Scottsdale Beer Palooza returns to Westworld on June 20

The most unique beer festival of the summer—Scottsdale Beer Palooza—will take place for its second year 1-6 p.m. June 20, indoors at WestWorld of Scottsdale.

Highlights include:

* Craft beer:  Over 30 breweries such as Four Peaks, SanTan, O.H.S.O., Sleepy Dog, Oskar Blues, Mudshark, Prescott, New Belgium, Mike Hess, Stone, Nimbus, College Street, Odell, and more.

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* Beer store: Attendees will be able to purchase all of the beer they tasted during the event at SBP’s Beer Store.

* Food: A beer-friendly menu of sausages, pizza, nachos, burgers, and more will be prepared by Chef Michael DeMaria and his M Culinary Concepts. A special appearance by The Mustache Pretzel food truck will round out the offerings.

* Games: Cornhole, badminton, arm wrestling, giant Connect 4, giant Jenga, and a huge chalk drawing area will keep crowds entertained.

Tickets are $30 in advance, and come with 20 four-ounce samples of beer ($35 at the gate). VIP tickets cost $50 and come with 25 4-ounce samples, as well as one hour earlier access to beat the lines and try some special brews only available during the VIP hour.

Both ticket levels include a collectible mini-mug. Designated Driver tickets are available for $10 and include two non-alcoholic beverages.

WestWorld of Scottsdale is located at 16601 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale. Visit www.scottsdalebeerpalooza.com.

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