A Toast to Delaware’s Craft Breweries!
Cape May – Lewes Ferry Hosts 2nd Annual Brews-By-The-Bay
Lewes, DE- Sit back, relax, and have a brew by the Delaware Bay this September 14 when the Cape May-Lewes Ferry hosts the 2nd Annual Brews-By-The-Bay! This festival, taking place at the Lewes Ferry Terminal, is organized by the First State’s breweries, the Delaware Brewers Guild. Listen to live music as you relax by the beautiful Delaware Bay and sip on beer from all of your favorite native Delaware beers. A special Delaware Brewers Guild collaboration brew will be available as well as selections from each of the brewery’s finely crafted selections.
“With the rave reviews this event received last year, how could we not bring it back?” said Nikky Fisher, Lewes Terminal Manager. “There is going to be live music, good food, and plenty of finely crafted beer from your favorite local breweries. Don’t forget a blanket and chair so you can relax by the bay and enjoy the festivities with your favorite brew.”
Participating First State breweries at this event will include 16 Mile, Dogfish Head, Fordham/Old Dominion, Iron Hill, Stewarts, Twin Lakes, 3rd Wave Brew Company and Argilla Brewing Company. Admission to this event buys you a souvenir glass and pours of your favorite brews. Food vendors will be on-site to provide the crowd with a wide variety of food for purchase. Musical entertainers will also perform live. Cape May – Lewes Ferry’s outdoor bar and grill, “On the Rocks (OTR)”, located at the water’s edge, will also be open for the event.
Brews-by-the –Bay will be held, rain or shine, on Saturday, September 14, 2013 from 4 – 8 pm.
For New Jersey customers who want to attend the celebration, a special ferry package is available. The cost for an adult is $50 and designated driver tickets are $15 and both include round-trip ferry passage and festival admission. Passengers can take either the 1:45 p.m. or 2:30 p.m. departure from Cape May and return on 7:45 p.m. northbound. Because tickets are limited, reservations are recommended at 800-643-3779.
For Delaware residents and visitors, festival tickets are $40 online and $45 at the door. Designated driver tickets are $5. Please visit www.delawarebrewersguild.org to buy your tickets today!
Sponsored by the Delaware Brewers Guild, Brews-By-The-Bay is a celebration of Delaware brewing talents with your local 1st State breweries! The Delaware Craft Brewers Guild is a 501(c)(6) not-for-profit organization that exists to unify the Delaware brewing community. Their mission is to protect, promote, represent, and educate its membership and customers regarding the industry.
About the Delaware River and Bay Authority
The Delaware River and Bay Authority, a bi-state governmental agency created by Compact in 1962, owns and operates the Delaware Memorial Bridge, the Cape May- Lewes Ferry, and the Delaware City – Salem Ferry Crossing. The Authority also manages corporate and aviation properties through its economic development powers - two airports in New Jersey (Millville Airport and Cape May Airport) and three in Delaware (Wilmington Airport, Civil Air Terminal and Delaware Airpark). All agency operating revenues are generated through the bridge, ferry and airport facilities.
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Brews by the Bay in 2012