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Locals Only Beer Fest


April 13
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Independence Seaport Museum
211 South Christopher Columbus Boulevard
Philadelphia , 19106 United States
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Locals Only Beer Fest
Independence Seaport Museum
April 13, 2019 1pm to 5pm
Cost $45

Head to Independence Seaport Museum to enjoy beers from 25 of the PA, NJ, DE area's finest breweries.

Ticket Prices
General Admission = $45
Designated Driver = $10

CHECK IN TIME:  12:15pm - To expedite the entry process, we will begin check-in at 12:15p.  You will not be able to consume beer until 1p, but you will be allowed into the event space to enjoy the music & awesome view.  Tickets purchased day of event be will online purchases only.  Simply show the ticket scanners the QR-code/scan box on your ticket PDF to gain entry.
There will be no cash or credit sales on-site at the Museum.  Online sales only, while tickets remain. 

PA, NJ, DE's Finest Brewers In One Place

Soak up the awesome views of the Delaware River on the Museum's tented observation deck while sampling 50 varieties of beer from 25 of the area's best brewers.

Each brewer will offer up their flagship beer (a beer they are most known for), as well as a specialty beer (a new or rare beer).
Attendees will get to vote for their favorite in each category.

Food and Freebies

Attendees get free admission to tour the museum with their Beer Fest ticket + the station will have plenty of chances to win free prizes throughout the event.

You can't tour the museum once you've consumed alcohol but you can use your free museum ticket/voucher up until 12/31/19.

There will also be great food available for purchase from  Pic-A-Lilli Inn

ATTENTION DESIGNATED DRIVERS - all patrons entering the MGK Brew Blast event space must be 21 years or older, including Designated Drivers.

This year's line-up

Bonesaw Brewing Co., Broken Goblet, Conshohocken Brewing, Crooked Eye, Crowded Castle Brewing Company, Double Nickel, Evil Genius Beer Company, Flying Fish, Iron Hill Brewery, Levante Brewing Company, Mainstay Independent Brewing, Moss Mill Brewing Company, Naked Brewing Company, Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company, Philadelphia Brewing Company, River Horse, Ship Bottom, Slyfox, Saint Benjamin Brewing Company, Troegs, Twin Lakes, Victory, Weyerbacher, Yards, Yuengling.

Location, Parking, Directions

Independence Seaport Museum is located on Philadelphia's Penn's Landing waterfront.
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Parking is available in the Hilton Penn's Landing Parking Garage, located next to Independence Seaport Museum on Columbus Blvd.

Parking is also available at the Penn's Landing Walnut Street Parking Lot.  Parking rates may be more expensive at this lot.  This lot is owned and operated by the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation and prices may vary by season

On-street metered parking is available on Front Street and the surrounding area.

Getting There Without Driving

Septa: Bus routes 12, 21, 21 and by the Market- Frankford Line, 2nd street station

Patco: The 15th/16th Street station is a short cab ride away.

The Museum

Independence Seaport Museum deepens the appreciation, understanding and experience of the Philadelphia region’s waterways through history, science, art and community. With National Historic Landmark ships Cruiser Olympia and Submarine Becuna, a boatbuilding workshop, small boat rentals, hands-on exhibits, a new Citizen Science Lab, one of the largest maritime art and artifact collections in North America and more, the Museum is a premiere destination on the Penn’s Landing waterfront. Visit daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and see our full schedule of programs and events at