Today in Tacoma is the 2nd annual Brew Five Three: Beer and Blues Festival, hosted by the Broadway Center For the Performing Arts. This event brings together thirty or so breweries from Seattle and the South Sound along with musical acts for a day of fun.
The event takes place today from 1-9PM on Broadway between 9th and 11th in true blockparty style.
From Broadway Center:
Enjoy 30+ Washington State brewers, grab some grub from local food trucks (open entire event), and listen to tunes at the second annual Brew Five Three!
Our Northwest blues music lineup this year includes Tacoma’s own Stephanie Anne Johnson (recently a finalist on NBC’s The Voice) The West Coast Women’s Blues Revue, The Mark Riley Trio, and Junkyard Jane!
This is a 21+ event and valid Washington State approved photo ID is required for entry, no exceptions. Failure to present valid ID will result in denial of entry without refund.
Tickets: Regular: $30; Military Tickets: $25; Designated Driver Ticket: $10
Include 10 tasting tokens and a collectible tasting glass. Additional tokens may be purchased at $1.50 per token, or 10 tokens for $10. All beer samples cost one token.
Tickets may be purchased at Broadway Center Box Office. All ticket purchases are final, no refunds or exchanges.
There will be an ATM available, but bringing cash is encouraged. Merchandise (t-shirts, hats and blankets) plus additional tokens available for purchase!
Last call is at 8:30 pm.
Smoking is permitted in designated areas only. Only well-behaved pets are allowed, leash and scoop rules apply.
Today’s Food, Music, and Brewery lists:
Eats: Athena’s Food Truck, Auto Pompa Pizzeria, Fish Basket’s Mobile Fish Bar, Ice Cream Social, Lumpia World, Murph’s BBQ, Quack Dogs and coffee from B Sharp Coffeehouse.
Music: Junkyard Jane at 1 p.m.; West Coast Women’s Blues Revue at 3 p.m.; The Mark Riley Trio at 5:30 p.m.; and Stephanie Anne Johnson at 7:30 p.m.
Brewers: 7 Seas Brewing, Airways Brewing Company, American Brewing Company, Backwoods Brewing Co, Bainbridge Island Brewery, Big Al Brewing, Brickyard Brewing, Diamond Knot Craft Brewing, Dick’s Brewing Company, E9 Brewery, Everybody’s Brewing, Fish Brewing Company, Fremont Brewing Company, Hale’s Ales, Harmon Brewing Co., Hi-Fi Brewing, Iron Horse Brewery, M. T. Head Brewing Co, Narrows Brewing, No-Li Brewhouse, Odd Otter Brewing Company, Pacific Brewing & Malting Co., Puyallup River Brewing, Rainy Daze Brewing Co., Schilling Cider, Schooner Exact, Scuttlebutt Brewing Co., Seattle Cider Company, Silver City, Tacoma Brewing Co., Tieton Cider Works, Top Rung Brewing Co., Two Beers Brewing Co., Valholl Brewing Company and Wingman Brewers. As with all things in life, this list is subject to change.