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Mountaineer Brewfest

  • Wheeling Heritage Port (map)

The sixth annual Mountaineer Brewfest, brought to you by Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack, a celebration of West Virginia’s finest craft and microbrews, will be held Saturday, August 17, 2019 at the Heritage Port in Wheeling.

The festival hours are: VIP entry 3:00 pm; General Admission entry at 4:00 pm; and the festival ends at 10:00 pm.

Advanced early tickets are available June 1 through July 31.
COST (until July 31):
General Admission - $25
VIP Admission - $65

COST (after July 31):
General Admission - $35
VIP Admission - $75

**Designated Driver tickets are also available**

This is a rain or shine event. Please visit to purchase tickets and for more information.

This year’s proceeds will be donated to Augusta Levy Learning Center.

West Virginia Brewer samples available at this year’s festival include: Berkley Springs Brewing, Big Timber Brewing (Elkins), Brew Keepers (Wheeling), Brewstel Brew Shop & Hostel (Elkins), Chestnut Brew Works (Morgantown), Freefolk Brewery (Fayetteville), Greenbrier Valley Brewing (Lewisburg), Morgantown Brewing, Mountain State Brewing Co. (Thomas), Parkersburg Brewing, The Peddler (Huntington), Screech Owl Brewing (Bruceton Mills), Short Story Brewing (Rivesville), Stumptown Ales (Davis), Swilled Dog Hard Cider (Franklin), Weathered Ground Brewing (Cool Ridge), West Virginia Craft Brewers Guild and Wheeling Brewing Company.

This year’s entertainment lineup will feature The Cherry Trio performing during the VIP session. The main stage will feature The Brett Cain Band and Township Road, and the 2019 Mountaineer Brewfest headliner is Tony Janflone Jr. Band.

2019 Partner Sponsors: Smoker Friendly, The UPS Store, WTOV9, Main Street Bank, Wine & Beverage Merchants of WV, Carenbauer Distributing, McCann Distributing, Mountain State Beverage, Ohio County Commission, Panhandle Cleaning and Restoration, Wheeling-Ohio County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Shirts N More, and Warwood Tactical.

Brewfest Brewer Level Sponsors: Wheeling National Heritage Area, Carpets by Jamison, WKKX, IBEW #141, iHeart Radio Wheeling, Raymond James Financial Services, Spilman, Thomas & Battle, Glessner & Associates, Gumby’s, and WCLG.

Entertainment Sponsor: Generations Restaurant & Pub.

Friends of the Mountaineer Brewfest Sponsors: Plumbers & Steamfitters Local #83, American Sanitary Supply Co., Bernie Glenn Insurance, The Ziegenfelder Company

Please Note:

You must be 21 years of Age to enter, no exceptions. Valid photo ID required for entry.
Wheeling Heritage Port is a smoke free venue.
No pets permitted except service animals.
No large bags or coolers allowed, all bags and backpacks are subject to search.
No outside food or beverage permitted.
Tickets are not transferable.
Ticket sales are nonrefundable.
Please visit for more information.