MARYVILLE, TN – June 4, 2019 – Hops in the Hills, an annual craft beer festival set against the backdrop of the Smokies, returns for its fifth celebration June 21-22 in downtown Maryville.
After multiple sold-out years, Hops in the Hills is the can’t-be-missed event of the year for beer enthusiasts and has drawn attendees from across the East Tennessee region. Featuring nearly 50 breweries in the area, past partners include Yeehaw Brewing Company, Blackberry Farm Brewery, Highland Brewing Company and Fat Bottom Brewing Company.
At the event, attendees will be able to sip samples from the vendors and interact with master brewers of the beers they taste.
The Hops in the Hills Craft Brew Crawl & Poker Run will be held June 21 with shuttle rides provided by Knox Brew Tours. The event is a way to experience the town’s bars and restaurants and to try the local and regional beers before the event. Tickets are $15 per person.
Hops in the Hills will begin 5 p.m. June 22 in downtown Maryville. Tickets start at $55 per person and include samples of craft beer, food and an official event t-shirt. The festival is a 21 and over event.
Hops in the Hills is the anchor event for Blount County’s premier summer festival, Summer on Broadway. Attendees will also be able to enjoy The Big BBQ Bash, Maryville Farmers Market, Smoky Mountain Dock Dogs and Napa Know How Auto Fest for additional entertainment, food and live music.
This year, the “Celebration of Fermentation” returns with week-long community events leading up to the festival to help kickoff and celebrate the occasion. Each day, games, prizes and music will be at each stop on the schedule, including Blount County’s local Round 6 Brewing on June 18.
For more information about Hops in the Hills, please visit HopsintheHills.com. Tickets for the events can be purchased here.
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