The Deschutes Street Pub makes its way to Downtown Roanoke in Virginia’s Blue Ridge on Saturday, August 27th!

After announcing in March that it had selected Roanoke as the site of its new East Coast distribution facility, Deschutes Brewery began distributing its beer in Virginia’s Blue Ridge on August 1. Now, beer lovers will have the opportunity to get to know the Oregon-based craft brewery as its Street Pub event comes to Elmwood Park in Downtown Roanoke.


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Here are the details and information to help you plan your Blue Ridge Day of fun and celebrate Virginia Craft Beer Month.

Date & Time: Saturday, August 27 | 2:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location: Elmwood Park - Downtown Roanoke
Admission: Free Entry | $5 Beer Token = 1 Beer | VIP Packages Available

What is a Street Pub?

Deschutes Brewery describes its Street Pub event as a “pop up pub of epic proportion.” It’s a free, family-friendly event where attendees can purchase beer tokens and take advantage of the opportunity to try different types of Deschutes beer, from year-round favorites to seasonal specials. The event will feature over 50 taps and chefs will also be on-hand preparing unique cuisine to pair with the beer.

Along with the great beer, there will also be live music, local food trucks, beer demonstrations, and much more.

All beer proceeds will benefit local charities and non-profit organizations, making this a fun-filled block party that supports the local community in Virginia’s Blue Ridge.

Packages & Beer Tokens

There are a variety of options for purchasing tokens, swag, VIP access, and vacation packages for the Deschutes Street Pub. You can also purchase tokens and VIP access at the event. Here are the additional package options:

  • Tokens & Deschutes Swag - Pre-order your beer tokens and some cool Deschutes swag through Roanoke Outside. Click here to purchase.
  • VIP Tickets [SOLD OUT] - VIP packages are available through the Deschutes Brewery website and include access to a special VIP Lounge, which will feature specially-prepared snacks and exclusive brews.
  • Vacation Packages - Visit Virginia’s Blue Ridge is offering vacation packages for the Street Pub event that include hotel accommodations, VIP tickets or beer tokens, and a $50 Kroger Gift Card. Click here to purchase.

Types of Beer


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The following beers will be on tap for the event:

  • Mirror Pond Pale Ale
  • Black Butte Porter
  • Deschutes River Ale
  • Hopzeit Autumn IPA
  • Armory XPA
  • Bachelor Bitter
  • Fresh Squeezed IPA
  • Pinedrops IPA
  • Inversion IPA
  • Hop Slice Session IPA
  • Three beers from the Reserve Series - Jubel 2015, The Stoic, & The Abyss 2013 - will be on tap at specific points during the event.
  • Guest taps will feature local breweries: Parkway Brewing Company, Chaos Mountain Brewing, Big Lick Brewing Company, Flying Mouse Brewery, and Soaring Ridge Craft Brewers.

Following the event, keep the fun going by headed to Martin’s Downtown Bar & Grill for the Deschutes Street Pub After Party.

Remember to tag your social media posts during the event with the #streetpub hashtag and swipe to find the Street Pub filter on Snapchat. You can also get more information and invite all your friends through the Facebook Event page. Cheers!


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