Hops on the Water

Hops on the Water and October is a great pairing! Try samplings from craft breweries and cideries in the Bay of Quinte region. Enjoy family-friendly live music, and entertainment.

Hops on the Water returns October 14, 2023!

Hops on the Water is a one-day, family-friendly festival that includes a great selection of beverages from Bay of Quinte area breweries, food trucks and savoury snack vendors, live music and entertainment, and flavours of the fall harvest season.

Check back for tickets this summer!

Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Front Street Farmers’ Market
67 Front St., Trenton


Buy your ticket(s) early and save! Two tokens are included with advance tickets only. Day-of tickets do not include tokens. 

The first 2000 people through the gate will receive a custom Quinte West Hops on the Water glass!

*2 tokens given to advance ticket holders only at the gates. Must be of legal drinking age.

Buy tickets online

Buy physical tickets

Individuals wishing to purchase physical tickets can visit The Empire Theatre, 321 Front St., Belleville, ON K8N 2Z9, or call The Empire Theatre, (613) 969-0099.

Man selling bear from Hops on the Water


Food vendors 

Live music


Parking will be available throughout the downtown area. The Farmers’ Market and the North Chamber Parking lot will not be open for public parking.

Yes! We will be accepting tickets that were purchased pre-pandemic.

A shuttle service will run from City Hall and the Duncan Memorial Arena. Shuttles will be circulating approximately every 15 minutes – between start time / end time

No! This is a cashless event. Debit and credit cards are welcome. E-transfers will not be accepted.

Tokens can be used for tastings of beverages and food.

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