Saturday, October 12, 2013
Bethel Woods Craft Beer Festival
& Chili Cook-off
with live performances by
AMY HELM & THE HANDSOME STRANGERS,
The Afternoon Edition, Dan Eaton
12:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
VIP Admission starts 11:30 a.m.
$45 Sampling Pass
$75 VIP Sampling Pass, includes Museum admission
$15 Designated Driver, includes Museum admission
$2 Donation for Chili Cook-off in Event Gallery (pay at door)
$45 general admission Sampling Passes available only at the Box Office today. To ensure the best possible craft beer sampling experience, the $45 Sampling Pass may sellout. In case of sellout, only the $15 non-sampling passes will be available to enter site, enjoy music, vendors, food and Museum admission. Less than 50 VIP Sampling Passes available for $75 at the Box Office today. Arrive early, VIP Sampling starts at 11:30am.
Bethel Woods Center for the Arts continues to brew up new ways to have fun with the inaugural Bethel Woods Craft Beer Festival and Chili Cook-Off, an outdoor beer, food and music festival designed to stimulate and educate your palate through local food and unbelievable New York beer. Craft beers from over 20 breweries will be available for sampling against a backdrop of live music from AMY HELM & THE HANDSOME STRANGERS at the site of the 1969 Woodstock festival. The spacious Market Sheds at Bethel Woods will also be the place for local food favorites for sale by a selection of vendors.
General Admission Sampling Pass ticket includes a commemorative glass and unlimited sampling. Tickets, if available on Oct 12, will be $45 at the gate. Only a limited number of tickets will be sold. Admission also includes LIVE MUSIC and Master Brewer guest speaker and cooking with beer featuring "Cooking from Home with Dan Eaton" from YNN on Time Warner Cable.
A VIP Sampling Pass is available for $75 per person and includes the above, plus one hour early access to the breweries, reserved seating in front of the Festival Stage, souvenir shirt and laminate, and admission to The Museum at Bethel Woods.
A $15 designated driver ticket is available and includes Museum admission, access to vendors, food and live music only -- NO BEER SAMPLING.
IMPORTANT INFO: Everyone MUST BE 21+ years of age to purchase tickets and valid ID is required for admission. Event staff reserves the right to refuse service to anyone at anytime. Sorry, no children, strollers or pets. No outside food or beverage permitted. We are well stocked, but beer selections are subject to availability and may change without notice.The event held in the Market Sheds and is rain or shine.
Click here for Craft Beer Festival & Chili Cook-off FAQs
The traditional Chili Day in October Chili Cook-off starts at 12:00 p.m. inside the Event Gallery for ALL AGES. It features chili sampling and voting for a $2 donation to benefit participating organizations. Tickets to the Craft Beer sampling NOT required for admission to the Chili Cook-off. This years' participating organizations include: Allyson Whitney Foundation with chili prepared by Big Kev’s BBQ; United Way of Sullivan County with chili prepared by Dutch’s Tavern of Rock Hill; WJFF Radio with chili prepared by Early Bird Cookery; Sullivan County Federation for the Homeless & Boys and Girls Club; Frost Valley YMCA; The Center for Discovery; The Portable Chef; Callicoon Brewing Company; and the Delaware Valley Job Corps.
The Craft Beer Festival is sponsored by Jeff Bank.
Breweries – Check back often for an updated list of breweries! Click here for the 2013 Craft Beer Festival Vendor Map.
Adirondack Pub and Brewery(Roscoe)
Andean Brewing Company
Roscoe Brewing Co.
Rushing Duck Brewing
Upstate Brewing Co
Yonkers Brewing Company
Additional Vendors – Check back often for an updated list of vendors!
Pine Island Herb & Spice Company
Spices and Dips
Saratoga Peanut Butter Company
Specialty Peanut Butters
Thank you to our Chili Cook-off media partner
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