Acadiana Center for the Arts

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  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Jul 20 2019
  • Time: 13:00 - 23:00
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)

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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