Keep NH Brewing Festival 2023

Start: July 8, 2023 12:00 pm
End: July 8, 2023 4:00 pm
Everett ArenaConcord, NH 03301Get Directions




Join us for the return of our 8th Annual Keep NH Brewing Festival, on Saturday, July 8, 2023, at Kiwanis Riverfront Waterfront Park behind the Everett Arena in Concord, NH.

This signature beer festival features one of the largest gatherings of New Hampshire craft breweries and craft beers on tap in the Granite State.  With over 50 breweries and 120+ craft beers on tap, this truly is a beer festival you won't want to miss this Summer!

Be prepared this event is held outside, which means this is a RAIN or SHINE event, and fear not there will be plenty of shade/shelter under the event tents.

The proceeds will benefit the NH Brewers Association's mission to #KeepNHBrewing by protecting, educating, and promoting NH craft beer and NH craft breweries.

Participating Breweries

  • 603 Brewery
  • Backyard Brewery & Kitchen
  • Blasty Bough Brewing Co
  • Branch & Blade Brewing Co
  • Burnt Timber Brewing Co
  • Canterbury Aleworks
  • Chapel + Main
  • Concord Craft Brewing Co
  • Dam Brewhouse
  • Daydreaming Brewing Co
  • Deciduous Brewing Co
  • Elm City Brewing Co
  • Feathered Friend Brewing Co
  • Garrison City Beerworks
  • Great North Aleworks
  • Great Rhythm Brewing Co
  • Henniker Brewing Co
  • Hobbs Brewing Co
  • Kettlehead Brewing Co
  • Last Chair Brewing Co (The)
  • Lithermans Limited Brewery
  • Loaded Question Brewing Co
  • Long Blue Cat Brewing Co
  • Martha's Exchange
  • Moat Mountain Brewing Co
  • Mountain Base Brewery
  • Muddy Road Brewing Co
  • Northwoods Brewing Co
  • Oddball Brewing Co
  • Omnium Brewing Co
  • One Love Brewery
  • Out.Haus Ales
  • Portsmouth Brewery
  • Post & Beam Brewing Co
  • Rek-Lis Brewing Co
  • Rockingham Brewing Co
  • Sawbelly Brewing Co
  • Schilling Beer Co
  • Smuttynose Brewing Co
  • Sole Track Brewing Co
  • Stoneface Brewing Co
  • Stripe Nine Brewing Co
  • TaleSpinner Brewery
  • Throwback Brewery
  • To Share Brewing Co
  • Tuckerman Brewing Co
  • Twin Barns Brewing Co
  • Vulgar Brewing Co
  • West LA Beer Co
  • WHYM Craft Pub & Brewery
  • Wildbloom Beer
  • Woodstock Inn Brewery
  • Circle Back (N/A options)
  • ... and more to come!



  • Provided in partnership with NH Music Collective and local NH artists


  • Black Water Mustard
  • BrewView NH
  • Brew Free or Die
  • Champlain Valley Hops (Local Hops)
  • Circle Back (Non-Alcoholic)
  • Commonwealth Financial Group
  • Draught Pick
  • Fidium Fiber Internet
  • Four Star Farms (Local Hops)
  • Granite Outdoor Alliance
  • KBK Sports Raffle
  • Kraken Print Works
  • Local 1045 Firefighters
  • Mainely Paracord
  • Morrill Farm Dairy & Grain (Local Grain)
  • NH Dept of Environmental Services
  • NH Music Collective
  • NH Public Radio
  • NH Travel & Tourism
  • ... and many more coming soon!


VIP | 12:00pm | Cost $65
General Admission | 1:00pm-4:00pm | Cost $50 | Day of Tickets $55
Designated Driver | Cost $20 includes free parking (must be 21+)

Please note this is a strictly 21+ plus event, sorry no children or pets are allowed. All ticket sales are FINAL and non-refundable.

Both VIP and General Admission Tickets include beer samples from our vast selection of NH breweries, souvenir taster glass, free parking, entertainment, games, and more. Food will be available for purchase from a variety of food vendors and food trucks.

We will be outside at the Kiwanis Riverfront Park behind the Everett Arena — thus, be prepared as this is a RAIN or SHINE event, and fear not there will be plenty of shade/shelter under the event tents.

General Admission tickets will be available the day of the event at the doors for $55, cash or credit.

VIP Session

There are a limited number of VIP Tickets available. The session includes 1-hour early access to samples and an NHBA Raffle Ticket.

In addition, a special assortment of beer only available in our featured breweries' tasting rooms will be on tap. We will release the tap list in advance of the festival and a program will be provided for you to check off your favorites!

Support your Local Breweries

Proceeds from the Keep NH Brewing Festival will benefit the NH Brewers Association in their efforts to promote, protect, educate, and advocate for craft beer and brewers in NH. This is our signature event of the year and the primary fundraiser for our non-profit.  Hence why we truly are "for the brewers, by the brewers."

Thank you for your support!



  • All guests must be 21+ and accompanied by a valid form of government or state-issued ID and a valid ticket to enter the festival grounds.
  • No valid ID or valid ticket, no entry — no exceptions.
  • Designated Driver ticket holders must be 21+ and shall not be served alcohol at any point during the event. Those found consuming will be asked to leave and refused re-entry.
  • No entrance will be granted to anyone showing signs of intoxication at the time of check-in. Tickets will not be refunded if refused entrance occurs.
  • Sorry, no children of any age, including babies or toddlers are permitted.
  • The same goes for our furry friends, no pets, only service animals are allowed in with an accompanying ticket holder.


  • Your session wristband must be visible to staff and volunteers at all times. If you're found without a band you will be asked to leave and escorted off the festival grounds without re-entry.
  • No alcohol shall be served to any Designated Driver. A visible wristband must be on the DD at all times. DDs found consuming alcohol will be asked to leave the festival grounds without re-entry.
  • Brewery staff reserves the right to refuse service to any individual who does not cooperate with wristband identification, ticketing policies, or if the attendees show any signs of intoxication.

Beer Samples

  • Each beer sample is a 4 oz pour
  • Tasting samples shall only be poured into an official 2023 Keep NH Brewing Festival souvenir glass.
  • Beers may be subject to change and we cannot predict the demand for certain beers, thus we do not guarantee the availability of any beers listed in the event program's tap list.

Drinking Water
Free cold water will be available at water stations throughout the festival grounds. We suggest a one-to-one ratio of beer to water during your sampling. You may use your tasting glass or bring an empty water bottle to the event, which will be inspected upon entry.  No outside alcohol is permitted.

Food & Retail Vendors
An array of local food trucks, snacks, non-alcoholic beverages, and craft-centric merch from local artisans will be available for purchase for the duration of the festival. Please note, that there is no ATM on-site, and make sure to bring cash as most vendors prefer cash only.

Please leave your furry friends at home. No pets are allowed, only service animals are able to accompany a ticket holder.

Personal Items 

  • Please, no large bags inside the festival grounds. All bags and backpacks may be subject to search.
  • Empty water bottles are permitted, however, are subject to search prior to entry.
  • Lawn chairs and blankets may be brought in, however, the festival is not responsible for any lost or stolen property.
  • No outside alcohol, drugs, or weapons of any kind may be brought in.
  • Please refrain from smoking or vaping in public. If you must, please seek a designated smoking/vaping area at the far end of the grounds.

COVID-19 Policy
The NH Brewers Association strongly encourages all attendees of the Keep NH Brewing Festival to be vaccinated for COVID-19, for those not fully vaccinated we do recommend face masks. We will be following all CDC, state, and local guidelines to ensure the health and well-being of our attendees.

As of now, New Hampshire does not mandate mask use statewide and does not impose specific restrictions on businesses. Individual communities, however, adopt their own ordinances and may change them without notice.

Discrimination & Harassment Policy
The NH Brewers Association is dedicated to providing a harassment-free event experience for everyone, regardless of gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, or religion. We do not tolerate harassment of festival participants such as— volunteers, staff, vendors, or attendees in any form.

All communication should be appropriate and inclusive for all audiences including people of diverse backgrounds, sexual orientations, and cultures. Sexual language and imagery are not appropriate anywhere within the festival grounds. Participants violating these rules may be asked to leave at the sole discretion of the NH Brewers Association and not permitted re-entry to the event.

Public Intoxication Policy
Brewery staff reserves the right to refuse to serve any individual who does not cooperate with wristband identification, ticketing policy, or if the attendee shows any signs of intoxication.

Please be nice to the brewery staff and volunteers. They do not make the laws, but it is their job to observe them. Please do not ask them to put their jobs or licenses in jeopardy.

More Questions?

For additional details, FAQs, volunteer requests or media inquiries contact


Sponsorship Opportunities 

Are you a local business that loves craft beer? Looking to support local small businesses and the NH Brewers Association's efforts to Keep NH Brewing— please reach out today!

Sponsorship opportunities are now available and vendor booth spaces are limited. Contact CJ Haines at for pricing information and full details.

Local Vendors

Registration is NOW open! Calling all food trucks, vendors, and artists limited spaces are now available.

Please note, any participating vendor selling on-site will be required to submit an application & fee to the NH Brewers Association as well as obtain all required local vending permits — peddlers & food permits are available through the City of Concord. For more information and pricing contact CJ Haines at


Let's Keep NH Brewing!

Special thanks to Cheshire Media Co for capturing the fun at last year's event, click here for more!






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