Allentown Beer Festival

Downtown Allentown Events

The Hamilton District Main Street Program, in partnership with Cork & Cage, is proud to present the 2nd Annual Allentown Beer Festival on Saturday, September 9th in downtown Allentown! 

Join us in the 500 & 600 blocks of Hamilton Street for an afternoon of great beers, great food and fantastic music in our vibrant downtown!

Allentown Beer Fest returns with, you guessed it, more beer! This year, we're bringing 50 breweries and close to 100 beers to sample from. Live music by Tavern Tan and The Groove Merchants will play all afternoon, and nearby restaurants, Bell Hall, Centro, Chickie's & Pete's, grain. and The Hamilton Kitchen will be selling delicious food out on the street. A number of craft vendors will be showcasing their wares during the event – all can stop by to browse and shop!

When: Saturday, September 9th
Time: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Where: 600 & 500 Blocks of Hamilton Street
What:  Beer sampling event
Cost: $34 online, $40 day-of and at the door


Tavern Tan: 1-3 p.m.

The Groove Merchants: 3-5 p.m.

This is a ticketed event for those 21 years of age and over. Your ticket comes with a 3.5 oz. tasting glass. Try as many beer samples as you like (safely!) during the hours of the event. If you would like to attend the Allentown Beer Fest to enjoy the music and food, you do not need to purchase a ticket, however you will not be able to sample any of the beers without one!

BE OUR VOLUNTEER! We need your help pouring beer, selling tickets, setting up and tearing down. Fill out this form and tell us how you would like to help!

PARKING INFORMATION: Parking is available in and around Downtown Allentown, PA. We suggest parking in the garage located at 6th Street and Walnut Street which is closest to the event, but any of the decks are convenient - for just $1 per hour with the first 30 minutes free! For more information please visit We strongly encourage all attendees to arrive early for the best parking options, and please drive responsibly.

BUS INFORMATION: LANtaBus will run its regular service to the Allentown Transportation Center (ATC) just one block from the festival. For more information, please visit their website 

Absolutely no refunds will be issued. Please purchase responsibly.


Featuring the Following Breweries

(with more to come!)



Thank you to our Sponsors!

  • corkandcage
  • Phantoms
  • PPL Center
  • City of Allentown
  • LBJ Media
  • 99.9 the Hawk
  • HMK Insurance
  • Inspire Energy