Downtown Allentown Presents 4th Annual Allentown Beer Fest

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Lehigh Valley’s Premier
Beer Festival Returns
Allentown Beer Fest: Back for a 4th Year!


Allentown, PA – August 27, 2019 The Downtown Allentown Business Alliance, Cork & Cage, the City of Allentown and the Presenting Sponsor – City Center Allentown are proud to present the fourth annual Allentown Beer Festival on Saturday, September 7th in downtown Allentown. Join us in the 500 & 600 blocks of Hamilton Street for an afternoon of great beer, great food and fantastic music in our vibrant downtown!


Allentown Beer Fest, the Lehigh Valley’s premiere beer festival, will feature over 60 different breweries and over 120 different beers to sample throughout the day. You can also enjoy live music by Hector Rosado & His Latin Jazz Experience and Pentley Holmes and you can enjoy food by downtown restaurants: Bell Hall, 99 Bottles, and Queen City BBQ. We will also have two vendors from the new Downtown Allentown Market – Donut Love and Little Miss Korea who will be joining us as a preview to their new location on the Arts Walk. And, a number of craft vendors will showcase their wares during the event where all are welcome to stop by, browse and shop!


New this year – for those who enjoyed the mobile axe throwing vendor who participated in Blues, Brews & Barbecue, Axecessive Force will be joining us at the Beer Fest!


For those of you who loved our awesome volunteer baseball t-shirts last year, there’s good news. You can now purchase your own for only $15! Shirts will be sold through ticket leap, so add them to your order when you buy your tickets and pick up your shirt the day of the fest!


When: Saturday, September 7th, 2019
Time: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Where: 500 & 600 Blocks of Hamilton Street
What:  Beer sampling event
Cost:$34 online, $40 at door – $28 when you purchase 6 pack (six or more) tickets in one transaction!

Presenting Sponsor: City Center Allentown


Beer Fest 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. This is a sellout event! All of our Allentown Beer Fests have sold out in the past so we suggest buying tickets in advance! Attendees can enjoy free live music and purchase food and crafts. The ticket gains you unlimited beer sampling from some of the best breweries and a commemorative 3.5 oz. tasting glass. Please imbibe safely during the hours of the event. Tickets are on sale now and may be purchased at


Breweries from all over the region and from across the country will be well represented at our 4th annual Allentown Beer Fest. Here is a sampling of who you can expect: 2SP, Abomination Brewing, Aurochs Brewing, Barrier Brewing, Bells Brewing, Bolero Snort, Bonn Brewing, Brew Dog, Conshohocken, Connecticut Valley, Decadent, Dogfish Head, Ever Grain, Evil Genius, Foreign Objects, Founders, Free Will, Funk Brewing, Great Barn Brewing, Hijinx,  Hoof Hearted, Imprint Beer Co., Interboro Brewing, La Cabra, Levante Brewing Company, Lone Pine Brewing, Lost Tavern, Manayunk, Brewing, Melted Spectrum, NCBC, New Belgium, New Trail, Odd Logic Brewing, Pizza Boy, River Horse, Root Down, Rotunda Brewing, Saucony Creek Brewery, Singlecut Brewery, Sixpoint Brewing, Sloop, Southern Tier Brewing, Stable 12,Stillwater, Tattered Flag, Troegs, Two Robbers Seltzer, Wallenpaupack, Weyerbacher, Yergey’s Brewing, and ZeroDay Brewing Co.


And, of course, we also have Allentown’s own Cave Brewing Company, Colony Meadery, Fegley’s Brew Works, and new to downtown, Hop Daddy’s Brewery ….and others still to come!


Parking is available in several locations in downtown Allentown. We suggest parking in the garage located at 6th 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 encourage all attendees to arrive early for the best parking options, and please drive responsibly.


Thank you to all of our sponsors, Presenting Sponsor: City Center Allentown; Cork & Cage Bottle Shop, the City of Allentown, PPL, PPL Center, Lehigh Valley Phantoms, Green Mountain Energy, RCN, St. Luke’s, Inspire and ESSA for making community events like the Allentown Beer Fest possible.


For more information, please contact Betsy Kohl at 484-226-6323 or visit


About The Downtown Allentown Business Alliance:


Right here in downtown Allentown you’ll find the commercial and cultural heart of the Lehigh Valley. 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 Downtown Allentown Business Alliance 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:


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.

Information provided to TVL by:
Betsy Kohl
Main Street Manager
The Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce