NC Brewer’s & Music Festival

The NC Brewer’s & Music Festival is an event made for those with an appreciation for quality craft brews made right here in North Carolina and a good outdoor jam. Whether you're new to craft beer or you consider yourself a professional, you'll be sure to find new adventures and delicious craft beers to sip on throughout the day. The grounds at Historic Rural Hill are packed full, with over forty breweries pouring the best of North Carolina craft beer and cider to the grounds of Historic Rural Hill. Grab tasting and music tickets for a day of interesting flavors and getting your groove on to local bands that play all day into the night.

Tasting Tickets ($50) includes all day admission to the festival and a tasting glass which grants access to free tastings at all breweries.

Music Tickets ($28) include a program guide and admission to the festival. You can purchase beer and wine with this ticket, but unable to participate in tastings.  

Designated Driver Tickets ($16) grants access to the festival, but no beer or wine may be purchased at any time.  

*Tickets purchased on the day of the festival are subject to change.

Camping is also offered for easy access to the festival and convenience for visitors. The Historic Rural Hill Campground is located right across the road in the secluded Rural Hill Nature Preserve. RV hookups for power and water are provided for campers, as well as expansive space for tents. The cost for overnight camping starts at $18 for tents and hammocks. Local hotels are another option for weekend trips to Lake Norman for the beer and music festival.

Local food trucks set up shop as well as local merchandise vendors to browse through. You can feel the exciting energy at the festival with the many bands taking the stage throughout the day. The perfect summer day around Lake Norman includes walking around with friends and family and a cold NC crafted beer. 

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