July 2021
Pier 4 Park
Hamilton, ON

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Because Beer Craft Beer Festival is excited to announce the craft breweries and cideries taking part in this year's edition of Because Beer, returning to Hamilton’s beautiful Pier 4 Park for a superb weekend of craft beer and cider, live music, food and fun — Friday, July 10 and Saturday, July 11, 2020.

The 2020 edition of Because Beer pairs a wealth of homegrown talent with outstanding brewers from across the province. In all, Because Beer festival-goers will be able to sample from dozens of craft brewers and cideries from across Ontario and beyond, pouring hundreds of craft beers and ciders all weekend long.

Because Beer is committed to bringing together craft beer brewers to showcase their product and their dedication to quality craft beer. It is aimed at anyone who is interested in enjoying and discovering craft beer – from seasoned beer aficionados to the casual beer drinker or beer lover.

Because Beer offers a unique opportunity to sample a variety of craft beers from dozens of craft beer companies, interact with brewers, and check out the awards ceremony for the Because Beer 2020 Homebrew Competition. Festival-goers will also enjoy a great music stage as well as delicious fare served up by specialty food vendors. All in a scenic bayfront location that will make you feel like you’ve escaped to the cottage.

Because Beer will take place on Friday, July 10 and Saturday, July 11 at Pier 4 Park in Hamilton, Ontario. Festival gates will be open on Friday and Saturday from 4pm-12am and Saturday from 2pm-12am.

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Regular admission price includes one Because Beer tasting glass and three craft beer tokens. Two-day passes include six craft beer tokens. Additional sampling tokens may be purchased onsite.

Because Beer is a licensed 19+ event. Valid photo identification must be presented to enter the festival area. No smoking will be permitted within the festival grounds. Please drink responsibly and don’t drink and drive.

Because Beer is a Sonic Unyon production.

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