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Maine Brew Fest
September 17, 2022

Maine Brew Fest

September 17, 2022
Maine Brew Fest

Sample Over 100 Beers from Maine's Best Breweries

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    September 17, 2022
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    Slopeside at South Ridge Lodge
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What's on tap? Our annual Maine Brew Fest September Session with as many as 100 craft beer and cider sampling from over 30 Maine breweries. Online ticket sales end Friday 9/16 at midnight. Prices go up at midnight for day-of tickets which are available for purchase in the Welcome Center.

Be extra prepared for this year's Brew Fest by picking up a Western Maine Brew Passport, available at many Sunday River locations and partner breweries. Drink Maine beers and collect stamps to earn a prize pack at Brew Fest! Learn more about the Western Maine Brew Passport here

Don't forget your Brew Passport


    • 2022


      SOLD OUT

      Get an hour of early access prior to general admission.


      • Access from 1-5PM for tasting and live music
      • Sampling glass
    • 2022

      General Taster

      Day-of Tickets Available Onsite

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


      • Access from 2-5PM for tasting and live music
      • Sampling glass
    • 2022

      Designated Driver

      Day-of Tickets Available Onsite

      Be the hero of your group with this ticket.


      • 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

Slopeside at South Ridge, 1-5PM


Participating Breweries

Atlantic Brewing
Banded Brewing Co
Bangor Beer Co
Battery Steele Brewing
Bissell Brothers
Cushnoc Brewing Co
Definitive Brewing Company
Flight Deck Brewing
Foulmouthed Brewing
Geaghan Brothers Brewing

Geary Brewing Co
Kit NA Brewing
Lone Pine Brewing Company
Maine Beer Company
Mason's Brewing Company
Mast Landing Brewing Company
Nonesuch River Brewing
Norumbega Cidery
Norway Brewing Company
Olive Pit Brewing

Orono Brewing Company
Peak Organic Brewing Co
Ricker Hill Orchards
Rising Tide Brewing Company
Saco River Brewing
Sebago Brewing
Shipyard Brewing
Sunday River Brewing Company
Tumbledown Brewing
Woodland Farms Brewery

Weekend Activities & Deals

  • Scenic Lift Rides

    Open Saturday & Sunday, 10AM-4PM | Ride the Chondola up to North Peak for a hike or just to take in the amazing views at Sunday River.

  • Bethel Harvestfest

    Sep 17

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

  • Sunday River Golf Club

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

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. 

  • 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.