The Tides Taste of Spring

The Taste of Spring is an annual Craft Beer Festival that features live musical entertainment and local cuisine from Virginia’s Northern Neck.

In the following article, Angela Blue documents her experience at the 2016 event and provides recommendations for those interested in attending the festival this year. Join us on April 22nd, 2017 to see what the buzz is all about!

A celebration of craft beer, cider and Virginia wines, Tides Taste of Spring features unlimited beer tastings, a commemorative glass, and live musical entertainment, as well as a special “Taste of Sailing” activity sponsored by Premier Sailing.

Select food vendors will be offering tastes of their specialties as well as meal items. Other vendors, including specialty crafts, arts, jewelry and more will also be on hand for this great event which has been designated one of the best in Virginia.

Tickets are $35 for those over 21, $20 for those under 21. 11 am - 5 pm. This year, two amazing bands, Good Shot Judy and the Something Different Duo, will be providing incredible beats for the event! You won't want to miss it! 


This event is a great spring season opener where you can regale your friends with tales of your wintertime adventures. Make sure you let them know you are attending by sharing your ticket purchase on social media!