STAFFORD- The Manahopkin Craft Beer Festival will be held on Saturday, August 11 from 12 to 7 p.m. 

Discounted tickets are available for $25 online at until Saturday July 14 at midnight.  Tickets at the door will be $35. 

This year will feature 50 craft beers on tap, 25 breweries, 8 bands on two stages, 16+ food trucks and activities for kids including bounce houses and inflatables.  Also a new feature this year, a mechanical bull riding competition.

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The Manahopkin Craft Beer and Music Fest is an event for the entire family.   The event takes place at the Manahawkin Lake Park in Manahawkin.

There will be music by area bands playing all day and over 25 local breweries will be sharing their brew. 

Non-drinkers will not be charged for entering the park and being part of the festival.  Drinkers will be required to buy a glass and tickets for beer samples, allowing you to sample as many beers as you wish.

This event benefits the Stafford Township Police Benevolent Association annual Toy Drive.  The Stafford PBA will be accepting additional donations tor Toy Drive all throughout the day.

To purchase tickets in advance go to