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Swine & Stein Brewfest
October 12 @ 11:30 AM - 5:30 PM EDT
Gardiner’s most popular event of the year is celebrating its 10th year! Brought to you by Camden National Bank, the new Swine & Stein Brewfest format brings 20+ of Maine’s best breweries, distilleries and wineries to historic downtown Water Street for all day sampling.
Restaurants and local food vendors from Gardiner and across the state will serve up a variety of delicious culinary dishes featuring local pork and other creative cuisine.
An exclusive VIP hour will be from 11:30am to 12:30 pm, with specialty brews available exclusively during this private tasting hour. VIP tickets are $50 in advance.
General admission begins at 12:30, tickets are $30 in advance.
Both the early admission VIP ticket and the general admission ticket include all day access to samplings. Beer samples will be 4oz, spirits will be 0.5oz samples and wine will be 1.5 oz samples for responsible enjoyment throughout the event. No beer tickets are needed. A complimentary tasting glass is included with admission.
A non-drinker/designated driver ticket includes free soda/water throughout the event. Thanks to our designated driver sponsor, Janey Slade State Farm, the non-drinking ticket is just $5.
Children under 18 are free and must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Ages 18-20 may purchase a non-drinking ticket for $5.