We’re celebrating our 10th year with an expanded schedule!
In addition to our flagship
Saturday Beer Fest,
which features over 150 drafts from over 50 international and domestic craft breweries, we welcome the return of last year’s
Friday Farm-to-Table Food & Wine Extravaganza
& the launch of our
Sunday Arts Afternoon.
With these events, we not only bring some of the best of the region to one location to be enjoyed in the beautiful Berkshire landscape, but we also raise important funds to support area non-profits.
So mark you calendars,
scroll down to discover our weekend offerings,
get your tickets & rev up your palate!
The Western MA Beer Fest Weekend is presented by
Farm-to-Table Food & Wine Extravaganza
Friday, August 21, 6-9pm
$35 in Advance / $40 Day Of
Kick off the weekend with wine from Kelly’s Package Store and samplings from some of the region’s best farm-to-table food purveyors and producers. Live music provided by Jim Witherell of Chesire, MA.
Check back regularly as we add more presenters!
10th Annual Beer Fest
Saturday, August 22, 2-6pm
$30 in Advance / $35 Day Of / FREE for Designated Drivers & Children
GET YOUR TICKETS HERE.
We are proud to feature breweries from just around the corner to across the country. Not a typical beer fest with a “ticket per taste” system or “get a pint of beer and party” atmosphere, the Western MA Beer Fest is an afternoon in the beautiful Berkshires where you can appreciate and contemplate craft beer with friends and family by receiving 2-3oz samples served by knowledgeable Brewmasters and industry professionals.
Live music provided by Lady Di & the Dukes.
Sunday, August 23, 12-4pm
Admission only: $10 or $5 with the donation of a non-perishable food item
Admission with an Outdoor Paint & Sip Experience: $30 or $20 with the donation of a non-perishable food item
$3 for Children 6-16 / FREE for Children 5 & Under
Have a weekend Pass? Add a Paint & Sip onto your pass for $10!
Situated on the green of American Legion Park under expansive big top tents, the Sunday Arts Afternoon features:
a regional artisan market
specialty cocktail bar
pop-up musical performances by Common Folk and Sounds + Tones artists including The Brothers Shieb, Daniel O’Connell, Francesca Shanks, and Joe Aidonidis (of Anonymous Animal and EX- Little Brother)
‘Outdoor Paint & Sips*’ lead by a Kelly’s wine expert and local artist Debora Ellsworth
Come enjoy, make & acquire artful objects amidst the bucolic beauty of the Berkshires.
MAKE A WEEKEND OF IT
Get a Weekend Pass and enjoy access to all three events!
$65 thru August 20 / $70 At the Door on Friday
NEW: Pay it forward Sunday for a reduced ticket price!
August 18, 2015Thanks to a generous underwriter we are excited to offer an alternative admission option for our Sunday Arts Afternoon. Pay it forward by donating a non-perishable food item and save on your admission...
WMBF Weekend FAQ
August 18, 2015Q: What is the Western MA Beer Fest Weekend? A: It all started 10 years ago with a little beer festival presented by Kelly’s Package Store to raise funds for the Dalton CRA. That little festival...
FARM-TO-TABLE WINES + VENDORS | 2015
August 18, 2015ALL WINES AVAILABLE TO ORDER THROUGH KELLY’S PACKAGE STORE KELLY’S UMBRELLA DISCOUNT POLICY | MIX BEER, WINE & LIQUOR 750 | ASSORTED OR SOLID CASES 15% OFF 12, 10% OFF 6
We would not be able to do this without your support, and that of our vendors, volunteers and communities.
Located in the heart of Dalton, MA – a bucolic small town on the cusp of the Berkshires and the Pioneer Valley – Kelly’s is a leading destination within the region for Fine Wine, Artisanal Cheese, and one of the Highest Rated Craft Beer Selections in the region.
For 10 years, Kelly’s has spearheaded the Western MA Beer Fest as a means to raise funds for regional non-profits and simultaneously introduce the public to some of the best in food, wine & beer the region has to offer.
Visit them online at kellyspackagestore.com to learn more about what they are doing in the community.
Special thanks to In Touch Printing for supplying tickets, fliers and postcards in support of our event