Home to over 120 breweries, It’s hard to try all the craft beer in Jersey, but you can get close by heading to these upcoming New Jersey craft beer festivals & events.
Many of these New Jersey beer festivals also feature fantastic food from local food trucks and restaurants, awesome live music, shopping opportunities, and even fun activities for kids. Scroll down and check them all out, maybe you’ll find something close to home (although, all of them are worth a trip!).
Saturday, August 7, 2021
This indoor craft market features 22 local artisans. Free admission into the brewery and the market. Children and dogs are warmly welcomed! Beer is available for purchase.
Saturday, August 7, 2021
Session 1: 12:00-4:00 PM
Session 2: 5:00-9:00 PM
Tickets cost $35 for attendees who will be sampling beer; admission is free for those who will not be drinking. This event features beers from local breweries, food trucks, live music, craft vendors and activities for children.
Saturday, August 14-15, 2021
Cape May, NJ
Come to the beautiful grounds of the Emlen Physick Estate for this family friendly, two-day festival featuring local and regional craft beers to wash down favorite summer foods … steamed crabs, pulled pork, crab cakes, shrimp and hot dogs, as well as food from regional vendors. This event is FREE to attend. Varying costs for food, beer, and crafts vendors.
Saturday, August 21, 2021
This annual family event features Wine & Craft Brewers including Edison’s Cypress Brewery, face painting and activities for the kids, live entertainment, local vendors, artists and retailers. Tickets are $5 (kids under 10 are free).
Saturday, August 28, 2021
This festival features New Jersey craft breweries, on-site food trucks, live music, and covered seating. VIP ticket holders can take advantage of an extra hour of early entry, smaller crowds and small-batch brews available first to VIPs. Tickets are $50 ($60 for VIP) with $5 tickets for DDs.
Saturday, September 11, 2021
This Beer Festival is held during the MotoAmerica Championship of New Jersey!
It features samplings from over 30 craft breweries and 60 styles of beer, in addition to food trucks, vendors, live music and more. Megan Knight of American Idol fame will be performing. Tickets are $35.00 on-line and $40.00 at the gate.
Saturday, September 25, 2021
This event features local and regional breweries along with live music entertainment, in addition to food vendors on site selling food and non alcoholic beverages.
Saturday. October 9, 2021
West Windsor, NJ
This event features over 175 beers, live music, food, and 4 hours of Beer Tasting. Bring a picnic blanket or chairs and friends and spread out on the grass in the park. VIP Entry & Tasting beginning at 12:00 PM Food trucks and music until 6:00 PM.