2022 Because Beer Craft Beer Festival (Friday Pass)

2022 Because Beer Craft Beer Festival (Friday Pass)

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Ages 19+

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From $17.13


Dwayne Gretzky

Born in the Eighties

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Pier 4 Park • 64 Leander Dr., Hamilton ON

64 Leander Drive

Hamilton, ON L8L 1N6


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Hamilton's premier craft beer & cider festival returns to Pier 4 Park — with Dwayne Gretzky!

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Because Beer offers a unique opportunity to sample hundreds of craft beers and ciders from dozens of craft beer and cider makers, interact with brewers, and enjoy hours of fun, including a free retro arcade and more. Festival-goers will also enjoy a great music stage as well as delicious fare served up by specialty food vendors. All at our lowest ticket prices ever!

Friday's music lineup features performances from all-star cover band Dwayne Gretzky, supported by local party trio and festival favourite Born In The Eighties, with more programming to be announced.


Vendors will include Bench Brewing Co., Black Fly Beverages, Brolly Brew Co., Cameron’s Brewing Co., Clifford Brewing Co., Collective Arts Brewing, Common Good Beer Co., Concession Road Brewing Co., Counterpart Brewing, Creemore Springs Brewery, The Duxbury Cider Co., Fairweather Brewing Co., Founders Original Inc., Grain & Grit Beer Co., Great Lakes Brewing, Harmon’s Craft Brewing, Hop City Brewing Co., Hop Valley Brewing Co., Indie Alehouse Brewing Co., Ironwood Cider House, Junction Craft Brewing, Merit Brewing, Nickel Brook Brewing Co., Paniza Brewing, Royal City Brewing Co., Sawdust City Brewing Co., Society of Beer Drinking Ladies, Stonehooker Brewing Co., Thornbury Craft Co., Town Brewery, Wellington Brewery,West Avenue Cider House and Wishbone Brewing Co.

Because Beer takes place Friday July 15 (from 4pm-midnight) and Saturday July 16 (from 4pm-midnight) in Hamilton's Pier 4 Park, nestled on the west harbour waterfront.

Single-day Pass includes one (1) Because Beer tasting glass and three (3) four-ounce sampling tokens.

Because Beer — summer doesn't get any better than this!



Ticket prices subject to third-party service charges for ticket processing, credit card and facility fees. Rain or shine. No smoking/vaping permitted within festival grounds. No pets; certified and active service dogs are only animals allowed on festival grounds. Because Beer is a licensed 19+ event. Government-issued photo ID required for entry. Please enjoy responsibly.

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