Lift a cold one or two this Saturday, May 20, at the third annual Hot Springs Craft Beer Festival
, and you’ll be supporting the Spa City Blues Society
Brewers from Little Rock, North Little Rock, Fayetteville, Bentonville, Springdale, Rogers, Benton, Cabot, Bonnerdale, Paris, Paragould and, yes, Big Flat will be supplying the craft suds along with out-of-state vendors; Hot Springs eateries will supply the grub. (The Hot Springs Young Professionals Group will throw in pretzel necklaces.)
The evening before, participants in the Five Beer 5K
, 5-9 p.m., will follow a route that includes stops in the Spa City for beers. Registration ends at noon Thursday, May 18.
The festival starts at 4 p.m. at the Hot Springs Farmers & Artisans Market Plaza, 121 Orange St. General admission is $35; tickets online are $30. VIP tickets, $55, provide access to VIP areas and a special sampling glass. Designated drivers can get in for $10.