Craft Beer Festival

The Mariners’ Craft Beer Festival
Sunday, May 1 • Noon – 5 PM


Great Beer & Live Music in a Unique Setting!

Beer from breweries local, regional and national at The Mariners' Craft Beer Festival in 2013

 Enjoy a selection of 50 craft beers from local, regional and national breweries

The Esoteric Ramblers perfomring in 2014 at The Mariners'Craft Beer Festival

Listen to live music by the Esoteric Ramblers and Hey! Hey! Hooligan

Beer talks at The Mariners' Craft Beer Festival in 2014

Brewery representatives will be on-site to answer questions and offer several “Beer Talks” throughout the event

Food vendors at The Mariners' Craft Beer Festival in 2013

Food trucks will be on-site with food for purchase

Ticket prices:

  • $30 for Museum Members in Advance (Limit of 6 Tickets)
  • $35 for General Admission in Advance
  • $45 Day of the Event for everyone
  • $15 for Non-Drinker 

Your ticket includes 20 four-ounce craft beer tastings, a souvenir tasting glass and day’s admission to tour The Mariners’ Museum!

Buy Tickets Here


Tickets will not be refunded due to the weather. In preparation we are providing additional covered spaces.

Beer from a cask in 2013 at The Mariners' Craft Beer Festival


Vote for your favorite unfiltered ale in the Brewery “Cask-Off” competition 


The cost is $35 in advance and $45 day of.
Yes, the non-drinker ticket is $15.
The member price is $30 in advance and $45 day of. There is a limit of 6 tickets for members.
Advance ticket sales end at 11:59 PM on April 30th.
Tickets can be purchased online here, or at The Mariners’ Museum admission desk.
Tickets (excluding non-drinker) include a souvenir tasting glass, 20 4oz beer tastings, live music, access to food vendors, beer talks with brewery representatives and admission to the Museum for the day.
It is your personal preference whether you bring your children. There are no activities for children, but museum admission is included in your ticket. Children over 3 will have to pay museum admission. Children 3 and under are free.
No, there will be tables and chairs placed around the festival for your use.  Additional beer, wine, soda, and water will be available for you to purchase.
Hey! Hey! Hooligan and Esoteric Ramblers will be playing at the festival.
To see a full list of breweries that will be at the festival click here.
All museum parking lots will be open for guests to park.
There is handicap parking available at the museum.
This event is rain or shine.
There will be a designated smoking area.
There will be a variety of food trucks with food available for you to purchase.
No, there will be no pets allowed.
There is an ATM located in the main lobby of the museum that festival attendees can use.

Note – The Mariners’ Museum has a strict policy against weapons. No weapons of any kind are allowed on Museum property.

2016 Breweries:

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