2018 Awards Weekend - St. Petersburg

Hotels  - Friday Brewery Journey - Saturday Awards Ceremony



Courtyard Marriot Downtown, 300 4th Street N, St. Petersburg Florida 33701

Block Rate: $159.00 + tax

Valid for October 19th - 21st 2018

(Block Expires September 20, 2018)

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This hotel puts you right in the middle of our Friday night brewery journey and it’s approximately 2 miles from Pinellas Ale Works. We have a reserved block of rooms at the rate above. Valet Parking is $16 per night or you can utilize free street parking that is available from 6pm till 8am. There is also complimentary shuttle service to anywhere downtown.


Avalon Hotel, 443 4th Avenue North, Saint Petersburg FL, United States

Current going rate as of 9/9/18 for King Standard rooms : $122.55 + tax with discount code

Book with the discount code: 443

Discount available any judging weekend. 

Update 9/9/18: It appears that they are now fully booked for October 19 & 20 but you may want to call and inquire in case something opens. Other judging weekends are still available. 

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The Avalon Hotel is the sister hotel of the very popular Hollander Hotel in Downtown St. Petersburg. It is our lower cost alternative with free parking, free WIFI, and is steps away from the Hollander’s restaurant, bar and tap room.  This hotel will book quickly. It’s only 4 blocks away from the Marriott and still within walking distance to the Friday night brewery journey locations.


Friday Pub & Brewery Journey

Time to enjoy the last homebrew awards weekend of 2018. Join us October 19th for the 2018 Brewery Journey Extravaganza!

We will meetup at The Ale and the Witch  at 6:00PM to kick off the evening.  We will depart to begin our brewery journey to the following stops just after 7:00PM

  • Cycle Brewing 7:15 - 8:15*

  • Overflow Brewing 8:30 - 9:30*

  • Inoculum Ale Works 9:45 - 10:45*

  • and possibly more if the group is feeling adventurous

*Times are approximate but should help you find the group if you can't make it till later. 

Also feel free to visit more of the sunshine city's finest breweries on your own. There are 11 and counting located within a 2 mile radius. 

Visit thebrewerybay.com/ for a full list of bay area brewerys.



Awards Dinner

We will reveal the winners of the 2018 BFB Homebrew Competition in side the private events space at Pinellas Ale Works.

SOLD OUT! Please watch via our live stream!