Morels & Microbrew Festival

The Brick District's 3rd annual Morels & Microbrews Festival,will take place on April 25th, 2015 from 1 to 5 pm. The event is free but, for $20, you can sample Missouri microbrews and homebrews.  Fee includes a commemorative glass.

Activities include live music by the Rockatomics, a mushroom hunt on the Courthouse lawn, sponsored by Central Bank, fun art activities, sponsored by Art House, food, provided by the local VFW, a prize for the largest morel mushroom brought in, a morel auction to benefit charity and of course, morels.

A new feature of this year's event is a customer's choice award for the best home brew that is brought to the festival.  For more information, please contact morelsandmicrobrews@gmail.com.

This year's microbreweries are as follows.  We are still waiting for confirmation on a few more.

Bur Oak Brewery
Crown Valley Brewing & Distilling
O'Fallon Brewery

As for morels, we have  sold hundreds of pounds of morels (raw, fried and at auction) and we're committed to making this festival the central location for morel lovers. We've even had booths each year selling morel related merchandise and we anticipate doubling the number of morel sellers next year and bringing in restaurants and stores to purchase morels in bulk. Our committee includes a licensed morel inspector.

Admission to the event was free but for $20, one can purchase a collectible tasting glass to sample the beer. 

 Click through our slide show below to see photos from last year's festival.