The 7th Annual Newport Craft Beer Festival returns for two days of taste-testing, live music and local flavors from area breweries and restaurants starting Friday, April 27, 2018 through Saturday, April 28, 2018. The festival, which continues to support the RI Brewers Guild features carefully crafted brews from some of the nation’s top breweries, including local favorites like Newport Storm Brewery.

Presented by Newport Storm Brewery and Pour Judgement




When: Friday, April 27, 2018, 8:00 - 10:00 PM (SOLD OUT)
Location: Newport Storm Brewery
Details: Friday evening’s session serves as a smaller, more intimate setting, featuring beers from festival brewers not available on Saturday.



When: Saturday, April 28, 12:00 - 3:00 PM


When: Saturday, April 28, 4:00 - 7:00 PM

Location: Lawn of Great Friends Meeting House, Newport
Details: Saturday’s sessions will feature craft breweries from all over the country on the lawn of Great Friends Meeting House on Farewell Street. Each brewery is required to send their own staff members so that attendees have the opportunity to learn first-hand about each beer from people who help make, market, design and taste-test each brew.
Tickets: $45


Breweries: Check back for a complete list of participating breweries. 


  • Providence Brewing Company
  • Trinity Brewhouse
  • Whalers Brewing Co.
  • Crooked Current Brewery
  • Shaidzon Beer Company
  • Devil's Purse Brewing Co.
  • Lord Hobo Brewing Co.
  • Hidden Cove Brewing Co.
  • von Trapp Brewing
  • Banded Horn Brewing
  • Stony Creek Brewery
  • Woodstock Inn Brewery
  • Wachusett Brewing Company


Guests will have the opportunity to sample beers from all the breweries present and get a taste of the ‘local flavor’ from Newport restaurants offering their best plates while listening to live bands at each session.

As is the case with most alcohol-related events, the festival is a 21+ event. Tickets include admission, unlimited beer samples, live music and beer & cheese pairings at select booths by Narragansett Creamery.




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