Yes, beer is better at the lake. Located at the scenic Lodi Lake Park, the Lodi Craft Beer Festival features over 50 tasteful craft brewers from around Northern California, each brewery bringing at least two varieties of their best craft brews. The festival also includes food vendors, live music and games. Complementary parking, including bicycle valet parking, is available. General admission tickets, $35 in advance and $45 the day of the event, include entrance, a commemorative beer glass, along with unlimited tasting of craft beers. Designated driver tickets are $10 on the website and include entrance, soft drinks, live music and access to the game area. VIP tickets are $60 and are limited in quantity. They provide early entrance from 2 to 3 p.m. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.LodiCraftBeerFestival.com.