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Brew-Grass Festival

June 9, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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


Tickets will go on sale beginning in March.

Get an idea of what Brew-Grass Fest 2017 was all about:


$40 General admission

$12 Non-drinker ticket

Advance purchase only. All sales are final. No refunds.


Friday Kick-Off Party
: Start the weekend off right with a killer party in the Lincoln Peak Courtyard and Castlerock Pub. There will be two special casks from Lawson’s Finest Liquids that will be unique to the Kick-Off Party and may never exist again. Also enjoy live music from The Grift, a friendly cornhole tournament, fresh pizza and more. This party is one not to be missed, and starts at 5 PM. The Grift begins playing at 7 PM.

Lodging Package:
Stay one or two nights at the Clay Brook Hotel.



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.


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.
ccompanying him on this years event is 
rew 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.



June 9, 2018
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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