DMI's 2016 Brewgrass Festival presented by Mispillion River Brewing

Sun. Jun 12, 2016 1:00pm - 6:00pm EDT
21 and Over
$5.00 - $75.00
21 and Over
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$5.00 - $75.00
21 and Over
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UPDATE: Online ticket sales will close Sunday at noon. This event sold out last year and most likely will again this year. No guarantee tickets will be sold at the door. Get them now before they're gone!

It's baaaccckkk!  The 2nd Annual DMI Brewgrass Festival presented by Mispillion River Brewing is set!  Plan to make the 2016 Brewgrass Festival the first stop on your summer music tour!

This event will offer live bluegrass music, food to purchase, and beer tastings from local Delaware & Maryland breweries.  Each participant will pay an entrance fee and receive a souvenir cup for their tastings.  

Ticket prices:
$75 - VIP: Limited to 30 tickets.  VIP guests will enjoy an extra hour of Festival fun from 12-1pm, reserved parking, souvenir cup with 24 beer tickets, a goodie bag including Festival t-shirt, MRB glass voucher, $10 food voucher, private port-a-potty, WSFS sponsored private tent with charging stations, tables & chairs
$30 - General Admission, includes souvenir cup & 12 beer tickets
$40 at the door, includes 12 beer tickets
$5 - designated driver, includes 2 bottles of water or cans of soda

Join our homebrew competition!  3 categories (IPA, Ale, and Wild Card - anything) with 4 entries per category.  First come, first served.  More than one entry accepted - $5 per entry.  Must be present at Festival - DD ticket included with entry - Festival ticket ($30) must be purchased to partake in included brewery tastings. 8 12-oz bottles per entry must be delivered on Saturday, June 11 (location and time TBD).  All entries will be judged by BJCP judges and the public.  Prizes will be given for professional winner and people's choice winner in each category.  

If you love PaintNite, you'll love Mispillion Art League's Brushes and Booze and they'll be offering two seatings during the Festival!  Cathy Walls will be teaching this class so be sure to purchase your ticket ahead of time to ensure one of the 24 seats! 

Here's the painting!

Participating breweries:
3rd Wave Brewing Co.
Argilla Brewing Co. 
Back Shore Brewing Company 
Big Oyster Brewery

Blue Earl Brewing Company
Crooked Hammock Brewery

Dogfish Head Craft Brewed Ales
Evolution Craft Brewing Co.
Mispillion River Brewing
Rebel Seed Cider 

Music lineup:
12:00 PM (VIP Only) - Special performance by The High and Wides and Ken & Brad Kolodner with Rachel Eddy
12:30 PM - The Jersey Corn Pickers
1:30 PM - David Reed & Tamboura Productions
2:00 PM - Chapel Street Junction
3:00 PM - Danny and James from Hooverville
3:30 PM - The High and Wides
4:30 PM - Battle 2 Brewgrass - Final Round! winner Harrison Doyle
5:00 PM - Ken & Brad Kolodner

Thank you to our sponsors!

Mispillion River Brewing 
Breakthru Beverage Group
Dogfish Head Craft Brewed Ales

Milford Chronicle
Bella Terra Landscapes
Seawatch International
High Tide News

Downtown Milford, Inc. is a non-profit organization continually promoting quality civic, commercial and cultural development of the historic central business district, which is the heart of community life in Milford, DE. To learn more about us, visit or find us on Facebook. #WeareMilford

Other important info:

  • Must be 21+

  • No children or pets allowed

  • All Milford city parks are smoke free

  • Feel free to BYO chair

  • Cash only event

Coverage of the 2015 Brewgrass Festival here:
Delaware News Journal

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Bicentennial & Memorial Parks NE Front St.
Downtown Milford, DE 19963
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