Andrews Entertainment District will host the first Andrews Moonshine Festival on Saturday, October 18th. Buckhead’s first moonshine festival will feature a diverse selection of over 60 local and national moonshine varieties from apple pie to prohibition tea flavors as well as enlightening seminars, live music from the Gary Ray Trio and special guest appearances. VIP tickets are $60 and include early entry at 1pm while general admission is $30 with doors opening at 2pm. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Shepherd Center, a private, not-for-profit hospital devoted to the medical care and rehabilitation of people with spinal cord injury and disease, acquired brain injury, multiple sclerosis and other neuromuscular problems.“Providing guests with a true moonshine experience, we are thrilled not only to feature over 60 varieties and flavors of moonshine but also to host experts providing four informative and interactive seminars at one event,” said Andrews Entertainment District President Stephen de Haan. “The Andrews Moonshine Festival will feature everything there is to know about moonshine and so much more.”
NASCAR Champion and Hall of Fame member Bill Elliott will make a special appearance showcasing his newly released White Lightening from his Dawsonville Moonshine Distillery. Additionally, the Dawsonville Moonshine Stock Car will be on display at the event. Wayne “Hill Billy” Nix from the Discovery’s hit show Moonshiners will be available for pictures. Four informative seminars with tastes and interaction with guests will be held throughout the day including The Moonshiner’s Journey – from Immigrant to Legitimate, Taste Craft American Whisky Like a Pro, Moonshine 101 History & Tales of a Moonshiner, and a Startup Whisky Distillery for the Entrepreneur. The seminars will be held by Billy Kaufman & Ricky Estes, founders of Short Mountain Distillery, Charlie Ball of Troy & Sons Distillery, Mark Allen owner/distiller of Lazy Guy Distillery, Eddie Varsalona of Blue Ridge Spirits and Randall Roberts, Georgia Ambassador of Piedmont Distillers. VIP ticket holders will also get to experience local craft beer from Monday Night Brewing and a Four Roses Bourbon tasting in Prohibition.
Located in the heart of Buckhead, Andrews Entertainment District is a world class destination with exceptional dining, entertainment, and nightlife scene. With diverse and distinct venues, conveniently located in over 30,000 square feet under one roof, Andrews Entertainment District is the home of East Andrews, Atlanta Improv Comedy Club & Dinner Theatre, Cellar 56, Czar Ice Bar, Stillhouse Craft Burgers & Moonshine, Andrews Upstairs, Prohibition, and Sal’s Pizzeria. Featuring Atlanta’s hottest DJs, live entertainment, the best cocktails, and a lively bar scene, Andrews Entertainment District is where Atlanta goes out for a night out on the town.
For additional information about Andrews Entertainment District or to purchase ticket, visit www.andrewsdistrict.com.