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Georgia Mountain Beer Festival

October 20 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

  • Beer connoisseurs this will be your day. Gibbs Gardens will host 20+ local and regional craft brewers.
  • A local winery and Mead brewery will also be in attendance.
  • Several different food offerings will also be available, for a charge.
  • The LooSe ShoEs Band will perform throughout the afternoon.
  • Vendors, celebrating north Georgia’s many backwoods and water activities, will be on hand to share their products and offer advice.  Who knows?  You may decide to go home with a kayak. 
  • This is a rain or shine event.
Participating Vendors Listed Below




  • Sales limited to the first 1500 buyers
  • Admission includes beer samplings from our local and regional craft brewers.

Gibbs Gardens Members…………… $35            Day of at Gate……………… $45

  • Only one (1) ticket per Individual Membership and two (2) tickets per Couples Membership may be purchased at this price.
  • These tickets will ONLY be available to those whose membership is active on date of purchase.
  • No guest passes can be used in any way for this event.
  • You will be required to present your Membership Card at time of admittance.

Admission for Non-Members…………… $45            Day of at Gate…………….$55




VIP…………$55   SOLD OUT

  • Sales limited to the first 200 buyers
  • Access to the event at 11 AM
  • The opportunity to sample special brews not available to general attendees
  • Complimentary food samplings (not a meal) from resident chef John Lupi from 11 AM to 12 Noon
  • Preferred parking


Ticket and General Information
  • Food is not included in the cost of admission.
  • Please note that the purchase of a ticket does not guarantee the buyer admission to the Beer Fest. To gain entry, you will be required to present a valid, government-issued photo ID verifying you are of legal age to consume alcoholic beverages.  NO EXCEPTIONS & NO REFUNDS
  • Admission tickets will be scanned and voided when presented for entry to the Beer Fest.
  • Any attempt to copy or duplicate an admission ticket will engage an “alert” that will be detected by our entry scanners. Anyone attempting to enter the event using a fraudulent ticket will be automatically ejected by law enforcement for the day from Gibbs Gardens.
  • Gibbs Gardens management reserves the right to refuse entry to anyone or to cease alcoholic beverage service to anyone, who in their sole opinion, may be under the influence of alcohol and/or any controlled substance.
  • Tickets will only be refunded prior to the start time of the Beer Festival and only in the event that the Festival is cancelled due to an extreme weather event.

Participating Breweries

Sweetwater Brewing

Atlanta Brewing Co.

Scofflaw Brewing Co.

Three Bridges Brewing Co.

Gate City Brewing Co.

Pretoria Fields Brewery

Service Brewing Co.

Boston Beer Co.

Boston Beer Co.

Blake's Hard Cider

Eventide Brewery

Reformation Brewery

Arches Brewing

Treehorn Cider Co.

Orpheus Brewing

Grumpy Old Men Brewing

Dry County Brewing Co.

Southbound Brewing Co.


Creature Comfort Brewing Co.

New Realm Brewing Co.


(Not Included in Ticket Price)








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Pine Street Meats — An Atlanta Artisan Meat Market and a must to visit!
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Bratzeit German Restaurant — Very Tasty  authentic German and Swiss Cuisine offering Wonderful German Sausages with no preservatives and served with  delicious sauerkraut. Check out their restaurant in Dahlonega.

Arbor Cafe John Lupi, resident chef for our Arbor Café will be serving yummy smoked pulled pork sandwiches. Sides will include ginger slaw and kettle chips. A special beer complement is soft pretzels with a cheddar ale sauce.

 Hops & Nuts — Hops and Nuts creates snacks designed to pair with your favorite Craft Beer, Wine or Cocktail.


Tribble Farms Honey — Tribble Farms specializes in providing pure, raw, all natural Georgia honey and hive products. We offer a wide variety of Georgia honey from the local area, and special varieties from the mountain and coastal regions. 

Olea Oliva! — Offers a fabulous presentation of gourmet spices in extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar’s.  Smita Daya, owner, is an award winning chef  that brings some of her wonderful  tastes from her home in Zambia  Africa. Take some of her creative spiced oils and vinegars home for an exotic taste treat!

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October 20
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm