Maine Brew Fest
Sample Over 100 Beers from Maine's Best Breweries
September 16-17, 2023
Slopeside at South Ridge Lodge
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. Brand new for this year, we'll be adding a Sunday session in addition to the normal Saturday tasting. Choose the day that works best for you, or bundle both days and save.
Online ticket sales end Friday 9/15 at midnight. Prices go up at midnight for day-of tickets which are available for purchase in the Welcome Center.
Full Schedule Coming Soon!
VIP Taster: 1-2PM
General Taster: 2-5PM
Live Music with Skosh: 1:30-4:30PM
VIP Taster: 11AM-12PM
General Taster: 12-3PM
Live Music with TBD: 11:30AM-2:30PM
Full list of brewers coming soon!
Weekend Activities & Deals
Scenic Lift Rides
Reopening summer 2023 | Ride the Chondola up to North Peak for a hike or just to take in the amazing views at Sunday River.
Sunday River Golf Club
Open for the season | 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.