The Vermont Brewers Festival is produced by The Vermont Brewers Association, Inc. which is organized for the purpose of promoting craft brewing in Vermont. The Corporation is formed to operate without profit, and so that no part of its earnings or assets shall ever be distributed as a dividend or inure to the benefit of any private shareholder or individual.
General Information & General Policies
The Festival is an outdoor Festival on the shores of Lake Champlain. Check the weather - we open rain or shine so dress accordingly (rain coats, sun screen, etc.) In cases of extreme wind or lightening, for your safety, we may evacuate you to a safe shelter.
You must be 21 years of age to Taste Beer. A Photo US Driverís License or valid passport is required as proof of ID for all Tasting Session tickets.
Festival Gates open to the Food & Retail Area a half hour prior to Tasting Session open. Plan to come early, enjoy some really good local food, and check out the exhibitors.
There are three separate four-hour tasting sessions