Events

Summer and Fall Events

(BALTIMORE, MD, AUGUST 7, 2019) – From pairing award-winning beers with small plates of fine food at REVIVE! in August to Baltimore’s largest all-Maryland craft beer event, the Baltimore Craft Beer Festival in November, breweries from throughout the Free State are preparing for a season of celebration.

“Craft beer events in Maryland draw a passionate community whose interest in delicious beer and the art of brewing directly supports the state’s brewing industry,” says Jim Bauckman, Communications Manager at the Brewers Association of Maryland. “We work hard ensuring our event schedule provides unique ways of interacting with fine local beer and the crafty men and women who brew it.”

REVIVE! – August 24, 2019 / Ellicott City

REVIVE!, a high-end beer and food pairing event, showcases Maryland’s best ales and lagers while elevating the experience of drinking beer. Hosted at the Shrine of St. Anthony in Ellicott City on Saturday, August 24, 2019, this evening soirée includes hand-crafted pairings of beer and food from 16 Maryland breweries and select culinary partners. Attendees are invited to cast a ballot for their favorite pairing of the evening while mingling with brewers and chefs and listening to music performed by SoulTET. During REVIVE!, the results of the 2019 Maryland Craft Beer Competition will be announced and the evening’s best pairing will be unveiled.  This year’s event is supported by an exceptional group of partners, including Baltimore Magazine. A limited number of tickets are currently available for purchase.

“When people hear of a high-end food pairing, they often assume it will be wine, but beer can be fancy too! Maryland is brimming with breweries and those breweries are not only contributing to the local economy, providing family-friendly spaces in communities, and in some cases helping to revitalize neighborhoods, they are also making some killer beers. REVIVE! is an opportunity for us to show off some of those beers in a truly unique setting,” says Kelly Dudeck, Chief Strategy Officer at the Brewers Association of Maryland.

Hops & Harvest Festival – October 5, 2019 / Columbia

Saturday, October 5, 2019 marks the return of the annual Hops & Harvest Festival in Howard County. For 2019, Hops & Harvest moves to the grounds of the Chrysalis at Columbia’s Symphony Woods. This one-session festival showcases delicious craft beer alongside Maryland-made wine, spirits, art, and a vibrant lineup of live entertainment. This event is produced by CoFestCo, featuring the Brewers Association of Maryland as the event partner. Tickets to Hops & Harvest are available for purchase.

The Baltimore Craft Beer Festival – November 2, 2019 / Baltimore

The Baltimore Craft Beer Festival comes back to the Canton Waterfront Park on Saturday, November 2, 2019. Featuring more than 50 Maryland breweries, live music, games, and regional food, the Baltimore Craft Beer Festival is the city’s largest beer celebration exclusively featuring Maryland breweries and beer. Plans for the 2019 festival include additional access and amenities meant to make attending more comfortable and streamlined. Early bird passes for the Baltimore Craft Beer Festival go on sale Thursday, August 8, 2019.

“We’re thrilled to round out the 2019 event calendar at the Canton Waterfront Park. This annual festival draws thousands of enthusiastic beer consumers to the heart of a historic and beautiful Maryland city. The updates we’re making to the Baltimore Craft Beer Festival for 2019 are going to make the entire event more convenient and enjoyable,” said the Brewers Association of Maryland’s  Executive Director Kevin Atticks

More information about these events, and the mission of the Brewers Association of Maryland, can be found by visiting marylandbeer.org.

About the Brewers Association of Maryland

The Brewers Association of Maryland, founded in 1996, is the non-profit trade association of Maryland brewing companies. The mission of BAM is to grow, promote, and protect the Maryland craft beer industry.  Representing more than 80 licensed, operating Maryland breweries, the Brewers Association of Maryland is committed to producing memorable beer experiences for craft beer consumers. Events produced and promoted by the Brewers Association of Maryland are fundraisers, directly benefiting the State’s craft brewing industry.