Beer fans from all over Maryland are waiting for this festival that offers tastings from over 40 breweries. About 200 unique local beers will be available to the public at Carroll Creek Linear Park in the heart of Frederick, Maryland. In addition to beer tastings, the festival features live music, arts and crafts vendors as well as delicious food.
Admission prices range from $15 to $80. General admission to the craft beer festival is $40 and it includes entry to the festival, a souvenir beer tasting glass by Brewers Association of Maryland and tonnes of Maryland-brewed beers for tasting. Designated driver ticket for $15 is for non-drinkers and offers full access to the event and water bottle at entry. Children 12 and under are free. If you are not from Frederick, you might consider the $80 option of BAM Bus that picks up festivalgoers from several locations. Besides the bus ride, these tickets provide VIP access. Buses depart in the morning and will return in the evening. Keep in mind that they check ID for entry, so bring one.