The City of Quinte West is ‘hopping’ with excitement for Hops on the Water!

Get ready to raise a glass at Quinte West’s Hops on the Water Craft Beer Festival again this year! Join the festival fun on Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Front Street Farmers’ Market parking lot (67 Front Street). This all-ages event promises a great time for the whole family from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Sip on the best brews from local craft breweries and enjoy delicious eats from food vendors from the Bay of Quinte region. Already confirmed for the festival are:

Beverage vendors

  • Bobcaygeon Brewing Co.
  • Focal Brewing Co.
  • Fogorig Brewing
  • Last Straw Distillery
  • The Grind & Vine

Dance to live music by We Ain’t Petty and The Beachmen, and enjoy family-friendly entertainment, interactive games, and plenty of photo opportunities, guaranteeing an afternoon of fun! Hops on the Water is the perfect way to kick off the fall season in Quinte West.

Hops on the Water tickets are now on sale at

Buy your tickets early and save! Pre-festival ticket prices, including taxes, are:

  • General Admission (19+) – $25
  • Military ticket (19+, Military I.D. required) – $21
  • Teen ticket (13-18 years) – $12
  • Kids 12 and under are free with the purchase of any adult ticket.

Use the promo code ‘longweekend’ to save an extra 15% when buying Hops tickets online by May 20, 2024. 

Ticket prices include admission, taxes and fees. Beverage tokens will be sold separately onsite at the festival. A commemorative Hops on the Water beverage cup will be provided to the first 1,000 attendees onsite. Same-day tickets will be available at the festival gate while supplies last.

In 2024, Hops on the Water Craft Beer Festival is named one of Ontario’s Top 100 festivals by Festivals and Events Ontario (FEO) for the second year in a row. Hops on the Water is recognized as a Top 100 Ontario festival for its outstanding creativity, community engagement, and overall event experience.

Beer and food vendors that are interested in vending at Hops on the Water 2024 are encouraged to submit an application online at

For more information about Hops on the Water and to purchase tickets, visit

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