On Saturday, Nov 18, 2017 from 12 noon until 5 PM, twenty new and returning California craft breweries will be at the Palm Springs Air Museum for the 6th Annual Props & Hops Craft Beer Fest. This year’s fest takes place in the New Miles Korea and Vietnam Hangar, replete with its own inside restrooms. The hangar also contains the valley’s largest indoor LED screen, 18 feet x 10 feet. Confirmed breweries at press time are Absolution, Ballast Point, Belching Beaver, Boochcraft Kombucha, Bootlegger’s, Charlie’s, Coachella Valley, Drake’s, Fig Mountain, Firestone Walker, Hangar 24, King Harbor, Lagunitas, La Quinta, Refuge, Stone Church, Thorn Street, and more are expected!
Other new aspects to this year’s event include In ‘n Out Burger, G’s Taco Spot on Wheels, and the Knights of Columbus Pizza. Music is provided by David Macias (formerly known as Machin) and CV Weekly’s 2016 Best Club DJ Alex Harrington. Aircraft flying include the P-51 Mustang, and the return of the DC-3 and Stearman selling rides. Attendees can buy the DC-3 rides in advance through Brown Paper Tickets – the link is on the PSPropsHops.com website. Only the DC-3 Rides purchased in advance include Festival admission. Stearman rides can be purchased after entry into the festival. NEW this year will be the large B-25 Executive Sweet selling rides! To purchase B-25 rides, call 805-377-2106.
Other facts of the day’s event include:
Eight 4-ounce tastings & event glassware (while supplies last) included with admission – advance tickets on sale – $40, $45 at the door; www.PSPropsHops.com
Bucket List flights on the DC-3 (limited to two flights with 14 spots per flight) – must be paid in advance – $195 – this fee does include admission to the Craft Beer Festival – www.PSPropsHops.com
Flight exhibitions throughout the afternoon by P-51 Mustang, the Stearman Bi-Plane and the B-25 Executive Sweet
Additional beer tasting tickets for sale on site
Must be age 21 or older for admittance to the Festival – no exceptions!
People’s Choice Brewery
All attendees must have valid proof of age and must be over 21 years of age. Tickets to the Props & Hops CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL include entrance to the beer tasting areas only, separate admission needed for the rest of the museum, located at 745 N. Gene Autry Trail, Palm Springs, between Vista Chino and Ramon Road. Friendly pets on leash welcome.