MARYVILLE (WATE) – The first ever, Hops in the Hills is in Downtown Maryville this weekend.
The two day festival, part of the Summer on Broadway celebration will take place at 121 West Broadway Avenue. Friday there will be a brew crawl, provided by Knox Brew Tours. Tickets are $10. General admission tickets on Saturday are $40. “The community and beer aficionados will have the opportunity to experience the incredible craft brews that are right in our own backyard,” said Kim Mitchell, director of tourism operations for Blount Partnership. “In 2013, Tennessee ranked 23rd in the nation with craft breweries. We know East Tennesseans, along with residents of the surrounding states, share an affinity for craft beer, and we’re excited to be able to provide an avenue for them to make memories while enjoying quality brews.”
Hops and The Hills will feature several local and regional craft breweries. Mitchell said she hopes the festival will become a yearly event.
On Saturday, those attending the festival will also be able to attend two seminars, led by Trent Gillar […]