Every year, Washington, D.C., becomes a hub for a different kind of brew, one that brings together beer aficionados, baseball enthusiasts, and those looking for a good time. The DC Beer Fest at Nationals Park is a unique event that combines the passion for craft beer with great entertainment in a spectacular venue.

A Perfect Pairing: Beer and Baseball

Nationals Park is known for its captivating baseball games and electric atmosphere, but during the DC Beer Fest, the park transforms into something even more special. The event not only showcases a remarkable selection of craft beers but also allows attendees to enjoy them in the stunning setting of a major league baseball stadium.

Beer enthusiasts and sports fans can find common ground in the beer fest’s remarkable fusion of two beloved American traditions. What could be better than sipping on a cold, handcrafted brew while taking in the majestic views of the ballpark.

A Craft Beer Lover’s Dream

One of the main highlights of the DC Beer Fest is undoubtedly the beer itself. More than 80 different craft breweries from all over the region converge at Nationals Park to serve up a wide variety of unique and flavorful beers. Whether you’re a fan of hoppy IPAs, rich stouts, crisp lagers, or something more experimental, you’re sure to find a brew that tickles your taste buds.

The event features a diverse range of craft beer offerings, allowing attendees to explore and discover new favorites while enjoying well-established classics. You’ll have the chance to chat with brewers, learn about their brewing processes, and even sample limited-edition and seasonal releases.

Food vendors offering a delicious array of snacks and meals also keep hunger at bay, ensuring you have the energy to enjoy all that the festival has to offer. You will find everything from pizza to poutine and everything in between!

Live Music and Entertainment

It’s not just about the beer; the DC Beer Fest is a full-fledged entertainment experience. Live music performances, DJs, and dueling pianos throughout the park  set the stage for a lively and festive atmosphere. Groove to the tunes while you sip your favorite beer and enjoy the company of fellow beer enthusiasts. There 

Community and Camaraderie

One of the most heartwarming aspects of the DC Beer Fest is the sense of community and camaraderie that emerges. Striking up conversations with fellow attendees and sharing your love for craft beer can lead to new friendships and memorable experiences. Whether you’re attending with friends, family, or even flying solo, you’ll find the atmosphere welcoming and inclusive.


The festival takes place on Saturday, November 4th from 12pm – 3pm and 5pm – 8pm. Choose from General Admission which includes unlimited tastings, or upgrade to the VIP Experience. VIP admission provides early access to the batting cages for a little batting practice, access to the warning track and dugouts, and a commemorative t-shirt. Get your tickets HERE.

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