Voted Charlotte Magazine's 2017 Best Charlotte Beer Event
the South End Hops Festival returns on May 19, 2018

1:00pm - 6:00pm for VIP & Early Admission
2:00pm - 6:00pm for General Admission

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South End Hops Fest will be delivering a weeklong series of events leading up to the annual RescuedMe spring fundraiser the 5th Anniversary of the South End Hops Festival on May 19th! We are very excited to partner with local South End businesses and with you to celebrate!! Each event features a unique experience available that day only! 

We kick off the week by releasing the first ever South End Hops Fest brew created by Triple C Brewing!

We will also be joined by a local and NASCAR favorite Jeffrey Earnhardt for a meet and greet! Jeffrey may even bring his dog Bama! 

Following the fun is Golden Cow Creamery that will be releasing the first ever South End Hops Fest Brew Ice Cream! Two South End loves in perfect unison... beer + ice cream!

What else do we love more than beer in South End?? Dogs of course!! Join RescuedMe on Thursday at Pop the Top to find your forever pup! Pop the Top will be the second spot where you'll get to enjoy a pint of the fest brew.  

Prep your tummy on Friday with chef Chris Coleman's Hoppy Hour bites at the 5 Year Anniversary Hoppy Hour Celebration! Enjoy the fest brew inspired bites, music and of course fest brew at Stoke Charlotte! Hosted by the NC Beer Guys.

It’s the festival we have been awaiting... the South End Hops Fest finally occurs on Saturday!! Join us for unlimited beer tastings from over 35 North Carolina breweries, enjoy our beer garden, live music, art, crafts, food and dogs!!! A special guest will MC our main stage so don't miss out on the surprise!

It will be FA-BU-LOUS!

Continue the day-of celebration at Hoppin' the official South End Hops Fest After Party!

Finally... cure your hoppy hangover at Suffolk Punch for a delicious brunch and beer mimosas.

RescuedMe thanks you for supporting dogs, the community and being part of the revolutionary festival culture!

Reference our event calendar for a summary of events. All events can also be found on the South End Hops Fest Facebook page! 

Beer. Live Music. Food. Fun. Dog Friendly.