Keep NH Brewing Festival

Start: July 13, 2024 12:00 pm
End: July 13, 2024 4:00 pm
Everett ArenaConcord, NH 03301Get Directions



Get ready to raise your glasses and celebrate the return of our 9th Annual Keep NH Brewing Festival! 🍻

Mark your calendars for Saturday, July 13, 2024, because we're bringing the party back to Kiwanis Riverfront Waterfront Park behind the Everett Arena in Concord, NH.

Join us for a day filled with fantastic brews, incredible vibes, and unforgettable memories. With over 50 breweries and 120+ craft beers on tap, this festival is the ultimate summer destination for beer lovers everywhere!

And don't worry about the weather—rain or shine—we'll be bringing the sunshine vibes under our spacious event tents, ensuring you have a blast no matter what.

Best of all, your participation supports a fantastic cause! All proceeds go towards the NH Brewers Association's mission to #KeepNHBrewing, ensuring the continued growth and success of our beloved craft beer scene.

So gather your friends, grab your tickets, and let's toast to another amazing year of craft beer excellence in the Granite State! See you there! 🎉🍻

Participating Breweries

  • List Coming Soon!



  • Provided in partnership with NH Music Collective and local NH artists
    • 12:30 pm —
    • 2:30 pm  —



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+)

This event is strictly 21+, so gather your crew and leave the kiddos and furry friends at home for this adults-only extravaganza.

Once you step through the gates, you'll be treated to a world of flavor with beer samples from top-notch NH breweries. Both VIP and General Admission tickets come with perks including a souvenir taster glass to commemorate the day, free parking, live entertainment, games, and so much more!

Feeling hungry? No problem! We've got you covered with a mouthwatering selection of food vendors and food trucks serving up delicious eats to keep you fueled for all the festivities.

Rain or shine, we'll be bringing the party and don't worry about the weather - our spacious event tents will provide plenty of shade and shelter, so you can kick back and enjoy the day no matter what Mother Nature throws our way.

Can't wait until the day of? Snag your general admission tickets in advance or grab them at the door for $55 (cash or credit). But hurry, because this event is sure to sell out fast!

VIP Session

Get ready to elevate your festival experience with our exclusive VIP Tickets! 🌟 These coveted tickets offer a premium session with 1-hour early access to all the sensational brews, plus a chance to win big with an NHBA Raffle Ticket!

But wait, there's more! Prepare your taste buds for a tantalizing journey as we showcase a curated selection of beers that are normally only available in the tasting rooms of our featured breweries. We'll unveil the tap list ahead of time so you can plan your tasting adventure, and a handy program will be provided to help you keep track of your favorites!

Don't miss out on this golden opportunity to sip, savor, and celebrate in style. Grab your VIP Tickets before they're gone! 🍻✨

Support your Local Breweries

🎉 Your participation isn't just about enjoying fantastic brews—it's about making a difference in the vibrant world of craft beer in NH.

Every sip you take and every ticket you purchase goes towards supporting the NH Brewers Association in their tireless efforts to promote, protect, educate, and advocate for our beloved craft beer community. 🍻 This festival isn't just an event—it's our flagship celebration and the main fundraiser for our non-profit organization.

So when you join us for a day of fun and festivities, know that you're directly contributing to the growth and success of local brewers and the craft beer scene in NH. It's all about brewers supporting brewers, and together, we're making magic happen, one pint at a time!

Cheers to that! 🌟 Thank you for your support!

festival glass and program NHPR Booth



  • 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.
  • Anyone who is visibly intoxicated at the time of check-in will be denied entry, and tickets will not be refunded if a refusal 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 2024 Keep NH Brewing Festival souvenir glass.
  • Beers may be subject to change. The availability of any beer on the tap list for the event is not guaranteed, as we are unable to forecast the demand for certain beers.

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 companions at home. No pets are permitted; only service animals may accompany a ticket holder. Come prepared, and do not leave animals in your car in the heat of summer.

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, they are subject to search before 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.

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 are 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.

Please drink responsibly — call a taxi or arrange for an Uber or Lyft ride home. Better yet, bring a designated driver with you to enjoy the day! DD tickets are available for purchase now or at the door on the day of the event.

Concord Cab —(603) 225-4222
Main Street Taxi — (603) 226-8888
Central Taxi —(603) 415-1150

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.

More Questions?

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


Sponsorship Opportunities

Are you a local business that appreciates craft beer? If you want to help local small businesses and the NH Brewers Association's efforts to Keep NH Brewing, please contact us immediately!

Sponsorship possibilities are currently available, and vendor booth space is limited. Contact CJ Haines at for pricing and more information.

Local Vendors

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

Please keep in mind that any participating vendor selling on-site must submit an application and pay a fee to the NH Brewers Association, as well as receive the applicable local vending permissions—peddler and food permits are available from the City of Concord. For more information and prices, please contact CJ Haines at .


The Keep NH Brewing Festival thrives on the energy and dedication of our volunteers — The Brew Crew! Whether you're passionate about beer, love being part of a vibrant community, or simply enjoy lending a hand, we have the perfect opportunity for you.

From ensuring everyone arrives smoothly as a parking attendant to helping them access the festivities as a ticket booth volunteer, you'll play a vital role in the festival's seamless operation. Throughout the day, ground operations volunteers will keep the festival grounds safe and enjoyable for all, while the setup and takedown crew will be instrumental in transforming the venue for the big day and ensuring a smooth post-event transition. Every role contributes significantly to the success of the Keep NH Brewing Festival, and we value your commitment to making it a memorable experience for everyone.

For more information and to register contact CJ Haines at an application and details will be sent to you directly.

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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