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Monday, February 25, 2013

Fear not; Spring WILL arrive...eventually

Brewfest Set for May 11

It may seem like the nicer weather is a long way off, but it will arrive, and that means outdoor activities for normal humans can resume. One of the best for The PubScout last year was the 2nd Annual Brewfest in historic Washington's Crossing State Park, PA, just south of New Hope. The Motorcycle Men and Mamas of the CJMRG went down in a caravan on an absolutely sparkling May day to sample the wares of 65 brewers from across the country. Food, fun, re-enactors and a chap who looked very much like the most revered of the Founding Fathers made the day a great success. The good news is that they're doing it again. The bad news is that, as you might expect, tickets go fast. Use the links below to gather info and make your plans. This is a PubScout Recommended trip, whether on two wheels or four. Or two legs or four. See you there!
WASHINGTON CROSSING, Pa. – The 3rd Annual Washington Crossing Brewfest will be held on Saturday, May 11 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. in Washington Crossing Historic Park. The brewfest – which sells out each year – will feature beer sampling from more than 60 national and regional breweries, live bands and food. Proceeds benefit the Friends of Washington Crossing Park.

General admission tickets are now on sale for $40 (designated driver tickets are $10). Tickets are available at and the following locations: Isaac Newton’s in Newtown; Continental Tavern in Yardley; Bucks Ship & Print in Yardley; and the temporary Washington Crossing Historic Park Visitor’s Center at the corner of Rts. 32 and 532. The brewfest will be held on the river in the upper part of Washington Crossing Historic Park, behind the Thompson Neely House and across the street from Bowman’s Wildflower Preserve.

To keep up-to-date on the latest news about the brewfest, including bands, food vendors, and attending breweries, “like” it at   

Since its founding, the Friends of Washington Crossing Park has helped reopen the park for guided interpretive tours and educational programming. The group’s mission is to pursue and create fundraising, membership and volunteer opportunities. 

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