The Craft Beer Festival is hopping back to SeaWorld Orlando. Beginning July 28, guests can sample the more than 100 craft brews, wines, seltzers, and cocktails offered and enjoy over 15 perfectly paired dishes suited for any palette. Joining a host of returning favourites, the festival will also feature an array of brand-new, mouth-watering drinks and dishes.
The festival will run Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays through September 4 and is included with general admission. Guests can purchase a festival lanyard upon entering the park and can choose between the 8- and 12-sample packages. Festive entertainment will keep the party going from day to night.
NEW Delicious Drink Offerings
There are plenty of beverage options guests can choose from during SeaWorld Orlando’s Craft Beer Festival. Some of the local breweries featured include Crooked Can, Motorworks Brewing and Orange Blossom Brewing Co. Local Orlando brews at the festival include:
- Orange Blossom Honey Pilsner
- Orange Blossom City Beautiful IPA
- Crooked Can Florida Sunshine Mango Lagger
- Crooked Can Highstepper American IPA
- Motorworks Brewing Pulp Friction Grapefruit IPA
- Motorworks Brewing Midnight Espresso Coffee Porter
If guests are looking for something other than beer, there are several wine and cocktail options to help them cool off. Besides the many returning classics and fan-favourites, a brand-new selection of cocktails and specialty drinks will also be available at this year’s event.
Some of these new additions include the Hurricane, Summer Shandy, Strawberry Whiskey Smash, Surfs Up, Sparkling Mojito, and Fizzy Shine. Alongside these additions are options for the adventurous sampler, such as the Jalapeno Margarita (Jalapeno Tequila, Triple Sec, Lime), Orchard Island (Titos Vodka, Milagros Tequila, Calypso Spiced Rum, Triple Sec, Peach, Pumpkin, Sour Mix), and Blackberry Peach Sangria (Titos Vodka, White Wine, Blackberry, Peach).
NEW Fantastic Food Samplings
Beer isn’t the only feature at the Craft Beer Festival. Perfectly paired with guests’ favourite brews are the wide variety of delicious, mouthwatering food samples available to choose from. While guests can expect the return of the immensely popular Banana Foster Beignets and Walking Taco, they will be accompanied by a more expansive list of food offerings than ever before.
New food samples to the festival this year include: Pulled Pork Sliders with jalapeno slaw, Short Rib Poutine served with cheese curds, Pork Belly and Kimchi, Street Corn coated in Cotija cheese and Flame Cheeto crumbs, Wisconsin Bratwurst, Michelada Shrimp Ceviche, and a Churro Cheesecake served with a dark chocolate sauce.
Ignite the Night with Exciting Entertainment
SeaWorld Orlando’s Craft Beer Festival is happening at the same time as Summer Spectacular, SeaWorld’s signature summer night event. Guests can enjoy jaw-dropping animal encounters and attractions during the day, then dance the night away to live music in Club SeaGlow. For a limited time, guests can even catch their favourite artists performing a free concert in the Nautilus Theater. Before concluding a day at the Craft Beer Festival, guests can raise a glass while watching fireworks and fountain spectacular “Ignite.”
For more information about the SeaWorld Parks or to book tickets visit www.seaworldparks.co.uk