LA QUINTA — Beer has been in the news a lot of late and this time it’s all about taste, fun, and La Quinta. Nothing more.

La Quinta’s very own Craft Beer Festival will be back on Saturday, Nov. 17 at the La Quinta Civic Center Campus located at 78495 Calle Tampico.

Guests can enjoy craft beer from a wide variety of local and regional breweries as they treat their taste buds to some of the best eats from the Coachella Valley.

While mingling with friends, Brew in LQ’s music artists will provide entertainment that evening. Surrounded with spectacular views of the Santa Rosa Mountains, this venue amplifies a perfect combination of entertainment and nature. The unification of brew, live music, food, games and art promises attendees a fun evening under the stars. Both local and regional vendors will provide tastings of craft beer, Casual cuisine by local food vendors will also be available.

The Brew in LQ benefits the La Quinta Rotary Club.  The club provides programs that include developing the next generation of leaders; providing funding to make the world a better place and making peace a priority; health and education services; donating and installing water filtration systems for families in need; and funding scholarships for undergraduate and graduate studies.

General admission pricing includes 10 four-ounce beer tastings and three wine tastings in a souvenir tasting cup.   From Sept. 1 to Nov. 16, tickets are $30.  Pay-at-the-door price on Nov. 17 is $35. A special designated driver’s price includes entry and two free non-alcoholic beverages.

beerThere are festival rules to follow. Adults only 21 years of age and older.  The festival takes place rain or shine. Wristbands must be worn at all times and will become invalid if tampered or removed. Beer tasting tickets are non-transferable. Guests are subject to search upon entry.

No pets are allowed.  Last call is 8:45 p.m.  The city of La Quinta reserves the right not to serve alcohol for any reason.  Tickets are non-exchangeable, non-refundable, and non-replaceable.

For more information, sponsorship opportunities, and to order tickets please call (760) 777-7000 or go online here.