Massachusetts Craft Brewers Festival

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Massachusetts Craft Brewers Festival

Same amazing fest. New name. Tour and sample 40 Massachusetts craft breweries all under one roof.

When and where

Date and time

Location

Cyclorama 539 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02116

Map and directions

How to get there

Refund Policy

No Refunds

About this event

  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Mobile eTicket
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Coming out of hibernation has never been this fun!

Join us this spring in Boston on Saturday, April 29 from 1 to 4:30 p.m. and 6 to 9:30 p.m. and sample beer from more than 40 Massachusetts craft breweries all under one roof.

*NEW* in 2023, breweries that also make seltzer and cider will add those offerings to their lineup.

Ticket proceeds from the Massachusetts Craft Brewers Festival support the Mass Brewers Guild, the state’s nonprofit organization that works to protect and promote the interests of craft brewers across the Commonwealth. Mass Brewers Guild beer festivals are the only beer events run by brewers, for brewers.

Tickets are $55 for general admission and includes unlimited beer samples from participating breweries. Designated drivers/non-drinkers can attend the festival for $10.

Featured breweries include:

7th Wave Brewing

Amherst Brewing

Bearmoose Brewing Co

Break Rock Brewing

Bright Ideas Brewing

Brockton Beer Company

Cambridge Brewing Company

Castle Island Brewing Company

Coastal Mass Brewing Co.

Dirigible Brewing Company

Dorchester Brewing Co.

Exhibit 'A' Brewing Company

Greater Good Imperial Brewing Co.

Harpoon Brewery

Hopothecary Ales Brewery and Kitchen

Iron Duke Brewing

Jack's Abby Craft Lagers

Lamplighter Brewing Co

Long Live Roxbury

Lost Shoe Brewing & Roasting Company

Medusa Brewing Co.

Mill 77 Brewing

Night Shift Brewing

One Way Brewing

Penny Pinchers Brewing Co

Redemption Rock Brewery

River Styx Brewing

Rockport Brewing Company

Seven saws brewing

Shovel Town Brewery

Start Line Brewing

Tap Brewing Company

The Brewery at Four Star Farms

Timberyard Brewing Company

True North Ale Company

Twisted Fate Brewing

Two Weeks Notice Brewing

Vanished Valley Brewing

Food vendors will be announced closer to the event. For more information about the Mass Brewers Guild visit, MassBrewersGuild.org. The Massachusetts Craft Brewers Festival is made possible thanks to our generous sponsor and supporter GHM Craft Beverage Insurance.

**This event is for ages 21+, IDs required at the door. No exceptions. Cider and seltzer will be offered at this event in limited quantities. This is first and foremost a beer industry event. No dogs allowed except for service animals. No Refunds. No exceptions. Breweries may be subject to change. Being green is important to us - bring an empty canteen to fill up at the water station. H20 is your friend**

***The Mass Brewers Guild has zero tolerance for racism, sexism, homophobia, xenophobia, discrimination, violence or harassment. We do not tolerate any aggressions or microaggressions against one another. The association utilizes Speakfully, an anonymous third party reporting system to help monitor its events. If you see or hear something, you can locate a poster throughout the venue, scan the QR Code and let us know.

Massachusetts Craft Brewers Festival Attendee FAQs:

What are your Covid policies?

Currently the city of Boston does not have any restrictions or regulations. Masks are respected and encouraged, but not required. There will be ample hand sanitizing stations throughout the venue. If you are feeling unwell, please stay home and test.

What do I get once I am inside?

Unlimited beer samples from participating breweries. Please drink responsibly.

Is there a beer list? Map?

We will post a map and list of beers being poured closer to the event.

Can I purchase tickets at the door?

Yes, but we strongly suggest that you purchase them in advance. We accept cash and credit cards.

Will there be music?

We’ve mixed up a stellar playlist that will be rocking throughout the afternoon.

If you leave The Cyclorama can you re-enter?

Re-entrance is not permitted once you leave.

Can I bring my dog?

No. We love our dogs too. But, only service animals are allowed into the event and must be wearing their service vest or harness.

I know this is a 21+ event, but can I bring my child in a stroller or in a baby carrier?

No. We love our kids too. But, this is an adult event.

What if it rains?

This venue is fully enclosed and climate controlled. Bring cover while waiting to get checked in.

Are outside food or beverages allowed inside?

Outside snacks and pretzel necklaces welcome. We recommend bringing an empty canteen to fill up on H2o once inside at the water station. Sealed water bottles are welcome too. H20 is your friend.

What kind of food will be at the event?

To be announced.

My gluten intolerant friend is coming to the festival, will cider or seltzer be served?

There will be limited cider, seltzer and cold brew options available. This is first and foremost a beer industry event.

My friend doesn’t drink and/or my wife is pregnant and wants to come, is there a discounted price for them?

We recommend that they purchase the designated driver ticket for $10.

Are there restrooms?

Yes. Real, live flushable bathrooms await.

What’s the best way to get there?

We always recommend letting someone else do the driving when you come to a beer fest. Cabs, Ubers and Lyfts are plentiful, and public transportation is also available:

MBTA Orange Line to Back Bay Station

Take the Clarendon Street exit and walk with traffic (Clarendon Street is one-way). Walk approximately 500 yards to Tremont Street. Take a left onto Tremont Street. BCA is on the first block on the left.

MBTA Green Line to Copley

Continue along Boylston Street with traffic (Boylston Street is one-way). Take a right onto Clarendon Street and walk approximately 750 yards to Tremont Street. Take a left onto Tremont Street. BCA is on the first block on the left.

MBTA Silver Line SL4 & SL5

Exit at either East Berkeley Street or Union Park. Walk towards Tremont Street by following the direction of traffic on either Berkeley or Union Park. From Berkeley, turn left onto Tremont; from Union Park turn right onto Tremont.

MBTA Bus #43

Bus route 43 travels along Tremont Street between Ruggles, on the Orange line, and Park Street, on the Green and Red lines. Boston Center for the Arts is located between the Tremont Street at Union Park and Tremont Street at Waltham Street stops.

On-street parking is very limited in the immediate area and metered. There are three parking garages/lots nearby

• Atelier 505 Parking Garage

• Garage @ 100 Clarendon Street

• Corner of Shawmut and East Berkeley Streets

**No weapons of any kind are allowed. Bags are subject to search**

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