Ballard Brewed Winter Beer Festival to Benefit Bellwether Housing

Join all eleven breweries in the Ballard Brewing District on Saturday, November 3rd, as they unite under one roof at Hale’s Palladium. With drinking good and doing good at the forefront of the festival, beer lovers will come together to support Bellwether Housing, Seattle’s largest private, nonprofit affordable housing provider.

Participating breweries include Bad Jimmy’s, Hale’s Ales Brewery, Lagunitas Brewing Company, Lucky Envelope Brewing, Maritime Pacific Brewing Company, NW Peaks Brewery, Obec Brewing, Peddler Brewing, Populuxe Brewing, Reuben’s Brews and Stoup Brewing. Each is bringing two winter beers, with one of the two making its debut at the festival.

Event Details:

  • When: Saturday, November 3, 2:00 – 7:00 pm
  • Where: Hale’s Ales Palladium, 4301 Leary Way NW, Ballard
  • Cost: $30 advance / $35 at the door
    • Admission includes a tasting glass and eleven 4 ounce pours
  • Advance tickets now available at Eventbrite

“We recognize that there is a great need for affordable housing in Seattle,” explained Mike Hale, owner/founder of Hale’s Ales Brewery. “We know it will take resources to solve this problem, so we are coming together and doing what we do best to raise funds to build more homes for low-income families while having a fun and festive event.”

Photo credit: Jonathan Culhane.

In addition to over 22 beers, there will be live music by the Gus Clark Trio at 2:30 pm and Planet Fly at 4:30 pm. Food will be available for purchase from So So Good Food Truck and Big Mario’s Pizza.

“Bellwether Housing is honored to be selected as the beneficiary of this jovial community event,” says Bellwether Housing CEO Susan Boyd. “We’ll raise our glasses while raising money for affordable homes. It’s a win/win!”

About Bellwether Housing:

Bellwether Housing builds and manages affordable housing that makes opportunity accessible to people of diverse backgrounds.  They envision communities where people of all incomes and backgrounds share in the opportunity and prosperity of our region. Bellwether has developed, owned and operated housing for low-income individuals, families, seniors and households transitioning out of homelessness since 1980—in total, 2,100 units in 32 buildings throughout Seattle serving 3200 people.