ORLANDO, Fla. – SeaWorld Orlando is bringing back its Craft Beer Festival next week with craft brews, small bites and a new Craft Beer Dinner series.

What You Need To Know

  • SeaWorld Orlando's Craft Beer Festival begins Aug. 13

  • The event will feature craft brews and more than 20 food items

  • A new addition this year is the Craft Beer Dinner series

The event kicks off Aug. 13 and will run every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through Sept. 12.

The festival is returning with more than 100 craft brews, wines, seltzers and cocktails. But drinks won’t be the only thing on the menu. There will be more than 20 food items available, including new fare such as crispy buffalo cauliflower bites,

In addition to brews, the festival will feature more than 20 special dishes, including new fare such as crispy buffalo cauliflower bites, beer-battered popcorn shrimp, and beer & cheese stuffed beef sliders.

Also new to the festival this year is the Craft Beer Festival Dinner Series, which will be held in the private Reef Room at Sharks Underwater Grill. During the separately-ticketed offering, visitors can enjoy specialty craft beverages and small bites followed by a signature four-course dinner. Different breweries will hold a beer talk and interact with visitors throughout the event.

There will be 17 breweries and distilleries participating, including Funky Buddha on Aug. 14, Big Storm Brewing Co. on Aug. 15 and Crooked Can Brewing Co. on Aug. 20. A full schedule for the dinner series is available online. Tickets start at $109.99.

SeaWorld is also selling a Craft Beer Fest Sampler Lanyard starting at $50. Pass members can get a 15-item sampler for the price of a 12-item sampler.

For more information, visit seaworld.com/orlando.