Join us for the return of our 8th Annual Keep NH Brewing Festival, on Saturday, July 8, 2023, at Everett Arena Waterfront Park 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 140+ craft beers on tap, this truly is a beer festival you won't want to miss this Summer!
The proceeds will benefit the NH Brewers Association's mission to #KeepNHBrewing by protecting, educating, and promoting NH craft beer and NH craft breweries.
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.
Be prepared as this is a RAIN or SHINE event, and fear not there will be plenty of shade under the event tents. General Admission tickets will be available the day of at the doors for $55, cash or credit.
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!
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!
GENERAL EVENT DETAILS
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 reserve 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.
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.
Pets Please leave your furry friends at home. No pets are allowed, only service animals are able to accompany a ticket holder.
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.
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 reserve 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.
For additional details, FAQs, volunteer requests or media inquiries contact
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.
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
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