CT Craft Beer & Cider Tasting at the Durham Fair

Connecticut Wine Festival

This year, by popular demand, the Durham Fair will be celebrating a new agricultural achievement hosting a craft beer and cider tasting made from breweries and cideries across Connecticut. Explore different styles and flavors of beer and hard cider you might not have tried before, and enjoy a variety of new tastes farmed and brewed right here in our home state. Be sure to stop by and start another fun Fair tradition.


  • Cost for entry into the tasting area: $10 (must be 21 or older and present a valid photo ID for entry)
  • Tasting booklet: ten 2oz tastings: $20
  • Additional two 5oz super tastings: $10


  • Thursday: 4 – 9 PM (Last ticket sold at 8 PM)
  • Friday: 12 – 9 PM (Last ticket sold at 8 PM)
  • Saturday: 12 – 9 PM (Last ticket sold at 8 PM)
  • Sunday: 12 – 6 PM (Last ticket sold at 5 PM)

Participating Breweries

More Breweries and Cideries are being added so check back soon.

Alvarium Beer Company Connecticut Valley Brewing Company Stony Creek Brewery Thimble Island Brewery Veracious Brewing Company


  • Deep River Chip Company
  • Arizona Tea