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New England Beer Events 2016

Harpoon St. Patrick’s Day Festival

Saturday, March 5th –  1pm – 7pm at the Harpoon brewery in Boston, MA.
$25 entry fee includes souvenir pint glass and your first beer.

Tickets available here.

NH Seacoast St. Paddy’s Day Brewfest and 5K

Saturday, March 19th – 1pm – 5pm at Beara Irish Brewing in Portsmouth, NH.
Music, food, and beer from 15 local breweries.  Proceeds go to the NH food bank.
$38 entry fee.

More info here

Keene Beer Festival

Saturday, April 23rd – 1:30pm – 5pm at Cheshire Ice Arena in Swanzey, NH.
30 vendors, including Goose Island, Founders, Stoneface, and Dogfish Head.
$15 advance tickets or $20 at the door.

More info here.

Hill Farmstead and Grassroots Brewing Tap Takeover

Wednesday, April 27th at 5pm at Farmhouse Tap & Grill in Burlington, VT.

More info here

Magic Hat Mardi Gras

Friday, March 4th and Saturday, March 5th – Burlington, VT

Friday – Kickoff Party at Higher Ground in Burlington – Doors open at 7pm
Live music from Rubblebucket
Tickets $15 in advance or $20 at the door

Saturday – Mardi Gras Parade, Fun Run, and more
Starts at 10am and the parade kicks off at 3pm.

More info here

Smuggler’s Notch Brew Fest

Saturday, April 2nd – 6pm – 10pm at Smuggler’s Notch Resort in Smuggler’s Notch, VT
Live music, food, and local beer from 14th Star, Fiddlehead, Switchback, and more.
$20 entry fee includes 8 samples and a souvenir glass.

More info here

Brattleboro Brewers Festival

Saturday, May 14th – All Day at Farmolare Fields in Brattleboro, VT
Live music and cold beer from local breweries, including Goose Island, Long Trail, Lost Nation, and more.
$30 for advance tickets or $35 the day of the event, includes 8 sample pours and a 6oz souvenir glass.

More info here

NH Bacon and Beer Festival

Saturday, May 21st – 1pm – 4pm at Millyard Technology Park in Nashua, NH
Tickets go on sale mid-March and will include food and beer samples, but pricing has not been released yet.

More info here

Vermont Craft Beer Relay

Saturday, June 11th at 11am at Jay Peak Resort in Jay, VT.
$10 spectator ticket includes one beer ticket. Enjoy live music, games, and cold beer from 12 different local breweries.
Registration for a team of 4 starts at $229 and includes beers throughout the course, and a t-shirt and growler once you cross the finish line.  Prizes will be awarded for top finishers, last place finisher, best costume, best team name, and much more.

More info here.

Sugarbush Brew-Grass Festival

Saturday, June 11th at Sugarbush Resort in Warren, VT
Bluegrass and beer festival featuring more than 20 local breweries
Kick-off party Friday and golf tournament on Sunday
Details and purchasing info available soon.

More info here

Vermont Brewers Festival

Friday, July 15th and Saturday, July 16th at Burlington Waterfront Park

Local eats and beer from breweries including Hill Farmstead, Lawson’s Finest Liquids, Zero Gravity, and Burlington Beer Company, just to name a few.

$35 tickets + Burlington Impact fee + Service fee includes souvenir tasting glass and 15 beer tickets.

More info here

Hop Jam 2016 – I’ll be there!

Saturday, August 20th – 11am – 10pm at Bolton Valley Resort in Bolton, VT.
Local food, music, tons of local brewers, including Hill Farmstead, Fiddlehead, Trillium, Tree House, Bissell Brothers, Alchemist and more.
Early bird tickets will be available for purchase March 1st.

More info here

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