4th Annual BAM Fest A Success Raising Almost $50,000

Friday, 11 Oct 2013, 8:43:00 AM

Brenton Garen

Brewery Ommegang served tastings of its Belgian style ales at BAM Fest.
Photo by Brenton Garen
Brewery Ommegang served tastings of its Belgian style ales at BAM Fest.

About 1,200 people converged at Santa Monica’s 18th Street Arts Center on Saturday afternoon for the 4th annual BAM Fest (Beer, Art and Music Festival).

The event featured tastings from more than 40 craft breweries, four live bands, tours of the art galleries, food trucks, and free giveaways.

The event raised $49,824 with all proceeds going to the 18th Street Arts Center, a 25-year-old, influential non-profit arts organization.

The center is located at 1639 18th Street. Visit 18thstreet.org for more information.

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