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NoMa Beer Fest Brings Together DC’s Local Breweries

WASHINGTON, DC, July 19, 2013 – DC’s favorite beer-makers converge for NoMa Beer Fest Saturday, August 17, a free outdoor festival finale to DC Beer Week (Aug. 11-18). Sample special summer ales available only for this festival, and discover a new favorite! Enjoy live music, DJ entertainment, games by DC Bocce League for the whole family, and tasty eats from Union Kitchen and local food trucks. All-local breweries include DC Brau, Chocolate City Brewing Company, District Chophouse, Capital City Brewing Company, Three Stars Brewing Co., The Brewer’s Art (Baltimore) and Right Proper Brewery (opening soon in Shaw). Bike parking and Met Branch Trail ride to the event by Washington Area Bicyclist Association. Follow @NoMaBID and #NoMaBeerFest for updates on beer selection, food vendors, live music, games and free giveaways. Full details at

Date: Saturday, August 17, 2 pm to 8 pm
Location: Parking Lot at 1250 First Street, NE (at N Street)
Metro: NoMa/Gallaudet U (Red Line)
Admission: Free and open to the public

Event admission is free, but purchase your beer tickets online now! Not sure what to drink? Purchase the tasting tickets for smaller pours of the beer you want to explore. DC Bocce will be on hand with Bear Pong (that is not a typo), a larger-than-life version of ‘beer pong,’ bocce courts, and of course a kiddie corner. IDs will be checked at the gate. This event is rain or shine. Entrance is at First and N Streets, NE. Organized by the NoMa BID. Hosted by The JBG Companies. Sponsored by Union Kitchen, Trilogy NoMa, and Archstone First + M. Thanks to our partners Washington Area Bicyclist Association, DC Bocce League, DC Brau, District Chophouse, Capitol City Brewing Company, Right Proper Brewing Company, Chocolate City Beer, Three Stars Brewing Company, and The Brewer’s Art.

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About NoMa
NoMa is a vibrant, growing neighborhood north of Union Station and the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. In the last seven years, private developers have invested more than $5 billion in the 35 blocks within the NoMa BID boundary, and have plans to develop more than 20 million square feet of office, residential, hotel, and retail space. With a capital investment of $50 million from the DC government, NoMa will soon have great new parks and public spaces as well.  NoMa is now home to 40,000 daytime workers, with 4.5 million SF leased in the last 5 years. More than 3,900 apartments have been recently completed or are under construction. NoMa has 13 modes of transportation, including two Red Line Metro stops, and the best biking facilities in D.C., with the only East Coast Bikestation, the 8-mile Metropolitan Branch Trail, and access to six Capital Bikeshare stations. NoMa is the most connected neighborhood in Washington, D.C. The NoMa BID organizes more than 50 free award-winning community events each year to connect friends and neighbors. For more information about NoMa, visit and sign up for our bimonthly newsletter. Follow us on Twitter @NoMaBID and like us on Facebook.


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