Tickets are now on sale for the fourth annual St. Patrick's Brew Crawl on March 14, a St. Patrick's Day event sponsored by the Pleasanton Downtown Association.
From 5 -8 p.m. that night, downtown merchants and local breweries join together for a night of beer tasting, offering participants samples of a variety of craft beer and tasty bites at more than 25 locations on and around Main Street. To add to the festive spirit of the evening, everyone is encouraged to wear green and other fun St. Patrick's Day accessories.
Pre-sale tickets are available for $35 online as well as at Redcoats Pub, 336 St. Mary St. and Studio Seven Arts, 400 Main St. for cash or check only.
At noon on Friday, March 6, ticket prices will be raised to $40.
Tickets can be redeemed on Saturday, March 14 from 4:30-7 p.m. at the starting location, Veterans Memorial Building at 301 Main Street. If the event is not sold out, tickets will be available for $45 cash only starting at 4:30 p.m.
Participating breweries include 21st Amendment Brewery, Altamont Beer Works, Ballast Point Brewery, Bison Organic Beers, Drake's Brewing, E.J. Phair Brewing Company, Eight Bridges Brewing, Handles Crafted Brews, Lagunitas Brewing Company, Mendocino Brewing Co., Sauced Brewing Company, Schubros Brewery, St. Florian's Brewery and Working Man Brewery.
New this year, the PDA is offering a "Downtown Pleasanton VIP Pass." For $125, the pass covers four upcoming downtown events, including the Beer Crawl, and also the Summer Wine Stroll on July 18, Halloween Brew Crawl on Oct. 24 and the Holiday Spirit Stroll on Nov. 21, a $160 value is tickets to those events are bought seperately.
VIP ticket holders also get their own check-in table the days of the event and are entered to win dinner downtown during or after each event, which is a $50 downtown Pleasanton gift card.
Also on the night of the Brew Crawl, the PDA will be selling a limited number of designated driver tickets for $10.
Besides the PDA, the event is sponsored by Goodguys Rod & Custom Association, LocalGruv, Beer Haven at the Alameda County Fair and the Tri-Valley Beer Trail.
The event will be held is rain or shine, with no refunds once tickets are purchased.