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This Grapevine festival combines traditional fair fun, including carnival rides and a midway, with a beer fest featuring 35 breweries, including Deschutes Brewery, Oskar Blues Brewery and locals such as Deep Ellum Brewing Company and Franconia Brewing Company. Craft beer will be for sale throughout the festival grounds, plus the Craft Brew Garden will offer eight 3-ounce tastings of limited-release beers for $15 in advance, $18 at the fest. There will be performances by Kirk Thurmond and the Millennials, Professor D, Micky and the Motorcars, the Stratoblasters, Caroline Kraddick and others, as well as the KidZone children’s section, a marketplace with artisans and other vendors, and food and drink.
Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for seniors and children 6-12 years old. Full weekend passes are available for $15.
On Friday admission is free from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.