In order to accommodate the growing popularity of this event it will be held again the Bartow Field at Rohner Park, again that is the same location as last year. This location allows for thousands more tickets to be sold to beer lovers. Hops features a 6000 square foot tented beer area to keep you cool with free sun screen and bottled water. If you’re not into shade then bring a blanket and set up in the sun on the grass while enjoying the live music and brews.
Live music to enjoy throughout the day by Lowfill , Woven Roots and Headshine. Along with beer and music, there will be 8 different food choices available to satisfy your appetite including homemade tamales, local grass fed tri-tip sandwiches, spicy sausages and more. Be sure to taste the food and beer in between music sets!
For a little more fun try your luck at the Hops Games. For just pocket change you can test your skill at a variety of games where you win cool schwag like beer beads, Hops in Humboldt T-Shirts, Hops Posters and beer mug hats.
If you’re not into games then check out the Hops Awards. While tasting the suds in the sun you can text a vote for your favorite brewery for a chance to win ‘Tasters Choice’ award, but note standard texting charges will apply per your carrier. We are calling this tasters choice contest Hop in Humboldt Idol and if you don’t have a phone, visit the Verizon booth and use one of theirs for FREE! Your favorite breweries will be competing for unique one-of-a-kind beer awards made by a local artist.
Tickets are $30 presale or $40 at the gate. The presale tickets are on sale through August 25th at various locations in Humboldt County. You can buy them at any of the following locations: Fortuna Chamber of Commerce, Beverage Plus Foods, Eel River Brewing Company, Lost Coast Brewery, The Co-Op in Eureka and Arcata, 6 Rivers Brewery, Mad River Brewery and Redwood Curtin Brewery. Hurry as time is running out and these tickets are going fast. Non-Drinkers that are coming as a designated driver or just to enjoy the event will pay $5 at the gate, not bad, to hear 4 bands and all the water you can drink!!!
Hops in Humboldt is happening Saturday, August 27th at Rohner Park in Fortuna. The event starts at 1:00 pm and goes to 6:00 pm. This is a 21 and over event only. Please leave the kids and the pets at home. Thanks to the Redwood Transit System you can “Catch a Ride” from Rohner Park to Eureka/Arcata/McKinleyville for only $2.75.
All proceeds from Hops in Humboldt are donated back to the community. For more information about dates, times, breweries, bands, proceeds and more go to HopsinHumboldt.com. For more general questions please call the Fortuna Business Improvement District at 725-9261.
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