16th-Annual New Times “Original” Beerfest

BeerfestNew Times is proud to celebrate the 16th-Annual New Times “Original” Beerfest on April 6, 2013 featuring a college basketball viewing area displaying the basketball championship games on large Jumbotron screens with high-tech sound systems. New Times Original Beerfest has grown over the last 15 years to be one of Downtown Fort Lauderdale’s biggest and most anticipated events. Every spring, approximately 4,500 young professionals and beer aficionados descend upon downtown Fort Lauderdale to sample more than 100 of the world’s best local and international beers while enjoying music from live bands, great food and special offers from local restaurants and vendors. See List of Beers offered HERE>>

A portion of New Times Beerfest’s proceeds will benefit Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale Inc, whose mission is to be the catalyst in building and nurturing Riverwalk as a vibrant community connected by the New River.


  • $30 prepaid online through April 6, 2013, at 2 p.m. / $40 at the door(includes unlimited beer samples from 100+ local and international brews) PREPAY HERE.
  • $75 VIP (includes liquor sampling, premium craft beers not available in general admission, unlimited sampling of delicious food from local restaurants, and premium stage views).  VIP RESTAURANTS: Smokey Bones, Champps Americana, Tijuana Flats, New River Pizza, Wines & More, Farmer’s Pick Buffet, Bravo Italian Ristorante, Whiskey Tango and Garcia’s Sausages. VIP Beer & Drinks: Duvel, Ommegang, Negro Modelo, Somersby Ciders and the homebrew contestants from the 790 The Ticket Homebrew Challenge. Cockspur Rum & Iceberg Vodka


16th-Annual New Times “Original” Beerfest

Benefiting Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale

Saturday, April 6, 2013

Esplanade Park

6 p.m. to 11 p.m.