Beer-lovers in Long Beach know Taste of Brews well by now, it’s the annual beer tasting event featuring the top local brewers. This summer they’re bringing you brews all summer long with Thirsty Thursdays at The Pike Outlets the second Thursday of the month through August.

The event features $5 Premium Craft Beer Pints (16oz), select $5 food options and $5 admission. Thirsty Thursday also showcases musical entertainment, games and an exclusive VIP option. Please note that this is not a “tasting” event; Thirsty Thursdays is an outdoor “beer garden” style event.

Held monthly on the 2nd Thursday through August atop the Nike Factory Store, hours are 4pm to 9pm. Proceeds benefit the Long Beach Marine Institute.

What: Taste of Brews’ Thirsty Thursdays at The Pike Outlets; 95 South Pine Ave., Long Beach 90802

Where: Held atop the Nike Factory Store, Outdoors

When: Monthly on Second Thursday (5/11, 6/8, 7/13 & 8/10). Note the 4/13 event was rescheduled due to unforeseeable conflicts with the Long Beach Grand Prix.

Hours: 4pm to 9pm

Admission: $10  Note prices are higher at the event.

Beer Cost: All craft beers are $5 each — Beers are served in 16oz cups

Activities: Musical Entertainment (most likely a DJ) and adult games like Giant Jenga, Flip Cup, Corn Hole, etc.

Food: Select $5 Food Options (best efforts will be made to provide two food vendors with at least two $5 food options available).

Parking: The Pike Outlets Parking Structure—65 Cedar Ave., Long Beach. Parking is an additional fee. Unfortunately, no validations are available through Thirsty Thursdays.

Charity: Proceeds benefit the Long Beach Marine Institute, a 501(c)(3)

Age: All attendees must be age 21 (IDs will be checked). Sorry, no children, infants or pets unless they are registered service dogs.

Info: Visit www.tasteofbrews.com or call (714) 375-1132

Note: This is a Rain or Shine, Outdoor Event. Thirsty Thursdays at The Pike Outlets is not a “tasting” event. Please note that all sales are final! We are unable to offer refunds for online purchases. Seating is cocktail style with minimal chairs.