• April 2018
On Sale Soon!

On Sale Soon!

April 20th & 21st!
So Many Beers!

So Many Beers!

In One Place!
Craft Spirits Bar

Craft Spirits Bar

Meet the Mixologist!
Event Date

April 20 & 21, 2018

Two Day’s – Three Sessions!

Event Location

Metropolitan Pavilion
125 West 18th Street
New York, NY 10011, USA 

Spirits, Food, and Vendors!

General Admission

Souvenir Tasting Glass. Unlimited 2 oz Tastings.

Approximately 75 Breweries. 150 Beers, Ciders, Mead’s. Games.

Access to the McSon’s Mixology Spirits Bar!

VIP Ticket

All the same benies as GA, PLUS… 1 EXTRA HR OF TASTINGS.

Access to the VIP ONLY Bar featuring: some very special beers, NOT available to GA attendees. 

Access to the McSon’s Mixology Spirits Bar!

Best Craft Beer Show in Town!

CRAFT Photo Board

We are bringing you even more of the finest craft brews and craft spirits this fall!

And…we’re mixing them together as well! The “Hard Stuff Tasting Pavilion” is now McSon’s Mixology Spirits Bar feature amazing beer & spirit cocktails not found anywhere else! Mcson was a great success at the last Fest and this time he is offering even more delicious concoctions!

Don’t worry, we still haven’t forgotten our roots! In fact we our curator is working harder then ever to bring you the most relevant, interesting, diverse craft beverage section available all in one place at one time.


Nowhere else can you sample such an extensive, diverse sampling of craft beers, meads, ciders and spirits! Learn which craft samplings are your favorites. Next time you’re in your favorite local liquor store or craft beer bar you will be well prepared to sort through the staggering array of craft offerings! This is much better then spending thousands of dollars and hours to duplicate the tasting experience and education found at the NYC Craft Beer Fest! Tons of tasting samples available for one low ticket price! Meet one-on-one with industry experts, shop retail vendors, games and great food!

Whether you are a beer or cocktail aficionado with a wealth of, a seasoned beer drinker, or someone who is new to the craft beer beverage scene, the NYC Craft Beer Festival’s mission is to give you the opportunity to taste a large number craft selections, many seasonal, in one place at one time. No matter your level of knowledge, you will leave knowing more than when you arrived!

Who wouldn’t want to be there? Plus you get to be part of the action! If you’ve never helped at a a beer festival, trust us it’s a total blast.

  • Space is limited, so RSVP now if you’d like to join us.
  • Note: All volunteers need to be at least 21 years old.
  • Tasks will include ticket taking, coat check, and helping the breweries serve the beer.
  • Please arrive on time.
  • We will email you with the volunteer meeting point closer to the event.

Fill out the Volunteer form click here Volunteer

 NYC Craft Beer Festival offers retail and food vendors a fantastic opportunity to showcase and sell your merch! With three session and thousands of guests perusing the isles, there is ample opportunity to promote, sell and seal the deal.

Fill Out The Vendor Form


Stay tuned for our just announced retailers! 

Want to be a vendor?? CLICK HERE 

Meet the Mixologist at the Craft Spirits Bar!

Mcson Salicetti
Mcson Salicetti

Mcson Salicetti is a talented Bar professional who found his way to New York via Venezuela in the late 90’s. Since then he has been making a name for himself up and down the east coast from Miami to Martha’s Vineyard. With a fiery passion for all things culinary, Mcson has a unique talent for pairing flavors and creating an experience through one cocktail. He continues to win competitions with his creative concoctions and divulge his secrets to those who interview him for drinking trend blogs and the like.

Become A Sponsor/Donor

Special Exhibitor:

No Donation Required


Make 2 varieties of your beer available to 2,000 festival patrons and serve samples of your product. Donate your beer to the NYC Craft Beer Festival and the festival will provide a 6’x6’ booth for showcasing your craft beer. Festival will provide one 6’ x 3” table and table cloth must provide brand representation for booth

Email us at info@nyccraftbeerfestival.com

Premier Exhibitor:

$500 Donation


Preferential booth placement within the festival footprint. Large 12’ x 6’ activation booth space: 2 6’ folding tables, black table clothes, sign hanging points. Up to two banners, provided by exhibitor, (maximum size 8’ x 3’) placed inside festival. Better placement on brewery page on festival website included in at least one e-blasts to over 10,000 targeted people each blast! Bring enough sample product (draft or bottle or can) to taste up to 2,000 festival patrons must provide brand representation for booth

Email us at info@nyccraftbeerfestival.com

Preferred Exhibitor:

Contact For Pricing


Custom design your booth activation from 10’ x 10” to 40’ x 40’ Preferential booth placement. Top placement on brewery page on festival website. Included in at least three e-blasts to target over 10,000 people each blast! Bring your personalized custom booth activation. Bring enough sample product (draft or bottle or can) to taste up to 2,000 festival patrons.

Email us at info@nyccraftbeerfestival.com

Metropolitan Pavilion

  • Event Location
    125 West 18th Street
    New York, NY 10011, USA
  • General Information
  • Press/ Media
  • Sponsors


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Frequently Asked Questions.

Here is a list of Frequently Asked Questions. Have a question not on our list? Send us an email, we’re always happy to respond. 

Who can I contact if I have a question about the festival?

If you have any questions about the festivals or about NYC Craft Beer Festival in general, please email us at info@nyccraftbeerfest.com for assistance.  We will do our best to return all messages in a timely manner.

What are the Craft Beer Festivals?

The NYC Craft Beer Festival is a craft beer tasting from approximately 75 breweries and 150 craft beers, focused on seasonal and NY selections.

Where is the event being held?

The event is being held at the Metropolitan Pavilion | 125 West 18th Street | New York, NY 10011, USA

What does the ticket include?

All tickets will gain entry into the venue for at least 2 1/2 hours of unlimited beer tasting. All attendees will receive a complimentary souvenir tasting glass and have access to the Craft Concierge Center. VIP ticket holders will be given an extra hour and first access to the event. Please take good care of your tasting glass as we will not be issuing extras to those who break them!

How much do tickets cost?

Tickets typically range from $45-$85 depending on the ticket type. 

How many people will be in attendance?

Each session will hold approximately 1,200 people.

If I go to one session, can I stay for the 2nd session?

You must have separate tickets to go to both sessions. Each session is separately ticketed and at the end of the first session all attendees clear out in preparation for the next session.

Will there be a coat/bag check?

Yes, we will have a coat check option for a small fee.

Are backpacks allowed?

Yes, although any backpacks, bags, packages, purses, gym bags, etc. brought into the venue will be subject to search by security personnel. We strongly suggest that you only bring what you need, keeping the number of bags to a minimum.

Is there parking?

There are several parking garages/lots nearby.

Are children allowed?

No. The event is 21+ only.

Is there a DDP (Designated Driver Program)?

Yes, we sell Designated Driver Tickets at $25 per person. This just allows entry into the venue but no alcohol service.

Is food included in the ticket?

Food is NOT included in the GA/VIP ticket, however there will be great food for sale that will pair well with beer!

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

No. Any bags will be checked upon entering. If food or beverages happen to be discovered, you will need to dispose of it prior to entering.

Are there ATM's available at the event?

Yes! Please remember most items for sale at the event will be cash only.

Can I bring my dog?

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

How can I apply for a press credential?

Please send us an email at press@nyccraftbeerfest.com. Please include your full information and qualifications and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

How can my company become a sponsor?

Send us an email at sponsorship@nyccraftbeerfest.com