2019 Awards Weekend - Tampa

Hotels  - Friday Night in Dunedin - Saturday Awards Ceremony

Judging Weekend Hotel Options

Hotels for judging can be found in Ybor City, Downtown Tampa or near USF Tampa. There are many options available and rates vary greatly by hotel location and weekend. Please choose an option that works best for you.

Based on research lowest cost option would be to rent an Airbnb in Seminole Heights, Tampa. Most are under $80 per night.

Awards Ceremony Hotel Options

There are 5 hotels within less than a mile of Tampa Bay Brewing Westchase. The area has various restaurants, bars, banks, and grocery stores all within 1 mile of the hotels.

You will also be just down the road from Dunedin where you can visit 7 different breweries and enjoy the local cuisine on the Friday night before the awards. Safety Harbor is also a quick trip south where you will find Crooked Thumb Brewing and Troubled Waters Brewing. Just north in Tarpon Springs is a Florida original Saint Somewhere Brewing.

You are welcome you to choose any of the hotels that meet your needs. Prices typically range from $90 - $120 per night.

Most attendees are staying at one of the 4 a hotels south of Tampa Road because you can easily walk between them. A number of hotels also offer daytime shuttle service.

Hampton Inn & Suites Tampa Northwest/Oldsmar

Courtyard by Marriott Tampa Oldsmar

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa Northwest-Oldsmar

Residence Inn by Marriott Tampa Oldsmar

Hilton Garden Inn Tampa Northwest/Oldsmar

Friday Night Social in Dunedin

Friday, October 18th we will meetup at a brewery and begin walking tour to visit number of breweries in beautiful downtown Dunedin. The breweries are all block or less apart from one another so its an easy walk. No ticket or registration is necessary. We recommend you take your savings and split the cost of an Uber of Lyft with a fellow homrewer(s) so you get to and from Dunedin safely.

We will setup a general time schedule as October gets closer so everyone can meet up or catch up through out the evening.

  1. 7venth Sun Brewing Co

  2. House of Beer Brewing

  3. Cueni Brewing

  4. Dunedin Brewery (Serves Food)

  5. Woodwright Brewing Company

  6. Caledonia Brewery

  7. Soggy Bottom Brewery

Saturday Awards Ceremony

We will reveal the winners of the 2019 BFB Homebrew Competition.