Friday, July 28, 2017

Seaport Beer Fest Set to Break Records in its 11th Year

(Halifax, NS) -  Halifax Seaport BeerFest is back for its 11th year and is bigger than ever. The festival returns to Cunard Centre to welcome over 5000 beer fans as well as a record number of producers at 113 and record number of beer, ciders and mead at 370 with 56% of the brands offered not being available in the NSLC or at private stores in Nova Scotia. 

Local content has nearly doubled over last year with Atlantic Canadian beers with 122 available plus 24 in new TAP LOCAL! booth.

Ciders are up 68% adding to the 42 gluten-free options for a total of 42 GF options.
Breweries from 8 provinces and 20 countries will be represented with the all-new TAP LOCAL! booth run by Brewnosers and  Ladies Beer League will feature 8 rotating taps for maritime beer they could literally only get 1 small keg of. 

Tasting sessions include: 

  • Aug. 11th, 7 to 9:30 p.m.
  • Aug. 12th, 2 to 4:30 p.m. 
  • Aug. 12th, 7 to 9:30 p.m. 

All regular sessions are $45 per person in advance ($50 at the gate/festival box office). Prices do not include tax and applicable surcharges.

Tickets for the Halifax Seaport Beerfest are on sale now. Advance tickets are available at the Ticket Atlantic Box Office in the Scotiabank Centre, at 19 Superstores throughout Nova Scotia, by phone at (902) 451-1221 / 1-877-451-1221 and online at

The Halifax Seaport BeerFest welcomes back Prostate Cancer Canada Atlantic and Adsum House for Women and Children as the official festival charities, with a portion of net event proceeds helping to support both of these worthy causes.