OLYMPIA — The Port of Olympia Plaza will be the beer-tasting venue for Olympia Brew Fest on Saturday.

The 6th annual event runs from 1 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

The brew fest returns for a day of beer sampling, food and live music at the Port Plaza on Olympia’s downtown waterfront.

Proceeds benefit the nonprofit Thurston County Chamber Foundation Small Business Incubator Program. 

Guests can choose among 60 different beers from 30-plus handpicked breweries as they celebrate the community’s long history of beer-making.

Admission includes a commemorative mug along with six 5.5 ounce tastes. Additional taste cards may be purchased. 

Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door and $5 for designated drivers. All guests must be 21, including designated drivers. Free parking is available in marked lots at the corner of Market Street and Marine Drive. 

Up to 3,000 guests are expected

For location information and advance-ticket purchase, see

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