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September 16, 2016

Try every type of pumpkin beer imaginable at the Great Pumpkin Beer Festival

Team pumpkin? Here's a chance to taste over 100 pumpkin brews

The Institute Bar, a craft beer and whiskey bar in the Spring Garden neighborhood, will once again host the annual Charlie Brown Great Pumpkin Beer Festival. This year, the all-day drinking event will take place on Oct. 1

The festival will feature over 100 pumpkin beers, ciders, lambics and sours. If pumpkin beer is your thing, then this self-proclaimed "biggest pumpkin beer festival in the world" is for you. The lineup of drinks includes many rare and hard-to-find pumpkin brews.

There will be six outdoor draft trailer stations, an outdoor food station and two indoor bars.

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General admission to the event, from noon to 6 p.m., is $45 per person. VIP tickets, which allow early admission to the event, are available for $55 per person. All tickets provide attendees with unlimited pumpkin beer samples. 

8th Annual Charlie Brown Great Pumpkin Beer Festival

Saturday, Oct. 1
Noon to 6 p.m. | $45-$55 per person
The Institute Bar
549 N. 12th St.
(215) 787-0888