The Brewfest Waterfront District is offering an early-bird special on tickets starting Friday (May 11), with general admission going for only $20.

The fifth annual event runs from noon to 6 p.m. Aug. 11 at Black River Landing in Lorain. It will feature up to 50 breweries, games, food trucks and live music by Michelle Romary, Tony Lang and The Ohio Weather Band.

The ticket special will run until June 1. After that, advance tickets will be $25 and include 15 4-ounce samples and a souvenir glass. Tickets will be $35 at the door.

A limited number of VIP tickets -- there are only 100 -- will go for $65 and include a screen-printed American Apparel cotton T-shirt, Cuban sandwich by SMASH and access to an air-conditioned area and separate bathrooms.

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