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The Door County Beer Festival: What You Need to Know

There is nothing like an ice cold beer on a warm summer’s day, and Door County knows it! The Door County Beer Festival is the best place in Wisconsin to indulge in local brews and bites. This exciting annual festival returns to Baileys Harbor this June for a day of craft beer and live music. Read on for a sneak peek at what’s to come this year.

For more info, claim your free copy of our Door County Vacation Guide. Inside, you’ll find a full list of the area’s best festivals, restaurants, and attractions you won’t want to miss!

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Why You Need to Attend the Door County Beer Festival

Good times are brewing! Join us on Saturday, June 15th, 2019, for one of the best Door County events of the year. Not convinced? Here are some of the things we’re looking forward to this summer!

Craft Beer

The best breweries in the state are attending this year’s festival. Choose from hundreds of beers to sample and get a chance to meet the brewers behind them! Even the pickiest of beer drinkers will be able to find just the right beer that fits their tastes. Your ticket includes unlimited beer tastings, a tasting glass, and access to delicious local food vendors. General admission tickets start at $40, and designated driver tickets cost $15. Designated drivers receive the souvenir glass and two non-alcoholic beverages.

Some of the Door County breweries who will be at the 2019 event include:

Delicious Food

After all that beer tasting, you’ll have worked up an appetite! During the festival, seven local eateries will be cooking up some of their best menu items. With traditional pub fare, seasonal specialties, fresh cheeses, and farm-to-table cuisine available, there’s something for everyone. Please note: Food is available for purchase and is not included in the price of admission.

Here are some of the vendors you’ll see at the festival:

Live Music & More

Beyond unforgettable brews, the Door County Beer Festival is known for its outstanding live music. Enjoy live performances all day long while you sip craft beer and sample local food. In the past, Mama Digdown’s Brass Band and Bob French were featured artists.

If you’re a beer fan who also loves biking, you won’t want to miss the Peninsula Century Spring Classic. Racers choose from routs of 25, 50, 62, and 100 miles through northern Door County, and the ride finishes on the grounds of the beer festival.

Reserve Your Room at The Ashbrooke

Brighton Room

Whether your summer vacation plans entail attending the Door County Beer Festival or relaxing on the beach, there’s no better place to stay than The Ashbrooke. Our adults-only hotel is the perfect spot for couples to relax after a fun-filled day. You and your significant other will love a stay in one of our Brighton Rooms. These non-smoking rooms feature a king bed, a 42″ TV with HBO, and a wet bar. Spend your evenings soaking in our 12-person whirlpool or swimming in our indoor lap pool. Are you ready to enjoy premium amenities and deluxe accommodations in the heart of Door County? Start planning your trip today!