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April 09, 2018

Independence Beer Garden announces opening date for 2018 season

Outdoor drinking spot near Independence Hall is on tap to open in less than two weeks

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Independence Beer Garden Neal Santos/Independence Beer Garden

Independence Beer Garden is located near Independence Hall.

Independence Beer Garden has announced when it will open for the 2018 season – and it's soon.

The beer garden near the historic site on Independence Mall will be open Friday, April 20, through Sunday, April 22, and then will begin regular hours on Thursday, April 26.

It will be open seven days a week during the 2018 season, which typically lasts through September or October, depending on the weather.

Enjoy picnic seating, lounge chairs, lawn games and twinkling lights, in addition to food & drink.

There's a new menu this year, which includes large platters for groups. Visitors will be able to order brisket, pulled pork, turkey, chicken wings or Italian sausage by the pound to share at their tables.

Other items on the menu include salads, sandwiches and snacks like hummus, pretzel bites and cheese curds.

The beer garden's hours are listed below.

• Sunday to Tuesday : 11:30 a.m. to midnight
• Wednesday to Thursday : 11:30 a.m. - 1 a.m.
• Friday and Saturday : 11:30 a.m. - 2 a.m.

Independence Beer Garden Opening for 2018 Season

Soft opening: Friday, April 20, through Sunday, April 22
Opening: Thursday, April 26
100 S. Independence Mall West