Kick off the world’s largest beer celebration of its kind with a festival like no other. Welcome the arrival of the Hammer of Glory from its daylong relay through the streets of Philadelphia, cheer award-winning brewers and watch Mayor Nutter smash open the first official keg of the week: Brotherly Suds 3.
It’s a can’t-miss toast to America’s Best Beer-Drinking City… and it all happens on Independence Mall in the shadow of the Liberty Bell.
Friday, June 1, 2012
Opening Ceremony – FREE – 7 p.m.
Independence Mall – 6th & Market streets.
Opening ceremony with the Hammer of Glory, The Third Annual Philadelphia Inquirer Brew-vitational awards PLUS the incredible sounds of Josh Lawrence and the New Quartet.