When you name your festival something like Snallygaster, you better come with the goods. And for almost a decade now, this celebration of all things craft beer in the DC area has been doing just that. This year’s Snallygaster is set for October 12 on Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Presented by Neighborhood Restaurant Group, the team behind local favorites like Bluejacket, Churchkey, and Sovereign, this festival curates a list of over 400 draft brews from over 150 of the finest breweries on earth. Add to that some of the region’s favorite vendors and food trucks, alongside two stages playing live music all day, and you’ve got a can’t-miss outdoor festival that will help you soak up those first few weekends of autumn when can comfortably spend the afternoon outside.
This year a flat entrance fee pays for admission and unlimited beer and wine tastings, and tickets are expected to sell out fast, so buy yours ASAP.