Hops on the Water Craft Beer Festival happening in Quinte West this weekend

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Get ready for Quinte West’s highly anticipated Hops on the Water Craft Beer Festival, happening on Saturday, October 14, at the Front Street Farmers’ Market parking lot (67 Front Street) from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

This family-friendly event, open to all ages, showcases the best offerings from local craft breweries, beverage creators, and food vendors in the Bay of Quinte region and surrounding areas. The festival boasts live music by ‘Moon Sugar’, roaming buskers, interactive games, and activities, providing the perfect backdrop to welcome the fall season.

Tickets for Hops on the Water are available for purchase online at quintewest.ca/hops. Secure your spot early and enjoy discounted pre-festival prices, including taxes:

  • General Admission (19+): $25
  • Military Ticket (19+, Military I.D. required): $21
  • Teen Ticket (13-18 years): $12
  • Kids 12 and under: Free with the purchase of any adult ticket

Save an additional 15% on Hops tickets online by using the promo code ‘beerday’ between today and August 13. Ticket prices cover admission, taxes, and fees. Onsite, beverage tokens will be available for purchase separately. Plus, the first 1,000 attendees will receive a commemorative Hops on the Water beverage cup.

If you miss the online purchase window, don’t worry—same-day tickets will be offered at the festival gate while supplies last.

“The City of Quinte West is thrilled to host the fifth annual Hops on the Water this fall. The event consistently draws a large crowd and features an impressive lineup of local craft breweries, beverage creators, as well as live music and entertainment,” says Colleen Vickers, Special Events Coordinator. “This year, the City is offering various promo codes to help attendees save on their festival tickets. Keep an eye on the City’s social media channels to grab a promo code and enjoy extra savings.”

Hops on the Water has received recognition as one of the Top 100 festivals in Ontario by Festivals and Events Ontario (FEO) for the first time. This esteemed award from FEO acknowledges the festival’s excellence in creativity, community engagement, and overall event experience. Hops on the Water takes pride in being acknowledged alongside some of the province’s most renowned events.

For more details about Hops on the Water and to purchase your tickets, visit quintewest.ca/hops. Join us for a day of fun, flavors, and festivities as we celebrate the vibrant craft beer scene in Quinte West and beyond!

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