Acadiana Center for the Arts


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Blackham Coliseum


Blackham Coliseum
2330 Johnston street, Lafayette, Louisiana, 70503

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Jul 20 2019


12:00 pm - 10:00 pm


starts at $40

Gulf Brew 2019

Acadiana’s largest craft beer festival. Sample from over 200 beers from distributors, local breweries and home brewers. Food, live music & beer! The Dead Yeast Society will host a booth inside pouring our home brew and a brewing demo outside near the front entrance. DYS members who donate 5 gallons of beer, assist with the demo and/or beer pouring can get a wristband for free admission! Check with Jim for details.

*note exact times of the event and our agenda below are subject to change

*Regular festival tickets are $40 in advance, $50 at the door. VIP tickets are $75. (check the Festival website for details) All proceeds go to benefit the Acadiana Center for the Arts.

UPDATE – use coupon code “fosterart” for $10 off tickets!

If you are donating beer to the event, please fill out our Beer Entry Form ASAP! (site/club membership required)

If you are not a paid member, but would like to volunteer or donate beer, please Contact Us before July 3rd. (or come to the July 2nd Club Meeting)

The event is finished.

Hourly Schedule

Gulf Brew 2019

11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet & Loadup
We'll meet at Marcello's to load up our beer, then pickup the Irish Coffin & ice well at the old Cajun Brewing.
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Bring everything to Blackham, unload, setup our kegs and Irish Coffin, ice everything down, put out banners and signage, setup brew demos.
1:00pm - 2:00pm
We usually head across the street to Ground Patty because it is close, but there are no specific plans.
2:00pm - 8:00pm
Brew Demo
We'll have PUBLIC brew demos outside in the front yard. Demos by Ben Soileau, John Paul & Acadiana BeerNutz. (others welcome to brew)
5:00pm - 6:00pm
VIP Hour
Be ready to serve VIP ticket holders for an hour before the main event. We'll be showcasing our best brews first.
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Gulf Brew!
Open to regular ticket holders, server beer till it runs out or the event ends.
9:00pm - 10:00pm
Break everything down, leave Blackham cleaner than we found it, bring the Irish Coffin and ice well to Tony's House.
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