Chamber Events: Hops Fest
Date: Saturday September 26, 2015
Time: Noon – 8pm
Location: Downtown Hood River, Oregon, in the Columbia Parking Lot (between 5th & 7th Streets and Cascade Avenue and Columbia Street).
- 21+ Entry Only Ticket: $5
- 21+ Beer Garden Ticket: $15. Includes entry, commemorative glass mug and five 3.5 oz. taste tokens
- 21+ Brewers Tent Ticket: $50. Includes access to the Official Hops Fest Brewers Tent, commemorative glass mug, 15 3.5 oz. taste tokens and a ticket for the Painted Hills Beef Bar.
- Under 21: Free admission. Note: The venue is open to adults only from 5 PM until closing at 8 PM.
Tickets can be purchased in advance through Brown Paper Tickets, or at the entrance the day of the event.
Awarded silver medal for Best Beer Festival by the 2015 Willamette Week Oregon Beer Awards, the Hood River Hops Fest is an annual celebration of beer’s bitter friend, freshly harvested hops.
Hood River County is surrounded by world-renowned hop growing regions, and since 2003, brewers have gathered each September in downtown Hood River to share their fresh-hop beer creations.This family-friendly event features more than 40 breweries with over 60 fresh hop beers. Showing off their seasonal brews will be numerous local breweries – including Double Mountain Brewery, Full Sail Brewing and pFriem Family Brewers – and regional and national heavyweights. There will also be a small selection of local hop ciders.
This year, we’re excited to announce the addition of the Brewer’s Tent (21+ only). Hang out with the brewers behind your favorite fresh-hop microbrews, get a whopping 15 3.5-ounce taste tokens and a commemorative glass mug, and enjoy 100% grass-fed beef sliders from Painted Hills Natural Beef. Note, we are no longer offering a one-hour VIP tasting hour. The Brewers Tent is an all-day perk (12pm-8pm) to those who purchase $50 tickets in advance.
In addition to fresh-hops beer and cider, Hood River Hops Fest features local cuisine, wine from Naked Winery, arts and crafts vendors from the Northwest, a children’s play area, fun contests, and a day-long line-up of live music, with local and regional musicians. Children are welcome throughout the afternoon until 5 PM; in the evening, the venue is open to adults only until closing. Sorry, no pets allowed.
- Noon – 1:00pm: The Barn Burners (Hood River, OR)
- 1:30pm – 2:30pm: Kitchen Table (Hood River, OR)
- 3:00pm – 4:00pm: Tess Barr Blues Band (Hood River, OR)
- 4:30pm – 6:00pm: Polecat (Bellingham, WA)
- 6:30pm – 8:00pm: Pigwar (Portland, OR)
2015 Hood River Hops Fest Breweries:
Amnesia Brewing (Washougal, WA)
Backwoods Brewing Company (Carson, WA)
Baerlic Brewing Company (Portland, OR)
Barley Brown’s Beer (Baker City, OR)
Base Camp Brewing Company (Portland, OR)
Beer Valley (Ontario, OR)
Big Horse Brew Pub (Hood River, OR)
Breakside Brewery (Portland, OR)
BridgePort Brewing Company (Portland, OR)
Burnside Brewing Company (Portland, OR)
Coalition Brewing Company (Portland, OR)
Crux Fermentation Project (Bend, OR)
Deschutes Brewery (Bend, OR)
Double Mountain Brewery (Hood River, OR)
Ecliptic Brewing (Portland, OR)
Elysian Brewing Company (Seattle, WA)
Everybody’s Brewing (White Salmon, WA)
Ex Novo Brewing Co. (Portland, OR)
Fort George Brewery (Astoria, OR)
Full Sail Brewing Company (Hood River, OR)
Gigantic Brewing (Portland, OR)
Golden Valley Brewery (Beaverton, OR)
GoodLife Brewing Co. (Bend, OR)
Hopworks Urban Brewing (Portland, OR)
Lagunitas Brewing Company (Petaluma, CA)
Laurelwood Brewing Co. (Portland, OR)
Logsdon Farmhouse Ales (Hood River, OR)
Migration Brewing (Portland, OR)
Oakshire Brewing (Eugene, OR)
pFriem Family Brewers (Hood River, OR)
PINTS Brewing Co. (Portland, OR)
Sasquatch Brewing Co. (Portland, OR)
Solera Brewery (Mt. Hood, OR)
Stickmen Brewing Company (Lake Oswego, OR)
Terminal Gravity Brewing (Enterprise, OR)
Three Creeks Brewing Co. (Sisters, OR)
Upright Brewing (Portland, OR)
Vertigo Brewing (Hillsboro, OR)
Walking Man Brewing (Stevenson, WA)
Wild Ride (Redmond, OR)
Worthy Brewing (Bend, OR)