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Celis Brewery Announces Upcoming Beer Garden and Live Music Venue

Celis Brewery Announces Upcoming Beer Garden and Live Music Venue

Celis Brewery in Austin, Texas has announced the opening of a new sprawling beer garden and live music venue slated to open before the end of 2018, according to a release from Celis.

According to the release, "Celis is at the epicenter of what has been coined “Austin’s Beer Mile District,” a new hot-spot in the heart of north Austin, just south of The Domain, that is now home to several of Austin’s most popular craft breweries."

The live music venue will be able to accommodate large events as well as intimate events for as few as 100 people.

The full release from Celis is below.


AUSTIN, Texas — Celis Brewery is changing the face of entertainment in North Austin with the opening of its new Beer Garden & Live Music Venue slated to open before the end of 2018. This major live music and special events outdoor venue has the capacity to host up to 2,500 people for concerts and events year-round.

Celis Brewery is at the epicenter of what has been coined “Austin’s Beer Mile District,” a new hot-spot in the heart of north Austin, just south of The Domain, that is now home to several of Austin’s most popular craft breweries. Locals and tourists are drawn to the area for the vibrant beer scene, but until now, there have not been other entertainment options.

“In the 1990s, Celis Brewery was well known for hosting huge concerts with some of the best bands in Austin,” says Christine Celis, founder of Celis Brewery. “We are reviving that part of our heritage with the opening of this incredible Beer Garden & Live Music Venue and plan to host more than 50 concerts and events here in 2019. We are also going to re-introduce our annual Celis Fest as well. The beer garden is adjacent to our 22,000 square foot brewery and Copper Kettle Taproom, making it a perfect place for larger-scale beer events too.”

The centerpiece of the Celis Beer Garden & Live Music Venue is a mobile stage on wheels, which allows the venue to be customized to accommodate large events and tailored for intimate events as small as 100 people. The facilities are built with a professional sound and lighting system for the best concert experience featuring local, regional and national artists. The venue includes a dog-friendly patio with communal-style flexible seating, and an outdoor bar with Celis, Uncle Billy’s Brewery, Pedernales Brewing Co., and Robert Earl Keen beers on tap. The family friendly venue will feature food from some of Austin’s best local food trucks and retail pop-up shops.

Black Fret, an Austin-based charitable non-profit organization that supports exceptional local bands and musicians with grants, will call the Celis Beer Garden its new home venue. Black Fret will host 26 intimate shows next year and hold its annual Black Fret Member party at the Celis venue in 2019.  

In addition to live music, the Celis Beer Garden will host large scale outdoor events such as the annual Celis Anniversary party, corporate and private events, and seasonal and new beer release parties. The close proximity to the planned Major League Soccer stadium at McKalla Place makes it an ideal location for pre-game and post-game celebrations.

Celis Brewery Membership Program

Celis Brewery created a Membership Program to provide Celis fans with exclusive experiences in the Copper Kettle Taproom, and the Celis Beer Garden & Live Music Venue. People can choose from five different levels of membership, with the two top-tier levels providing access to an exclusive VIP area in the Celis Beer Garden.

The membership levels include:

·      Celis Founders Club — $10,000 for lifetime membership. This is limited to the first 50 people who sign up. Members of the Celis Founders club will enjoy two VIP access passes to all ticketed music events in Celis Beer Garden, including Celis Fest, with backstage and amenities access, a shaded VIP area and climate-controlled restrooms, designated parking, and dedicated membership concierge services. In addition, membership affords an invitation to the Annual Founder’s Club Dinner hosted by Christine Celis, exclusive invitations to all tasting events, and one reservation for a private party or event in the Copper Kettle Tap Room or Celis Beer Garden, among other perks.

       ·      Celis Celis Gold Member — $2,500 for an annual membership and is limited to 50 people a year. Gold members will enjoy two VIP passes to all ticketed music events in Celis Beer Garden, including Celis Fest, with backstage and amenities access, a shaded VIP area and climate-controlled restrooms, and dedicated membership concierge services. Gold membership includes Copper Kettle Club membership among other perks.

       ·      Celis Silver Member — $1,000 for an annual membership and is limited to 100 people a year. Silver Members receive two reserved passes to all ticketed music events in Celis Beer Garden, including Celis Music Fest, 25 silver tokens, redeemable for complimentary beers at Copper Kettle Tap Room or Celis Beer Garden, and Copper Kettle Club membership among other perks.

      ·      Celis Bronze Member — $500 for an annual membership and is limited to 250 people a year. Bronze membership includes two passes to all ticketed music events in Celis Beer Garden, including Celis Music Fest, and 15 bronze tokens, redeemable for complimentary beers at Copper Kettle Tap Room or Celis Beer Garden among other perks.

       ·      Celis Copper Kettle Club — $195.00 for an annual membership. Copper Kettle Club members receive a custom 20oz mug filled for the same price of a 16oz glass, as well as a Copper Kettle Club hat and keychain. Members also receive an invitation to the annual, exclusive Copper Kettle Club Party, and one complementary beer during their birthday month.

Memberships are annual based on the Calendar year and are prorated during the month member joins. Celis Brewery is currently running an Early Bird Special. Memberships purchased in 2018 will be valid for the remainder of 2018 and the entirety of 2019. A full list of perks and sign up forms is available at http://celisbeers.com/membership.

About Celis Brewery

Celis Brewery, founded by Christine Celis in Austin, Texas, brews Belgian-style ales and other beers, including the original witbier that Pierre Celis brewed in Hoegaarden, Belgium. The brewery is an extension of the Celis family legacy and builds on the award-winning craft beer heritage for which the family is known. Connect with Celis Brewery on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.