Gardiner's most popular event if the year is celebrating its 10th year! Brought to you by Camden Nation Bank, the new Swine & Stein Brewfest format brings 20+ of Maine's best breweries, distilleries and wineries to historic downtown Water Street for all day sampling.
Water Street in historic downtown Gardiner transforms into an open air beer garden. A trifecta of beverage, food, and music, this event showcases the diversity and quality of Maine craft beverages. Now a brewfest, we're bringing 20+ Maine breweries, distilleries and wineries to showcase their own favorite brews and blends, and pouring them direct to you for all day sampling. No beer tickets needed.
In celebration of local Maine agriculture, restaurants and local food vendors from Gardiner and across the state will serve up a variety of delicious culinary dishes featuring local pork and other creative cuisine.
Featuring music from The Pete Kilpatrick Band, Emilia Dahlin and Calypso Soldiers, along with food trucks and local restaurants serving pork and other delicious dishes, beard & mustache competition, pork butchering demo, fun games and prizes - for a day full of fun & entertainment.
Enoy tastings from: Bateau Brewing, Two Gramps Brewing, Cushnoc Brewing, Sheepscot Valley Brewing Co., Black Pug Brewing, Strong Brewing, Doom Forest Distillery, Grateful Grain Brewing Co., Waterville Brewing Co., Blank Canvas Brewery, Bangor Beer Co., Sebago Lake Distillery, Mast Landing Brewing, Threshers Brewing, Tumbledown Brewing and more!!
Beer samples will be 4oz, spirits will be 0.5oz samples and wine will be 1.5 oz samples for responsible enjoyment throughout the event. A complimentary tasting glass is included with admission.
An exclusive VIP hour will be from 11:30am to 12:30pm, with specialty brews available during this private tasting hour. VIP tickets are $50 in advance/ $55 at the event.
General Admission begins at 12:30pm, with tickets $30 in advance/$35 at the event.
Thanks to our designated driver sponsor, Janet Slade State Farm Insurance, the non-drinking ticket price is just $5.
Children under 21+ are free with parent. No one under 21 admitted without an adult.
Purchase tickets here: https://www.gardinermainstreet.org/swine-stein