ChandyFest is Saturday March 26
This weekend, one Coast brewery will be celebrating one year of serving up cold ones to the Gulf Coast.
A little over a year ago, Chandeleur Brewery cut the ribbon on their new business in downtown Gulfport. Today, brewery representatives say business is booming and they are ready to celebrate their growth with a party.
ChandyFest will be take place on Saturday at noon in downtown Gulfport near the brewery. The event will feature live music, food including a wing eating contest sponsored by Murky Waters, a cornhole contest and ice cold glasses of Chandeleur beer.
This is all to toast how far the brewery has come since it first opened its doors. Brandon Lewis with Chandeleur Island Brewing Company said, “It’s really taken off. We’ve exceeded our expectations for sure and it’s only getting busier. For example, this past winter was our first winter and we didn’t know what to expect. It was pretty slow and you get nervous at times. As soon as January one rolled around, it’s been non-stop.”
Admission to ChandyFest is free and there will be activities for kids.