Beer Fests of the Month

7 Connecticut Beer Fests This Weekend (Oct. 10-12)

Published October 9th, 2014

Let’s be honest; you were probably going to drink a few beers this weekend anyway. So why not do it at one of the 7 Connecticut Beer Fests taking place where you can grab a fresh brew.

It’s the fall, it's not hot and it's not cold - it is perfect, perfect weather for being outside.

These fests are precisely where you want to spend the weekend with someone who really loves the fall and being outside. When in reality, you’re going for the beer.

And by some stroke of luck, one of these events will be in your hometown.

So grab your pumpkin latte and your pumpkin muffin, throw on your pumpkin colored scarf and get to one of these fine gatherings:

38th Brewfest At The Beach
Friday, 10/10, New London CT
Brewfest At The Beach will feature the southeastern Connecticut introduction of Yuengling Beer, other new arrivals to the area, many seasonal brews as well as many of your old favorites. Tickets are only $25.00 (plus fee) if you buy them online, $30 at the door. GET TICKETS

Hoptoberfest Craft Beer and Wing Festival
Saturday 10/11, Shelton CT
If you love craft beer and wings; you'll need to be here! Enjoy live music in the relaxing settings of the Rotary Pavilion, Shelton Riverwalk. Tickets are $25 in advance, $35 at the door. Wings contest from area restaurants with the patrons of the event voting for the "King of the Wing". GET TICKETS

CPTV/WNPR Craft Beer and Chili Challenge 2014
Saturday 10/11, Hartford CT
Sample 100+ local beer and chili recipes and vote on your favorites in over a dozen different categories. Help crown Connecticut’s craft beer and chili champions. Exclusive Offer: Save $5 Off Regular Price Tickets with Coupon Code "BeerFest". GET TICKETS

4th Annual Cottrell Oktoberfest
Saturday 10/11, Pawcatuck CT
Sample free beers, eat yummy Munchies Food truck treats and groove to live music by the Low Brow Boys.

2nd Annual Beardsley Zoo Brew at the Zoo
Saturday 10/11, Bridgeport CT
This beer fest is SOLD OUT! If you didn't get tickets, please don't go. This event gets bigger every year, featuring delicious fare, craft beers, live music, as well as a silent auction.

5th Annual Brew-Ski Fest & Chili Cook Off
Sunday 10/12, Salisbury CT
Enjoy beautiful autumn amber hues of the southern Berkshire hills while sampling beers from 30+ breweries. This year for the 1st time they're having a chili-cookoff with 13+ restaurants participating for the 1st time. GET TICKETS

Max's 1st Annual HOPtoberfest
Sunday 10/12, Simsbury CT
If you didn't get tickets; please don't go. This beer fest as SOLD OUT! Mark your calendars for next year.

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