Festival Facts

Learn more about Oregon Brewers Festival.

Oregon Brewers Festival

Festival Facts

Learn more about Oregon Brewers Festival.

Festival Facts


32nd Annual Oregon Brewers Festival


Tom McCall Waterfront Park, 300 SW Naito Parkway, Portland, Oregon 97204

Four entrances: SW Oak Street, SW Pine St, under the Morrison St Bridge and along the sea wall at Pine.


Wednesday, July 24 through Saturday, July 27, 2019


Noon to 9 pm; mug & tokens sales close at 8:30 pm


Admission to the Oregon Brewers Festival is FREE! In order to consume alcohol, the one-time purchase of a 2019 souvenir plastic mug is required. Beer, cider and wine is purchased with wooden tokens, which cost $1 apiece. The purchase of mugs and tokens is made on-site at the Mug/Tokens tent just inside the Oak Street entrance. Mugs or glasses from past festivals will not be filled; however, tokens from past festivals may be reused.

Cash or Credit?

The mug/token sales booth is Cash Only and does not accept credit cards or checks. The festival does provide eight ATM machines on premise.

Minors Welcome

Minors are welcome all hours of the festival with a parent. Parents of minors between the ages of 14 and 20 will be required to sign a form acknowledging the responsibility of preventing children from consuming alcohol and the penalties for the parent and child.

No Pets Allowed

For the safety and happiness of our furry friends, and for venue cleanliness, please leave your pets comfortably at home. Service animals are welcome.


The Oregon Brewers Festival provides an opportunity to sample dozens of craft beer styles from 80 craft brewers, plus two cider makers. The event also offers live music, beer-related vendors, beer memorabilia displays, home brewing demonstrations and an assortment of food vendors. The Crater Lake Soda Garden presents complimentary handcrafted soda for minors and designated drivers.

The festival also features music, food vendors, beer-related vendors, homebrewing demonstrations, and the Crater Lake Soda Garden (providing complimentary handcrafted soda for minors and designated drivers).

The Oregon Brewers Festival encourages responsible drinking and urges patrons to take Tri-Met; the MAX Light Rail has a station one block from the main festival entrance. Attendees who ride bikes can park them for free in the Hopworks Urban Brewery secure bike corral.

The Oregon Brewers Festival was founded in 1988 as an opportunity to expose the public to microbrews at a time when the craft brewing industry was just getting off the ground. Today, that industry has flourished, with more than 6,000 craft breweries in America. The economic impact of the Oregon Brewers Festival on the local economy is annually more than $23 million.