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Recurring Event Event Series: Festivals + Fairs

Swine + Stein Brewfest

October 7, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

All-day sampling of beers, wines and spirits. Epic bands. Food trucks. Quirky games. All in Gardiner’s historic downtown!
Gardiner’s Swine & Stein Brewfest features all day samples from some of Maine’s best breweries, wineries and distilleries in an open air beer garden along historic downtown Water Street. Organized by Gardiner Main Street, this annual fall beer festival also includes a full line up of great music, tasty food vendors, fun games and activities all day long.
From barrel aged beers to award winning rum, you’ll enjoy brews and blends not always found at the store, for a true handcrafted, small batch experience. To tantalize all taste buds, hard cider, wine and craft spirits will also be on tap. Enjoy local favorites like Bateau Brewing, and Chadwick’s Craft Spirits, as well as established and emerging brewers from across the state – as they pour their best brews. Taste the day away with all day sampling – no beer tickets needed!
We’re partnering with Johnson Hall to create an outstanding music lineup of Maine’s best and emerging bands.
Crowd pleasing quirky games will include favorites and new additions. For the 8th year, participants will groom, style, and dress their facial hair in the hope of being named “best in show” in the crowd favorite Beard and Mustache Competition.
The intense Rock Paper Scissors Championship, Corn Hole, Giant Jenga and a Frozen T-shirt Race and a Pass The Pigs tournament!
An array of food trucks and local restaurants will be serving up incredible pork varieties, along with other creative dishes to tantalize your taste buds.
Proceeds from Swine and Stein Brewfest support Gardiner Main Street’s mission to grow and sustain our historic downtown while celebrating our unique cultural heritage.
Event is Rain or Shine
Tickets are available online at: https://swineandsteinbrewfest.com/tickets/ and at the following Downtown Gardiner businesses-
Bateau Brewing, Table Bar, Monkitree, Stone Broke Bread & Books, Goldfinch Creamery, Lisa’s Legit Burritos and The Blind Pig Tavern. When you purchase tickets at one of these locations you will save $5 off the online price.


October 7, 2023
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Water Street
Water Street
Gardiner, ME 04345 United States
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