Celebrating California’s status as the birthplace of the American craftbrew movement, the Fifth Annual Fremont Burger & Brew Fest returns to Downtown Fremont on Memorial Day Weekend, Saturday, May 25 from 11 am to 5:00 pm. The day-long festival will feature sampling from some of the Bay Area’s favorite craft breweries, mouthwatering burgers and sliders, gourmet snack vendors, art and craft merchants, live entertainment and local business booths. The popular burger cooking competition The Burger Throwdown returns this year to pit local celebrity teams against each other with the challenge of creating the best mouthwatering burger. The winning team will receive a $250 donation to the charity of their choice. The Burger and Brew Fest will take place on Liberty Street between Capitol Ave. & Paseo Padre Parkway in downtown Fremont.
The festival will also features the Gourmet Marketplace offering delicious snacks and treats, while the Business Marketplace will have local business booths offering special deals and giveaways. Street vendors will offer face painting, henna, and more.
Attendance is free and open to the public. Tickets can be purchased online and at the event. A single ticket includes one 4 oz. branded tasting glass and one wristband. A wristband is needed for every pour. Tickets can be purchased online, in advance, for $35 at Burgerandbrewfest.com. Prices will increase to $40 at the event.
To date, Bay Area breweries that will be pouring at the 2019 Burger & Brew Fest include, Drake’s Brewing, Guinness, Hidden Star Orchards, JP Das Brew, Palmia, Promised Land, Hermitage Brewing and Working Man Brewery, with new breweries and craft beers being added each week. Participating food trucks include Cali Cruisin, Fonseca's Mexican Truck, Daily Grind Burgers, Golden Gate Gyro, Mae Mae's Kitchen, Bollocks Truck, P&J Waffle Delight, S&K Poutine, I Love Cheesesteaks, Gabe's Burgers, Mini Street Burger, Sliders Truck, and Lexie's Frozen Custard. All trucks will offer at least one specialty burger at the event. Additional vendors and live music line-up will be announced soon.
This year’s Festival Sponsors are: CEFCU, NBC Bay Area, Facebook, US Open, Republic Services, Dockers and Sysco San Francisco.
Located on the southeast side of the San Francisco Bay, Fremont is a city of over 220,000 people with an area of 90-square miles, making it the fourth most populous city in the Bay Area and California's 15th largest city. Located within Alameda County, with its moderate climate and its proximity to major universities, shopping areas, recreation and cultural activities, and BART, Fremont captures metropolitan living at its best. For more details about the Fifth Annual Fremont Burger & Brew Fest, including featured activities and vendors, please visit BurgerandBrewFest.com or call (510) 795-2244. For all your public transportation options, visit www.511.org. Remember to take public transportation or designate a driver!
Fifth Annual Fremont Burger & Brew Fest
Featuring beer sampling from Northern California’s craft breweries, wine, burgers and sliders from local food vendors and restaurants, food trucks, live entertainment, and the always-popular Burger Throwdown cooking competition.
WHEN: Saturday, May 25, 2019; 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT: TBD (please check website for updates)
Downtown Fremont; Liberty Street between Capitol Ave. & Paseo Padre Parkway
This event is free and open to the public
Single Ticket: $35 in advance, $40 at event. Includes one 4-oz. branded tasting glass and a wristband, which is required to enjoy the food and beverage samples.
Advanced tickets are available at BurgerandBrewFest.com.
ABOUT THE BURGER THROWDOWN:
The Burger Throwdown is a cooking competition that pits local celebrity teams against each other with the challenge of creating the most mouthwatering burger in just one hour.
What’s At Stake?
• $250 Donation to the Charity of the Winner’s Choice
• Winner’s name Immortalized on the Perpetual Burger Throwdown Trophy
INFO: Call (510) 795-2244 or visit BurgerandBrewFest.com
About the Fremont Chamber of Commerce
Committed to supporting and enhancing a positive business environment, the Fremont Chamber of Commerce is an association of nearly 1,000 businesses who employ over 40,000 people. Businesses that join the Chamber of Commerce discover they’re making one of their smartest marketing, advertising and training investments while promoting their interests and gaining access to a wide array of benefits for their business and employees. They also can take pride in knowing that their investment has a direct impact on the quality of life in Fremont because the Chamber collaborates with government, education, private industry and a host of other agencies and organizations in the quest for constant community betterment.
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