Held on October 13, 2018, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village, this festival includes beer, wine and spirits tastings, opportunities to meet local brewers, and much more.
With more than 31 local and national craft brewers, wineries and distilleries on-site to sample, the Delaware Beer, Wine & Spirits Festival celebrates the First State’s thriving alcoholic beverage industry as well as its agricultural heritage. Meet the brewers as you taste your way through refreshing craft brews, all varieties of wine, high-quality spirits and more. Whether you’re a beer lover, wine connoisseur, cider enthusiast or otherwise, you’re sure to find something you love at this year’s festival. This year’s lineup includes:
Big Oyster Brewery
Blue Earl Brewing
Fordham & Dominion Brewing
Mispillion River Brewing
Twin Lakes Brewing Company
Harvest Ridge Winery
Nassau Valley Vineyards
Brandywine Branch Distillers
Panted Stave Distilling
In addition to drink tastings, the festival features food trucks on-site, live music, outdoor games, special demonstrations, exhibits, guided tours of the Agricultural Museum and an event store for home brewers to sell collectables and products for home consumption. Get ready for a fun-filled day to indulge a little and enjoy!
After the festival and a long afternoon of tastings, we bet you’ll be feeling hungry! Enjoy a casual dinner at nearby restaurants, including McGlynns Pub & Restaurant or the many dining options at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino. Stay the night (and stay safe!) at Dover’s many lodging options as well, such as the charming State Street Inn Bed and Breakfast, or just south in Milford at the historical bed and breakfast The Bank House. Finish the weekend off with a hearty Sunday brunch at the famous Governor’s Café or Michele’s before heading home.
Tickets for this year’s festival are on sale now! Get yours today before this highly anticipated event sells out. Learn more here.