Strong Local Brewery Showing for Meadowlands Beerfest

Tuesday, March 28, 2023

The annual Meadowlands Racetrack Beerfest takes place on Saturday, May 6th which is also Kentucky Derby Simulcast Day. Doors open for VIP admission at 4:00 pm with General Admission at 5:00 pm and beer is poured until 9:00pm. It is an afternoon and evening of great craft beer and horse racing, both live harness racing and the Kentucky Derby simulcast.

 Though over sixty breweries and cideries are participating, the twenty participating New Jersey breweries are a true festival highlight.

New to this year’s festival are Bonesaw Brewing of Glassboro, Artis Brewery of Freehold, Bout The Hops out of Mt Laurel and Gearblock Brewing Company out of Waldwick.

Long-time Meadowlands Beer Fest participants Bolero Snort, Broad Street Seltzers, Evil Water Hard Fruit Juice, Angry Erik, 902 Brewing, NJ Beer Co and Alementary will be onsite pouring their thirst-quenching brews

Fan favorites Seven Tribesmen, Ashton Brewing, Ross Brewing, Untied Brewing Co, Montclair Brewery and Ghost Hawk will also be featured at this annual event.

Other NJ breweries that will be poured at the event include Cricket Hill, Jersey Girl and Flying Fish.

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The Annual Beer Fest will be held in the Backyard and on the East Apron and will open to the public at 4:00 pm for VIP admission.  General Admission begins at 5:00 pm and is available in advance for $45 or at the door for $50.  The VIP ticket is $65 and includes an additional 1 hour of sampling, exclusive VIP Tent beer samplings, and food.  Live harness racing will commence at 6:20 pm.

New Jersey Craft Beer Club members will receive a free $10 betting voucher when they show their card at the festival entrance. Must be 21+ to attend