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Vintage Crystal Pups & Pilsners

September 21, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm


DC’s only dog-friendly, outdoor beer festival!

Join the Washington Wine Academy, Homeward Trails Animal Rescue, and the Crystal City BID as we celebrate all things Pups and Pilsners on Sunday, September 21st, 2014!

Dog lovers and beer lovers alike come join us for our third annual Pups & Pilsners!  As every loving dog owner knows, our pets need to be active and sniff the fresh air (and every bush within a three-mile radius). Our pups love it, we love it, so why not make a celebration out of our mutual desire to get out of the house? Come to Crystal City on Sunday September 21, 2014 from 2 PM to 6 PM to sample craft beers (humans only!) and other delicious refreshments for both you and your pup companions.

Sponsored by the Washington Wine Academy and local animal rescue organization–Homeward Trails, our pup-friendly beer garden will also have local food offerings selling tasty snacks for you to pair with your beers. The event will feature local animal rescue groups with many great dogs available for adoption as well as local pet-related businesses offering unique wares and services for your pampered pets! So if life has been a bit ruff lately, join us for a relaxing, playful, doggone good time!

Register online and get guaranteed admission.  Walk up sales for $20 cash or credit based on availability.  We have limited space so we suggest you buy in advance to ensure you are able to attend.

Each attendee will get six tasting tickets to sample (2 oz samples) of beers and one full beer token for a full beer of your choice.  Additional tickets ($1.50)  and full beer tokens ($5.00) will be available for sale at the event as well.

Beer List for 2014: *

  • Devil’s Backbone Pumpkin Hunter
  • Devil’s Backbone Vienna Lager
  • Devil’s Backbone 8 Point IPA
  • Dominion Oktoberfest
  • Flying Dog Dead Rise
  • Flying Dog Old Scratch Amber Lager
  • Fort Collins Chocolate Stout
  • Goose Island 312
  • Goose Island Honker’s Ale
  • Laughing Dog Huckleberry Cream
  • Laughing Dog IPA
  • Port City Oktoberfest
  • Starr Hill Northern Lights IPA
  • Starr Hill Grateful
  • Starr Hill Dark Star Stout


And, the Crystal City Wine Shops will have a tent serving Staff Favorites such as:

  • Bold Rock Cider
  • Stella Artois
  • and a selection of Belgian Beers

We will also have a selection of bubbly, white and red wines available at the Crystal City Wine Shop Tent as well for both sampling and by the glass.

*Note: Subject to change based on availability. And, supply may be limited later in the event due to demand.

Located  at 1405 Crystal Drive on the Crystal Drive Northern Green, located just south of Long Bridge Park in Crystal City. We’ll be out there rain or shine!

Purchase Tickets HERE: Please note there is a $2.50 per person ticket processing charge for the online registration system.

At the Door Sales will be $20 CASH and Credit for the six 2 oz beers and one full beer token.

Participating Rescue and Pet Businesses:

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Brought to you by:

Crystal City BID and Vornado




September 21, 2014
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Event Category:


Washington Wine Academy


Crystal Drive Green Space
1405 Crystal Drive
Arlington, 22202 United States
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