Fast-approaching craft beer festival in New Braunfels needs volunteers

The 2021 Hill Country Craft Beer Festival will take place April 17.
The 2021 Hill Country Craft Beer Festival will take place April 17.

The 2021 Hill Country Craft Beer Festival will take place April 17.

The Rotary Club of New Braunfels is still about 60 volunteers shy of its desired total of 250 it says it needs to adequately carry out the 2021 Hill Country Craft Beer Festival.

The festival will take place from noon-6 p.m. on April 17 at Rockin' R River Rides, located at 1405 Gruene Road, New Braunfels.


Information from the Rotary Club states all volunteers will receive a free HCCBF T-shirt as well as free admission to the festival, which costs $35 at the door or $30 online in advance of the festival.

Showing beers and other drinks at the festival will be 21 small Hill Country craft breweries, a cidery, a meadery, a hard seltzer company and a hard tea/lemonade company.

To register for a volunteer slot, click here.
By Brian Rash
Brian has been a reporter and editor since 2012. He wrote about the music scene in Dallas-Fort Worth before becoming managing editor for the Graham Leader in Graham, Texas, in 2013. He relocated to Austin, Texas, in 2015 to work for Gatehouse Media's large design hub. He became the editor for the Lake Travis-Westlake publication of Community Impact in August 2018.


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