Downtown Allentown Hosts 1st Annual Allentown Beer Fest

Allentown, PA – The Hamilton District Main Street Program is proud to present the first annual Allentown Beer Festival on Saturday, August 27th in downtown Allentown! Join us in 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 more than 25 different breweries for you to sample from. Live music by Thunk and The Groove Merchants will play all afternoon, and nearby restaurants, Bell Hall, grain. and The Hamilton Kitchen will be selling delicious food out on the street. A number of craft vendors will be showcasing their wares during the event – all can stop by to browse and shop!

When: Saturday, August 27th  2016

Time: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: 600 Block of Hamilton Street

What:  Beer sampling event

Cost: $34

This is a ticketed event for those 21 years of age and over. Your ticket gains you admission to the festival along with a 3.5 oz. tasting glass. Try as many beer samples as you like 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 Company, Ale Smith Brewing Company, Avery Brewing Company, Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits, Cave Brewing Company, Clown Shoes Beer, Dark Horse Brewing Co., Dock Street Brewery, Dock Street Brewery, Evil Genius Beer Company, Evil Twin Brewing, Fegley’s Brew Works, Frecon’s Cidery, Funk Brewing Company, HiJinx Brewing Company, Jack’s Abby Craft Lagers, Jack’s Hard Cider, McKenzie Brew House, Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company, Pizza Boy Brewing Co., Short’s Brewing Company, Singlecut Beersmiths, Sly Fox Beer, Stone Brewing, Stoudts Brewing Company, Terrapin Beer Co., Thirsty Fish Brewing and the list keeps growing!

There is plenty of parking in downtown in downtown Allentown and we suggest you park in the Community Deck located at the corner of 6th Street and Walnut Streets. For more information, please visit . We strongly encourage all attendees to arrive early for the best parking options.

The Hamilton District Main Street Program is proud to partner with the City of Allentown and we wish to thank our sponsors of this event: City Center Lehigh Valley, Talen Energy and Cork & Cage.

Thank you to all of our sponsors for making community events like Allentown Beer Fest possible. We hope you will make plans to join us!

For more information, please contact Liz Regan at 484-542-7827 or visit 


About the Chamber:

The Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce’s mission is to serve as the voice for business by continuously improving the economic climate and creating growth opportunities for the Greater Lehigh Valley region. 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 individuals, the Chamber is the largest in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and in the top ten nationwide.

Information provided by:
Liz Regan
Marketing Coordinator
The Hamilton District Main Street Program
The Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce