How does all this work?

June 24, 2017 between 1-6 pm. $15 in advance $20 at the door to get in, and $1 per tasting ticket. Order your tickets in advance and beat the lines. Online tickets are held for you at the entrance. Tickets also available from local merchants and City Hall. We give you a real glass that holds 4 ounces when you enter. About 40 breweries and cidermakers are represented. Live music throughout the event, which goes from 1-6 pm. All the proceeds go to charity.

This is a 21+ Event

Get a babysitter for your children. It's just too dangerous, and too likely to adversely impact your enjoyment of our event!

Directions and Hotel Information

Fitchburg's Riverfront Park is located just off Boulder Drive, the street parallel to Main Street. The park is at the southern end of Boulder Drive, before Boulder and Main Street connect back together. The park is on the right, and you will see the large tent set up for the event.

Use 100 Boulder Drive, Fitchburg MA in your GPS. Plenty of nearby free parking in two adjacent parking garages, or take the train from Boston or other points east, or the bus from Leominster and Gardner.

Taking the train in from Boston?

Riverfront Park is located just a short distance from the downtown Fitchburg train station. Taking the train on Saturday, June 24 from Ayer, Concord, Acton, Cambridge or Boston is a viable alternative to automotive travel. See the train schedule here.

Need to spend the night? There are several area hotels.

Great Wolf Lodge ,New England's largest Water Park! Bring your family while you attend the Brewers Festival! 978.343.9653
Hilton Doubletree - 99 Erdman Way, Leominster, MA. (978) 534-9000
Super 8 Motel - 482 North Main St, Leominster, MA. (978)537-2800

Driving to Fitchburg?

Use 100 Commercial Street, Fitchburg MA on your GPS. Or follow these directions:

From the East

Travel west on Route 2 to Fitchburg. Take exit 31B (Fitchburg Rt.12) Bear right off the exit to follow Route 12. Follow Route 12 for aprox 3 miles. At Enterprise car rental, turn right over the bridge.

At the end of the bridge, turn left onto Main Street, then the first left onto Putnam Street. Watch for signs for parking for the Brewers Festival.

From the Southeast

From Worcester, travel north on Interstate Highway 190. This merges with Rt. 2. Follow Rt. 2 West to Fitchburg. Take exit 31B (Fitchburg Rt.12) Bear right off the exit to follow Route 12. Follow Route 12 for aprox 3 miles. At the Enterprise Car Rental center, turn right over the bridge, then turn left on Main Street, then the first left onto Putnam Street. Follow the signs to the Brewers Festival.

From the Northeast

From Townsend, take Rt. 13 to Rt. 2A. Turn right and continue into Main Street, Fitchburg. Follow Main Street into downtown, becoming a one way street. Follow the signs to the Brewers Festival.

From the Northwest

From Ashby, take Rt. 31 into Fitchburg. Continue on Rt. 31 until you come to a set of lights. Veer to the left around the Common (the Rollstone Boulder will be on your right). Go straight through the set of lights, then continue on Main Street, which becomes Boulder Drive. Follow the signs to the Brewers Festival.

From the Southwest

From Westminster follow Rt. 2A north to Fitchburg's Upper Common. Continue on Main Street, which becomes Boulder Drive. Follow the signs to the Brewers Festival.

From the West

From Route 2, take the Route 31 exit. At the end of the ramp, turn left onto Route 31 (Princeton Road) and follow it to Westminster Street, River Street and Kimball Street following Route 12, a total of 3.8 miles to the Cleghorn rotary. Route 12 becomes Kimball Street. Rollstone Street is approximately 1/2 mile past the Cleghorn rotary. Turn left onto Rollstone Street. At Main Street (approx 1,000 feet) turn right. Main Street will become Boulder Drive. Follow the signs to the Brewers Festival.