EL PASO, Texas (KTSM)- El Paso Live invites the community to the annual Sun City Craft Beer Festival on Saturday, June 3 in Downtown El Paso.

The festival, which will take place inside the El Paso Convention Center, will be a one-day event from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. All guests will be able to enjoy a selection of over 170 beers and ciders including local, regional, and national brands, along with live music, artists, a vintage thrift market, karaoke and so much more.

DeadBeach Brewery will be this year’s V.I.P. sponsor, with a special general admission (G.A.) activation featuring local artists painting on site. V.I.P. includes all general admission benefits, plus early entrance at noon to sample before the public, a dedicated V.I.P. lounge and entrance, complimentary food, and exclusive DeadBeach Brewery beers.

This year’s festival will introduce the first annual Beerlympic, a competition for beer lovers, by beer lovers.

The Beerlympic’s entry is $100 per team of four participants. All members must show a valid ID at the door to enter, and costumes are encouraged for special prizes. Winners will receive an upgraded ticket to V.I.P. to enjoy for the remainder of the festival.  

New attractions also include a full mini-golf course, a vintage market with 10+ regional vendors, DJ sets by Disco Rodeo, and performances by local musicians:  

  • 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. (V.I.P admission): Soul Parade 
  • 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.: The Roulettes 
  • 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Soul Parade 
  • 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.: Jessica Flores (Selena Tribute) 
  • 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.: Cocoa Butter 

This event is for ages 21+ only. Infants, children, and those under 21 years of age may not enter the festival.

Tickets for Sun City Craft Beer Festival are on sale now starting at $20.00 (G.A.) and $60.00 (Limited V.I.P. available) Visit www.suncitycraftbeerfest.com to view additional tickets including military and first responder admission.