It's on for 2021!

Craft beer enthusiasts, barley wine connoisseurs and everyone 21 and older rejoice! The Brewers Guild of Alaska, in partnership with Peak 2 Peak Alaska, are proud to announce The Alaska Craft Brew Festival Summer Edition. The event will be outdoors on the Park Strip on August 21st, featuring crave-worthy craft brews, fruited flavors, food and local entertainment.


Connoisseur Session

12 - 3pm
For the ultimate beer fan. Each brewery will bring a special selection to share at this session, which will not be available at the main event (and quite often not even available at the brewery). Smaller crowds, shorter lines, and more time to chat with the breweries!
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General Session

6 - 9pm
For those that just want to dive into the sipping and hit the cornhole boards!
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2020 Breweries

2020 Distributors

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If you are interested in helping at Alaska Brew Fest, please submit your email below. We will contact you when our official volunteer form is live.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Do Designated Drivers (DD's) get free or reduced cost tickets to the Festival?

We will have a reduced rate ticket of $10 for designated drivers. These will be available at the door for all 3 sessions.

What is the difference between the Evening Festival Sessions and the Afternoon Connoisseur Session?

The Connoisseur’s Session at the Alaska Craft Brew and Barley Wine Festival is your chance to try some truly unique beers and barleywines. During this session you’ll sample rare, limited production and specialty brews from some of the best breweries around. Highlighted are specialty beers from AK craft brewers and the competitors from the annual barleywine competition including the winners. This session is capped in attendance for a smaller setting. Proceeds from this session benefit the Brewers Guild of Alaska, The Lions Club, and American Diabetes Association.

What happens if I can't make it to the event?

Tickets are non-refundable, but ticket holders may transfer their tickets to anyone who is 21+ in the United States or 18+ in the UK. Simply print out the ticket and hand it to the person of your choice, or email it to them!

Can I transfer my ticket(s) to a different person?

Subject to session availability, tickets are transferable for a $2.50 fee. Please email

Are children allowed?

The Alaska Craft Brew and Barley Wine Festival is a strictly 21+ event.

Can I bring my dog?

Sorry, no pets are allowed. Service animals will be allowed as permitted by federal law.

Can I re-enter the festival?

The Bacon and Beer Classic has a no re-entry policy.

If I go to one session, can I stay for another?

Limit one ticket per day per person. At the end of the first session, all attendees clear out in preparation for the second session.

Is smoking allowed?

Smoking may be allowed only in designated smoking areas.

Can I bring my own food or beverages into the festival?

No outside food or beverages are permitted. You must dispose of it prior to entrance.

Can I buy a beer at the event or bring empty or full bottles home with me?

Absolutely no beer can be removed from the festival site, nor is it available for purchase.

Drink responsibly.

The Alaska Craft Brew and Barley Wine Festival is focused on providing a fun environment for guests to experience new foods and beers. All guests are expected to drink responsibly and ensure they have a safe means of transportation to and from the event. 

Any guest who is intoxicated or disruptive before entering the event, as determined by event security, will be denied entry. Any guest found intoxicated during the event or causing a disturbance, as determined by event security, will be asked to leave the facility without a refund and may be subject to further consequences.

How can I volunteer?

Thank you for your interest! Check out our volunteer form!

Who can I contact with questions about the event?

Please email us at for assistance. We will do our best to return all messages as quickly as possible.

How can my company get involved as a partner?

Please email us at for assistance. We will do our best to return all messages as quickly as possible.