DC Beer Festival 2019 in Washington DC

Craft Beer Event in the Nation's Capital

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The ​DC Beer Festival is an American craft beer tasting event bringing together dozens of breweries from Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. There will be unlimited tastings of seasonal beers, food trucks, lawn games, music and more. Baseball fans will love this festival: the event is held at Nationals Park and the action happens throughout the stadium's concourse. 

Date and Times: April 20, 2019

Session 1: noon-3 p.m. Session 2: 5 - 8 p.m.

Location: Nationals Park, 1500 South Capitol Street SE Washington, D.C.

See a map and directions. Public transportation is recommended. The closest Metro Station is Navy Yard. Designated driver tickets are also available.

Highlights of the DC Beer Festival

  • 80 craft breweries from across the country, including local breweries in DC, MD, and VA
  • Unlimited tastings of 200 craft beers with a focus on seasonal releases
  • Local food and retail vendors

How To Get Tickets

Pick out tickets for one of two sessions. General Admission is $45 and VIP Admission is $75. Admissions includes unlimited tastings, with food sold separately. The VIP Admission includes access to the dugouts, and you'll receive tasting glasses and DC Beer Fest knit hats.

Designated driver tickets will be sold for $20 cash at the door.

Things To Know

The event is for ages 21 and over. Children or dogs are not allowed. The festival will go forward rain or shine. Smoking is not allowed.

Want to plan your calendar around beer fests? See a guide to Annual Beer Festivals in the Washington, D.C. area.