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Beach N’ Brews Craft Beer Event
November 8 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join us for a night of music and fun on the beach featuring craft beer from local breweries and delicious food from popular food trucks.
$50 for regular admission which is from 6 pm-9 pm. This includes a commemorative cup and free beer samples all night.
$75 for VIP tickets which allows guests to arrive at 5 pm for sunset. Package includes VIP bathrooms, gazebo seating, a gift bag and a beautiful sunset. A limited number of VIP tickets are available.
Several local area breweries will be in attendance including: Momentum Brewery, Millennial Brewery, Naples Beach Brewery, Big Blue Brewing, Riptide Brewing, Fort Myers Brewing, and Coastal Dayz Brewing. Food trucks on-site will be The DogHouse and Cajun Gringos. Live music will be provided as well.
We are also happy to announce that Dan Andrews and Chris Wittman from Captains for Clean Water will also be in attendance and will serve as judges in a beer competition!
All of the proceeds go to the Welcome & Discovery Center Project at Lovers Key State Park
By entering the event grounds, you willingly give your permission for Beach N’ Brews to capture your image via video and photography for its unrestricted use in all forms of media/marketing.
All attendees must present an ID showing they are of legal drinking age
Please no children, toddlers, babies or pets
Friends of Lovers Key (FOLKS) is a Citizen Support Organization (CSO) that directly supports the mission of Lovers Key State Park (LKSP). We are a 501(c)3 organization that is authorized to raise funds in support of the parks objectives through donations, grants and sales of merchandise.
Many people don’t realize that Lovers Key State Park is the 2nd most visited park in the state park system with over 1 million visitors per year. The Park Service’s annual estimates have shown that 74% of visitors are non-local, the park generates over $98 million in economic impact and $6 million in tourism tax revenue for the region, which supports over 1,500 jobs.
Because of this, FOLKS and the Park Service are currently working on a partnership to construct the first visitor center in a state park in 20 years. The state will begin building a $4 million dollar visitor center and FOLKS is funding the interior improvements, which include a state-of-the-art environmental education exhibit, community meeting room and multimedia classroom. The 4,000 square foot building will be called The Welcome & Discovery Center.
We are also working to create education links in our exhibits to wildlife organizations, seagrass/ oyster bed replenishment programs and other environmental groups so that visitors who are inspired to learn more will have easy access to information and support the cause.
The community meeting/classroom space will feature multimedia areas for lectures, indoor/outdoor classrooms, and mobile exhibit walls for community art and learning programs. The community space will be an excellent place for lectures and gatherings.
The building will be completed in 2020.
FOLKS is looking forward to sharing Lover’s Key with you!