Takoma Trukgarten, Takoma Park’s annual craft beer, wine and food festival, will be held this Saturday, June 1, from noon to 5 p.m., according to an announcement from the Old Takoma Business Association/Main Street Takoma.

About a dozen breweries will be represented, pouring more than 30 craft beers and cider. The Takoma Park/Silver Spring Co-op will host a wine tent.

The breweries include:

  • Silver Branch Brewing Co.
  • Denizens Brewing Company
  • Waredaca Brewing Company
  • 7 Locks Brewing
  • Manor Hill Brewing
  • True Respite Brewing Co.
  • Astro Lab Brewing
  • Brookville Farm Brewing
  • Streetcar 82 Brewing Co.
  • Peabody Heights Brewing Co., and
  • Crooked Crab Brewing Co.

In addition, The Girl and The Vine will be pouring beers from 3 Stars Brewing Co., and Anxo Cider will be available.

Takoma Beverage Co., Cielo Rojo, Just AJ’s Veenies, Hardy’s BBQ and The Pretzel Bakery will offer food. There will be music from Moose Jaw Bluegrass, Dan Wolff, Park Snakes, Miss Moon Rising, and Anthony “Swamp Dog” Clark.

Early-bird tickets are available now until 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, May 30. Prices are:

  • Beer Fan: $25 for entry, 6 tasting tickets and a souvenir glass
  • Beer Lover: $35 for entry, 12 tasting tickets and a souvenir glass
  • Designated Driver: $10 entry (does not include beer or glass)

Tasting tickets are good for four-ounce pours of beer, cider or wine.

On the day of the event, Beer Fan and Beer Lover prices will go up by $10. Additional tasting tickets also will be on sale at $10 for six tastings.

The event will be located in the TPSS Co-op parking lot at 201 Ethan Allen Ave. Children and dogs are welcome, and the event will be held rain or shine.

Photo courtesy Main Street Takoma.

Mike Diegel

Co-Founder/Editor at Source of the Spring
Mike Diegel, a founding member of Source of the Spring, is a Silver Spring advocate who has been appointed by the county executive to several committees and task forces. He currently is a member of the Silver Spring Arts & Entertainment District Advisory Committee. His background is in journalism and he earned a bachelor of arts in communications from McDaniel College. He is self-employed as a communications consultant and is an active volunteer with Appalachian Great Pyrenees Rescue. He has lived for more than 20 years in Northwood/Four Corners with his wife Trish and multiple Great Pyrenees dogs. He is better known around Silver Spring as the Guy with the Big White Dogs.
Takoma Trukgarten Festival Set for Saturday