Maine Brew Fest September Session
September 13-15, 2019

Maine Brew Fest September Session

  • September 13-15, 2019
Maine Brew Fest September Session

Sample some of Maine’s finest brews

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    September 13-14, 2019
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    1-5pm
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    Tickets On Sale Now

What's on tap? Our annual Maine Brew Fest Fall Session with as many as 100 craft beer and cider sampling from nearly 30 Maine breweries. This is a packed weekend with a beer dinner, an oyster tasting event, great food, family-friendly activities, and more.

Ticket prices increase on August 31. Buy tickets now.

Breweries are still signing on for the event, but the list currently includes: 

Allagash Brewing Company, Banded Brewing Co., Bangor Beer Company, Battery Steele Brewing, Baxter Brewing Co., Bear Bones Beer, Cushnoc Brewing Co., Definitive Brewing, Foulmouthed Brewing, Foundation Brewing Company, Freeport Brewing Co., Geary Brewing, Lone Pine Brewing Company, Mason's Brewing Company, Mast Landing Brewing Company, Nonesuch River Brewing, Norumbega Cidery, Norway Brewing Company, Orono Brewing Company, Peak Organic Brewing Company, Ricker Hill Orchards, Saco River Brewing, Shipyard Brewing Company, Steam Mill Brewing, Sunday River Brewing Company. More to come!

Schedule

All Weekend

Mountain Park
Slopeside at South Ridge, 10AM-4PM

Enjoy scenic lift rides, disc golf, twin ziplines, the climbing wall and the bungee trampoline.

Friday, September 13

Beer Dinner
Peak Lodge, 6:30PM

Get an early start to the Maine Brew Fest at our Peak Beer Dinner at the Peak Lodge -- this year featuring Orono Brewing Company. A limited number of tickets are available to this reservation-only, six-beer and food paired dinner. Dinner includes a Chondola ride to the mid-mountain Peak Lodge, an amazing seasonal menu, and of course, beer! Call 800-543-2754 to make your reservation. 

Saturday, September 14

VIP Hour
Slopeside at South Ridge, 1-2PM

Be sure to get your favorite beers right from the get-go with a VIP ticket, which includes a commemorative t-shit, an hour of early access, and a tasting glass. Buy tickets now.

General Tasting
Slopeside at South Ridge, 2-5PM

At the "Maine" event, those with a General Taster ticket can enjoy 100 samples of craft beer and cider. Tickets include a tasting glass. Buy tickets now.

Maine OysterBrew
Slopeside at South Ridge, 1-5PM

Join us for a culinary experience pairing Maine craft beers with the world's best tasting oysters right in the middle of the Maine Brew Fest tent. The experts from some of Maine's top oyster farms will be doing the shucking and you can buy oysters by the plate.

Live Music with the Pete Kilpatrick Band
Slopeside at South Ridge, 1:30-4:30PM

Pete Kilpatrick has been named Maine's best act four times in the Portland Best Music Awards, and has performed with such artists as the Dave Matthews Band, Jason Mraz, Ray Lamontagne, Guster, Grace Potter, and more. 

Food Trucks
Slopeside at South Ridge, 1:30-4:30PM
Enjoy delicious eats from the South Ridge Grill and BBQ, as well as offerings from local food trucks, including Tripps Farmhouse Cafe, Fiddlestick Farm's Woodfire Pizza Truck, Savage Brothers Food Truck, and the Hungry Mama Taco Truck. 

Ridge to The River Challenge 
Valentine Farm, 10AM

Join us in the morning before the Maine Brew Fest for the new Ridge To The River Challenge. This 10k and half marathon will be put on by The River Fund, Mahoosuc Pathways, and Mahoosuc Land Trust, and tackle a course that starts on the other side of the mountain and ends right at South Ridge.

    • Beer Dinner
      $99
      Until Sold Out

      Includes:

      • Chondola ride to the Peak Lodge
      • Six-beer and four-course paired dinner with Orono Brewing Company
      • Limited access by reservation only
      • 800-543-2754 for tickets

    • VIP Tasting
      $60
      through August 31

      Includes:

      • VIP Hour from 1-2PM with access to over 100 samples, plus the General Tasting from 2-5PM
      • Commemorative glass
      • Exclusive t-shirt
      • Live music

      VIP tickets are only on sale through August 31. 

    • General Taster
      $50
      through August 31

      Includes:

      • Access to over 100 samples from 2-5PM
      • Commemorative glass
      • Live music

      Prices increase on August 31.

    • Designated Driver
      $15
      through September 14

      Includes:

      • Access to the tasting tent without sampling
      • Live music