- Saturday, Sep 21, 2019 4-7 p.m.
The annual Festival of Beers at Canal Park is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 21 from 4-7 p.m. The list includes more than 40 different breweries, more than 100 beers, including an Ohio-based section with more than 40 different beers.
Along with admission to the 2019 Festival of Beers at Canal Park, tickets include a commemorative sampling glass and 25 sample tickets. In addition, patrons will enjoy live music and food options will be available throughout the stadium’s concession stands. There will also be pretzel necklaces available for the beerfest experts for a small donation to Akron Children’s Hospital.
Tickets for the three-hour event are $30 in advance, and $35 at the gates the day of the event. There’s also a VIP package for $50 available, which includes first access to the beer-sampling event at 3:30 p.m. A list or breweries and beers will be announced at a later date.
A designated driver ticket is available for $20, which will include a hot dog, chips, unlimited fountain drinks, and a goody bag. The designated driver ticket is not available through online purchasing, only at the box office or by phone.
There are three ways for fans to purchase tickets: in-person at the Canal Park box office during normal business hours (10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday), by calling the Akron RubberDucks box office at 330-253-5153, or online at www.akronrubberducks.com.