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NYS Craft Brewers Festival

January 28 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The 8th annual New York State Craft Brewers Festival takes place on Saturday, January 28th, at the Desmond Hotel (Crowne Plaza) in Albany, NY.

The renowned event brings together 50+ breweries from every region of the state offering enthusiasts, both novice and seasoned, a rare opportunity to relish in unique and award-winning beer. Discover new styles, flavors, and brands, and meet the masters behind the craft you love! Brewery owners & representatives pour at the events, NO volunteers.

Great beer deserves to be paired with great food! Savory eats will be available for purchase from some of Albany’s favorite food vendors.

With almost a decade of experience, New York State Craft Brewers Festivals are produced with highest level of care and professionalism, with the goal of providing a truly authentic craft beer experience for all.

See you there, cheers!

Festival Details:

  • Date: Saturday January 28th
  • Time: (GA+) 4:00-8:00PM | (GA) 5-8PM
  • Address: 660 Albany Shaker Rd, Albany, NY 12211
  • 21+ Event

Ticket Prices:

  • (GA) General Admission FEW REMAIN
  • $45 Advance | $55 at Gate (if available)
  •  Includes:
    • Festival entrance 5-8PM
    • Souvenir tasting glass
    • Samples from 50+ NYS breweries
  • (GA+) General Admission Plus SOLD OUT!
  • $65 Advance | $75 at Gate (if available)
  •  Includes:
    • Early entrance 4-8PM
    • Souvenir tasting glass
    • Samples from 50+ NYS breweries
  • Designated Driver: $15 Advance | $20 at the Gate
  • Avoid online ticketing fees by purchasing tickets from a brewery near you! CASH ONLY.
    • SingleCut North
    • Rare Form
    • Unified Beerworks

Tickets Include:

  • Event admission
    • (GA) 5-8PM
    • (GA+) 4-8PM SOLD OUT
  • A 7-ounce souvenir tasting glass (yes glass)
  • Freedom to enjoy unlimited 3-ounce beer samples
  • The opportunity to meet the brewers making your favorite beers
  • DD tickets include free bottles of water *(if you wish to have a glass, you can pick one at the end of the festival)


January 28
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Crowne Plaza Albany – The Desmond Hotel
660 Albany Shaker Rd
Albany, NY 12211 United States
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