Bucks County



If you love trying new craft beers or rare brews, then Bucks County is the place for you this spring and summer! Pour yourself a pint at any number of beer festivals happening this season throughout the county. Explore the art of home-brewing at historic sites, learn about pairing your favorite beer with the right food or crack open a cold one as you listen to live entertainment.  

For more brewpubs and craft beer start-ups right here in Bucks County, check out our ale trail

Note: This information reflects the 2016 season. Check back for more information on 2017 events!

• April 28 M.O.M's Hop Fest 2016
Celebrate hop planting season! M.O.M's; Maxwell's on Main will be serving up eight exclusive hoppy beers. Enjoy bluegrass tunes as you sip and sample beer. Admission to the Hop Fest is free, or you can buy a Hop Fest Package that includes a t-shirt, free drink ticket and an exclusive dish from Chef Bobby.

• April 30 McCoole's Spring Beer Festival With Premium Spirits and Wine Garden 
Looking for an event to satisfy the beer lovers and wine connoisseurs? Head to McCoole's Arts & Events Place to enjoy live music, food and craft vendors.

• May 7 6th Annual Washington Crossing Brewfest -SOLD OUT FOR 2016
Sample over 60 beers from national and regional breweries. Washington Crossing Historic Park hosts this "can't-miss" event featuring beer, food vendors and live music. 

• May 14 9th Annual Yardley Beer Fest
Enjoy the small town vibe of downtown Yardley while sipping from a variety of beer samples from around the country. Over 100 beer selections from 50 breweries will be available for tasting.

• June 11 3rd Annual New Hope Beer Festival
Guests can enjoy unlimited beer samples poured by local breweries. Be sure to walk around the charming streets of New Hope.

 June 18 4th Annual Brews & Bites at Pennsbury Manor
Stroll around the historic countryside estate and taste samples of beer and food while taking in the beautiful views of the Delaware River. See the hops growing in Pennsbury Manor's gardens or enjoy a 17th century beer brewing demonstration. What a great way to spend a summer afternoon!

• July 30 Beers for a Cure at M.O.M's; Maxwell's on Main
Toast to a cause in Doylestown while sipping delicious craft beers and enjoying M.O.M's buffet! Proceeds will benefit the Michael Napoleone Memorial Foundation which helps families fighting Burkitts Lymphoma/Leukemia, an aggressive form of blood cancer. Tickets can be purchased at M.O.M's or online. 

 August 20 5th Annual Upper Bucks Brewfest
Quakertown is the place to be during the 5th Annual Upper Bucks Brewfest. Taste from a selection of more than 60 craft beers. Have some fun with Quakertown Alive! as you try a variety of beer, wine and food.

• August 27 Fonthill Castle Beer Fest 
Celebrate the end of summer at Fonthill Castle. Enjoy beers from national, local and regional breweries. Pair your beer tastings with locally grown and prepared foods.

• September 17 Newtown Beerfest
Before the chilly weather moves in, spend time outdoors at the Newtown BeerFest. Newtown is a vibrant town perfect for enjoying beer tasting, live music, food and fun!

 For more things to do in Bucks County, check out our full list of events.