The top 5 Philly Beer Week events


Five Philly Beer Week events not to miss:

Opening Tap 2015

Friday, May 29, 7 to 10 p.m.

23rd Street Armory, 22 S.23rd St.

$25 to $92

The admission priceincludes beers from 40 local breweries, plus the debut of Leuven on a Prayer, the collaborative brew created by Belgium’s Brouwerij Hof ten Dormaal and Philly’s Free Will Brewing Co. In all, 42 breweries and home brewers will be onsite for your drinking pleasure.

Great International Beer Expo VIP Session

Saturday, May 30, 12:30 to 5 p.m.

Navy Yard, 4747 S.Broad St.


Sample from 75 breweries, 200 beers and some of Philly’s best food trucks. You can also talk to the brewers and sample special reserve offerings from local, national and international breweries. The Expo is also a fundraiser for the Philly-based Committee to Benefit Children.

Eastern State Penitentiary with Stoudt’s Brewery

Wednesday, June 3, 5:30 p.m.

Eastern State Penitentiary, 2027 Fairmount Ave.


The folks at London Grill, located next to the prison, will lead a guided tour of the prison and those who make it out will be rewarded with Stoudt’s Willie Sutton Lager.

Fishtown FestivALE

​Saturday, June 6,noon to 8 p.m

Frankford Ave.,between Girard Ave.and Master St.

Pay as you go

Look for impromptu beer gardens, live music and street games from Johnny Brenda’s, Fette Sau, Frankford Hall, Kensington Quarters, La Colombe, the Fishtown Tavern and Bottle Bar East.

Music Fest at Dock Street

Sunday, June 7,4 to 8 p.m.

Dock Street Brewery, 701 S.50th St.

Pay as you go

The Dock Street guys are throwing their seventh fest with music, games, wood-fired pies and pints of theirSummer in Berlin and Wild West Ale.

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