Downtown Allentown Hosts 2nd Annual Beer Fest Early Bird Tickets on Sale Now!


The Hamilton District Main Street Program in partnership with Cork & Cage and the City of Allentown is proud to present the second annual Allentown Beer Festival on Saturday, September 9th in downtown Allentown. Join us as the festival expands to the 500 block in addition to the 600 block of Hamilton Street for an afternoon of great beers, great food and fantastic music in our vibrant downtown!


Allentown Beer Fest will kick off with 50 breweries and close to 100 different beers to sample from. Live music will play all afternoon, and nearby restaurants, Bell Hall, Centro, grain. and The Hamilton Kitchen will be selling delicious food out on the street. A number of craft vendors will showcase their wares during the event – all can stop by to browse and shop!
Shop early and save! Early bird tickets are on sale for $24 until July 11


When: Saturday, September 9th
Time: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Where: 500 & 600 Blocks of Hamilton Street
What:  Beer sampling event
Cost: $34 online, $40 at door – $24 Early Bird rate until July 11th.


This is a ticketed event for those 21 years of age and over, however you do not need a ticket if you are not sampling beer. Attendees can enjoy free live music and purchase food. Your ticket gains you unlimited beer sampling from some of the best breweries along with a 3.5 oz. tasting glass. Please imbibe safely during the hours of the event. Tickets are on sale now and may be purchased at


Beers on tap will include both domestic and craft varieties with something for everyone! Breweries include: Abomination Brewing, Cigar City, Evil Twin Brewing, Fegley’s Brew Works, Firestone Walker, Half Acre, Hijinx, Hubbard’s Cave, Lagunitas, Levante Brewing Company, Lost Tavern, Manayunk Brewing, MIA Beer Company, Neshaminy Creek, North Slope, Saucony Creek, Sly Fox Brewing, Sterling Pig, Stillwater, Stone Brewing, Thomas Hooker, Une Annee, Weyerbacher – with more to come!


Parking is available in and around downtown Allentown. We suggest parking in the garage located at 6th Street and Walnut Street which is closest to the event, but any of the decks are convenient – for just $1 per hour with the first 30 minutes free! For more information please visit We strongly encourage all attendees to arrive early for the best parking options, and please drive responsibly.


The Hamilton District Main Street Program is proud to partner with Cork & Cage Bottle Shop.
Thank you to all of our sponsors, the City of Allentown, City Center Lehigh Valley, PPL Center, Lehigh Valley Phantoms for making community events like the Allentown Beer Fest possible.
For more information, please contact Liz Regan at 484-542-7827 or visit



About The Hamilton District:
Right here in downtown Allentown you’ll find the commercial and cultural heart of the Lehigh Valley – the Hamilton District. Our unique ethnic restaurants, our historical arts district, our businesses – and our people – make this a vibrant center of activity. Here, visitors can discover a wide array of taste, culture, entertainment and history. The Hamilton District Main Street Program consists of the area from 5th Street to 12th Street, and from Walnut to Linden Streets, and is supported by adjoining city neighborhoods and the riverfront.


About The Chamber:
The mission of The Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce is to improve the economy and quality of life in the Lehigh Valley Metropolitan Area. We accomplish this through business-to-business networking events and marketing products, affinity programs and exclusive, money saving member benefits, training programs, government affairs initiatives and public policy advocacy, and community development enterprises. With nearly 5,000 members who employ more than 200,000, the Chamber is the largest in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and in the top ten nationwide.


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Information provided by:

Miriam Huertas
Senior Vice President
Allentown Initiatives