Local September Events: Lowell Ribs n Brew, Beer Summit, Tap Fest, and More
September is a very busy month for beer lovers. There’s almost too many beer events to go to, all in a short period of time. If you’re looking for something to do, maybe one of these events will spark your interest:
Sept 9: Magic Hat 9tacular
Click here to learn morre about the Block party that happened TODAY in downtown Burlington, VT.
Sept 11 – 20: New York Craft Beer Festival
Click here to learn more about the 80 participating bars/restaurants within Metro New York City. Grab a passport and take a trip around the city to locate the $2.00 pints.
Sept 11 – Blue Hills Oktoberfest:
Click here to learn more about the Blue Hills Brewery Oktoberfest celebration on October 11th, 2009. The event takes place at the Irish Culture Center located on Rt 138 in Canton, MA.
Sept 11-12: Beer Summit – Sam Adams Oktoberfest
The friday Oktoberfest Reception is an evening package that includes 4 beers, your stein, live traditional German music, games, specialty beers, the ceremonial tapping of the keg and our benefactor Jim Koch to kick it off. The reception is from 5-10pm, 9/11/09. Get Friday Tickets
Saturday all day OctoberFest is a 10 hour long traditional German Beer Hall event, with two live bands all day, table games, over 10 different styles of Sam Adams beer available at the bar, and a great Beer Summit time. The OctoberFest is from 12-10pm
Sept 12: Lowell Ribs n Brew Festival:
The Ribs N Brew is back after taking a year off and is ready to get back where they left off. The name has changed JAMBRA (Jackson, Appleton & Middlesex Business & Residents’s Association). The festival has moved to Lowell’s downtown area. The festival will take place at Jackson Street. There will be great food, music, live entertainment and terrific BREWS. The festival has been expanded to include some new vendor booths, farmer’s market and a tremendous line-up of popular bands. Event Details:
Saturday September 12, 2009. Jackson Street. 4pm – Midnight. Microbrew Tasting Championship Challenge: 6pm to 9 pm.
Sept 19: Fall Riverfront Beer Fest at the Haverhill TAP
Haverhill Brewery Riverfront Brewfest
Our 4th Annual Haverhill Brewery Riverfront brewfest is September 19th! Weâ€™re having 2 sessions â€“ 12:30 â€“ 4 p.m. and 5:30 â€“ 9 p.m. Tickets are $29 and must be purchased through ticketalternative.com. This year weâ€™re featuring over 20 different microbreweries from the area. Ticket price includes souvenir tasting glass, live music, the chance to try beer from all sorts of great breweries, and 2 oz. samples. Weâ€™re also planning to have a sneak preview of our Joshua Norton Imperial Stout down in the cask cellar. Big Jim of WFNX will be DJâ€™ing and doing giveaways at the first session! We strongly recommend taking the commuter rail up from Boston or down from Portland. You can see The TAP right from the train stop!
Current Breweries are:
Sam Adams, Harpoon, Mercury Brewing (Ipswich), Smuttynose, Berkshire, Cape Ann, Magic Hat, Pennichuck, Woodchuck Cider, Cambridge Brewing, John Harvardâ€™s, Boston Beer Works, Marthaâ€™s Exchange, Millyâ€™s Tavern, Honest Town (cask), Gardner Ale House (cask), Haverhill Brewery, and weâ€™re still waiting for final confirmation on a few more. Weâ€™ll update as we get the paperwork.
Click here for more information and to buy tickets.
Sept 26: Maine Lakes Brew Fest at Point Sebago Resort, Maine
6TH Annual Maine Lakes Brew Fest – Come Join The Fun
Point Sebago is proud to host the Greater Bridgton Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce Annual Brew Fest on Sat. Sept 26, 2009 11am – 5pm. This is the area’s biggest party and it will be held in conjunction with Oktoberfest weekend at the Resort. The Saturday celebration will feature Maine made beers, micro brews and wines, live music, plus a craft fair featuring dozens of Maine artisans.
This is your chance to sample the best brews and wine in Maine. Great music, awesome food and the Point Sebago Craft Fair are a few of the highlights.
On Saturday September 26th, 2009
11 AM – 5 PM
Point Sebago Resort, Rain Or Shine!
25 – 30 Brewers
Tickets Are Only $20 In Advance
$25 After August 31st
- 207Realty.com Souvenir Glasses
- Sample Coupons
- Voting Coupons
Live Entertainment by The Disclaimers, Olde Mill Tavern “After Burners” and Tux Burke MC & Entertainer