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Parkville Towne Fair To Feature First Ever Beer Garden

Fair leadership recently secured a one-day liquor license to be able to serve beer at the Towne Fair.

It's a year for big changes at the long-running Parkville Towne Centre Fair.

First the Parkville Carney Business Professional Association, the group that organizes the 26-year-old festival, announced that the fair was being moved from Sunday to Saturday; now fair organizers have announced that for the first time ever the event will include a beer garden.

Preliminary discussions among organizers have suggested Lavender Avenue, a side street off Harford Road near Taylor Avenue, as the location for the beer garden, according to Michael Tull, the business association's president.

Beer from Maryland's Flying Dog brewery will be provided and served by staff from nearby , Tull said.

The Parkville Towne Centre Fair will be held Sept. 8 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and portions of Harford Road will be closed as a result.

Will you attend the Parkville Towne Centre Fair this year? What do you think about the addition of a beer garden to the festival? Tell us in the comments.

Other Tim August 17, 2012 at 11:08 PM
I am so tired of going to these small fairs and seeing only domestic, mass produced lite beer. Thank you Parkville Fair for taking it to a new level. Anybody who wants the other stuff can always go to Jerry D's.
Evets August 18, 2012 at 12:25 AM
There is plenty of w[h]ine right here in these comments...
Evets August 18, 2012 at 08:19 PM
My favorite kind of gardening...
Other Tim August 19, 2012 at 01:25 AM
Actually, you can get a little more domestic. Clipper City is in Baltimore and has great beer also. (Nitpicking, I know.)
Dave Walsh August 27, 2012 at 08:07 PM
I think it's a terrific idea and I will be onhand to partake in the festivities! Thanks Parkville for this great addition to an already GREAT town fair.

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