OctFest: An International Beer, Music & Food Celebration
September 8 - September 10
Listing as per Pitchfork & October, organizers of the second annual OctFest:
Pitchfork, the most trusted voice in music, and October, a leading beer culture website, present the second annual OctFest, a one-of-a kind beer, music and food festival taking place on September 8-9 at Governors Island in New York City.
OctFest is a two-day festival featuring 20 artists, 90+ breweries from around the world, and exciting chef collaborations. In total, the event will host 90 breweries from 20 countries, pouring more than 250 varieties of award-winning craft beer. Not only that: A number of breweries, including Wicked Weed Brewing, DC Brau, Wedge Brewing Co., Four Peaks Brewing Co., Wild Beer Co., and Karbach Brewing Co., will be making their New York City debut at this event. For music line-up and full brewery list available at octfest.com.
Each single-day ticket holder will receive 15 three-ounce samples from the festival breweries of their choice. Weekend ticket holders will receive 30, capped at 15 per day. Once depleted, ticket holders will be able to purchase additional samples for $1.50 per three-ounce pour. Sampling hours are from 2pm-8pm.
Tickets are $75 for Single-Day Passes; $140 for Full Weekend Passes. Hours: 2:00pm to 10:00pm daily.
Governors Island is only accessible via ferry. Ferries run from Battery Maritime Building in lower Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6. Weekend afternoon ferries from Brooklyn and Manhattan are $3 round trip for adults. Passengers ride free on weekends before noon. To view full schedule, click: govisland.com/visit-the-island/ferry
For more details and to purchase tickets to this year’s event, click: www.eventbrite.com/e/octfest-tickets-45736912336