Upcoming Festivals

  • Sat
    01
    Oct
    2016
    12:30PM–4:00PMLong Island Sports Park, Calverton, NY

    Love apples? Then, drink apples! Gather with fellow apple enthusiasts, hard cider aficionados, fermentation zealots, and craft beverage fanatics at the fifth annual Pour The Core: Long Island.
    #PTCLongIsland

  • 1:00 pmFreeport, NY

    Over 100 styles of craft beer to choose from – Tickets are still available
    For more information and tickets:
    nauticalmilebrewfest.com

  • Sun
    02
    Oct
    2016
    11:00–4:00Long Island Sports Park, Calverton, NY

    Long Island Potato Festival is preparing to serve up a “spudtacular” filled day for everyone to come out and enjoy! With access to 30+ exhibitors, food trucks, live music, activities, seminars, and contests, with your ticket admission, you are bound to make a day of the event. Craft beverages, fresh food, and artisan products will be available to sample and purchase. It is sure to be a great time from starch to finish! lipotatofest.com

  • Thu
    06
    Oct
    2016
    Sat
    08
    Oct
    2016
    Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th Street, 14th and Stout Streets, Denver, Colorado 80202.

    This is the big one. Each year, GABF represents the largest collection of U.S. beer ever served, in a public tasting event plus a private competition. GABF brings together the brewers and diverse beers that make the U.S. the world’s greatest brewing nation. Find out more at the GABF website.

    It's sold out. But hey, maybe StubHub?

  • Sun
    09
    Oct
    2016
    Noon–7pmGreenport Harbor Brewing Co., 234 Carpenter Street, Greenport, New York

    Fourth Annual Oyster Festival at our Greenport Location. Presented in conjuction with Little Creek Oysters of Greenport Village. Live music with local oyster growers shucking and serving their oysters, shucking contests, games and activities for kids and adults alike. We will be unveiling this year's highly anticipated Oyster Stout, which will join the latest beers we have rolled out for the fall season. Tours available and educational presentations by The Cornell Coopoerative Extension Marine staff. More on the Facebook page for the event.

  • Sat
    15
    Oct
    2016
    Sun
    16
    Oct
    2016
    Starts at Noon on SaturdayLIC Flea & Food, 5-25 46th Avenue, Long Island City, NY

    Clear your calendar — It’s going down! The Borough’s first annual Queens Beer Festival kicks off on October 15th. Eat, drink, and sip from every Queens-based brewery, along with a curated selection of brews from Brooklyn, Long Island, and Staten Island. LIC Flea & Food (5-25 46th Avenue) hosts the festivities. Come one, come all, grab tickets, and invite friends. This is going to be epic!

  • Sat
    22
    Oct
    2016
    1:30pm–7:30pmGreat South Bay Brewery, 25 Drexel Drive Bay Shore, NY

    Join Great South Bay Breweries 2016 Punktöberfest! Combining Beers, Brats, and Punk Rock! Celebrating the best of fall beers and great music. Breweries will be pouring their seasonal best; including all of your favorite pumpkin and Oktoberfest styles! Playing live will be favorite local punk rock bands Samurai Pizza Cats, Flak Jacket, Fresh Squeezed Lemonade, and Bad Mary! Local restaurants and food trucks will be serving Oktoberfest style eats and vendors will be selling goods to take home.

  • 1pm–7pmCrossroads Farm at Grossmann’s, 480 Hempstead Ave, Malverne, NY

    Please come out and join us for the 4th Annual Crossroads Long Island Craft Beer Oktoberfest Fundraiser, our largest event of the year! As always, we will have some of Long Island's best local craft breweries, vendors, live music by The Project and Staytooned, great local food trucks, lawn games, pumpkin picking and good vibes all around. For more information on brewers and vendors, visit our Facebook page.

  • Sat
    05
    Nov
    2016
    Two Sessions! 12:30pm and 5:30pmBelmont Park Racetrack, 2150 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont, NY

    FALL’S BEST BEER FEST
    Over 100+ Beers, Ciders & Wines!
    Fall, our favorite time of year. Cooler temps, beautiful foliage, pumpkin EVERYTHING…plus the season’s best beer festival! The Great Beer Expo returns to Belmont Park Racetrack, home of the third and final leg of the triple crown of horse racing, on November 5, 2016. The Great Beer Expo will break all records of years past with over 100 beers for sampling. As the biggest names in brewing join in on the festivities, this year’s beer tasting extravaganza will showcase breweries from around the corner, around the country, and around the globe. Tickets and info on our webpage!

  • Sat
    03
    Dec
    2016
    Sun
    04
    Dec
    2016
    Noon–4pmVillage of Greenport

    Greenport Shellabration is a restaurant walk which features the best in local shellfish, wine, and beer! For two days, wristbands will grant participants access to enjoy the very best culinary creations of Greenport’s leading chefs.

    $5 small plates featuring LOCAL shellfish will be paired with $3 pours of LOCAL wine or beer. Wristbands will also get participants discounts and promotions at participating merchants throughout Greenport Village. For more information and tickets, go to shellabration.li.

  • 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
    Sun
    21
    May
    2017
    1:00 pmThe 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 and tickets, visit our Ticketfly page.

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