Volunteers Needed for Blacksburg Brew Do 2018

The Blacksburg Partnership, a non-profit economic development organization serving the Blacksburg area, is seeking volunteers to help with the 10th anniversary Blacksburg Brew Do, the New River Valley’s award-winning craft beer festival. The event will be held at the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center on Saturday, September 22nd from noon to 5:00 p.m. (with Premium Access beginning at 11), rain or shine.

“Our 10th anniversary is a huge milestone for us,” said Diane Akers, President of the Blacksburg Partnership. “There are some individuals who have volunteered for our festival since the very beginning and we’re so appreciative of their involvement and support over the years,” says Diane Akers, president of The Blacksburg Partnership.

Nearly 300 volunteers are needed to perform an assortment of tasks before and during the festival. Positions include ticket sales, ID checkers, parking attendants, VIP tent hosts, beer pourers and many more. Outgoing personalities are desired to help in the cooking and beer demonstrations tent, while volunteers with exceptional organizational skills are needed for the ticketing and vendor check-in areas. Organizations wishing to volunteer as a group are welcome.

Volunteers will receive a Blacksburg Brew Do “Crew” T-shirt, a souvenir beer glass and full access to festival events before or after their shift. To sign up for a beer pouring position, individuals must be 21 or older. Volunteers that are 21 and older will also receive six tasting tickets for beer samples. To register to volunteer or for more information, please visit the festival website.

Check out www.blacksburgbrewdo.com for a list of participating breweries, sponsorship and volunteer opportunities and complete festival details. Call 540.443.2008 or email info@blacksburgbrewdo.com for additional information, and follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.