The Washington Brewers Guild produces two major beer festivals each year: Winter Beer Fest and Cask Beer Festival. You can feel good about attending WBG festivals, as your admission dollars go directly to supporting local brewers!
2018 Winter Beer Fest will take place on November 30th and December 1 at Magnuson Park’s Hangar 30. Info on tickets and participating breweries coming soon!
The WBG works to protect WA brewers and ensure choice for WA beer lovers. We thank you for your support!
2018 WINTER BEER FESTIVAL
The beloved Winter Beer Festival takes place at Hangar 30 in Magnuson Park in the Sand Point neighborhood of Seattle, November 30th and December 1st. This holiday tasting event benefits the Washington Brewers Guild and will feature more than 50 local breweries. Don’t miss this year’s beer lineup, which will include some of the season’s best dark malty stouts, robust winter warmers, barrel-aged gems and many more unique beers.
DATES AND HOURS
Friday, November 30, 2018
1st Session. 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Saturday, December 1, 2018
2nd Session: Noon-4pm
3rd Session: 5:30pm-9:30pm
Warren G. Magnuson Park
7400 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98115
|Bale Breaker Brewing||Yakima|
|Beardslee Public House||Bothell|
|Bent Bine Brewery||Belfair|
|Black Raven Brewing||Redmond|
|Diamond Knot Brewing||Mukilteo|
|Dru Bru Brewery||Snoqualmie Pass|
|Elliott Bay Brewing||Burien|
|Flying Bike Cooperative Brewery||Seattle|
|Gallaghers’ Where U Brew||Edmonds|
|Georgetown Brewing Company||Seattle|
|Hale’s Ales Brewery||Seattle|
|Lake Stevens Brewing||Lake Stevens|
|Lucky Envelope Brewing||Seattle|
|Mac and Jack’s Brewery||Redmond|
|Old Stove Brewing||Seattle|
|Rainy Daze Brewing||Poulsbo|
|Salish Sea Brewing||Edmonds|
|Silver City Brewery||Bremerton|
|Slaughter County Brewing||Port Orchard|
|Snoqualmie Falls Brewery||Snoqualmie|
|Wet Coast Brewing||Gig Harbor|
|White Wall Brewing||Marysville|
PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS
Vote for your favorite beers and favorite booth decorations during each session! The People’s Choice Award winners will be selected by you during each day of the event.
FOOD TRUCKS AND VENDORS
Pair delicious grub from local food vendors with those amazing beers. Food vendors onsite will include:
- Brewmasters Bakery (snacks and dessert)
- Bread and Circuses
- Hallava Falafel
- Woodshop BBQ
With your paid admission to any session of the Winter Beer Festival and a current WABL membership, you will receive two additional tasting tokens (Total of 10). Don’t forget your passport, as you’ll need it to get your additional tokens. If you sign up or renew before the festival, you can pick up your items at the festival.
We are once again seeking a number of volunteers to help out with this year’s event. We currently have the following shifts open.
Friday, November 30th
Saturday, December 1st
2) 4:30 PM-8:30 pm
If you are interested in volunteering during one of these shifts, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your 1st and 2nd choice of shifts. Volunteers will be assisting with a variety of jobs including, setup, admission, merchandise and possibly pouring beer. Volunteers receive admission to the event after their shift. If you volunteer for the Saturday, 4:30pm shift, you’ll be able to attend on Friday night. Thanks again for your interest in volunteering.
Limited free parking is available at Magnuson Park. Please carpool or take public transportation when possible.
Metro bus #75 stops just outside Magnuson Park. For the detailed bus route and schedule please visit the Metro web site or call (206) 553-3000.
We strongly encourage you to take public transportations or arrange a ride home. Please drink responsibly. Don’t drink and drive. Designated Driver admission is $5 at the gate and includes water and/or soda.