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Saturday, May 6, 2017

2nd Annual Spring Beer Fest at Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment

Craft Beer on tap Saturday, May 13th

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ –On Saturday May 13th, the beer will flow at Meadowlands Racing and Entertainment for the 2nd Annual Spring Beer Fest.  Doors open for VIP at 4:30 pm with General Admission at 5:30 pm and beer is poured until 9:30pm. Fest-goers will experience an evening of the best craft beer, cider, live-harness racing, music and food the Garden State has to offer.

Over 30 breweries and cideries are participating including Blue Point Brewing who is providing specialty casks and small batch beers for VIP tasters in addition to its flagship beers available to all ticket holders.  NJ favorites Twisted Limb Cider, Lone Eagle Brewing, Beach Haus, Cricket Hill, 908 Brewing Company, Forgotten Boardwalk, Cypress Brewing and Melick’s Hard Cider will also be at the festival.  Other breweries and cideries attending the festival include: Breckenridge, Red Hook, Elysian Brewery, Golden Road, Virtue Cider, Goose Island, Devil’s Backbone, Kona, Crispin cider, Terrapin, Coney Island, Captain Lawrence Brewing, Sweetwater Brewing,  Boulevard Brewing,  Keegan Ales, DuClaw, Coronado Brewing and Atwater Brewing.  A complete list of breweries and the full beer lineup will be posted at the week of May 8th.

The 2nd Annual Beer Fest will be held in the Backyard and on the East Apron and will open to the public at 4:30 pm for VIP admission.  The VIP ticket is $75 and includes an additional 1 hour of sampling, exclusive VIP Tent beer samplings, and food.  General Admission begins at 5:30 pm and is available in advance for $35 or at the door for $45.  Live musical entertainment by Men Of Horses will commence at 4:30 pm until 9:00 pm.

Since 1976, the Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford, NJ, has been a staple in North American racing, known for events like the Hambletonian and Meadowlands Pace. In November 2013, managing partner Jeffrey Gural and The Hard Rock unveiled the newly constructed Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment. The state of the art complex features racing, entertainment, dining and more. Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment boasts year-round horse racing & simulcasting, Victory Sports Bar that doubles as an event space, a tiered dining restaurant Pink, corporate and private event spaces, as well as family-friendly Backyard activities. Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment creates an exciting environment that both racing and non-racing fans can enjoy. For more information on schedules and events, please visit: or call 201-THE-BIG-M (201-843-2446).