• Event Details

    Welcome to the 2020 Saint John Beer Festival! We are back at the Saint John Trade & Convention Center conveniently located uptown Saint John and connected to the Hilton Hotel and heated underground parking. We are excited to announce we are going to have 2 tasting sessions again – an afternoon session from 2pm-4:30pm and an evening session from 7pm-9:30pm for VIP’s and from 7:30pm-9:30pm for General Admission.

    Afternoon 2pm-4:30pm – this session is intended to be a more intimate opportunity to interact with the brewers…learn first hand by speaking to them directly about the process, what is new and upcoming in the industry and work your way through over 170 different Beer and Cider. Saputo will be on hand with a unique and interesting cheese selection table from around the world. Stay tuned for updates on what else you can expect in the afternoon!
    Evening 7:30pm-9:30pm (VIP opens at 7pm) – with over 170 different Beer, Cider and more from around the Maritimes and around the world as well as food supplied by Grannan’s Seafood, Toro Taco and The Smoking Pig. We will also have a huge cheese table supplied by our friends at Saputo Cheese featuring beer paired cheese and cheese made with Beer! This years Saint John Beerfest is set to be the best yet! Vote on the “People’s Choice Award” for best beer at the show and enjoy some amazing busker-style entertainment…all while relaxing in a safe & controlled environment.
    Please enjoy the show responsibly and we look forward to many more Beerfests to come!
  • Ticket Types
    Afternoon Admission Tickets $50
    This ticket allows for 2-4:30pm admission

    General Admission Tickets $60
    This ticket allows for 7:30pm admission


    VIP Admission Tickets $75
    This ticket allows for 7pm admission

    All tickets include limited access to food, beverage and entertainment.

  • Featured Beers & Breweries

    The full list of breweries and beers will be announced closer to the event date! Follow us on Facebook for the announcement and ongoing additions to this year’s features.

  • Beerfest Entertainment

    Follow us on Facebook for the announcement and ongoing additions to this year’s features.

    If you’re an entertainer and want to be featured at Beerfest send us a message on Facebook.

  • Beerfest Food & Restaurants

    Great beer deserves great food and we have a line up of food to rival our featured beers. We’ve even heard some people come to Beerfest just for the food… they call themselves foodies and they make great designated drivers. This year catering will feature the fantastic chef’s from: Toro Taco, Smoking Pig BBQGrannans, and a Saputo Cheese Table.

  • Special Hotel Rates From The Hilton

    A block of rooms has been reserved April 18, 2020 – April 19, 2020 for Beerfest attendees.

    Reserve Your Room and Special Rate Now.