Oct. 7, 2017 Brew Do

Oct 7, 2017 -

Traffic impact to the VTCRC

The 9th annual Blacksburg Brew Do will be held on Saturday, October 7, 2017 from noon - 5:00 p.m., with Premier Admission beginning at 11:00 a.m. The festival grounds are located at 1600 Innovation Drive at the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center. This year the festival welcomes back the best in craft brewers from the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond, offering another outstanding selection of ales, lagers, stouts, pilsners, ciders and specialty beers. Delicious food, cooking and brewing demonstrations and live entertainment will compliment a great day of beer tasting.

Attendees are encouraged to take advantage of the free shuttle from Virginia Tech’s Chicken Hill parking lot. Mountain Valley Transportation will operate the shuttle from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on the day of the festival. In addition, a special bus stop was placed near the festival entrance for Smart Way Bus riders from Roanoke or Christiansburg. Attendee parking not allowed at the VTCRC.

Shuttle and Bus Information:

Free Shuttle from Chicken Hill: Festival parking will be available in the Upper Chicken Hill lot, located on the corner of Southgate Drive and Research Center Drive on the Virginia Tech campus. Pickup for the shuttle, provided by Mountain Valley Transportation, will be in the center of the parking lot dividing the Upper and Lower Chicken Hill lots. Drop-off and return pickup will take place at a stop at the entrance of the festival. Both stops will be marked with signs.  Shuttles will run continuously from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.  Frequency will be approximately every 15 minutes, with the last pickup from the festival entrance at 6:00 p.m.

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Smart Way Bus from Christiansburg and Roanoke: Smart Way bus will have a special stop at the VT Corporate Research Center. The cost is only $4 per person each way.  The bus will stop at the corner of Innovation Drive and Tech Center Drive at 12:20 pm, 1:50 pm, 3:20 pm, 4:50 pm, and 5:20 pm.  Visit www.smartwaybus.com for more information.

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