Man sampling a Burley Oak Brewing Company craft beer
Man sampling a Burley Oak Brewing Company craft beer
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Beer & Wine Festivals

Between Maryland’s burgeoning wine world and our killer craft breweries, we’ve got the goods to quench any thirst. Don’t believe us? Check out this amazing lineup of beer and wine events across the state.

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Decanter Wine & Racing Festival

1 Decanter Wine and Racing Festival

April 8, 2017

Kick off spring with Maryland wine at Decanter Wine Festival at Laurel Racecourse! Enjoy live turf and dirt races, sample a variety of Maryland Wine, enjoy local food and artisans and tap your feet to live music. 

Maryland Craft Beer Festival

2 Maryland Craft Beer Festival

May 13, 2017
This exciting one-day festival will include beer tastings from more than 40 ALL-MARYLAND breweries pouring over 180 unique local craft beers.  In addition, there will be great live music, fantastic food and an eclectic display of artworks from local Frederick artists.

 


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Location:
Carroll Creek Linear Park
Frederick, MD 21701
410-252-9463


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Folks drinking beer Photo By: HSMC BeerFest

3 BeerFest

June 24, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Enjoy Historic St. Mary's City’s annual celebration of brew, food, and music!  Sample select craft brews, local cuisine while enjoying artisans, activities and live music. Admission.$18 with online ticketing, or $20 at the gate.


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Location:
Rt 5 and Rosecroft Rd
St. Mary's City, MD 20686
240-895-4977


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Photo By: DrinkMaryland ~ North Beach

4 DrinkMaryland - A Craft Beverage Event

July 22, 2017  Noon - 6:00 P.M. 
The first of its kind! The Town of North Beach, in Southern Maryland, will hold a special event, DrinkMaryland, featuring local wine, cider, beer and  spirits, with an open air farmers market feel. Browse local produce from regional farmers, handmade crafts and enjoy live music  and learn about the local craft beverage makers. The event is free with tasting passes available for purchase.

 


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Location:
5th and Bay Avenue
North Beach, MD 20714
301-855-6681


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5 The Maryland Wine Festival—Carroll County Farm Museum

September 16 - 17, 2017

Now in its 33rd year, the Maryland Wine Festival brings the best of Maryland’s burgeoning wine scene together for this amazing event. Grab your glass, stroll the grounds of the beautiful Carroll County Farm Museum, and celebrate Maryland’s best.


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Location:
500 S Center St
Westminster, MD 21157
800-829-4645


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Beer Photos & Videos

Craft Beer Festival
Marylanders take their craft brews seriously--and so can you with beer festivals and brewery tours.
Photo By: Clark Vandergrift
Man sampling a Burley Oak Brewing Company craft beer
Man sampling a Burley Oak Brewing Company craft beer
Photo By: Clark Vandergrift, OTD
A cold glass of Heavy Seas craft beer from the tap
A cold glass of Heavy Seas craft beer from the tap
Photo By: Heavy Seas
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Flight of beer at ​​Red Shedman Farm Brewery
Photo By: Brewers Association of Maryland

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