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2019 NYC Beer Week Opening Bash

It's that time again. NEW YORK CITY BEER WEEK is right around the corner.

Your NYC breweries are once again kicking things off with the most epic beer party around, OPENING BASH. We're inviting breweries from all of the country, 30 of our closest friends, to join you in the celebration of good beer.

Opening Bash Features:
+ 75+ of the best breweries in the US with beer from 30 NYC Breweries and more than 30 invited guest breweries
+ Craft Beer Food Court because you're going to need some food to go with all that beer. Featuring pairing friendly food for sale from awesome local vendors
+ Music, games, brewery merch to take home, and more

General Admission includes:
+ Entry
+ All of your beer samples
+ Souvenir sample glass
+ Plus access to all of the rest of the fun!

VIP Admission includes General Admission plus:
+ 4pk of limited release NYC Brewers Collab
+ VIP hour

Session Times:
Session 1: 12:30-3:30 pm (VIP entry at 11:30 am)
Session 2: 6:30-9:30 pm (VIP entry at 5:30 pm)

Alewife Brewing Company
Big aLICe Brewing Co.
Braven Brewing Company
Bridge and Tunnel Brewery
Brooklyn Brewery
Circa Brewing Co
Coney Island Brewery
Evil Twin Brewing NYC
Fifth Hammer Brewing Co
Finback Brewery
Five Boroughs Brewing Co.
Greenpoint Beer & Ale Co.
Grimm Artisanal Ales
Gun Hill Brewing Company
ICONYC Brewing Company
Keg & Lantern
KelSo Beer Co.
Kills Boro Brewing Company
Kings County Brewers Collective
LIC Beer Project
Mikkeller NYC
Other Half Brewing Co.
Randoloh Beer
Rockaway Brewing Co
SingleCut Beersmiths
Strong Rope Brewery
Threes Brewing
Transmitter Brewing

Barrier Brewing Co
District 96 Beer Factory
Equilibrium Brewery
Graft Cider
Greenport Harbor Brewing Co
Hudson Valley Brewery
Industrial Arts Brewing Co
Sand City Brewing Company
Thin Man
West Kill Brewing

Barreled Souls, ME
Bissell Brothers Brewing Company, ME
Bottle Logic Brewing, CA
Brewski, Sweden
Brouwerij West, CA
Bunker Brewing Co, ME
Burial Beer Co., NC
Burley Oak Brewing Company, MD
Casa Agria Specialty Ales, CA
Civil Society Brewing, FL
Commonwealth Brewing Co, VA
Dancing Gnome Beer, PA
Fair State Brewing Cooperative, MN
Foam Brewers, VT
Forest and Main, PA
Great Notion Brewing, OR
Icarus Brewing, NJ
J. Wakefield Brewing, FL
Kent Falls Brewing Co., CT
Narrow Gauge Brewing Company, MO
The Rare Barrel, CA
Triple Crossing Brewing Co., VA
TRVE Brewing Co, CO
Verdant Brewing Co, UK


  • Refunds will be given up to 7 days before the festival. No exceptions will be made.

  • This event is 21+. No one under 21 is permitted, no exceptions. Valid, government issued ID must be presented at the time of entry.

  • No dogs are allowed. ADA service animals are acceptable.

  • No cans or bottles may be opened by attendees during the festival. As per State Liquor Law, they will be confiscated.

  • No coat or bag check will be available.

  • Opening Bash is a beer festival and although we want everyone to enjoy themselves, anyone that's visibly intoxicated and/or acting inappropriately will be asked to leave.

  • We are not taking vendor applications for Opening Bash.

Earlier Event: February 22
NYC Beer Week
Later Event: February 23
Brewery Tour & Tasting