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Maine Brew Fest
September 18, 2021

Maine Brew Fest

  • September 18, 2021
Maine Brew Fest

Sample Over 100 Beers from Maine's Best Breweries

  • calendar
    September 18, 2021
  • clock
    1-5PM
  • Location
    Slopeside at South Ridge Lodge
  • beer
    21+

What's on tap? Our annual Maine Brew Fest September Session with as many as 100 craft beer and cider sampling from over 20 Maine breweries. Tickets are on sale now. Buy online in advance and save! Looking for something to do before the beer starts flowing? Don't miss Bethel Harvestfest on the Town Common starting at 10AM. 

Thinking of staying the night? Lodging is available at Sunday River's Grand Summit and Jordan Hotels.

Tickets

    • 2021

      VIP

      SOLD OUT

      Get an hour of early access prior to general admission.

      Includes:

      • Access from 1-5PM for tasting and live music
      • Sampling glass
    • 2021

      General Taster

      SOLD OUT

      Taste samples of Maine's favorite craft ciders and beers.

      Includes:

      • Access from 2-5PM for tasting and live music
      • Sampling glass
    • 2021

      Designated Driver

      SOLD OUT

      Be the hero of your group with this ticket.

      Includes:

      • Access from 2-5PM for live music without tasting

Event Schedule

VIP Tasting

Slopeside at South Ridge, 1-2PM

Get an hour of early access to the beer tent. Includes a sampling glass and general admission ticket. 

General Tasting 

Slopeside at South Ridge, 2-5PM

Enjoy access to the beer tent. Includes a sampling glass.

Live Music with Skosh

Slopeside at South Ridge, 1:30-4:30PM

2021 BREWERIES ON TAP:

  • Atlantic Brewing
  • Banded Brewing
  • Bangor Beer Co.
  • Bissell Brothers
  • Cushnoc Brewing
  • Definitive Brewing
  • Foundation Brewing Co.
  • Geary Brewing
  • Lone Pine Brewing Co.
  • Maine Beer Company
  • Mason's Brewing Co.
  • Mast Landing
  • Nonesuch River Brewing
  • Norumbega Cidery
  • Norway Brewing Co.
  • Orono Brewing Co.
  • Ricker Hill Hard Cider
  • Rising Tide
  • Saco River Brewing
  • Sebago Brewing
  • Shipyard Brewing
  • Tumbledown Brewing
  • Woodland Farms Brewery

Weekend Activities & Deals

  • Sunday River Golf Club

    Closed for the season | One of the most spectacular mountain golf courses in the country, with stunning views and dramatic elevation changes.

  • Scenic Lift Rides

    Closed for the season | Ride the Chondola up to North Peak for a hike or just to take in the amazing views at Sunday River.

  • Bethel Harvestfest

    Sep 18

    Celebrate the harvest with artists & craft vendors, a farmers’ market, an apple pie contest, live music, and kids' activities in Bethel.

  • Winter in Summer Sale at Sunday River Sports

    Score 30-50% off last season's demo skis, ski boots, outerwear, and apparel.

  • Race Fit Day

    Sep 18

    Gear up for race season with Sunday River Sports.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Maine Brew Fest tickets get you unlimited samples from the available beers on tap in the tasting tent. However, just because you can drink as much as you want, doesn't mean you should. Drink responsibly so we can all have a safe and fun event!

  • Yes, you can get food from the takeout windows by ordering online or walk-up, and there will be food trucks as well. Food is not included in your ticket. 

  • Maine Brew Fest is a 21+ event, so kids are not allowed inside of the tasting tent unless they are in a baby carrier. We do not recommend bringing strollers into the tasting tent. Kids should not be left unsupervised outside of the tasting tent. 

    Dogs on leash are allowed in the tent. Please bring bags to pick up after them. 

  • Yes, but you will need to purchase a Designated Driver ticket for $15. 

  • General Taster and Designated Driver tickets are available the day of the event until sold out. VIP only offers a limited quantity of tickets, which usually sells out prior to the event, so we recommend buying early to ensure your access!

  • Yes, Sunday River offers scenic chairlift rides and golf in the summer, plus live music during the event. 

  • When you arrive at South Ridge Lodge, head inside the main entrance next to the wooden bear. Our team will have a check-in area at the desk to check your ID and give you your wristband to enter the beer tent.