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New Orleans on Tap postponed because of rain

Last year's New Orleans on Tap festival in City Park Last year's New Orleans on Tap festival in City Park

The following is a press release from the Louisiana SPCA:

New Orleans, La. -- Due to inclement weather expected to hit the Greater New Orleans area over the weekend, New Orleans on Tap, the annual beer festival and fundraiser presented by The Bulldog and the Louisiana SPCA (LA/SPCA) has been rescheduled. The event will be held by the Boathouse at the Big Lake in City Park from 1-6 p.m. on Saturday, November 10.

A free beer festival and fundraiser showcasing over 200 varieties of beer, brews are represented from local, national, and international breweries and a dozen home brews will also be available. Tastings of each beer will be available in two sizes, samples start at $1 and large beers start at $3. Several of the breweries that will be on hand are Abita, Sam Adams, Blue Moon, Gnarly Barley, NOLA, Unibroue, Lazy Magnolia, and Brooklyn among others. There will be plenty of non-beer drinks including sodas, wine and margaritas. Friendly dogs on leashes are welcome and taking public transportation is encouraged.

Discounted tickets are currently available for purchase online at la-spca.org/neworleansontap until 10:00 a.m. on Friday, November 9. Tickets can also be purchased at 1pm on the day of the event at City Park. Cash or credit accepted. Around the World passes, which include 30 drink tickets and an event t-shirt, will be sold for $35 at The Bulldog Mid City, The Bulldog Uptown, The Velvet Cactus and Lager's Ale House leading up to the event. An interactive Around the World Pass will encourage attendees to try exciting beer offerings from around the world.

Sponsors include: Abita Brewing Company, The Bulldog, Barefoot Wine, Event Restrooms, Purple Monkey Design, WHERE Y'AT magazine, The Velvet Cactus, Crescent Crown Distributing, Pelican Events, Lazy Magnolia, Bayou Teche, In the NOLA, and Lager's Ale House.

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