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2018 Festival of Farmhouse Ales

August 4, 2018

12 - 4 p.m.

Hill Farmstead Brewery

 403 Hill Road, Greensboro Bend, Vt. 05842

Updated 6/27/2018

Registration has closed. Thanks to everyone who entered and we look forward to seeing you!

    This is our favorite and most intimate event. For the last few years, we’ve hosted many amazing friends and shared their wonderful beers. It’s been incredibly satisfying, to say the least!  

    This year, we’ve decided to turn back the clock to the origins of this event, look to our roots, and refocus the experience for our guests.  Festival of Farmhouse Ales 2018 will not feature guest brewers - we will only be pouring Hill Farmstead Brewery beers.  We’ll tap many special vintages and variants of our favorite Farmstead® ales, going as far back as 2012 and illustrating the roots of our barrel-aging program.  We also intend to debut the Residency beers that were created by Tim “Shotgun” Clifford (owner/brewer of Sante Adairius Rustic Ales aka SARA) in August of 2016. 

    Once again, we will offer a package that includes a tasting glass, beer samples, designated driver ticket (see note below) and music. Food is not included. There will be no camping and, while we certainly love all animals, unfortunately dogs are not allowed.  Also, please note that this is a 21 and above only event


    Gates open at 10:30 a.m.; taps open at 12 p.m.

    Bottle Shop: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.  Tasting Room will be closed (no growler fills)

    Complete beer list will be announced at a later date.

    Tickets are $100 each (plus $10 Vermont State Rooms & Meals Tax and shipping—however, service fees and processing fees are included! unfortunately, due to technical restrictions, we're not able to also include the shipping fees)

    Up to 2 tickets per purchase.

    In an effort to give as many people as possible an equitable chance at tickets for our August 4 event, randomly selected entries by TicketsToday entries will be chosen from submission forms on its site. 



Food Vendors

  • Black Diamond Barbeque
  • Caja Madera
  • PapaGyro’s
  • A Single Pebble
  • Farm to Fire Pizza
  • Pie Empire


The Eames Brothers!

Masefield, Perkins and Morse!

Designated Drivers 

  • We have once again elected to require designated drivers for attendees.
  • We will provide a free designated driver ticket with each ticket purchase (one DD ticket per pair or single ticket purchased). The DD ticket will include access to free non-alcoholic beverages (local root beer, kombucha, seltzer, etc.), one voucher good to redeem with our food vendors (up to $8 value) and event entry to enjoy the music and (we hope!) wonderful weather.
  • Carpooling and DD-sharing is encouraged, especially for those of you coming from great distances.
  • Attendees must either enter with their designated driver or be validated by one of our volunteers at the entry if being dropped off by a commercial transport service (taxi, bus, etc.); attendees without a designated driver or failing to be properly validated at the entrance will not be admitted (no exceptions).
  • DDs may only use ONE voucher.

How Does it Work?

  • Registration begins Monday, June 4, 2018, at 8 a.m. and closes Monday, June 11, 2018, at 5 p.m.
  • This request serves as a commitment to purchase tickets! If drawn, your credit card will be charged.
  • Names will be drawn randomly by TicketsToday on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, beginning at noon EST.
  • Winners will be sent an email confirming selection and purchase. If you do not receive an email confirming your purchase, you did not win.
  • Please do not contact the brewery to find out if your name has been drawn, and make sure you use a valid email address and credit card!
  • Once names have been drawn and orders processed, the event will be marked "Sold Out," and we will post an announcement on our website indicating that names have been drawn.
  • Please make sure that your card is ready to be charged anytime between. All requests are subject to availability.
  • There are no refunds or exchanges.
  • If you do not receive your ticket request confirmation email, your email provider could be blocking communication from TicketsToday. Please add to your address book to ensure you receive an order status notification.
  • You will be informed by email of your final order status no later than 11:59 p.m. EST on Saturday, June 16.
  • If your request is granted, you can expect your tickets to ship no later than 2 weeks following the drawing.
  • If you have any questions or problems, please email