The Newport Beer Festival, formerly known as the Newport Craft Beer Festival, returns this April for its 12th year. The festival brings with it a day full of craft beer taste-testing, live music, local flavors from 50 craft brewers, and is back for the third year at a bigger venue, Fort Adams State Park.

See you at the fort for craft beer, live music and more. 

Fast Facts

Fort Adams State Park
Saturday, April 20th from 2:00 PM – 5:30 PM
$65 (includes souvenir tasting glass and all samples)

Buy Tickets

Tickets will be $65 per person, and includes a souvenir tasting glass and all samples. For more information and to buy tickets, click here.  The first 200 ticket orders will receive a commemorative Fort Adams Trust trucker-style hat in celebration of the 200th anniversary of Historic Fort Adams! ALL ticket purchasers will be entered into a drawing for a grand prize.

Newport Craft Beer Festival

Meet The Vendors

50 Breweries, offering more than 150 selections. 

Amory's Tomb Brewing Co.
Angle Tree Brewery
Apponaug Brewing
Austin Street Brewery
Branch and Blade Brewing
Bravo Brewing Company
Canned Heat Craft Beer Co
Castle Island Brewing Co.
chair 2 light beer
Crook Point Brewing Company
Downeast Cider House
Foolproof Brewing Company
Grey Sail Brewing of Rhode Island
Hive Beer
Jack's Abby Craft Lagers
Johnson & Wales Professional Craft Brewing Program
Little Willow Brewing Company
Long Live Beerworks
Lops Brewing
Mill 77 Brewing
Moniker Brewery
Narragansett Brewing Co.
Newport Craft Brewing & Distilling
Phantom Farms Brewing
Pivotal Brewing Company
Proclamation Ale Co.
Providence Brewing
Ragged Island Brewing Company
Ravenous Brewing
Rejects Beer Co.
Rising Tide Brewing Company
Rupee Beer
Six Pack Brewing
Smug Brewing Company
Stellwagen Beer Company
Stoneface Brewing Co.
Tapped Apple Cidery & Winery
Taproot Brewing
Tilted Barn Brewery
Union Station Brewery
Whalers Brewing Co.
Wormtown Brewery


For more information, please check out the festival website here

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