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Funky Buddha Beer Festival

Funky Buddha Beer Festival & Home Brew Competition

June 15 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Funky Buddha Beer Festival & Home Brew Competition

We’re raising a glass to the local beer community on June 15th with an epic beer festival and home brew competition! This indoor festival offers unlimited pours of over 90 specialty drafts from 40+ local breweries in a commemorative tasting glass.

VIP Tickets GA Tickets Guest Breweries

General Info

  • An indoor festival hosted in the Funky Buddha Barrel Room
  • Ticketed all-you-can-drink beer festival with Beer from 40+ Local Breweries including Funky Buddha
  • 90+ Specialty Drafts
  • Rare Bottle Releases
  • Public Home Brew Competition
  • Tickets are refundable within 72 hours of the event

VIP Tickets

$150 | 12pm – 4pm | Highly Limited

  • One Hour Early Access to the Fest
  • One 22oz Bottle of 7-Year Bourbon Barrel-Aged Old Fashioned
  • Unlimited Pours from 40+ Local Breweries including Funky Buddha
  • Commemorative Festival Tasting Glass
  • First Access to Bottles of the Second Release of Funky Buddha’s Highly Limited Single Barrel Series: 6-Year Tequila Barrel-Aged Nikolai Vorlauf Imperial Stout
  • Private VIP Area with Additional Seating
  • Acoustic Artist Performance
  • Delectable Spread of Beer Friendly Bites with Pairings
  • VIP Food Menu: Platters of Cured Meat | Variety of Cheese & House Pickled Vegetables | Braised Beef Short Rib Sliders | Roasted Portobello Sliders | Bison Meatballs in Candied Tomato Jam | Asian Cabbage & Soba Noodle Shooters | Tuna Sashimi on Crispy Wonton | Assorted Dip Display | Sliced Marinated Flank Steak with Pineapple Chimichurri | Baby Arugula Salad Shooters with Crumbled Gorgonzola and Dried Cherries | House Smoked Mozzarella Skewers | Chef’s Selected Dessert bar
VIP Tickets

GA Tickets

$75 | 1pm – 4pm

  • Unlimited Pours from 40+ Local Breweries including Funky Buddha
  • Commemorative Festival Tasting Glass
GA Tickets

Home Brew Competition

Register for the home brew competition on June 15th through the link below. The winner of the competition will get to craft their beer on the Funky Buddha brew system!

Enter Competition

Guest Breweries

List subject to change. Some breweries will be serving additional beers not included in this list. 

  • 26 Degrees Brewing – Thirst Control Pils | Meeting’s Over DIPA | Bourbon BA Ziko’s Rage Imperial Stout
  • 3 Mavins’ – Amber Lager | Encore Session IPA
  • 3 Sons Brewing Co – Far From East Rice DIPA | Helles Lager
  • Barrel of Monks Brewing – Renaissance Triple Hazy IPA
  • Bay 13 Brewery – Gnarly Bines Hazy IPA | Susie Darlin’ Wheat Wine
  • Black Flamingo Brewing – I Know a Little German Dopplebock
  • Brewlihan Meadery – Prickly Pear Margarita Mead
  • Civil Society Brewing Co – Current Patterns Hazy IPA
  • Copperpoint Brewing Co – Bees Squeeze Blonde Ale | Amber Coffee Lager
  • Dream State Brewing – Space Ninja NEIPA
  • Florida Keys Brewing Co – Spiny Hopster Tropical IPA | Jala-Manog Wheat Ale | Peanut Butter Jelly Time Brown Ale
  • Gravity Brew Lab – Cortadito Coffee Porter
  • Gulf Stream Brewery – 5 Tree Island Sour Ale
  • House of Motor Brewing Co – Serrat Vienna Lager | Citrus Road West Coast IPA | Avo Beer Mexican Lager
  • Invasive Species Brewing – Sky Rider Sour Ale | Battle Llama IPA
  • LauderAle Brewery – Berry Blush Sour Ale | Triple D Hazy IPA
  • Lincoln’s Beard Brewing – Lawyer’s Don’t Surf Hazy IPA
  • Lost City Brewing – Guava Papaya Sour Ale | Secret Tunnel West Coast DIPA
  • Magic 13 – Mango Habanero Sour Ale
  • Mathew’s Brewing Company – Florida Haze IPA | Batter Than Yours Milkshake IPA
  • MIA Beer Company – Big In Japan Sake-Style Beer
  • NOBO Brewing Company – Jalapeño Honey Blonde Ale
  • Odd Breed Wild Ales – Fruits of Yester Year Lambic-Inspired Wild Ale | Mezcal Funk Lambic-Inspired Wile Ale
  • Orchestrated Minds Brewing – Red Eye London ESB
  • Pompano Beach Brewing – Lemon Meringue Pie Sour Ale
  • Prison Pals Brewing Co – TBD
  • Prosperity Brewers – Vanilla Villain Cream Ale | She’s So Cold IPA
  • Shojo’s Dojo – Sake Cocktails
  • South Beach Brewing – Blood Orange Sunset IPA
  • Storm House Brewing – Purple Rain Wheat Ale | Pressure Drop Hazy IPA
  • Sun Lab Brewing – Fun Intended Sour Ale | Feeling Nice Hazy IPA
  • Tarpon River Brewing – Beach Bum Adam Blonde Ale
  • The Cove Brewery – Cosmic Tide Hazy IPA | Helles Lager | Mango Maverick Sour Ale | The Other Brunette Schwarz Beer
  • The Tank Brewing – Lager Me Bro? | Nuestra Hazy DIPA
  • Tripping Animals Brewing Co – Lycanthrope Imperial Stout | Irie Jungle Sour Vibes Ale
  • Twisted Trunk – Serenity Saison Farmhouse Ale | IDGA American IPA
  • Uncommon Path Brewing – Gokana Blueberry Pie Imerial Berliner | Faded Storm Bourbon BA Barleywine
  • Unseen Creatures Brewing & Blending – Wading Queen Kettle Sour | Lead of Faith Sour Ale
  • Yeasty Brews Artisanal Beers – Strawberry Blonde Ale | Pastry Stout

Funky Buddha Drafts

List subject to change.

  • Morning Wood Whiskey Barrel-Aged Imperial Porter
  • Chocwork Whiskey Barrel-Aged Imperial Porter
  • Mexican Coffee Tequila Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout
  • Coquito Rum Barrel-Aged Cream Ale
  • Randy’s Old Fashioned
  • Bourbon Barrel-Aged Coffee Void Shaker
  • Bushwacker Rum Barrel-Aged Cream Ale
  • Vanilla Void Shaker Barrel-Aged Stout
  • Tiramisu Imperial Brown Ale
  • S’mores Imperial Porter
  • Fire in the Hole Red Ale
  • Lemongrass Hop Gun IPA
  • American Oak 42 Hazy Daze IPA
  • Cosmic Journey Hazy IPA
  • Juicy Smalls Hazy DIPA
  • Hop Stimulator DIPA
  • Berries & Queens Sour Ale
  • Black Currant Tripel Lindy
  • Sticky Treats Blonde Ale
  • Sticky Nuts Blonde Ale
  • Noon Time Blonde Ale
  • Blueberry Floridian
  • Raspberry Floridian
  • Tripel Lindy
  • Chocolate Raspberry Milk Porter
  • Peaches and Cream Blonde Ale
  • Coffee w/ Cream Blonde Ale
  • Passionfruit Dragon Fruit Sour
  • Orange Creamsicle Sour


Q: Can I bring water to the festival?
A: Clear, empty water bottles or empty canteens will be permitted into the festival grounds. Opaque bottles, mugs, and growlers containing water will not be permitted. Free water stations will be set up at the festival to refill your water.

Q: Can I bring my kids?
A: This event is for adults age 21 and over only. No children including minors or babies will be permitted on premise of the event.

Q: Can I bring my dogs/monkeys/parakeets?
A: We’re sorry, but animals are not permitted on the festival grounds.

Q: What beers will be on draft? Do we need tickets to purchase beers?
A: Upon entry, you will be given a brochure containing a map and festival draft list. You will not need to purchase beers once in the festival. You will be given a souvenir sample cup upon entry which can be used to taste 2oz samples of beer at any of the stations set up throughout the festival. Sample pourers will be instructed to follow safe service standards and will refuse service to individuals who are openly intoxicated. Please be responsible!

Q: Will your tap room be open during the event?
A: Our tap room will be open during the festival.

Q: Will food be available?
A: Yes. There will be food options for purchase from the Craft Food Counter & Kitchen.

Q: Is there a good place to stay if I’m coming from out of town?
A: Yes, we have a great corporate rate at the Courtyard by Marriott Fort Lauderdale East.

Q: Where can we park?
A: We strongly recommend that attendees carpool or ride share to the festival!
You may park in the following lots.
-The public lot directly south of the main tap room entrance or on the east side of the building.

Q: Are there any public transportation options to the festival?
A: We encourage everyone to use UBER, Lyft, and other transporation services to ensure a safe ride home.

Q: Will you have a designated driver ticket?
A: Unfortunately, we will not have any ticket of that type.