Festival to feature two bands, local vendors, chef-prepared bites, beer pairings and more

The inaugural McKinney Beer and Bites Festival, presented by The Auto Hail Repair Group and hosted at Tupps Brewery, today announced its extensive lineup of restaurants and activities for the festival, which will take place on Saturday, June 8th, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The festival will begin at 4 p.m. with offerings to include mouthwatering cuisine from six McKinney restaurants all paired with a beer from Tupps Brewery.  Participating restaurants include EJ Wills Gastro Pub, Rye Craft Food and Cocktails, Dillas Quesadillas, Poboy Place, Sugarbacon and Bayou Jacks.

The festival is free to attend and family friendly. To enjoy food and beer attendees must purchase a beer and bites pass for $40 by visiting the ticket site online: https://mckinneybeerandbites.eventbrite.com A portion of the proceeds benefits the Beer and Bites non-profit partner Hugs Café.  The ticket price includes a variety of delicious cuisine and a paired beer from the six participating restaurants.

Attendees will also be able to enjoy live music from the After-Hours band traveling in from central Louisiana and the Miranda Lambert tribute band Gun Powder and Lead. You can also shop more than 50 local vendors and boutiques, partake in the people’s choice competition, play lawn games, take pictures in the free photo-booth, participate in the watermelon eating contests and more. The winning restaurant chosen by the attendees will take home bragging rights and a giant custom Beer and Bites Trophy.

“Auto Hail Repair Group loves being a part of the community and this community event at Tupps will not only be a lot of fun but it also gives back and supports Hugs Café.,” said Amy Lee, Consultant for Auto Hail Repair Group “The restaurants have all came up with the best menus paired with Tupps beer. Its seriously going to be the most delicious event of the summer!”

General admission to the festival is free and open to all ages. Don’t miss the chance to get your beer and bites pass to try all the delicious food and beer at the fest. Attendees are encouraged to purchase their tickets in advance.  Tupps address is 721 Anderson Street, McKinney, TX 75069. Good times are sure to be had by all at McKinney Beer and Bites Fest.

This event is made possible thanks to our event sponsors The Auto Hail Repair Group, 97.5KLAK, Paine Insurance, Linder Legacy Group, Whataburger and Prestige Community Credit Union.

About SBG Hospitality

SBG Hospitality is a McKinney, TX based event production and marketing company specializing in festivals, grand opening events and fun runs! We partner with venues, businesses and brands that benefit from a festival's marketing reach and foot traffic. From food and wine festivals to annual shamrock runs, we plan a variety of FUN experiences that our attendees and event partners love. https://www.sbghospitality.com/

About Tupps Brewery

TUPPS Brewery has a sense of place. We are proud to be in Texas, in the great city of McKinney and located at the historic Cotton Mill. When you visit, keep in mind that we want you to embrace the brewery, so put your feet on the tables, write your name on the wall and bring old bottles to add to our bottle tree farm. https://tuppsbrewery.com/

About Auto Hail Repair Group

For most people, auto hail repair is not fun or convenient. So, we want make the process as easy and enjoyable as possible for you. 10 minutes of paperwork, and we do the rest for you. We genuinely care about your car and your experience, and it shows. Our first-time customers continually become our long term customers and recommend us to their friends and family. Every referral earns our customers a $100 gift card. https://hailrepairgroup.com/