Are you ready to kick off Craft Beer Week? Get it started at the Quad Cities Craft Beer Festival this weekend!

The 2018 Quad Cities Craft Beer Festival is happening this Saturday May 12 at the Bass Street Plaza (100 17th Street Moline) from 1-4 p.m.

General admission tickets are only $20 in advance and $30 on the day of the fest. There is also a VIP option to receive early entrance at noon for $30. To register, visit https://quadcitiesia.chambermaster.com/eventregistration/register/9973.

This event showcases various microbreweries throughout the greater Quad Cities area. It is limited to micro/nano breweries from the area and is meant as a means for the attendees to be able to interact with the brewery representatives and each other!

For a full list of participating breweries, visit http://member.quadcitieschamber.com/events/details/2018-quad-cities-craft-beer-fest-9973 or their Facebook event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/188423598416517/.

Come get your drink on at the Quad Cities Craft Beer Festival!

Tess Abney is a writer and artist from the Quad-Cities who enjoys writing on a variety of topics for QuadCities.com.