.m., access to specialty beers, free catering from Biscotti’s and brewery swag. Discounted early bird tickets sponsored by Folio Weekly are available now through August 10.

Tickets and additional details are available at

Saturday, August 13
VIP Admission 5 – 9 p.m.
General Admission 6 – 9 p.m.

Hemming Park
135 W. Monroe Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202

About Friends of Hemming Park

Friends of Hemming Park is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to transforming Jacksonville’s oldest public park into a modern, urban space that engages diverse communities and brings vitality to our city’s public square through improved amenities, daily programming, a family-friendly environment, and community-driven partnerships. To learn more about the park and upcoming events, visit


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