Otter Fest craft beer festival returns to Wekiva Island Jan. 21

ORLANDO, Fla. (January 3, 2023) — If you live in Central Florida and love craft beer, there’s only one place to be on January 21: Wekiva Island’s Otter Fest.

Attendees at this celebration of craft beer can sample more than 50 beers from 18 featured breweries, all while soaking in the natural Florida scene riverside.

The event runs from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, January 21, 2023. Those with VIP tickets can enter an hour early at 1 p.m. Attendees must be 21 or older.

Tickets are $30 for general admission and $40 for VIP. They are available here.

This is the fifth year for the favorite event. In addition to generous pours, breweries will also have swag and freebies. Plus, Wekiva Island’s food truck, Without a Paddle Café, will be serving up its full menu plus a few specials meant to pair with the beer selections.

“At Wekiva Island, we pride ourselves on offering a wide variety of craft beers, including unique options and selections from local breweries,” said Carrie Vanderhoef, Wekiva Island manager. “This year will offer attendees so many beers to sip. It’s a super fun day and a great value for beer lovers.”

Participating breweries include:

  • 3 Daughters Brewing Company
  • Armed Forces Brewing
  • Ancient City 
  • Bold Rock 
  • Blue Springs Brewing Company
  • Central 28 Beer Company
  • Hyderhead Brewery
  • Nütrl Vodka Seltzer
  • Ormond Brewing
  • Sanford Brewing Company
  • Shipyard & Sea Dog Brewing
  • Southern Tier Brewing Company
  • Sweetwater Brewing Company
  • Tampa Bay Brewing Company
  • Three Odd Guys Brewing
  • Victory Brewing Company
  • Wicked Weed Brewing Company
  • Woodchuck Ciders

For tickets, click here.