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Local Craft Spirits Festival

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Landsdowne Quad at University Park

38 Sidney Street

Cambridge, MA 02139

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3rd Local Craft Spirits Festival

Friday, October 12, 2018

Back by popular demand, Sustainable Business Network's Local Craft Spirits Festival is Boston’s premier spirits festival focusing on New England craft distilleries and brews. The festival is back in Central Square, Cambridge on October 12, 2018, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm (6:00 pm VIP) at the Landsdowne Quad, 38 Sidney Street, University Park at MIT. In this intimate outdoor environment, guests will sample New England’s best artisan beverages from more than 25 craft spirits-makers, cider-makers, and craft brew-makers, offering an expansive variety of locally crafted cider, gin, vodka, rum, bourbon, whiskey, bitters and beer and more. There will also be lots of unique and interesting artisan beverages too. The event is presented in collaboration with the Massachusetts Distillers Alliance, Central Square Business Association, Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources, and with support form Forest City.

Local restaurants will offer delicious and creative presentations of local food for sale for $6 or less per serving. Tricks of the trade will be taught by our cocktail gurus offering Cocktail Demos. Watch the pros during the Local Craft Cocktail Throwdown where distillers and their Mixologists vie for bragging rights for Boston’s best Local Craft Cocktail and help choose Boston’s best local craft cocktail. Guests can have their faces painted by Angela of Painting as Art & Ritual to get them into the spirit of the event while they capture memorable moments in our photo booth. Live music and our DJ will keep the audience entertained throughout the evening, or patrons can chill out with fun games and our photo booth.

Participants will receive plenty of tasting tickets to try cocktails and alcoholic beverage products. Non-alcoholic beverages are unlimited tastings.

Check a recap of last year's festival HERE.

Local Craft Spirits Festival is a unique opportunity to taste, discover, socialize, and network with the people behind the products, while savoring local music and noshing on great local food. The Local Craft Spirits Festival features new up and coming distilleries and breweries and local makers of added value products, some before they are even on the market. Admission to the festival includes plenty of tickets to sample from the craft makers. Admission is $50 General Admission/$75 VIP, and “Date or Friend Night” Special (admits 2) for $90.

Presented by Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts, Local Craft Spirits Festival premiered as New England’s first ever spirits festival of exclusively local spirits and artisan brews. Get ready to indulge in with choices of 100 unique samples of local food and beverage, so come taste, discover, socialize, and network with dozens of local distilleries, cideries, breweries, artisan beverage brewers, and local food producers, all while savoring local music and celebrating local spirits!

SBN's Local Craft Spirits Festival is affiliated with, and a major fundraiser for, the Annual Boston Local Food ​Festival, a celebration of local food with more than 50,000 festival goers.​ Thanks for supporting the local food movement by helping us raise much needed funds for the Boston Local Food Program. We look forward to your participation. For more information, email localcraftbrew@sbnmass.org.

What's included with General Admission and Date Night Tickets:

  • 6:30 pm festival entry

  • Beverage sampling tickets which includes: tastings tickets for up to ( 2 oz servings) of beer, cider, and cocktails

  • Tastings of straight liquor flights from vendors

  • Serving size food dishes for sale for only $6 or less

  • Live music and entertainment

  • Cocktail demos and food pairings

  • Local Cocktail Throw-down Competition featuring exclusively local ingredients

  • Festival Guide with listing of all vendors

  • Compostable tasting cup and utensils

VIP tickets holders get all of the above PLUS:

  • Early admission starting at 6:00 pm

  • Extra beverage sampling tickets which includes: tastings tickets for up to ( 2 oz servings) of beer, cider, and cocktails

  • Fast lane check-in + Swag

  • One meal voucher to redeem from food vendor

  • $10 off the 2019 SBN’s 8th Hyper-Local Craft Brewfest

Please note that SBN has a no-refund policy for ticketed events. All sales are final. All attendees must be 21+ with a valid ID. No refunds, transfers or exceptions.

Are you a local craft beverage vendor interested in joining us? Apply HERE.

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38 Sidney Street

Cambridge, MA 02139

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