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Don't miss the second annual New York Craft Brewers Festival - LONG ISLAND on Saturday, April 30th, 2022 at the Belmont Park Racetrack, Elmont, NY.

Enjoy unlimited sampling of unique and award-winning beers from 50+ NYS breweries while experiencing world-class horse racing from the 4th floor of the Grandstand.

Rain or shine event: the festival will take place indoors at the park's Main Clubhouse, festival-goers will have outdoor access to watch the races from the 4th floor of the Grandstand.


Taste Craft Beer from 50+ NYS Breweries

Breweries from every corner of the state will be pouring craft beer of all styles for your enjoyment.



Experience World Class Horse Racing

Sip on New York craft beer while watching the races from the 4th floor Grandstand.

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Take a Bite of Mouthwatering Eats

Belmont Racetrack will be selling food onsite to satisfy your appetite.



Meet the People Behind the Craft

Brewers and Brewery Owners will be pouring samples and talking beer.


Scroll for list of 50+ participating breweries!

50+ Participating Breweries

Beer from New York is diverse as the state itself. Breweries are traveling from far and wide to bring YOU unique and award-winning brews to experience at the NEW YORK STATE CRAFT BREWERS FESTIVAL, Saturday April 30th at Belmont Park Racetrack. From lagers, to sours, IPA's to stouts - this festival offers something for every palette.


Festival Details:

  • Date: Saturday, April 30th
  • Time: 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM (Upgrade to GA+ for 12:30PM Early Entrance!)
  • Address: Belmont Park, 2150 Hempstead Turnpike Elmont, New York, 11003
  • Festival Location: The Clubhouse (indoors) at Belmont Park with outdoor access to 4th-floor Grandstand.

GA Ticket

  • $55 advance | $65 day of event (if available)
  • Commemorative sampling glass
  • Unlimited samples for 50+ NYS craft breweries

Designated Driver

  • $15.00
  • Includes include a free bottle of water

GA PLUS Ticket

  • $75 advance
  • Commemorative sampling glass
  • Unlimited samples for 50+ NYS craft breweries
  • Early entrance to festival (1 hour)
  • Exclusive access to special reserve brews

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
  • 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 & Safety

  • Vaccination for Covid-19 is not required to attend this festival.
  • Facemasks are encouraged but not required.
  • Sanitation stations will be available throughout the festival.

Due to the ever-changing circumstances surrounding COVID-19 and associated variants, the event status and admission requirements are subject to change. An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 and associated variants exists in any place where people gather. In an effort to provide the safest live experience for all, we will monitor CDC recommendations as the event date draws near.

As an event attendee you will need to accept all risks and adhere to the published rules in order to attend the festival on event day. You assume all risks, hazards, and dangers arising from or relating in any way to the risk of contracting a communicable disease or illness—including, without limitation, exposure to COVID-19 or any other bacteria, virus, or other pathogen capable of causing a communicable disease or illness, whether that exposure occurs before, during, or after the event, and regardless of how caused or contracted—and you hereby waive any and all claims and potential claims against Starfish Junction Productions, LLC, its partners, its sponsors, and venue hosts.



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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.