Ales & Tails set for April 2 at Fayetteville Town Center

Staff photo

Fayetteville’s favorite craft beer and crawfish is back for a third year in 2016.

Ales & Tales, the annual event featuring a crawfish boil, prepared crawfish cuisine, and craft brews from over 45 local and regional breweries, is set for Saturday, April 2 at Fayetteville Town Center.

Participating breweries this year include locals Core, Apple Blossom, Ozark, and Bike Rack, as well as new-to-NWA breweries like Stone, Wise Acre, Joseph James, and several others.

The event is organized by local restauranteurs Maudie Schmitt and Carla Williams, along with Jammin’ Java owner Brandon Karn who also founded Fayetteville Foam Fest.

Tickets are $30 for food-only, $55 for food and craft beer, or $100 for a couple, and proceeds from the benefit the local ALS Association Lou Gehrig’s Disease Chapter and the Lib Horn Animal Shelter of Fayetteville.

For more info, or to purchase tickets, visit