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Festival and Events – September/October

Our Road Team is back at it starting this weekend with the first of seven events in three New England states over the next six weeks. Find out where we you can find us at these great beer festivals. 

We set up displays at these events, and talk to participants to promote our tour operations based in Portland, Maine. We also will talk about details of our tours in Greater Boston (operating as The Mass Brew Bus) which are starting up very soon.

Here is the schedule of our appearances, and a little detail about each of the events. Check your schedule and make plans to join us on the road!


Skowhegan Craft Brew Festival, Skowhegan, Maine | Saturday, September 3rd (VIP 2-3, GA 3-7pm) – Enjoy unlimited samples of beer, wine, cider, and spirits from 20 different Maine producers at the first ever beer festival in this central Maine town. Also check out Maine crafters, local food from farm-to-table vendors, cooking demonstrations, and live music—all in the streets of Skowhegan. $60/$40 [Buy Tickets]

Celebration of Suds, Biddeford, Maine | Saturday September 10th (1-4pm) – The 2nd Annual Celebration of Suds brings local craft brewers and craft beer lovers together in the Pepperell Mill Community Room to experience the best craft brews in the area. Music will be provided by Pete Finkle. This event supports the charitable giving of the Biddeford-Saco Rotary Club who has been making a difference in the community since 1920. $25 [Buy Tickets]

Cape Cod Brew Fest, Falmouth, Massachusetts | Saturday October 1st (3:30-7pm) – An annual Fall celebration of Craft Beer held on the Cape Cod Fairgrounds with unlimited sampling of over 75+ breweries and 250 styles of beer. The festival will feature live music and food trucks & vendors will be on-site for purchases. Every attendee will also receive a custom glass, and a portion of every ticket sold will benefit the Barnstable County Agricultural Society. $50 [Buy Tickets]

Craft Brew Races/Cape Cod, Falmouth, Massachusetts | Sunday October 2nd (12:30-4pm) – Held on the same site the day after the Cape Cod Brew Fest, the final Craft Brew Races of 2016 is truly a celebration of local craft brewing, an active lifestyle, and the surrounding community. The event consists of a timed 5k road race followed by a craft beer festival featuring unlimited samples from over 30 different local producers. And yes, you can just attend the festival without running at all. $50 until 8/31, then $55 [Buy Tickets]

Acadia Oktoberfest, Southwest Harbor, Maine | Saturday October 8th (12-5pm) – The 21st annual Acadia Oktoberfest is a beer, food, arts, and crafts festival. Held on the grounds of the Smugglers Den Campground on Mount Desert Island, this unique festival features 25 of the region’s finest craft breweries for unlimited sampling (be sure to check out the beer-infusions tasting table). You’ll also find a torpedo keg toss, a beer stein-holding contest, live music, and great food. And for the truly competitive, enter the beerless pong tournament or the belt sander races. $35 [Buy Tickets]

New Hampshire Brewfest, Newington, New Hampshire | Saturday October 15th (VIP 12-4, GA 1-4pm or 6-9pm) – Held on the grounds of Redhook Ale Brewery, the 8th annual brewfest is a special fundraiser for the Prescott Park Arts Festival which has offered musical theatre, concerts, festivals, kids events, and more in beautiful waterfront Prescott Park since 1974. Enjoy some of the best craft beer at this festival with unlimited samples, local food and music, and support a great cause at the same time. $50/$35 [Buy Tickets]


Craft Beer Fest, Boston, MA | Sunday October 16th (12-3pm or 4-7pm) – Hundreds of Boston’s young professionals will gather at the Cyclorama at the Boston Center For The Arts to sample beer and ciders from some of the best vendors around! Come celebrate Fall with these local producers and you can also go home a winner. All guests will be entered to win items values at over $1000! $69, but save $$ with code MASSBREWBUS! [Buy Tickets]

Don Littlefield is the General Manager of The Maine Brew Bus. He will be present for most (if not all) of these events as host of the famous Wheel of Brew Trivia. He last enjoyed a Bissell Brothers Seed which he found was a great way to cap off a birthday. Twitter: @BeerinME