Texas Craft Beer Festival 2023 Guide

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The Texas Craft Brewers Festival is the largest annual celebration of small and independent Texas craft breweries. It is coming to Fiesta Gardens, a historic public park in the heart of East Austin. This will be happening on Saturday, September 30, 2023, from 12 pm to 6:30 pm.

This will be a sampling focused festival and it will feature more than 200 Texas brewed craft beers. Your ticket will include a commemorative cup and 10 sample tickets with each redeemable for a 4 ounce pour. Additional beer ticket packages will be available for purchase.

Participating breweries will include

  • Frontyard Brewing
  • 5th Element Brewing
  • Grain Theory
  • Oskar Blues Brewery
  • Galveston Island Brewing
  • Funky Picnic Brewery
  • Pecan Street Brewing
  • St. Elmo Brewing
  • Pinthouse Brewing
  • Acopon Breing
  • Ghost Note Brewing
  • Plateau Brewing Company
  • Great Heights Brewing Company
  • Red Horn Brewing Co.
  • Alamo Beer Company
  • Tail City Brewing
  • Saint Arnold Brewing Company
  • Galveston Bay Brewing
  • Altstadt Brewery
  • Good Line Beer Co.
  • Lass Haus Ales
  • Back Unturned Brewing Co.
  • San Gabriel River Brewery
  • Infamous Brewing Company
  • Barking Armadillo Brewing
  • Hold Out Brewing
  • Save The World Brewing Co.
  • Beer King Brewing
  • Stacking Brewing
  • Batch Craft Beer & Kolaches
  • Free Roam Brewing Co.
  • Old Muse Brewing Company
  • Vacancy Brewing
  • Neutral Ground Brewing Company
  • Eureka Heights Brew Co.
  • Zero One Brewing Company
  • DeadBeach Brewery
  • Vista Brewing
  • No Label Brewing
  • Wild Barley Kitchen & Brewery
  • Oak Highlands Brewery
  • Wandering Mind
  • Family Business Beer Company

The festival offers attendees a chance to try out many new kinds of craft beers from different Texas brewers. Food trucks and food vendors will be there with dishes, snacks and desserts available for purchase. There will also be live entertainment during the festival.

Austin Lodging & Food

If you’d like to visit Austin for the festival, you should consider the following hotels. All these hotels are offering discounted rates which could save you money on your stay.

  • Radisson Hotel Austin – University – 15% Discount
  • Sonesta Simply Suites Austin The Domain Area – 15% Discount
  • Orangewood Inn & Suites Midtown – 15% Discount
  • Sonesta ES Suites Austin The Domain Area – 15% Discount
  • The Stephen F. Austin Royal Sonesta Hotel – 12% Discount
  • America’s Best Value Inn Austin University – 10% Discount
  • Sonesta Simply Suites Austin South – 10% Discount
  • The LINE Austin – 10% Discount
  • Wyndham Garden Hotel Austin – 10% Discount
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Austin Southwest – 10% Discount
  • The Modern – 10% Discount
  • Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Austin Airport – 10% Discount
  • Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Austin South – 5% Discount

And, while you’re in Austin, Texas, you really should try some of that delicious Texas barbecue. Try one of these restaurants that were named as the Best Barbecue Restaurants in Austin by the users of TripAdvisor.

  1. Micklethwait Craft Meats
  2. Franklin Barbecue
  3. la Barbecue
  4. Terry Black’s Barbecue
  5. Stiles Switch BBQ & Brew
  6. Rudy’s Country Store & Bar-B-Q
  7. Black’s Barbecue Austin
  8. Rudy’s BBQ
  9. Iron Works
  10. Lamberts Downtown Barbecue