Leesburg Craft Beer, Wine & Food Festival kicks off tonight

LEESBURG, Fla. — Hundreds of people are expected to gather in Leesburg to attend the annual Leesburg Craft Beer, Wine and Food Festival on Friday.

Organizers of the event have lined up over 25 different craft beers and wines from around the world as well as a variety of food from the region’s best restaurants.

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These samples are included in the ticket price and last until supplies run out.

Organizers have also lined up local musicians who are ready to hit the stage and entertain.

The event takes place Friday from 6 to 10 p.m. in Towne Square, Historic Downtown Leesburg.

The event was relocated from Venetian Gardens to the much larger Towne Square, which is outside, to allow for more social distance opportunities.

Downtown Leesburg will be decorated with holiday lights and plenty of seating for you and your friends and family to have fun while social distancing!

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Organizers said they have sold just over 500 tickets and are capping the event at 1000 people.

Masks are encouraged but not required. Restrooms are equipped with hand washing stations and hand sanitizer will be provided at all food and beverage stations.

Each guest will also be provided with a personal hand sanitizer key chain.

Click here for tickets and more information.

Jeff Levkulich, WFTV.com

Jeff Levkulich joined the Eyewitness News team as a reporter in June 2015.