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By Patrick Wood, 03/28/18, 10:00AM EDT


Live Music, Carytown Restaurants, 20+ Craft Beers on Tap at 3pm; Pro Game at 5pm

RICHMOND, VA – (Wednesday, March 28, 2017) – The Richmond Kickers, in partnership with the Carytown Merchants Association, are pleased to host the third annual I Heart Carytown Craft Beer Festival at City Stadium on Saturday, April 7.  Tickets are on sale now at
Celebrating RVA’s most iconic shopping district, the party starts at 3:00 p.m. with live music by Pretty Ugly, a mini-Carytown marketplace featuring locally-owned restaurants, food trucks and handcrafted items from Carytown boutiques, 20+ craft beers on tap and the Kickers pro game versus New York Red Bulls II at 5:00 p.m. to showcase why Carytown is the best place to Eat, Shop and Play.
City Stadium, located just blocks from Carytown, offers ample free parking and a convenient stop for free Spoken4 Pedicabs that will be running continuously from City Stadium to Carytown from 3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.  Fans are encouraged to stroll through the unique shopping neighborhood prior to the Kickers game and to keep the party going after the match in Carytown.
Tickets to the I Heart Carytown Craft Beer Festival are $15 per person and includes festival admission, a ticket to the Kickers game and a drink ticket that can be redeemed for any of the craft beers on tap, or an ice-cold lemonade.  The first 200 fans through the gate will also receive an exclusive sampling of small plates from some of Carytown’s eclectic restaurants. 
A portion of every I Heart Carytown Craft Beer Festival ticket purchased will directly benefit the Carytown Merchants Association. Tickets are on sale now at
The East Coast’s first outdoor shopping center since 1938, Carytown is home to over 300 locally-owned businesses from Thompson Street to the Boulevard, featuring unique boutiques, award-winning restaurants, specialty shops, spas and professional services.  Voted “Best Shopping Neighborhood in Virginia” by the readers of Southern Living Magazine, Carytown offers distinctive landmarks, including Cary Court and The Byrd Theater, Richmond’s movie palace since 1928, and the family-friendly “Mile of Style” invites patrons of all ages to eat, shop and play.

Craft Beers on tap include:

  • Arrogant Bastard Ale
  • Ballast Point Sculpin
  • Beales Gold
  • Blue Moon
  • Blue Moon Mango
  • Blue Mountain Dark Hollow
  • Blue Mountain Hopwork Orange
  • Blue Mountain Kolsch
  • Blue Mountain Rockfish Wheat
  • Buskey Red Card Cider
  • Buskey RVA Cider
  • Deschutes Black Butte Porter
  • Deschutes Fresh Squeezed
  • Deschutes Hop Henge
  • Miller Lite
  • Modelo
  • Negra Modelo
  • South Street Satans Pony
  • Stone Delicious
  • Stone IPA
  • Stone Tangerine Express
  • Trapezium Red Army IPA
  • Trapezium Toasted Coconut Cream Ale
  • Trapezium White