Fredericksburg, VA - April 14, 2018

Craft Beer Festival

Eventbrite - Fredericksburg Brewfest Fall - 2016

The Festival

Here is where you will find most of what you are looking for...But if you have any specific questions about our festival, be sure to check out the F.A.Q.'s page.


in partnership with COMMUNITY OUTREACH INC.

Saturday, April 14
11am to 5pm
Fredericksburg Fairgrounds
2400 Airport Ave.
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Join us for an amazing day of CRAFT BEER, Music, Food and Fun. The gates open at 11:00 AM so come early and stay late to enjoy all the day has to offer!

We will have over 40 craft brewers from all over the region sampling (Over 80 Samples) some of their award winning beers. They will be pouring some of your favorites as well as a sneak peek in to what will be on tap for 2018.

Live Home Brewing Demonstrations and Home Brew Sampling provided by The Brew Shop, FBI and Stafford Brewers Club. Sit down and enjoy a demonstration on how to brew your own beer at home!!!

For those of you who enjoy a glass of wine or whiskey, we will also have a select number of Virginia Wineries and Distilleries sampling their award winning beverages as well.

Live Music will be on the SAFFORD of FREDERICKSBURG Main Stage!

If you are a BEER NERD then you may want to check out our VIP ticket for this event.  We will have a whole tent designated for our true lovers of brew.  This tent will have at least 8 exclusive beers on tap at all times, as well as complimentary water/soda, seating area, and a $5.00 food voucher is included with your VIP ticket for use at the festival.  This experience is courtesy of TRAINHAM TENT RENTALS.

Bring your friends, family and join us for Fredericksburg’s premier BEER event!

Please remember to drink responsibly…and plan ahead if you need a place to stay or a ride home for the evening.

The gates open at 11:00 AM and last call is 5:00 PM.

Select distilleries will be on site to educate festival attendees about their product.  Select distilleries will have products available for sample and sale.  Purchased products from distilleries may not be opened or consumed on site.

This event supports Community Outreach Inc.

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For your listening pleasure!



Beer, it’s the best damn drink in the world!

Jack Nicholson


We hope you brought your appetite!

We hope you brought your appetite!  

Our food vendors will be serving up some great festival style foods…

from BBQ to Flavored Shaved Ice there will be something for everyone!

Big Fat Daddy’s

Bright Eyes Concessions

Grapevine Restaurant

Sparky’s BBQ

Sweet Sno – Grillin’ and Chillin’

Legends Grille


Please support these LOCAL businesses!!!

Would you like to be a NON- Food vendor at the Brewfest?

2018 Vendor Application

updated February 19 @ 7:37 PM 

Agnes and Dora

Beef Jerky Outlet

Color Street

Christopher Mize Studios, Inc.

Damsel in Defense

Home Paramount

Homefix Custom Remodeling

Leaf Filter


Lula Roe (3)

Origami Owl

Pam’s Personalized Gifts

Perfectly Posh

Richmond Window


Spirited Stems


Thirty-One Gifts

White Bubble Soaperie

Sweet Revelations Farm/Chris Urbin Custom Paintings

Lost At Sea

Liberty Mutual Insurance

Ozark Textiles

Paparazzi $5 Jewelry

All Bottled Up L.L.C.

Kids Area

Something For The Kids To Enjoy!!!

Moon Bounce provided by the City of Fredericksburg Police Department (Donations accepted)


What is a BrewFest and how does it work?
The Fredericksburg BrewFest is a fantastic beer tasting festival in which you receive a sampling glass and can sample beers from over 40 different breweries.  Gates open at 11:00 AM and last call is 5:00 PM

Do I need an ID?
Yes, a valid government issued identification is required for admission to the event.

Do you have a Designated Driver Ticket program?
Yes, the DD program is available for attendees 16 and older. The DD will receive a $5.00 voucher to be used for any food or drink purchase at our festival.  Entry fee for a DD is $10.00

How many drinks are included with the Designated Driver ticket?
NO DRINKS are included with the Designated Driver ticket.  You will receive a $5.00 voucher to be used for any food or drink purchase at our festival.

How can I be a vendor?
Vendor applications are available HERE.

Can my band play at the BrewFest?
Maybe! Drop us a line.

Can I bring my own food and drink?
NO outside food and beverage will not be allowed into the event. After all, we are going to provide plenty of opportunities to try great food and drink while you are here! NOTE: Unopened bottled water and baby food are permitted.

Can I purchase beer to take home?
No. This is a keg event the ABC license prohibits sales for consumption off-site.

Will there be other alcoholic beverages like wine or hard cider?
Yes. There will be wine, bourbon and cider available.

Is Food and Drink included in my ticket price?
Yes and No! (Yes) beer sampling is included with the admission ticket purchased online or at the gate and (No) Food is purchased separately from our variety of vendors. Food prices typically range from about $4.00 to $10.00 depending on the item purchased.

Do you accept credit card payments at the gate for admission to the festival?
Yes. We accept all major credit cards.

Will there be an ATM on-site?
Yes, there will be one at the main gate as well as within the festival.

Can I bring my children?

How much are children’s tickets?
Children 15 years of age and under accompanied by an adult are admitted free of charge.

Can I bring my pet?
No, we do not allow pets except for assistance/service animals.

Can I leave my car overnight?
Yes, if you need to leave your car overnight it is okay. Better safe than sorry!

Will there be Taxi Company available at the event?
Yes, we have alerted the local cab companies that our event is taking place.

Can I bring my own chairs, blankets, etc?
Yes, please feel free to bring bag chairs, blankets, and the like to set up and enjoy the bands. Please do not bring coolers though. Also, please be considerate of other festival goers when setting up – especially a tent.

What happens if it rains?
Rain? On a brewfest? NEVER! The Fredericksburg BrewFest is a rain or shine event.

How do I get a press pass?
Working media will be admitted by presenting proper credentials at the Box Office. Media admission will not include beer sampling.

Can I volunteer at the BrewFest?
ABSOLUTELY! Drop us a line.

Are discounted group tickets available?
ABSOLUTELY, discounted group tickets are available for groups of 20 or more and must be purchased at one time to qualify for Group Rate. Groups receive a 10% discount off the Advance Ticket Price. For more information Drop us a line.

Have a question that we should add? Drop us a line.


Our List Is Both LONG And DISTINGUISHED...Enjoy!

Our Brewey Lineup!!!

Subject to change without notice

Beer Facts

Some Fun Facts About Beer...


Million people in the world are drinking right now


The Year Russia Declared Beer An Alcoholic Beverage


World Record For Most Pints Balanced On A Person’s Head


The Amount Of Individual Beer Brands Belgium Has.

Home Brew

The Fredericksburg Brewfest is proud to present Home Brew Sampling in support of one of America’s greatest traditions and pastimes.  This portion of event is run by a local Fredericksburg Home Brewing Club. AKA: FBI and will also be joined this year by the Stafford Brewer’s Club

Home Brew Sampling – You will be able to sample Home Brews from these amazing home brewers who have taken the time to brew up their favorite batch for you!!!

Click on the info below for a printable list of the Brewers and their Beers!




Buy Tickets Here!


$30.00 / Advanced
$40.00 / Gate


$50.00 / Advanced
$60.00 / Gate

(VIP Tickets include entrance into VIP area with exclusive beers, complimentary soda/water and a $5.00 food voucher to be used at the festival)

Designated Driver Tickets will be $10.00, and all DD’s will receive a $5.00 (no cash value) food / non-alcoholic beverage voucher to use at the festival.

KIDS TICKETS (Ages 15 and Under)
FREE!!! (This ticket does not include a glass or a food voucher)


Check Out These Cool Videos About Craft Beer In VIRGINIA!!!


Following in the footsteps of Virginia’s great wine industry, Craft Beer and Breweries are on the rise in Virginia.

From Grain to Growler is a short-form documentary chronicling the rise of Virginia craft beer.

Directed By: Aaron Stanley, Megan Troy
Produced By: Take a Penny Productions


We would like to thank our 2017 Brewfest Sponsors!

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