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Saturday the 13th-Spooky Festival

Saturday the 13th-Spooky Festival

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Free Admission

Get ready for a hauntingly good time at Shipgarten’s Spooky Festival on Saturday the 13th of April! Dive into a world of spine-chilling delights, from mysterious decorations to hair-raising entertainment. Costumes are encouraged as we summon a ghostly ambiance that’ll send shivers down your spine. With spooky treats, thrilling activities, and an atmosphere filled with the supernatural. Mark your calendars for April 13th and join us for a spooktacular celebration at Shipgarten!

***Shipgarten opens at 11 AM & the festival runs from 1 PM until 6 PM. The restaurant closes at 2 AM***

EVENT SCHEDULE:

2:30 Haunted Tower – Minute Jenga Tower Building

3:30 Horror Themed Loud Charades

4:30 Spooky Hot Wing Eating Contest

But that’s not all! we offer (2) 155″ TV Walls, 8 TVs, 2 outdoor projectors, and 3 indoor projectors, ensuring you won’t miss any of the big games.

 

ADDITIONALLY:

➳40+ beer & cider samples from local breweries to choose from

➳ Photo Booth with Accessories

➳Great food

➳Dog Friendly (Check out our Dog menu, play in the dog park, or just bring your pup along)

➳ Outdoor Games & Activities

➳ Giveaways, Competitions & Prizes

➳ Kids Corner with Face Painting, Moon Bounce, Crafts, and more!

 

Click Here for Festival Menu

✪ Featured Breweries ✪

Ardent Craft Ales Dark Rye

Stout – Imperial / 9.8% ABV / 45 IBU / 294 CAL / Richmond, VA /

Dark Rye is an American imperial stout brewed with rye and chocolate malts. Notes of dark chocolate and a roasty malt base balance an earthy, spicy character from the rye addition in this big, full-bodied stout.

Basic City Beer Lost Jewel of Orion

IPA – New England / 6% ABV / 180 CAL / Waynesboro, VA /

Approachable Hazy IPA brewed with Citra, Nelson, and Rakau

Bell’s Kalamazoo Stout

Stout – American / 6% ABV / 221 CAL / Comstock, MI /

Named after the city where it all began, Kalamazoo Stout is one of our most classic recipes. This smooth, full-bodied stout offers a blend of aromas and flavors of dark chocolate and freshly roasted coffee, balanced with a significant hop presence.

Brothers Craft Dukes IPA

IPA – American / 6% ABV / 180 CAL / Harrisonburg, VA /

Caboose Hobo Imperial Stout w/Vanilla Bean

Stout – Imperial / 8% ABV / 24 IBU / 240 CAL / Vienna, VA /

One of the first beers ever brewed at Caboose. Made with a blend of roasted, chocolate, black and Munich malts, then aged on real Madagascar bourbon vanilla beans. Toffee and caramel notes give way to the smooth, yet rich flavors of coffee and vanilla. Where did the name come from? The name is a nod to the hobos who used to freight hop from town to town.

Cigar City Brewing® Florida ManTM

IPA – Imperial / 8.5% ABV / 50 IBU / 255 CAL / Tampa, FL /

The world needs heroes, and in our home state of Florida only a very special hero will do. A hero with a shark tooth around his neck, a Grim Reaper tattoo on his arm, and a rap sheet longer than his mama’s mustache. A hero who’s forgotten more about amateur taxidermy and alligator rasslin’ than you’ll ever know. What better way to pay tribute to our beloved Florida Man than with a big ol’ Double India Pale Ale brewed with a nearly-criminal amount of hops and a moderate bitterness that just about matches Florida Man’s general disposition. This hopped-up whopper of a beer is big in character and guaranteed to sear itself into your memory, just like “the world’s worst superhero,” Florida Man.

Cigar City Brewing® Maduro Brown Ale

Brown Ale – English / 5.5% ABV / 25 IBU / 200 CAL / Tampa, FL /

Maduro is a Northern English-style brown ale with some American affectations. Maduro is higher in alcohol than the common English brown ale and features flaked oats in the malt bill which imparts a silky body and works to mesh the roasted, toasted and chocolate components together in Maduro’s complex malt profile. The end result is a remarkably full-flavored yet approachable and sessionable brown ale that pairs well with mild to medium cigars.

Crooked Run Fermentation Scorpion

IPA – American / 7% ABV / 60 IBU / 210 CAL / Sterling, VA /
West Coast Style IPA with Centennial, Colombus, & Amarillo Hops. Dank and piney hop character with a sharp clean finish.

Juicy Brewing Kuzy 777

Lager – Vienna / 5% ABV / 150 CAL / Herndon, VA /

Evgeny Kuznetzov joined brewers at Juicy Brewing in Herndon to brew a limited release beer. The Kuzy 777 is a tribute to Evgeny’s inevitable next milestone of 777 points. It has more color and flavor than a lager, but is exceptionally drinkable. Amber in appearance with a fuller body from all natural grain brewing and the long lagering required for a beer of this class. The beer has been slightly dry hopped for better natural perfume and pleasant bitterness. The strata hops give it strawberry and citrus aromas.

Kizakura Lucky Cat

Wheat Beer – Fruited / 5% ABV / 150 CAL / Fushimi-ku, Kyoto /

Refreshing citrus flavor of yuzu with Japanese traditional Sansho pepper.

Kizakura Lucky Chicken

IPA – Red / 5.5% ABV / 55 IBU / 165 CAL / Fushimi-ku, Kyoto /

Fruity aroma with a hint of tropical fruits / Brewed with roasted malts, which brings red color and rich malty taste / Bitterness from Nugget hops, yet smooth aftertaste / Type: Japanese Red IPA / Malts: Pilsner, Caramel / Hops: Nugget, Mosaic

Kizakura Lucky Dog

IPA – Session / 5% ABV / 150 CAL / Fushimi-ku, Kyoto /

Brilliant citrus aroma and sharp bitterness from Citra Hops

Left Hand Milk Stout Nitro

Stout – Milk / 6% ABV / 25 IBU / 180 CAL / Longmont, CO /

POUR HARD! Dark & delicious, America’s milk stout will change your perception about what a stout can be. Pouring hard out of the bottle, Milk Stout Nitro cascades beautifully, building a tight, thick head like hard whipped cream. The aroma is of brown sugar and vanilla cream, with hints of roasted coffee. The pillowy head coats your upper lip and its creaminess entices your palate. Initial roasty, mocha flavors rise up, with slight hop & roast bitterness in the finish. The rest is pure bless of milk chocolate fullness. Famous for their Nitro series, Left Hand Brewing was the first craft brewery to release a bottled nitrogenated beer. For the best experience, pour hard at 180 degrees into a 16oz glass. Different gas, different pour. Cheers! #PourHard

Lost Rhino My Imaginary Girlfriend (MIG IPA)

IPA – American / 7.5% ABV / 73 IBU / 225 CAL / Ashburn, VA /

Star Date 2012.156 Brewer’s Log – We intercepted the following alien transmission: My Imaginary Girlfriend is brewed with all the HOPS and fermented in your Mom’s basement. Hop additions were determined by the skill of a 4th Level Mage and the flick of his 8-sided polyhedral die. Best enjoyed before or after your favorite role-playing game.

Old Ox Black Ox

Porter – Other / 6% ABV / 20 IBU / 180 CAL / Ashburn, VA /

A robust rye porter with hints of coffee and chocolate nicely balanced with a subtle hop influence. A substantial, malty ale, complex and flavorful with a medium body and a slightly roasty finish. The rich dark color is deceptively refreshing. The spice in the rye clears the palate. A sip will explain why we say this is a delightful combination of sweet and spicy!

Solace Danger Zone

IPA – American / 7% ABV / 210 CAL / Dulles, VA /

This 7% IPA is hopped with Citra and Strata.

The Veil Master Shredder

IPA – New England / 5.5% ABV / 50 IBU / 165 CAL / Richmond, VA /
Our house IPA that’s heavy on the Mosaic with juicy notes of cantaloupe, melon, orange, and blueberry.

The Virginia Beer Co. (VBC) Evil Santa (2022-2023)

Stout – Milk / 7% ABV / 210 CAL / Williamsburg, VA /

Your favorite Holiday Milk Stout with some Fresh New Wrapping! Evil Santa comes ’round but once a year, and each year he brings a fleet of 16 oz. cans for all the good girls & boys to enjoy! With hearty additions of Flaked Oats and Milk Sugar – with dashes of Cinnamon, Nutmeg, and Allspice – this warming Holiday Milk Stout is oh so smooth with a hint of spice and everything nice on the finish. Sure to be enjoyed throughout the festive winter season…whether you’ve been naughty or nice! Join us annually for the return of this seasonal 7.0% ABV Holiday Milk Stout – followed by a sleigh of limited variant releases – before Evil Santa once again disappears for another long winter’s nap.

Tröegs Independent Mad Elf

Belgian Strong Dark Ale / 11% ABV / 15 IBU / 330 CAL / Hershey, PA /

It’s time! The Mad Elf is here with its nuanced blend of sweet and tart cherries, Pennsylvania honey, chocolate malt and a hint of mischief. The essence of this legendary holiday ale, along with its ruby red glow, is born from five varieties of tree-ripened cherries. Local wildflower honey sweetens the celebration, and a spicy Belgian yeast adds subtle notes of cinnamon, clove and allspice. It’s not the holidays until you’ve had your first Mad Elf.

Tröegs Independent Mad Elf Grand Cru

Belgian Strong Dark Ale / 11% ABV / 15 IBU / 330 CAL / Hershey, PA /

We’ve been wanting to do this for a while now. Twenty years in just feels right. If you know Tröegs, you know The Mad Elf, the mischievous belle of the holiday beer ball that helped put our little brewery on the map. In your hands is the Director’s Cut. Tart Balaton cherries – loads of them – make all the difference. Bottle-conditioned and flush with notes of cinnamon and clove, this beer begs to be shared. Take a bottle home, gather your friends, and cherish the cherries.

Väsen Immolator

Bock – Doppelbock / 7.8% ABV / 234 CAL / Richmond, VA /

This smoked doppelbock will transport you to a firepit in the woods. Toffee and smoked beechwood come through on the nose. The smell comes through in the taste with a very smooth malty lager finish.

Väsen Okolnir

IPA – New England / 6.5% ABV / 26 IBU / 195 CAL / Richmond, VA /

Grab a pour of this juicy, tropical IPA and imagine yourself in Okolnir, a place of everlasting warmth where the souls of Norse warriors enjoy beers with the primeval giant Ymir. Motueka, Citra, and Azacca hops contribute aromas of ripe mango, pineapple and grapefruit, while Norwegian farmhouse kveik yeast add flavors of peach and tangerine.

Väsen Solža

IPA – Farmhouse / 7.4% ABV / 26 IBU / 222 CAL / Richmond, VA /
This hazy IPA packs a punch with an impressive bite while still tropical. Passionfruit and orange have come to party!

Young Master Brewery 少爺啤 Fleeting Clouds 飛雲

Wheat Beer – American Pale Wheat / 4% ABV / 8 IBU / 120 CAL / Hong Kong Island /

Evoking the leisurely meander of fluffy clouds, our latest interpretation of a wheat beer is delightfully smooth and refreshing. Brewed with an elegant grain bill of flaked and malted wheat as the base, Fleeting Clouds is infused with Mandarin Orange Peel and scented with fresh ground coriander seeds. It has a hazy gold hue, pillowy mouthfeel and citrus-forward effervecence making it incredibly crushable.

Young Master Brewery 少爺啤 Jade Scorpion

Pilsner – Other / 5.1% ABV / 22 IBU / 153 CAL / Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong Island /

A refreshing lager elevated with the addition of green peppercorns. “Ma Jiao” from the Sichuan province in China, Jade Scorpion is dangerously addictive. Peppercorns add bright, citrusy and herbal notes with a gentle tingle that makes our Chinese take on a pilsner delightfully moreish.

Young Master Brewery 少爺啤 Neon City

Pale Ale – Other / 5.2% ABV / 35 IBU / 156 CAL / Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong Island /

Neon City is a versatile pale ale suitable for all day and all season drinking. Accents of Mandarin Peel and Bergamot reflects our home city. Hong Kong’s dual Chinese and English heritage. These bright citrusy notes layered on an elegantly balanced pale ale pairs perfectly with a wide range of Asian flavors.

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April 13, 2024 @ 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Where?

Shipgarten

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