Augusta, N.J. – Sept. 9, 2015 – Skylands Stadium, North Jersey’s newest event venue and home to the Sussex County Miners professional baseball team, today announced that it will be holding its first annualSkylands Stadium Beer Fest from noon to 6 pm, featuring over 40 artisanal craft beers from around the U.S., paired with American pub-style food from Wheelhouse, Skyland Stadium’s new on-site restaurant. The Skylands Stadium Beer Fest, to be held in the stadium’s outdoor Pavilion and on the baseball field, will feature music as well as fun events for children, including games, contests, prizes, a bounce house and face painting. While mom and dad are beer-tasting, their kids can try their hand at running the bases on the Sussex County Miners baseball field.
Paired with the craft beers will be a wide array of American pub-style food. Krave Events, the stadium’s exclusive in-house caterer and proprietors of Wheelhouse, are using beer to prepare some mouth-watering Fall dishes, such as Pumpkin Pale Ale Soup, Venison Porter Chili, Grilled Bratwurst and Oktoberfest Red Cabbage Slaw. Also on offer will be Sticky Bourbon Chicken Wings, Beer Braised Pulled Pork Sandwich, Berkshire Pork Mac & Cheese and Game Jerky.
For dessert will be Bacon-Chocolate Stout Brownies, Apple Pie Cider Crisp and Coffee Stout Cakes. When Festival attendees aren’t sampling beer, they can try Wheelhouse’s delicious apple cider and pumpkin coffee.
“The Skylands Stadium Beer Fest is a great opportunity to sample truly special artisanal beers, along with fantastic pub food from Wheelhouse. Come hungry, bring the kids and ‘tap into’ the fun,” said Al Dorso, president of Skylands Stadium.
The Skylands Stadium Beer Fest entry price for adults is $25, which includes admission to the festival and 15 drink vouchers (additional vouchers will be available for purchase). A photo ID is required. The price of entry for those under age 21, and for those adults who will not be beer-tasting, is $5. Pub-style food will be available for purchase separately on a cash-and-carry basis. Parking is free all day.
Also at Skylands Stadium the first weekend in October will be the Outdoor Recreation & Sportsmen's Expo. The Expo will be held Oct. 2, 3 and 4, featuring boats, kayaks, RV’s ATV’s and motorbikes as well as an extensive range of gear for camping, biking, hiking, fishing, hunting and other outdoor fun. For more information and ticket prices, visitwww.skylandsstadium.com.
The new Skylands Event Center and outdoor Pavilion are available to rent for custom corporate, private, fundraising or community functions. For more information about scheduling an event or sponsorships, contact Nick Savva, Skylands Stadium Director of Events, at (973) 820-3460.
About Skylands Stadium
Skylands Stadium, North Jersey’s newest event venue and home to the Sussex County Miners professional baseball team, is located in the heart of rural Sussex County in Augusta, N.J. The Skylands complex features a 4,200-seat stadium, an open-air pavilion and a 17,000-square foot indoor Event Center for corporate events, trade shows, private gatherings, community functions and fundraisers. The newly renovated stadium complex also includes the Wheelhouse, an American pub-style restaurant, and a new in-house catering facility by Krave Events, Skyland Stadium’s exclusive caterers. To hold a custom event at Skylands Stadium and learn about our professional event planning services, contact Nick Savva, Director of Events at 973 820-3460. For baseball sponsorships, contact Dave Chase at 973-500-2480. Visit www.skylandsstadium.com andwww.sussexcountyminers.com.
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