Fermentation Celebration

Row2-eNews-FermCel-488x525-01.jpgThe Fermentation Celebration—a one-day beer festival and craft beer walk in the Old Mill District—with hop filled tastings of Bend’s numerous local breweries. The Annual Fermentation Celebration takes place on Thursday, June 23 from 4-10pm.

Enjoy many, many tasty beers, cider and kombucha and live music. Drink packages will be sold at the Ticket Mill the day of the event.

Print the Map and Beer Descriptions with tasting locations and descriptions, live music schedule and more.

Entry to the event is free, however to participate it is $20 and includes a 5.5 oz. Silipint or glass and 9 drink tickets. You can buy your tasting package starting at 10am when the Ticket Mill opens, but you'll need to return anytime after 4pm to to have your id checked and get an over 21 bracelet.  Additional drink tickets are 3 for $5.

The Fermentation Celebration is a family and pet-friendly event, but remember, it is centered around beer. (Sales end at 9pm and Taps close at 10pm).

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Music and Dance                                        

Live music in Center Plaza with Cascade Highlanders 4-4:30pm, Honey Don't  4:45-6pm, Helga 6:15 -7:45pm and Five Pint Mary 8:15 -10pm.  (See music map at bottom of page.)    

Uhane Hawaii performing throughout the evening at Hot Pond Loop at 7pm, in Center Plaza at 8pm and in South Plaza by Vanilla Urban Threads at 9pm.  

Food Vendors

Bangarang, Smoked BBQ, Jumbo Tamales and Ben & Jerry's. Located on the grass behind Va Piano Vineyards.


Brewfest, Fermentation Celebration and Old Mill District merchandise on sale in Center Plaza.

Wine Tasting

Va Piano Vineyards and Naked Winery in the Old Mill District. Separate purchase required.

Share your pictures and experiences during the event on social media

Our Twitter accounts include @oldmilldistrict, @bendbrewfest and @bendconcerts. We'll be using the hashtag #FC16 when sharing anything related to this year’s event.

On Facebook/Old Mill District, Facebook/bendbrewfest, Facebook/lesschwabamphitheater.

On Instagram we’ll be active @oldmilldistrict.