HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Beer lovers in the Hattiesburg area will be in for a treat in June during an annual music and arts festival in the Hub City. A first-ever, Craft Beer Fest is being held in conjunction with the 4th annual, FestivalSouth.
That event is bringing in artists from around the world for two weeks of music and dance performances throughout the downtown area.
Tuesday, the performance schedule was announced.
The Craft Beer Fest will take place on June 8 at the Hattiesburg Train Depot. It wiill feature 30 different breweries, including five from Mississippi.
Live Celtic music will also be performed.
"We're really excited to be a part of FestivalSouth this year," said Emily Curry, outside sales representative for Southern Prohibition Brewing Company of Hattiesburg. "We're located in downtown Hattiesburg and it's such a big thing in the community. It brings a lot of people, it brings a lot of tourism, which we hope our brewery does do for downtown hattiesburg," she said.
Tickets to the Craft Beer Fest are $30. You can get them beginning May 1 at the Keg & Barrel, T-bone Records or online at www.kegandbarrel.com.