Village To Host Inaugural Wellington Classic Brew Fest Feb. 16

Attendees will be able to sample a wide variety of craft beers and hard ciders at the inaugural Wellington Classic Brew Fest, hosted by the Village of Wellington in conjunction with BrewFest Partners, on Saturday, Feb. 16 from 3 to 7 p.m. at Wellington’s Town Center (12150 W. Forest Hill Blvd.). Early access VIP ticket-holders can enter at 2 p.m.

Guests 21 and over can enjoy an impressive array of craft brews and hard ciders from Florida and beyond, accompanied by an assortment of food trucks and other craft beer-centric games and entertainment. Live music will be provided by the Andrew Morris Band, playing top country hits and classics, in addition to southern and classic rock.

Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online (service fee applies) or in-person at the Wellington Community Center (12150 W. Forest Hill Blvd.) during normal hours of operation. VIP pass admission costs $60 with sales ending Feb. 15. General admission costs $40 in advance and $45 at the gate. For the list of breweries participating, and to purchase tickets online, visit

Parking will be limited. Wellington Classic Brew Fest guests are encouraged to use the free shuttle service from the Mall at Wellington Green. Shuttle pick-up and drop-off will be located in front of the Beauty and the Beeeef Burger Bar (10300 W. Forest Hill Blvd). Shuttles will begin running at 1:30 p.m. and will run continuously to and from the event. The last shuttle will depart at 7:15 p.m. Those who wish to remain on site for the Tribute Music & Food Truck Festival are advised to use alternative means of transportation.

Guests using a ride share service such as Uber or Lyft are asked to use the designated Uber/Lyft drop-off and pick-up area located in front of Wellington’s Village Hall (12300 W. Forest Hill Blvd.) to help reduce traffic congestion and avoid delays.

Wellington’s Tribute Music & Food Truck Festival, Feb. 14-16 and Feb. 21-23, will be occurring within the same area on the day of the event. The free festival features a limited selection of food trucks on site from 5 to 9:30 p.m. and a free Foreigner tribute by 4NR2 at the Wellington Amphitheater (12100 W. Forest Hill Blvd.) at 7 p.m. For details, visit

The Village of Wellington thanks event sponsors Royal Palm Brewing Company, Priority Towing and the Beauty and the Beeeef Burger Bar. Sponsorship opportunities remain available. For more information, contact Michelle Garvey at or (561) 791-4082.