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Celebrate North Carolina Craft Beers!

Posted on 03/13/2019 by Visit Elizabeth City

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It's time to lift your glass in honor of local brews as April is North Carolina Beer month. With more than 250 breweries, more than any other state in the South, North Carolinians have ample opportunities for sampling libations at special beer inspired celebrations. In Elizabeth City, you can join in the celebration at these special events while enjoying beer-inspired travel deals.


Ghost Harbor Growler and pint glass on the waterfrontEvents celebrating Craft Beer:

2nd Annual Craft Beer Dinner at Cypress Creek Grill Savor a meal at Cypress Creek Grill featuring Ghost Harbor Brewing Company craft beers paired with succulent entrees from Executive Chef Bradley Chambers. This popular dinner event is from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30. Call 252-334-9915 or email [email protected] for reservations.  




people having fun on lawn during Bocce Beer and Bites eventBocce, Beer, & Bites Join us on Elizabeth City’s Waterfront Park on Saturday, April 27 for Bocce, Beer & Bites from 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm. This event will provide you with fun, laughter and libations. The proceeds from this event will benefit the Albemarle United Way. Bocce Ball – Four-person teams. Entry fee $150. Players can have fun playing and enjoy a creative way to fundraise. Beer – Craft beers provided by Ghost Harbor Brewing will be available for all persons of age. Tickets will be sold for $30 that include 2 drink tickets and a BBQ plate. Bites – Plates full of yummy BBQ pork or chicken will be provided by Currituck BBQ. The all-inclusive ticket for $30 will be best value, but $20 meal only (plus soda, tea, or water) tickets will be sold especially for the little ones. Tickets can be purchased online


patrons at Ghost Harbor and Pailin's Alley in downtown elizabeth cityWhere to stay: Two great travel deals to help you celebrate beer in Elizabeth City! The beautifully restored 1930s Culpepper Inn is offering a discounted rate during April plus a free 32oz. "Growler glass" and a free fill at Ghost Harbor Brewing Company--a short walk away. Call the Culpepper at 252-335-9235 to make reservations and mention the NC Beer Month discount. 

The lovely Elizabeth City Bed & Breakfast, a charming B&B in our downtown historic district, is also offering a discounted rate during April. Stay any night in April and receive two souvenir glasses plus a $25 gift card to use at Ghost Harbor Brewing Company. Ghost Harbor is conveniently a short walk away. Call 252-338-2177 or email [email protected] to make reservations and be sure to mention the NC Beer Month discount.


people testing beer samples at rhythm and brews event

Don’t let the craft beer love end in April! Be sure to visit again in October for the annual River City Rhythm & Brews event celebrating music and NC craft beer. Details about this event to be announced at later date. Take a look at our calendar what else is going on in EC. Don't for get to share the fun using #VisitECity on your adventures.

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