This Festival is ALL about the home brewers! It is our goal to showcase the wonderful Home Brewed beverages that often go unnoticed by the masses. We open up the festival to all Home Brewed Beverages to include Beer, Wine, Cider, Braggot, and Mead. This festival will allow you to get feedback from hundreds if not a thousand attendees! You are the stars of the festival and we help make you shine.
What the HomeBrewers need to know!
When and Where?
Saturday, August 4 from noon to 3:30pm
County Street, Bennington, VT 05201
Where do I register:
You can go to Eventbrite and purchase a Home Brewer Registration Ticket for $25 (plus Eventbrite Fee). Please click the button below to go right to the Eventbrite page
We ask you bring a minimum of 5 gallons and a maximum of 20 gallons of Home Brewed Beverage combined (Many homebrewers who bring 5 gallons run out before the Festival is complete and therefore may get less votes)
What can I expect when I Sign Up?
We will reach out to you personally and connect via email
You will receive email updates as they become available
You can ask questions at anytime
You will get a tasting glass for yourself plus a general admission ticket good for another person
What can I expect the Day of the Event?
You will be given specific set-up instructions prior to the event
You will be able to use a 5' table (provided) and have room to set up any props or banners behind you
You will receive a Tee-Shirt (1), Tasting Glass (1), Towel, and other items as necessary
You will also be able to sample home brewed beverages for free as time permits
We encourage you to "Dress Up" your table and really showcase your goods. We will award a prize for "Best Dressed Table"
Why Should I sign Up?
This is a truly unique event where you will have a wonderful time talking to folks who will sample your goods
We take care of our home brewers and will provide you with a stress free path to the event and set-up
It's a really fun event and we expect over 1,000 attendees!
It's a street festival in August with the best home brewed beverages around!
Will there be Awards given out?
Yes, we will be giving a cash award and Plaque for, "Best Home Brewery" and "Best Beverage"
We will award a prize for "Best Dressed Table"
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Do I have to drink if I go? NO, there will be plenty to check out besides the Home Brewed Beverages like shopping, live music, and demonstrations
Will there be food? YES, there will be food truck vendors to purchase food from
Can I vote on the best beer? YES, if you purchase a tasting glass
Is there a fee to get in? NO, you are most welcome to come down and enjoy the street festival fee of charge
Where is it? 4 Corners North or County Street, Bennington, VT (Look for Bennington Potters, Hawkins House or Catamount Glass)
There will be a foot path map outlining all the activities available at all entry points
There will be several Porta-Potties around the event for your convenience
This will be a fun and relaxed event so please come to have a great time and as always drink responsibility
There will be a police presence to assist with traffic, parking, and safety.
Hawkins House, Bennington Potters, Tap House at Catamount Glass, and Earl's Service Station will all be open and offering specials so please plan to check them out.
The Bennington Rescue Squad will be on site
We will offer a FREE shuttle from our event to the 39th Annual Southern Vermont Art and Craft Festival and back. http://craftproducers.com/festivals/39th-annual-southern-vermont-art-and-craft-festival/