Starts: July 1 @ 11:00 am

Ends: July 1 @ 7:00 pm

Historic Downtown Vero Beach
2140 14th Ave
Vero Beach, FL 32960

Burgers & Brews Festival – An American Heritage Celebration

Best Burger in Indian River County Contest and Slider Luncheon

Held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the air-conditioned Heritage Center in Historic Downtown Vero Beach featuring Beef O'Brady's, Davila’s, 14 Bones Barbecue, Nick's, Off the Rail Downtown, Osceola Bistro, Patio Seafood Tavern, Sean Ryan's Pub, Southern Social Kitchen & Bar, Waldo's Restaurant and more. Tickets $30 including 10 sliders and 2 beers or beverages. People’s Choice and Judge's Choice awards will be presented. Online voting for Peoples Choice opens June 21st come out July 1, and try Indian River's Best Burgers and vote!

VIP Pavilion

From 1-7 p.m. includes preferred seating at the VIP Pavilion including air-cooled seating under the shade of a large canopy, Filthy's Fine Cocktails Bloody Mary's, Natalie's Orchid Island Juice Company juice and Mimosa Bar, Southern Eagle sponsored beer and refreshments, PepsiCo soda, water and snacks. Tickets $80 includes Best Burger in Indian River County Contest and Slider Luncheon.

Children’s Zone - 1-7 p.m.

Smile cloud balloons, Billy's Bounce Houses, Green Wildlife exotic petting zoo, Indian River Rocks (rock painting), face painting, Vero Beach Police Department interactive experience, Indian River Fire Rescue touch-a-truck, Publix Yankee Doodling. Special prizes for kids who find the 'hamburger' rocks hidden around the festival.

Free Street Festival - 1-7 p.m.

Free concert featuring the music of Ladies of Soul and Tom Jackson Band, “Pop-UP” Beach comfort zone seating (in front of the stage), 10 food trucks, 50 vendors including UP's Red, White & Brew Tank Tops and Shop Local Initiative, Celebrity Dunk Tank, Giant Jenga, Corn Hole, Table Pong, Pint4Pint OneBlood Blood Drive (including a free t-shirt, Tervis tumbler and a beer coupon for donors), Community Picnic Tables, Street Performers/Jugglers, Indian River Fire Department ladder-truck with Giant American Flag flying over 14th Ave and 21st Street. Bridge to Wellbeing Constitution Throw-down Trivia Contest and Pocket Constitution Giveaway, Historic Walking Tour of Downtown Vero, Apple Pie Eating Contest, Seacoast Bank Photo Booth and Heritage Center Best Apple Pie Contest.

Who Benefits:

All proceeds from the Best Burger Contest and Slider Luncheon, VIP Pavilion, Red/White/Brew tank tops and sale of beverages at the Burgers & Brews Festival including beer, soda and water support United Against Poverty of Indian River County programs that inspire and empower men and women living in poverty to lift themselves and their families to economic self-sufficiency.

Come out July 1 to kick off your 4th of July Weekend and party with a purpose.

Prize drawing rules: All donations for this random drawing benefit United Against Poverty IRC, a 501C3 not-for-profit charitable organization, located at the above address. Drawing for the single winning ticket will occur at Burgers & Brews Festival in Vero Beach 7:00p.m. July 1, 2017. No purchase necessary to win. Participants need not be present to win.

Burgers & Brews Sponsorship Opportunities

Street Vendor Application

Food Vendor Application

Best Burger Competition Entry Form