Craft Brew Fest

Presented by Southern Eagle Distributing, this festival within the festival is a celebration of barley and hops. Offering a wide assortment of breweries, Craft Brew Fest is sure to please a variety of beer enthusiasts. In 2018, Craft Brew Fest is moving to a new, waterfront location. This new spot has a bigger footprint allowing for more breweries, live music, yard games, and more!

Hours & Location

Friday, September 14: 5-8:30 p.m.
Saturday, September 15: 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
Sunday, September 16: 12:30-4 p.m.

Craft Brew Fest can be found on Riverview Drive, across the street from Indian Mound Cottage. This new location is steps away from the Main Lawn, VIP Lounge, and shrimp & grits on the Riverfront Lawn.


Tickets can be purchased on-site at the Festival or can be purchased in advance below. Tickets for Craft Brew Fest entry are $20 + tax, and include 10 tastings and a souvenir glass.

Buy Tickets

Advance ticket sales ended Friday, August 31. Tickets will be sold on-site at the Craft Brew Fest entrance. Additional admission is required. You must be 21+ to purchase tickets and attend. No pets, except service animals, or children are permitted.

Participating Breweries

With Georgia Craft Breweries, Oktoberfest-style beers, and some special imports for you to try, this year’s Craft Brew Fest will feature 19 craft breweries across 45 brands.

Craft Brew Fest Entertainment

In its new location, the Craft Brew Fest will include live music from some of your favorite local acts.

Friday, September 14

  • 5-8:30 p.m.: Don Drury

Saturday, September 15

  • 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Michaele Hannemann
  • 12:45-2:15 p.m.: Scotty Wilson
  • 2:30-4 p.m.: Paul Ivey
  • 4:15-5:45 p.m.: Mason Tuten
  • 6:00-7:30 p.m.: Conni Lane

Sunday, September 16

  • 12:30-2 p.m.: Kellie Parr
  • 2:15-4 p.m.: Don Drury