5th Annual Brew Bern Beer Fest

New Bern will be hosting their fifth annual beer festival at the
 Riverfront Convention Center on 28 June 2014. This 45,000 square foot venue is a first class,
state of the art building located downtown in the city’s historic district on the Trent River waterfront. The festival will focus on 50+ American craft and regional micro breweries with over 150 beers being offered.

There will only be one tasting session with three tickets options. The VIP ticket is $40 if purchased before 7 Jun, $50 after that date/day of the event and will give you admission from 1 - 6 PM. The General Admission ticket is $25 if purchased before 7 Jun, $35 after that date/day of the event and will give you admission from 2:30 - 6 PM. The VIP and GA ticket includes unlimited sampling of all beers offered. The Designated Driver ticket (available online only) which is $10 and will give you admission from 1 - 6 PM. There will only be 500 VIP and 3000 total tickets sold. This event will sell out so ensure you get your tickets as soon as they go on sale. Ticket sales will start at 8 AM on Saturday, 3 May 2014.

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ALL proceeds to support local charities. We are excited to be associated with and raising money for the Museum of the Marine and the Beer Army Vigilant Guardian Foundation.

We hope that you can join us on 28 June for this exciting festival!

-Ticket Outlets-

Cash only please.

Beer Army Outpost
US Highway 70 East
New Bern, NC 28560
(252) 633-5060

-Brewery List-

Below is the current list of breweries attending.

Abita Brewing Company
Alcohol Through Fermentation
Angry Orchard Cider Company
Atwater Block Brewery
Aviator Brewing Company
Ballast Point Brewery
Beer Alchemists of Coastal Carolina
Beer Army Combat Brewery
Blue Point Brewing Company
Boston Beer Company
Boulder Beer Company
Boulevard Brewing Company
Carolina Brewery
Carolina Brewing Company
Coronado Brewing Company
Crispin Cider Company
D.G. Yuengling & Son Inc.
Down East Alers
Double Barley Brewing Company
Erie Brewing Company
Foothills Brewing
Frog Level Brewing Company
Goose Island Beer Company
Gordon Biersch Brewing Company
Green Man Brewing Company
Harpoon Brewery
Horny Goat Brewing Company
Humboldt Brewing Company
Ipswich Ale Brewery
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

Julian Cider Mill
Lagunitas Brewing Company
Legend Brewing Company
LoneRider Brewing Company
Lost Coast Brewery
Mission Brewery
Moylans Brewing Company
Mother Earth Brewing Company
Natty Greene's Pub and Brewing Company
New Belgium Brewing Company
Orange Blossom Pilsner
Oskar Blues Brewery
Pabst Brewing Company
Red Brick Brewing
Shmaltz Brewing Company
Shock Top Brewing Company
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company
Southern Tier Brewing Company
Southampton Ales and Lagers
Spoetzl Brewery
St. George Brewing Company
Sunken City Brewing Company
SweetWater Brewing Company
Traveler Beer Company
Triangle Brewing Company
Vermont Hard Cider Company
Weyerbacher Brewing Company
White Street Brewing Company
WM Magner Ltd.

*List is subject to change.


Download the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center and Downtown New Bern Parking Map here.


Rock out as DJ Dog plays your favorite music along with a guest appearance from Nashville recording artist Bryan Mayer.

-Hotel Accommodations-

Bridge Pointe Hotel and Marina
101 Howell Road
New Bern, NC 28562

The Bridge Pointe Hotel and Marina is offering a special rate of $84.95(+tax) for festival attendees. Just mention Beer Army when making your reservations.

Please Make your reservations by June 14th!

Also try the DoubleTree by Hilton, contact information is listed below.

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel New Bern Riverfront

100 Middle Street
New Bern, NC 28560

-Festival Sponsors-

Is your company or business interested in becoming an official sponsor of a Beer Army festival? Let us know at sponsor@beerarmy.com and we'll send you all the info. Be sure to watch our sponsor solicitation video below.

-Ticket Fine Print-
-21 +, ID required.
-No re-entry.
-No backpacks allowed.
-We pour two ounce samples.
-Last call 15 minutes before session ends.
-No beer is to leave the premises.
-No children, no exceptions.

This ticket is a revocable license, which is subject to termination with denial of admission at the discretion of Beer Army Vigilant Guardian Foundation and its partners (collectively referred to as “hosts”). You will be denied admission or removed from the premises without compensation should the ticket holder act in a disorderly manner or violate the hosts rules or endanger the safety of other patrons. The hosts may stop serving the holder beverages without compensation at any point the ticket holder appears intoxicated. The ticket holder voluntarily assumes all risks and dangers incidental to before, during, and after the Festival. Ticket holder agrees that the facility and hosts are not responsible or liable for any injuries, expense, claims or liability resulting from or directly or indirectly related to the Festival. Tickets are non-refundable and the Festival will take place rain or shine.

-Frequently Asked Questions-

Question: Can I volunteer to assist with the festival?
Answer: Yes! Contact our Volunteer Coordinator by email at

Question: Are there designated driver tickets or passes?
Answer: Yes. Reduced price designated driver tickets are available for purchase online only.

Question: Are children allowed in the convention center with a parent or guardian?
Answer: NO! We have tried doing this in the past but it has created too much liability. Under no circumstances will we allow children of
 ANY age into the festival.

Question: Will my underage spouse be allowed admission?
Answer: NO! We have tried doing this in the past but it has created too much liability. Everybody has to be 21+ to enter the festival. If you buy a ticket it will not be refunded because you are under age.

Question: What does the price of the ticket include?
Answer: Your ticket includes admission into the convention center and unlimited sampling of beers from over 50 different breweries.

Question: Will food be available?
Answer: Yes. Food will be available for purchase.

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