Western New York beer and cider will be well represented at Lincoln Hill Farms second annual Brew Fest on Aug. 14, which features more than 75 breweries and cideries from across the Northeast. 42 North Brewing, Big Ditch Brewing, Clarksburg Cider, Community Beer Works, Resurgence Brewing, Southern Tier Brewing and Thin Man Brewery will be pouring at the event.

The Brew Fest will offer craft beer and cider samplings, live music, local vendors, food and lawn games. Just minutes from Downtown Canandaigua, Lincoln Hill Farms is located on more than 95 acres of historic farmland in the picturesque countryside.  Doors open at 1 p.m. for VIP ticket holders and 2:00 p.m. for general admission ticket holders and runs until 6 p.m. for all guests.

There are three types of tickets for purchase:

  • VIP admission: $85
    • A limited number of VIP tickets are available and includes admission an hour before the Brew Fest is open to the general public at 1 p.m. and runs until 6 p.m. VIP guests can enjoy access to the VIP deck and lounge area, complimentary light finger foods, exclusive access to special tastings, swag bag and free parking.
  • General admission: $60
    • Includes admission to the Brew Fest at 2 p.m. and sampling until 6 p.m.
  • Designated driver admission: $15
    • Includes admission to the Brew Fest and non-alcoholic samplings such as kombucha and root beer.

Tickets may be purchased online. Lincoln Hill Farms encourages ride sharing or guests getting dropped off at the Brew Fest to alleviate traffic congestion. Anyone using a ride share or drop off service will be allowed to enter the venue during the VIP hour, beginning at 1 p.m. Parking is $10 per car.

At the conclusion of the Brew Fest, guests may stay and enjoy additional live music, cocktails and beer from the silo bar from 6:00-10 p.m. For a full list of participating breweries and cideries visit here.

The Lincoln Hill Farms Brew Fest will be held rain or shine. While Lincoln Hill Farms is family-friendly, due to New York State laws, the Brew Fest is 21 and over and children and infants will not be allowed admittance to the festival. No refunds or exchanges.

Lincoln Hill Farms

Locally owned and operated, and family-run, Lincoln Hill Farms is a 95-plus-acre historic farm in the picturesque countryside of Canandaigua, New York. In the heart of the Finger Lakes region, just east of Rochester, Lincoln Hill Farms is a family-friendly venue perfect for entertainment, events and celebrations of all kinds. Visitors are connected to an authentic farm experience alongside unique offerings, such as seasonal festivals, popular music and outstanding farm-to-table food. From glamping, weddings set against a backdrop of sunflowers and a rustic timber frame pavilion to private events hosted in the farm’s one-of a-kind two-story silo bar or 6,000-square-foot semipermanent tent and yoga in the hopyard, the farm allows for an experience like no other. Visit lincolnhillfarms.com for more information.