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Beer and wine festival returns to downtown Ocala this weekend

A popular beer and wine festival offering unlimited samplings from over 40 different local and regional vendors is returning to downtown Ocala this weekend.

The Brick City Beer and Wine Festival will return for its tenth installment on Saturday, March 30, from 2 to 6 p.m. at Citizens’ Circle (151 SE Osceola Ave).

The beer and wine tasting portion of the event will take place from 2 to 6 p.m. and will feature unlimited sampling from over 40 local and regional craft beer and wine vendors.

Additionally, food trucks, crafts, and sales vendors will also be in attendance.

The event will also feature a “Kid’s Soda Saloon,” which is a soda-tasting booth available for guests in attendance who are 12 years old and under from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Children attending the sixth annual Brick City Beer and Wine Festival will enjoy the “Kid’s Soda Saloon,” a soda-tasting booth for guests ages 12 and under.

Tickets for the event are $60 for early admission, $50 per person for general admission with a drinking pass, and $15 general admission ticket is available for those wishing to attend the event and concert but not consume or sample alcoholic beverages. Admission is free for children ages 12 and under.

Proceeds from this year’s event will benefit Interfaith Emergency Services, Marion County Literacy Council, and Kimberly’s Center for Child Protection.

Since its inception in 2014, the Brick City Beer and Wine Festival has helped to raise over $420,600 for local nonprofits in Marion County. Learn more about the history of the festival, or purchase tickets by visiting the Brick City Beer and Wine Festival online.