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The 7th Unofficial DELAWARE Beer Festival

The (Un)Official Beer Festival of DELAWARE is BACK! 

302 Beer Drinkers’ Choice Awards in Lewes is the best kind-of competitive beer fest where our Judges (YOU!) are drinkers. Delaware Breweries are invited to dress up their teams & their brew booths while pouring their hearts out in hopes of wining the 302 BDCA Title Belt for Fan Favorite Beer. You as a Judge are invited to dress up, enjoy & win the GOLDEN MUG for a voted best Judge costume. 


Every brewery in the state is invited to our Lewes Brewery. What do they do? Bring two exciting beers they are proud of, dress up, & have a darrrrrn good time. What you do? Drink the brews & vote for your favorites. What happens? Whoever gets the most votes wins!

This year's awards categories:
⋆ 302 Fan Favorite Beer
⋆ Most Creative Beer
⋆ Best Brewery Costume & Booth
⋆ Best Guest Costume (win a place in award history on our website!)

Ticket Pricing
$55 General Admission (all the beers) + your custom 2024 BDCA Tasting Glass

$15 Designated Driver  (includes bottomless drinks from our n.a. menu, CHB goodies) 

Get your tickets🎟👉🏼 here 

& we'll see you in LEWES!

36707 Crooked Hammock Way

Lewes, DE 19958

The Deets

Event is from NOON to 4:00pm with the announcement of the Winners at 3:30pm. Live DJ Magellan keeps the vibes high, & the restaurant will be standing room only. Picture a brewer in every corner with taps flowing and a beard blowing in the wind.

Last Years Participating Breweries Include: Wilmington Brew Works (2x Winner of the Belt), Big Oyster Brewery (2023 Winner of the Belt), Dewey Beer Co, First State Brewing Company, Twisted Irons Brewing (2023 Runner Up!), Musings Fermentation Underground, Dew Point Brewing, Autumn Arch Beer Project, Midnight Oil Brewing Company, Revelation Craft Beer, Loakal Branch Brewing, Fordham & Dominion, Volunteer Brewing, Ocean View Brewing, Thompson Island Brewing, Mispillion River Brewing, 38º-75º Brewing, Midnight Oil Brewing, Blue Earl Brewing, Iron Hill Brewery, Volunteer Brewing, Dogfish Head Brewing and Eats, JAKL Beer Works, Stitch House Brewing, Stewart’s Brewing Company, Crooked Hammock Brewery (Prior winner) and many more!

Scratch made festival style food will be available for purchase during the event from our bars. Get your ticket before all the tickets get got!