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Sugarbush Brew-Grass Festival

Sat, Jun 10

Time: 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Lincoln Peak Courtyard, Lincoln Peak

Kick off the summer with Sugarbush's seventh annual brewfest, featuring craft beers from more than twenty breweries, tasty local eats and jammin' bluegrass bands.


$40 General admission
$12 Non-drinker ticket
Advance purchase only. All sales are final. No refunds.



Will Call Opens: 1:00 PM
Tastings: 2:00 - 6:00 PM

Festival/Brewer Guide

2017 Brewers List

Cheers to Vermont Beers!

14th Star  •  Alchemist  •  Bent Hill  •  Cousins Brewing  •  Citizen Cider  •  Farnham Ale & Lager  •  Fiddlehead •  Foley Brothers •  Four Quarters  •  Frost Beer Works  •  Good Water Brewing  •  Harpoon  •  Hermit Thrush  •  Hogback Mountain Brewing  •  Idletyme •  Lawson’s Finest Liquids  •  Long Trail  •  Lost Nation  •  Magic Hat  •  Northshire  •  Otter Creek  •  Queen City Brewery  •  Rock Art  •  Shed  •  Stone Corral  •  Stowe Cider  •  Switchback  •  Trout River  •  Upper Pass  •  Von Trapps  •  Zero Gravity 

(Subject to change)


VT Bluegrass Pioneers
The VT Bluegrass Pioneers is an exciting new band that unites the talents of three of Vermont's veteran and best-known bluegrass musicians: brothers "Banjo" Dan and Willy Lander previously of Banjo Dan & the Midnite Ployboys, and Danny Coane of the Starline Rhythm Boys. Sam Blagden will join them on bass for their Brew-Grass Festival performance.

Red Barn Hayloft
Red Barn Hayloft is a five-piece bluegrass band based out of Brookfield, Vermont. Composed of Jonathan Falby (fiddle, vocals), Tim Gershon (mandolin, vocals), David Love (banjo, vocals),  Andy Stone (guitar, vocals), and rounded out by the commanding presence of Clay Purvis on Bass fiddle. Red Barn Hayloft produces a brand of bluegrass that is both traditional and contemporary. Their diverse repertoire is filled with bluegrass classics, fiddle tunes, ballads and a few gospel numbers.

Mad Mountain Scramblers
The Mad Mountain Scramblers are the Mad River Valley's premier bluegrass band. Composed of band members Jayson Fulton (lead vocal, bass), Hollace Pratt (lead mandolin, vocals), John Bridgewater (guitar, vocals), Rick Sysco (rhythm mandolin, vocals, whistles), and Ben Larrow (banjo).


Sugarbush Wood-Fired Pizza Oven
Castlerock Clam Shack
Nor Easter Smoke
Goog's Wood-Fired Fare
Cornerstone Pub Catering


Firkin Friday
Join us Friday for the Brew-Grass Fest weekend kickoff party in Castlerock Pub as we celebrate with a freshly-tapped firkin (cask-conditioned beer), raw bar, and live music from the David Keller Blues Band.

Post-Brew-Grass Golf Scramble
Follow up a day at Brew-Grass Festival with a 9-hole tournament at the Sugarbush Golf Course. Enjoy an expanded selection of 16 oz Vermont Craft Beers at Hogan's Pub and compete to win prizing from Long Trail, Harpoon, and Otter Creek for top teams, closest to the pin, and longest drive. LEARN MORE

Rock the Bush Tour
Keep the party going at The Reks for the 2nd Annual Rock the Bush. Returning to The Sugarbush Village for an evening of old school hip hop is the legend DJ Marley Marl. Accompanying him on this years event is Juice Crew member and battle rap legend Craig G.

Lodging Package
Stay feet from the festival and explore the Mad River Valley while you're visiting. BOOK NOW

Festival Rules

  • This is a 21+ event. No one under 21 will be admitted, including infants and children of all ages. All attendees will be required to show a valid photo I.D. for admission (Vermont State Law). Sugarbush reserves the right to card anytime during the festival
  • All attendees must be properly attired.
  • No bags, pets (regardless of size), outside glassware or outside food permitted.
  • All exits are FINAL, and no alcohol is permitted outside the event.
  • Sugarbush reserves the right to remove any individual(s) without refund from the festival for behaving inappropriately. Once escorted out by security individuals will not be allowed back in the festival.
  • Drink responsibly.
  • Know your limits.