Cape Fear Craft Beer Alliance announces Cape Fear Craft Beer Week  March 24-April 2

Wilmington N.C. : The Cape Fear Craft Beer Alliance (CFCBA) is pleased to announce Cape Fear Craft Beer Week, running March 24-April 2. The week features events showcasing not only beer brewed in the Cape Fear Region, but invites participants to explore venues where craft beer marries comfortable environments, friendly conversation, and craft cuisine in and around Wilmington, NC.

The bookends of the week are the Ultimate Brewing Championship (UBC) and Cape Fear Craft & Cuisine .

Kicking off the week, the Ultimate Brewing Championship will be hosted at Ironclad Brewing on March 24th. The friendly competition invites Cape Fear craft brewers to showcase their creativity by utilizing unusual North Carolina-specific ingredients to create a custom beer in the style of their choosing.  Location and ticket information will be on the Cape Fear Craft Beer Week website soon. (

Cape Fear Craft & Cuisine will offer the Cape Fear region’s premiere food and beer pairing event. Chefs’ finest cuisine will be paired with both local and North Carolina craft beer for an elegant evening at Airlie Gardens on Saturday, April 1st at 6:00pm.

Throughout the week beer lovers in the region can experience a variety of events exploring breweries locally and beyond.

Cape Fear Craft Beer Week begins a tradition of celebrating the Cape Fear Region’s thriving craft beer culture through a ten-day celebration that attracts beer tourism, draws awareness to our region, and serves as a showcase for the Cape Fear’s breweries, bottle shops, restaurants, and craft-centric businesses. We invite all to become an integral part of this celebration. Sponsorship packages have been designed for companies of all sizes to allow maximum reach at an affordable investment. For more information, please contact : or visit the Cape Fear Craft Beer Week website at

The Cape Fear Craft Beer Alliance is not-for-profit organization whose mission is to promote awareness and increase visibility of craft beer in the Cape Fear Region through education and participation in community events. For more information about the CFCBA, please email or visit our website at

We look forward to seeing you at Cape Fear Craft Beer Week.