Beer Gardens, Beer Festivals and other beer-y activities rule June!  Get out and explore some of the fun hoplights that Delaware Hop Scene and have found for you this week!  Check out what beer events are going on from Wednesday, June 8th through Tuesday, June 14th below.  As always, feel free to peruse the full sortable calendar of craft beer events at Delaware Hop Scene!

What’s Happening & WHERE This Week in Craft Beer!

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Greek Festival logo 2016

THURSDAY, June 9th

  • Holy Trinity Greek Festival in Wilmington features domestic and imported beers (Mythos and Heineken)
  • Dogfish Night at Throwbacks Sports Lounge
  • Longwood Gardens Beer Garden with Victory Beer

Dine alfresco with family and friends as you enjoy tasty pub fare and Victory Brewing Company beers on tap, including our two returning Longwood signature brews — Longwood Seasons: Summer Zest, a Saison beer brewed by Victory Brewing Company using lemons grown in our Gardens; and Longwood Seasons: Autumn Harvest, a wheat ale featuring floral flavors from Longwood-harvested honey.  Also enjoy two new Longwood signature brews—Longwood Seasons: Grapefruit Solstice, made with grapefruits grown here in our Gardens, and Longwood Seasons: Fruit House Ale.

Longwood Beer Garden

The Blue Rocks and Dogfish Head Brewery have crafted Delaware’s best new happy hour at Frawley Stadium!  Every Thursday night game from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. on the Dogfish Deck in the first base picnic area, fans will be able to take advantage of special discounts on Dogfish Head craft beers, wine, and food!  Meet us at Beer:30 every Thursday!

Dogfish Beer:30 at the Blue Rocks 2016

FRIDAY, June 10th

The Craft Beer Festival at the Separation Day celebration will be held on Friday, June 10 from 5-10 p.m. with live music on the Court House Square on Delaware Street in Historic New Castle.  This year we will feature beers from Twin Lakes Brewing Company, 3rd Wave Brewing Company, and Stewart’s Brewing Company.  Additionally, we will have 10 food vendors including food trucks Kapow Food Truck, KOI on the go, The Plum Pit Food Truck, Dino’s ice cream truck, Local 215, Mojo Loco, and Outlandish Food Truck.  This will be a family friendly atmosphere that will stop serving alcohol promptly at 9:30 p.m. although live music will continue in the area until 10 o’clock.

Separation Day 2016

SATURDAY, June 11th

Enjoy a beautiful evening in a historic Chester County bank barn with great BBQ, live music from The Rolling Thunder Blues Revue, and a sampling of brews from local craft breweries like Victory and Yards.  The purpose of this event is to support the Stroud Water Research Center’s freshwater research, environmental education programs, and watershed restoration projects.  100% of the proceeds from this event will benefit the Stroud Center’s mission.

Blues Brews and BBQ 2016

SUNDAY, June 12th

Brewgrass Festival 2016

MONDAY, June 13thArgilla Brewery

TUESDAY, June 14th

St. Anthony's Italian Festival theme 2016

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