A Celebration of Local Craft Beer and Community
By Chris Murphy
The Shore Craft Beer Fest: OCtoberfest is a one-of-a-kind event that celebrates the best of local craft beer on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Held October 28, 2023, the festival features over 30+ craft breweries from Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia, offering unlimited tastings of their signature brews.
In addition to the beer, the OCtoberfest festival also features live music by The Dunehounds, award-winning food trucks, and vendors selling everything from craft beer apparel to unique souvenirs. The festival is held at Sunset Park, a picturesque waterfront park with stunning views of the bay.
This year’s OCtoberfest festival will be held on October 28, 2023. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online or at the gate. VIP tickets include early admission, a commemorative t-shirt, and a pint glass. General admission tickets are also available.
Tickets to the Shore Craft Beer Fest: OCtoberfest :
General Admission Ticket: $40+fees Entry to the OCtoberfest from 2pm -5pm, free commemorative pint cup, only local Shore breweries and over 30 different beers. Food sold separately at the festival. Live music bayside.
VIP Admission: $65+fees
Entry to the OCtoberfest from 1pm-2pm, commemorative pint cup to the first 1400 attendees, unlimited beer samples from only local Shore breweries and over 30 different beers. Free commemorative T-shirt, and the first hour with only VIPs. Live music bayside.
Designated Driver: $10+fees
If you aren’t drinking, but want to attend, then this is your ticket. Water and soda included.
OC Bay Hopper Craft Beer Cruise: Prices vary.
Take a half hour trip on the bay with the OC Bay Hopper and Shore Craft Beer. Get an additional can of beer to enjoy on your ride. Just pick a time for your cruise.
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