Vermont Brewers Festival | New York By Rail

october, 2020

21oct3:04 pm3:04 pmVermont Brewers FestivalVermont Brewers Festival3:04 pm - 3:04 pm Killington Resort, 4763 Killington Rd, Killington, VT 05751

Event Details

Vermont Brewers Festival

Enjoy some beers by the fire at the Vermont Brewers Festival.

Please Note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there is no service to this destination at this time, and that the 2021 dates have yet to be announced.

Vermont Brewers Festival

Guests line up to try samplings of over 100 different beers. | Photo from Vermont Brewers Festival Facebook

Want a cold one? Come hang out at this winter-themed, outdoor Vermont Brewers Festival on March 21 to grab a brew and sit by the fire pit. Killington Resort in Vermont will be hosting breweries and guests at the base area, overlooking the picturesque mountain backdrop. Breweries will offer samplings of over 100 different beers, 30 of which are exclusive brews created just for the festival by Vermont brewers. Guests will have the option of 3 oz., 6 oz. or 9 oz. samples of beer.

The festival is bringing in over 30 brewing companies for this year’s festival. Some breweries to come and see are 14th Star Brewing, Magic Hat Brewing Company, Burlington Beer Co., Outer Limits Brewing and much more. Each company will be offering several of their own beers. In addition to brews, the event will have different food and retail vendors. This year they are hosting Carrier Roasting Co., Cornerstone Pub and Kitchen, Epic Food Truck, Benito’s Hot Sauce, First Stop Board Barn, Squirrel Stash Nuts and Eastern Standard Provisions.

Attending the Vermont Brewers Festival

The resort will be running two sessions throughout the day. The first session is from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. and the second will go from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Gates open a half hour early for both sessions to enjoy food before the tasting periods. General admission tickets of the Vermont Brewers Festival cost $45, and combo lift tickets and festival passes are $134. Admission to the festival will give a guest 15 tickets used to sample beers, a wristband, and a tasting glass. Guests can redeem one ticket for a 3 oz. sample, two tickets for a 6 oz. sample, or 3 tickets for a 9 oz. sample. Additional beer badges are $10, allowing 5 additional samples. Drinks only can be poured in the tasting glasses provided at the festival.

The Brewfest offers all different types of beers to satisfy any palette. | Photo from Vermont Brewers Festival Facebook

Breweries collaborate to bring over 30 exclusive beers just for the festival. | Photo from Vermont Brewers Festival Facebook

Take Amtrak to Vermont Brewers Festival

Please Note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there is no service to this destination at this time.

Take Amtrak to Rutland Station (RUD), then transfer to the Thruway bus to Killington (KLT) included with your train ticket. Amtrak’s Thruway bus drops off passengers at the Killington Grand Resort Hotel. Don’t forget to use the Visit Vermont and Save 20% Amtrak discount!

Get picked up from Rutland Station and taken to your reserved NYTRAIN Enterprise Rent-a-Car. Click here to reserve your car or call the Rutland office today at: 802-773-0855.


(Wednesday) 3:04 pm - 3:04 pm


Killington Resort

4763 Killington Rd, Killington, VT 05751