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Keep NH Brewing Festival

Jul 8, 2023 from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Kiwanis Waterfront Park/Everett Arena
15 Loudon Road
Concord, NH 03301

Important Information


VIP Admission (12:00p-4:00p)


All Ticket Holders must be 21+ with a valid ID required for entry. Gates open at 12pm for VIP Guests. 

VIP Ticket includes: 1-hour early access with limited guests, NHBA raffle ticket, beer samples & special releases from our vast selection of NH craft breweries, souvenir taster glass, free parking, and entertainment. There are no drink tickets, we ask that you enjoy responsibly. Food is available for purchase from a variety of food vendors and food trucks but is an extra charge.

General Admission (1:00p-4:00p)


1:00p-4:00p | $50 Ticket includes beer samples from our vast selection of NH craft breweries, souvenir taster glass, free parking, and entertainment. There are no drink tickets, we ask that you enjoy responsibly. Food is available for purchase from a variety of food vendors and food trucks but is an extra charge.

All Ticket Holders must be 21+ with a valid ID required for entry. 

Designated Driver (21+ only)


Designated Driver ticket. This ticket enters the festival with the holder of a VIP ticket or at General Admission. All designated drivers must be 21 or older. Note there are food trucks and non-alcoholic beverages available for sale throughout the venue. 

All Ticket Holders must be 21+ with a valid ID required for entry. Designated Drivers must accompany a valid VIP or GA ticket holder at the time of entry. 


NH Brewers Association- Support Local Beer!

Our mission as the sole independent representative of New Hampshire craft beer and breweries is to protect, promote, represent, educate, and advocate for the interests of our members.

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General Terms


  • All guests must be 21+ and accompanied by a valid form of government or state-issued ID and 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, 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.

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.

Refund Policy
All sales are final unless the event is canceled. Tickets are non-refundable and no exchanges. Beerfests.Com's service fee is non-refundable. Valid 21+ ID is required for entry. Rain or Shine event.
Cancellation Policy
This is a rain or shine event, please come prepared for the elements. 
Age Restriction
  • Must be 21+ years old to attend with a valid ID present. No exceptions.
  • Sorry, no children of any age, including babies are permitted. 
Miscellaneous Policies

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

Personal Items Policy 

  • 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 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 wellbeing 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 (Event Code of Conduct)
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, 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 wrist band 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 an Uber/Lyft for your ride home. Better yet, bring a designated driver with you to enjoy the day! DD tickets are available. 

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

More Information
For additional details, FAQs or inquiries contact [email protected] or visit our website

Event Summary

The NH Brewers Association's 8th Annual Keep NH Brewing Festival will feature the largest collection of NH craft breweries at any Brewfest in the state and is the perfect opportunity to taste the best NH has to offer. 

This one-of-a-kind event is "For the Brewers, By the Brewers," meaning run by and in support of the NH craft beer industry, and will bring together over 50 NH brewers showcasing 130+ NH craft beers.

We will offer a single session on Saturday, July 8, 2023, along the grassy shore of the Merrimack River at Kiwanis Waterfront Park in Concord, NH (behind the Everett Arena) from 1:00 pm-4:00 pm, with VIP starting at NOON.

Event Details


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, live music, 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!


  • 603 Brewery
  • Backyard Brewery & Kitchen
  • Blasty Bough Brewing Co 
  • Branch & Blade Brewing Co
  • Canterbury Aleworks
  • Chapel + Main
  • Concord Craft Brewing Co
  • Dam Brewhouse
  • Daydreaming Brewing Co
  • Deciduous Brewing Co 
  • Feathered Friend Brewing Co
  • Garrison City Beerworks
  • Great North Aleworks
  • Henniker Brewing Co
  • Hobbs Brewing Co
  • Kettlehead Brewing Co 
  • Last Chair Brewing Co (The)
  • Lithermans Limited
  • Loaded Question Brewing Co
  • Long Blue Cat Brewing Co 
  • Martha's Exchange
  • 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 
  • Sole Track Brewing Co
  • TaleSpinner 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
  • ... and more to come!



Provided in partnership with NH Music Collective and local NH artists

  • Black Water Mustard
  • BrewView NH
  • Champlain Valley Hops (Local Hops)
  • Commonwealth Financial Group
  • Draught Pick 
  • Four Star Farms (Local Hops)
  • Granite Outdoor Alliance
  • KBK Sports Raffle
  • Kraken Print Works
  • Mainely Paracord
  • Morrill Farm Dairy & Grain (Local Grain)
  • NH Dept of Environmental Services
  • NH Music Collective
  • NH Travel & Tourism
  • ... and many more coming soon!

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