The fourth annual Brick City Beer and Wine Festival (BCBF) will take place Saturday, April 15 at Citizens’ Circle in Downtown Ocala featuring national recording artists Molly Hatchet as the musical headliner. The beer and wine tasting portion of the event will take place from 2 to 6.pm. and will feature 20 beer and wine vendors providing a variety of samples, four food trucks and craft and sales vendors. Tickets for the event may be purchased at http://www.brickcitybeerfest.com or at CBC National Bank, 910 SW First Ave. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the gate. Ticket holders are invited to stay on site after the tasting to enjoy free general admission to the Molly Hatchet concert as thanks for supporting the beer fest. Molly Hatchet will perform at 7 p.m.

There is a separate concert ticket package available for those who only want to attend the Molly Hatchet show.  The general admission cost for Molly Hatchet only is $10. VIP admission for Molly Hatchet only is $30, and provides a guaranteed seat close to the stage and one complimentary beverage. BCBF guests wanting to upgrade their complimentary Molly Hatchet general admission access to the VIP experience may purchase the Beer Fest VIP package for $55 online, saving $5 by purchasing the beer fest and VIP concert tickets together in advance.

This annual festival is hosted by the Ocala-Silver Springs Rotary Club and the Ocala-Sunset Rotary in partnership with Feel Downtown LIVE. Proceeds from this year’s event will benefit Kimberly’s Center for Child Protection. Last year, partnering rotary clubs raised more than $17,000 for the Marion Literacy Council. Previous Feel Downtown LIVE headliners for the Brick City Beer and Wine Festival include Brett Eldredge, Blue Oyster Cult and Vertical Horizon. Feel Downtown LIVE would like to thank their annual sponsors: Insight Credit Union, Angie Lewis State Farm, TriEagle Sales and Ocala Electric Utilities.

For more information about the BCBF ticketing, sponsors, vendors and participating distributors visit www.brickcitybeerfest.com.