Before The Hop Jam Festival takes over Main St, join hosts Hanson Brothers Beer and some of the festival’s premium participating brewers for an immersive culinary experience - it’s not just a dinner, it’s a Firkin Feast!
On May 19th, you can prepare for Sunday's festivities by indulging in an evening of gourmet food and craft beer tasting, with some of the festival’s leading brewers, including Sam Calagione of Dogfish Head, Chad Yakobson of Crooked Stave, Chris Rigoulot of Noble Rey, and local favorite, Eric Marshall of Marshall Brewing.
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The Hop Jam is Oklahoma’s largest craft beer and music festival, returning for its fifth year on May 20th. Staged in the heart of downtown, in the historic Tulsa Arts District, the 2018 festivities will include more than 300 craft beers and all-ages free concerts on two stages. The Festival also includes local food trucks and all-ages activities.
The Craft Beer Festival will feature more than 75 breweries from 14 states and 5 countries including: Oklahoma favorites Marshall, COOP, and American Solera; leading US craft brewers Dogfish Head, Jolly Pumpkin, Destihl, and Evil Twin; and international brewers including Dieu du Ciel, Omnipollo, and many more.
This year's festival will be lead by Manchester Orchestra, along with Nada Surf, Ra Ra Riot, Drew Holcomb And The Neighbors, and more! The all-ages free concert on two stages, will include the Awesome Music Opening Band Contest winner, who will open the show.
Ticket options are available online featuring craft beer and music including Hop Fan (General Beer Tasting), Hop Head (Beer Tasting, Early entry, VIP lounge, and access to Hop Talks where leading brewers share insights into their brewing process) and a special music ticket Music VIP for the discerning music fan (premium main stage view and private platform, indoor amenities, and food plus select craft beer on hand). Packages also include festival lanyard, commemorative tasting mug, and Hop Head hat.
Opening Band Contest
The Awesome Music Opening Band Contest, presented by The Tulsa World, continues this year, providing a platform for Oklahoma artists to be exposed to a large-scale audience. The contest invites artists throughout Oklahoma to submit their music and rally their fans to vote, for the chance to perform in front of thousands during the festival.