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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1 Oktoberfest Taneytown

September 22, 2018
Enjoy music, food, beer, and vendors in Taneytown at the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church's Oktoberfest. Tickets are $18 at the gate, $15 at the door, and $10 for children. All proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity of Carroll County.
Taneytown


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Location:
36 W Baltimore St.
Taneytown, MD 21787
410-751-7722


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2 Chesapeake Oyster & Wine Festival

September 22-23, 2018
One of Maryland's many top seafood and wine festivals - A Shucking Good Time with Wine. Discover wild and farm-raised oysters, and other gourmet seafood. Enjoy top rated American and International Wines.
National Harbor


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Location:
168 National Plaza
National Harbor, MD 20745
202-870-1163


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3 Harford Beer Week

September 22-29, 2018
a celebration of craft beer and brewing. Our local bars, restaurants, breweries, bottle shops, and beer enthusiasts are working together to support small breweries from across the country, as well as our own backyard, in an effort to involve and educate members of our community. Join in on the week of tap takeovers, tastings, dinners, festivals, and more.
Bel Air


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Location:
37 N Main Street
Bel Air, MD 21014
443-823-1797


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4 Frederick's Oktoberfest

September 28-29, 2018
Expect bratwurst, German beer and Flying Dog Beer and wine plus strudel. Live music includes Liab’ und Schneid, TKO Band and Mike and the Continentals. There will be children's activities plus rich German tradition and history.
Frederick

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5 Maryland Microbrewery Festival

September 29, 2018
This fun-packed festival celebrates and promotes the best of Maryland’s handcrafted and distinctive microbrews. The event includes live music, crafts and wide variety of food vendors. Come join the fun at the Maryland’s premier beer festival.
Westminster


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6 Howard County Hops and Harvest Festival

September 29, 2018

Presented by CoFestCo, this event takes place across two sessions and features unlimited tastings of Maryland-produced beer, wine, and spirits. The Mid-Day Session is open from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm and the Twilight Session is from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

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Twist and Stout Beer and Wine Festival

7 Twist and Stout - Beer and Wine Festival

September 29, 2018
a fine wine and craft beer festival that also features live music from some of the region’s best bands, food trucks from around the state, and artists creating on site.
Annapolis


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Location:
600 Quiet Waters Park Rd
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-222-7316


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8 Oktoberfest at Power Plant Live

September 29, 2018
Dig out your lederhosen & get ready for sampling of over 150 beers featuring international, local, fall seasonal, marzen & oktoberfest. Whether you are eating pretzels, competing in the Stein Holding/chicken dancing, there is plenty to enjoy.
Baltimore


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Location:
34 Market Place
Baltimore, MD 21202
410-727-5483


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9 DuckFest - Oktoberfest Beer & Music Festival

September 30, 2018

Based on the German celebration of Oktoberfest complete with live music, craft beer, and authentic German cuisine. Proceeds of the third annual DuckFest benefit the United Way of Calvert County and Maryland Fragile X Resource Group.


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Location:
13200 Dowell Rd
Dowell, MD 20629
410-394-3825


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10 Oktoberfest Feier

September 30, 2018
The Elkridge Furnace Inn is having an upscale and authentic German Buffet and featured German Beers with Biergarten-style seating, Oompah Music and dance floor.
Elkridge


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Location:
5745 Furnace Avenue
Elkridge, MD 21075
410-379-9336


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11 Brews & Bivalves

October 6, 2018
Fresh oysters and local watermen are the focus of this festival benefiting the Oyster Recovery Partnership at the Jailbreak Brewing Company. Buck-a-shuck, fried, and baked oysters. Outdoor biergarten with fresh beer, live music, and giveaways. Family-friendly; dogs welcome outside.
Laurel


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Location:
9445 Washington Blvd. N
Laurel, MD 20723
443-345-9699


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12 Easton Beer Festival

October 6, 2018

With music from BLACKWATER, vendors, 40-plus craft brewers, games, raffles, and more - the Easton Beer Festival bill itself as the largest indoor beer festival in Maryland.

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13 Oktoberfest at Hard Bargain Farm

October 6, 2018
This year’s festival will feature performances by Bavarian dance group Alt Washingtonia Schuhplattlers, delicious German food and beer and hay wagon rides to the Potomac River.
Accokeek


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Location:
2001 Bryan Point Rd
Accokeek, MD 20607
301-292-5665


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14 Riverside WineFest at Sotterly

October 6-7, 2018
Celebrate the best of Maryland wines. More than 20 Maryland wineries, live music, local food, kid’s activities, and artisan marketplace. Set on the grounds of beautiful Historic Sotterley Plantation.
Hollywood


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Location:
44300 Sotterley Lane
Hollywood, MD 20636
301-737-2280


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15 Autumn Reggae Wine Festival

October 6-7, 2018
Say goodbye to Summer with the sweet music sounds of the islands and let them drift you away into the Fall. Come celebrate the largest and longest running wine festival on the Mid-Atlantic Coast at Linganore Winecellars..
Mt. Airy


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Location:
13601 Glissans Mill Rd
Mt. Airy, MD 21771
301-831-5889


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16 Rocktoberfest

October 7, 2018
Little French market will be here with awesome kids food and great German food at the Ellicott Mills Brewing Company. Lot E and inside the brewpub. Proceeds go to the Columbia Rock School fund for musical youth.
Ellicott City


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Location:
8308 Main Street
Ellicott City, MD 21043
410-313-8141


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17 Good Beer Festival

October 12-13, 2018

The Good Beer Festival offers unlimited tastings of 100 different American craft brews, including a Local Beer Garden featuring Eastern Shore breweries. Early bird tickets are $25 for tastings and $5 for non-tastings. Fees may apply.


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18 Berlin Oktoberfest

October 13, 2018

Music, food, annual fall sidewalk sale, beer garden, games and activities, cornhole tournament. Shuttle available.


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Location:
Downtown Main Street
Berlin, MD 21811
410-629-1722


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19 Havre de Grace Oktoberfest

October 13, 2018

Enjoy German fare, German beer & wine, and German desserts while listening to German Music. New this year, Smitty's Polka Band


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Location:
164 Congress Ave
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
410-939-2100


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20 Baltimore Craft Beer Festival

November 3, 2018

The Baltimore Craft Beer Festival event features tastings from over 30 Maryland craft breweries and will also include a homebrew competition, live music, yoga, local food and more. 3rd Annual.


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Location:
3001 Boston Street
Baltimore, MD 21224
410-252-9463


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21 The Scoop ...

For more events - go to Maryland Wine and Breweries Association of Maryland.

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22 The Annual Downtown Hyattsville Arts Festival - AKA " Arts & Ales"

September 22, 2018 
Maryland Craft brewers are a major part of this festival as are the live performances.The celebration will include more than 100 artists and artisans, and will feature great food.  Partners anticipate over 5,000 visitors to this free, all-ages event covering more than 3 city streets in Hyattsville.

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
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Flight of beer at ​​Red Shedman Farm Brewery
Photo By: Brewers Association of Maryland
Enjoying Beer with A Cheer
Enjoying Beer with A Cheer
Photo By: Clark Vandergrift, OTD
Beer glasses raised for a cheer
Beer glasses raised for a cheer
Photo By: Clark Vandergrift

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