Come to the LIC Flea & Food market this weekend, Oct. 13-14, for the third annual Queens Beer Festival and enjoy unlimited tastings of the best local craft beers.
More than 50 local craft beers from brewers across Queens, Brooklyn, The Bronx, Long Island, Staten Island and upstate New York will be available. Fill your souvenir mug with samples from such brewers as LIC Beer Project, Iconyc Brewing Co., Big aLICe Brewing Co., Single Cut Beersmiths, Coney Island Brewing Company, Wartega Brewery, Montauk Brewing Company, Braven Brewing Company, Blue Point Brewing Company, Gun Hill Brewing Company, Queens Brewery, Mikkeller Brewing NYC and many more. If you’re not into beer, you can also sample ciders that will also be available!
Tickets for the festival start at $39 and are available at queensbeerfest.com. Use the promo code COURIER and get 10 percent off of your tickets.
Meanwhile, the rest of the LIC Flea & Food market will be open featuring all kinds of amazing vendors.
Grab a taste of global cuisine from Yunza, Empanada Papa, Made in Beijing and more. Shop for jewelry from Tracy Renee Designs, Silver Elephant and Blua Accessories and hand made candles from ILHA Candles. There’s something for everyone!
The 2018 LIC Flea season will wrap up next weekend, Oct. 21-22, with the Fall Festival, a fun weekend full of activities for guests of all ages. Kids will be able to grab a free pumpkin from the patch, courtesy of the LIC Flea, while supplies last. You can jump into the patch, take photos and grab your favorite pumpkin to decorate.
The LIC Flea is open on Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. at 5-25 46th Ave. in Long Island City. Visit licflea.com for more details.