6th Annual Columbus Microbrew Festival at the North Market

Last call for summer fun! The North Market will toast the end of summer with the 6th annual Columbus Microbrew Festival on September 16 and 17. Celebrate locally brewed ales, lagers and stouts in the company of the brewmasters from participating local microbreweries.

Participating local microbreweries include: Barley’s Brewing Company, Barley’s Smokehouse & Brewpub, Columbus Brewing Company, Elevator Brewing Company, Elevator Brewery and Draught Haus, Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant, Hoster Brewing Company, Neil House Brewery and Weasel Boy Brewing Company. Representatives from each microbrewery will be on hand to answers questions about their signature drafts.

Admission to the event is free. Beer tasting admission is $20 and includes a commemorative pint glass, ten tasting tickets and a $5 North Market food certificate. Discount coupons good for $2 off the tasting admission fee will be available at all participating microbreweries in September. Additional tasting tickets will be available for $.50 each. Tickets will be available in advance online here⇒ (starting September 1st) at the North Market business office and at the door on the days of the event.

Schedule of Activities:

Friday, September 16, 5 – 9 p.m.
  • 5-9 p.m., microbreweries open for tasting, second floor of the North Market
  • 5-7 p.m., music by Grace Adele
  • 7-9 p.m., music TBA

Saturday, September 17, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

  • 8 a.m., North Market merchants and farmers open
  • 9 a.m. – 11 a.m., music by Slate Ridge on porch
  • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., face painting
  • 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., microbreweries open for tasting
  • 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., music by Miss Molly on porch
  • 1 – 3 p.m., music by Willie Phoenix on the second floor
  • 3 – 5 p.m., music by Gipson & Fitz on the second floor
  • 5–7 p.m., music by the Shaw Brothers on the second floor
The Columbus Microbrew Festival is sponsored by Columbus Alive, Columbus Crave and Superior Beverage. Festival hours are Friday, September 16 from 5-9 p.m. and Saturday, September 17 from 10 a.m. -7 p.m., regular market hours are 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. on Friday and 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday. For additional information on the North Market Microbrew Festival please call 614-463-9664.
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