Upcoming Festivals

  • Sat
    04
    Feb
    2017
    12:30 and 5:30Meadowlands Exposition Center, Harmon Meadow, 355 Plaza Dr., Secaucus, NJ

    Pre-Game for the Big Game! The biggest names in brewing will gather at the Meadowlands Exposition Center for the seventh annual Great Beer Expo. This beer tasting extravaganza will showcase breweries from around the corner, across the country and around the globe—offering more than 150 beers for this extraordinary tasting event. Visit http://www.greatbeerexpo.com/meadowlands/ for more info.

  • Sat
    11
    Feb
    2017
    7pm–10pmCradle of Aviation Museum, Garden City, NY

    Join us for Hops & Props! “Amazing!” is the word most commonly used to describe this great event. Hops & Props is a 100% draft only craft beer festival featuring some of the finest suds from some of the best breweries in the U.S. & beyond. Many styles of beer are featured. “Hops” takes place amongst the jets & planes of aviation history at the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City, NY. Tickets on sale at HopsAndProps.com.

  • Fri
    24
    Feb
    2017
    Sat
    04
    Mar
    2017

    NYC Beer Week Opening Bash, Brooklyn Expo Center—February 25, 2017
    As New Yorkers, we can all agree – New York City is the best city in the world. Why should our beer should be any different? With that in mind, we present New York City Beer Week’s first ever Opening Bash Invitational.

    We’ve raised the curtain on Beer Week at Grand Central’s iconic Vanderbilt Hall. We’ve taken Opening Bash on a cruise around the NYC harbor with a pit stop at the Statue of Liberty. In 2017, we’re bringing you Opening Bash, the remix: your favorite New York City breweries invite their favorite breweries from around the world to a beer festival like none other.

    Opening Bash Invitational will feature:
    + 45 of the best breweries anywhere
    + Unlimited sampling
    + A chance to meet your favorite brewers from around the country & world
    + Pop-Up Gastronomic Garden to pair with any and every beer
    + So much more to be announced over the coming months (you gotta keep some surprises…)

    For more events, information, and tickets, see our event website.

  • Sat
    25
    Feb
    2017
    3pm–7pmT.J. Finley’s, 42 E Main St, Bay Shore, NY

    More than 30 whiskeys and 30 craft beers! Another sold out event is expected! Tickets are available through the ticket link on our website site only. $75 VIP; $50 General Admission. Attendees will receive a commemorative tasting glass for unlimited samples of whiskey and beer.

  • Sat
    11
    Mar
    2017
    10am–1amBurlington, Vermont

    The 22nd annual Magic Hat Mardi Gras takes place on Saturday, March 11 in downtown Burlington, VT.

    This year’s Grand Parade will roll down Main St. in all its festive glory at 3pm on Saturday, March 11, with special guest emcees Steve Lemme and Kevin Heffernan of Super Troopers!

    For more information, check our Facebook event page!

  • Sat
    25
    Mar
    2017
    4pm–8pmDesmond Hotel, Albany, NY

    The New York State Brewers Association is proud to announce the fourth annual New York Craft Brewers Festival taking place on Saturday March 25, 2017 at the Desmond Hotel in Albany, New York. The New York Craft Brewers Festival brings together 50 New York Breweries (and brewers) from every region of the state featuring up to 100+ hard to find and award winning beers. This is a great opportunity to meet the NYS brewers that make the beer, and the owners of the local food scene in the Capital District that are such an important part of the community.

    Tickets Include:
    + Event admission
    + A 7-ounce souvenir tasting glass (yes glass)
    + Freedom to enjoy unlimited 3-ounce beer samples
    + Food sampling from local restaurants and food trucks
    + The opportunity to meet the brewers making your favorite beers

    For ticket pricing and purchasing and other event information, go our event website.

  • Sat
    01
    Apr
    2017
    12:30 and 5:30Belmont Park Racetrack, 2150 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont, NY

    Local and national craft brewers will be in attendance, pouring samples of their finest brews-more than 150 beers in all. The 2017 brewery lineup will surpass all years past. It will include new and award-winning breweries from Long Island as well as stellar craft breweries from across the country. Belmont Park Racetrack, home of the third and final leg of the triple crown of horse racing, will be a great backdrop for some craft beer tasting. Tickets are limited. Don't miss out!

    For more information and tickets, go to the Spring Craft Beer Festival website.

  • Fri
    07
    Apr
    2017
    7pm–10pmHotel Indigo East End, 1830 West Main Street, Rt. 25, Riverhead, NY

    Get hop-y! Our annual East End Craft Beer Festival is back for a third year running. Sample local, handcrafted stouts, ales, lagers, IPAs, and local fare. Taste the East End’s finest spirits. See the critically-acclaimed, country-folk band Miles to Dayton perform live. There’s no better way to spend a Friday. Come drink, eat, and make memories!

    For more information and tickets, please see our website.

  • Sat
    08
    Apr
    2017
    4am–8pmThe Mill Roadhouse, 142 Mill Rd, Westhampton Beach, NY

    On Saturday, April 8, we will be holding our 2nd Annual Cask Ales Festival fundraiser at The Mill Roadhouse in Westhampton Beach, to benefit The Barton Center for Diabetes Education Campership Program. It will feature cask ales from local Long Island breweries—ALL DONATED. We will also feature wine from Martha Clara Vineyards and hard cider from Austineast Ciders this year for our non-beer drinker attendees. Space for the event is DONATED once again by Karl McDonald and folks at The Mill Roadhouse. As more breweries commit, we will be revising the line up. There will be live music COURTESY of Davis Ferro and Friends. There will also be raffles for sale. Last year we raised over $3,000 that was donated! For more information, please see our website.

  • 6pm–10pmCradle of Aviation Museum, Garden City, NY

    Sample some great new wines and share your love of wine with fellow afficianados! Fill your glass with samples of old favorites, and try new ones. It’s the largest wine festival on Long Island! What goes great with wine? More wine! Sample the best from wineries, enjoy some food and have an awesome good time. We’ve got more than 100 amazing wines for you to try. You must be 21+ to attend this event. Parking is FREE. Everyone who attends gets a free souvenir tasting glass.

    Tickets are on sale now at www.tasteofflightli.com
    Wine Drinker Ticket: $40; Designated Driver Ticket: $20

  • Sat
    29
    Apr
    2017
    Sun
    30
    Apr
    2017
    TAP New York Craft Beer & Food Festival, 64 Klein Ave, Hunter, New York 12442

    Join us this April for New York's Largest Craft Beer Festival and the Largest Single-State Craft Beer Festival in the Nation!

    TAP® New York has grown over tenfold through the years to now encompass the entire base areas at Hunter Mountain, plus added tent space. Over 120 breweries were invited for 2016, representing well over 300 individual beers, offer everything from IPAs and lagers to weissbiers, doppel and trippel bocks, stouts, ales… pretty much any variety you know of, and probably a few that you don't.

  • Sat
    20
    May
    2017
    1pm–9:30pmThe Emporium, 9 Railroad Ave, Patchogue NY

    The Emporium will be hosting an eclectic local variety of superbly fermented beer and cider in all styles combining the best elements of a Beer Garden with the staggering array of choices found only at a Craft Beer Festival. Guests will enjoy unlimited craft beer samples for the entire evening paired with live entertainment, Food and Interactive Games.

    For more information, visit our event’s Facebook page.

  • Sat
    03
    Jun
    2017
    1:30pm–5:30pmGreat South Bay Brewery, 25 Drexel Dr, Bay Shore, NY

    Bay Fest is a celebration of Long Island craft beer, the people who brew it and the community that surrounds it. We want to invite you, the craft beer drinker, to join us for our Fifth Annual Bay Fest on June 3rd, 2017 at Great South Bay Brewery in Bay Shore to share this day with us. In addition to the incredible beers being served there will also be great food provided by a local restaurant, local vendors, games, and much, much more.

    Check out Ticketfly for more info and tickets.

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