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New York STate Craft Brewers Festival - Albany

Proceeds support the NYS Craft Beer Industry.

The New York State Brewers Association is proud to announce the seventh annual New York Craft Brewers Festival taking place on Saturday January 29th, 2022 at the Desmond Hotel in Albany, New York. The New York Craft Brewers Festival brings together Over 50 New York Breweries (and brewers) from every region of the state featuring hard to find and award winning beers. Great food deserves to be enjoyed with great beer, local food vendors will be selling savory eats on-site.

Meet the people who craft the beer you love! Brewers and brewery owners will be pouring at the festival.

Please note:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age and fully vaccinated for covid-19 to attend.
  • The Desmond Hotel is fully handicap accessible.
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Imbibe for a cause! New York State Craft Brewers Festivals are fundraising events produced by the New York State Brewers Association whereby profit is used to directly support the craft beer industry.

Festival Details:

  • Date: Saturday, January 29th
  • Time: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Desmond Hotel 660 Albany Shaker Rd, Albany, NY 12211

Ticket Prices:

  • General Admission: $55 advance (plus fee) | $65 at the door (if available)
  • Designated Drivers: $15

Tickets Include:

  • Event admission
  • A 7-ounce souvenir tasting glass (yes glass)
  • Freedom to enjoy unlimited 3-ounce beer samples
  • The opportunity to meet the brewers making your favorite beers
  • DD tickets include free bottles of water *(if you wish to have a glass, you can pick one at the end of the festival)

Participating Breweries TBA! Subscribe to the Think NY, Drink NY newsletter for updates.

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Health & Saftey

  • All guests and ticket holders must display proof of vaccination along with valid identification at the gate. Acceptable forms of proof of vaccination include a CDC vaccination card or the NYS Excelsior Pass.
  • Guests and ticket holders that fail to display proof of vaccination at the gate will not be permitted to enter the fesival. No refunds will be issued.
  • Facemasks are encouraged but not required.
  • Sanitation stations will be available throughout the festival.

Festival Policies

  • This is a 21+ event. All attendees must show valid photo ID at the door. All attendees, including designated drivers, must be 21 or over to attend this event. No exceptions!
  • Children and babies are not permitted.
  • Dogs are not permitted. If you have a service dog contact accessibility@newyorkcraftbeer.com.
  • NYSBA and participating breweries have the right to refuse service to any attendee to demonstrates signs of inebriation.
  • Designated drivers are entitled to a complimentary tasting glass which they can pick upon exiting the festival.
  • Service fees apply to online ticket orders.
  • No Refunds or Exchanges.

Click here to view the Code of Conduct and full Festival Policies.

Health & Saftey

  • All guests and ticket holders must display proof of vaccination along with valid identification at the gate. Acceptable forms of proof of vaccination include a CDC vaccination card or the NYS Excelsior Pass.
  • Guests and ticket holders that fail to display proof of vaccination at the gate will not be permitted to enter the fesival. No refunds will be issued.
  • Facemasks are encouraged but not required.
  • Sanitation stations will be available throughout the festival.

Festival Policies

  • This is a 21+ event. All attendees must show valid photo ID at the door. All attendees, including designated drivers, must be 21 or over to attend this event. No exceptions!
  • Children and babies are not permitted.
  • Dogs are not permitted. If you have a service dog contact accessibility@newyorkcraftbeer.com.
  • NYSBA and participating breweries have the right to refuse service to any attendee to demonstrates signs of inebriation.
  • Designated drivers are entitled to a complimentary tasting glass which they can pick upon exiting the festival.
  • Service fees apply to online ticket orders.
  • No Refunds or Exchanges.

Click here to view the Code of Conduct and full Festival Policies.