The Delaware Beer, Wine and Spirits Festival Returns For Its 10th Year

The Dover event will feature tastings, food trucks, live music, outdoor games and more on Aug. 24.


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The Delaware Beer, Wine and Spirits Festival is coming back to fill your glass for its 10th year.

Held at the Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village on Saturday, Aug. 24 from 2:30-7:30 p.m., the event is a staple in Kent County and is the only statewide festival that includes all of Delaware's leading alcohol producers, according to a news release. Craft beer, wine and spirits are the biggest draw with meaderies being added in recent years.

Delaware Beer, Wine and Spirits Festival in Dover The Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village Houses the Delaware Beer, Wine and Spirits Festival

Photos courtesy of the Delaware Beer, Wine and Spirits Festival

Beer, wine and spirits tastings will be availible from favorites throughout the state, including Liquid Alchemy Beverages, Fordham & Dominion Brewing Co., Big Oyster BreweryHarvest Ridge Winery, Dogfish Head Distillery and more.

There will also be meet the brewer opportunities, a mechanical bull, food trucks, live music, outdoor games, special exhibits and guided tours of the Delaware Agricultural Museum, according to a news release. The Delaware Beer, Wine & Spirits Trail will also be spotlighted. The live music lineup includes Lyric Drive, Blue Cat Blues and the Clifford Keith Band.

Photo courtesy of the Delaware Beer, Wine and Spirits Festival

A limited amount of VIP tickets are $69 and include early access from 2:30-4 p.m., exclusive tastings, premium free parking, a souvenir glass and a catered lunch with unlimited tastings, according to a news release. General admission advance tickets are $40, and include unlimited tastings and a souvenir cup. Designated driver tickets are $15 for guests 16 and older.

All guests can enjoy ample free parking, a vendor village and festival games. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, according to a news release. Tickets can be purchased here.


More information:
Delaware Beer, Wine and Spirits Festival
When: Saturday, Aug. 24; 2:30-7:30 p.m.
Where: Delaware Agricultural Museum, 866 N. Dupont Highway, Dover

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