MGK has teamed up with Independence Seaport Museum to bring Pennsylvania and New Jersey's finest breweries into one place to celebrate the tremendous bounty of awesome brew being made in the Philadelphia area. It's MGK's Locals Only Beer Fest. Tickets on sale now.
$45 - General Admission ticket
All Attendees get free admission to tour the museum with their Beer Fest ticket. Musuem voucher can be used that day or at a later date.
Check out photos from previous MGK beer fests.
PA & NJ's Finest Brewers In One Place
Soak up the awesome views of the Delaware River on the Museum's tented observation deck while sampling 50 varieties of beer from 25 of the area's best brewers.
Each brewer will offer up their flagship beer (a beer they are most known for), as well as a specialty beer (a new or rare beer).
Attendees will get to vote for their favorite in each category.
The MGK DJs Spin From Their Personal Collections
WMGK's John DeBella, Debbi Calton, Andre Gardner & Ray Koob will be there to hang with you and play music. Each DJ will play an hour long set of music from their personal collection.
Food and Freebies
Attendees get free admission to tour the museum with their Beer Fest ticket + the station will have plenty of chances to win free prizes throughout the event.
You can't tour the musuem once you've consumed alcohol but you can use your free museum ticket/voucher up until 12/31/17.
There will also be great food available for purchase - from Cow & The Curd, Toll Man Joe's and Philly Pretzel Company.
ATTENTION DESIGNATED DRIVERS - all patrons entering the MGK Brew Blast event space must be 21 years or older, including Designated Drivers.
This year's line-up
Conshohocken Brewing Company, Crime and Punishment Brewing Company, Crooked Eye, Double Nickel Brewing Company, Dock Street, Doylestown Brewing Company, Evil Genius, Flying Fish, Free Will, Kennett Brewing, Lancaster Brewing, Levante Brewing, Naked Brewing, Neshaminy Creek, Philadelphia Brewing Company, Riverhorse Brewing Company, Saint Benjamin Brewing Company, Ship Bottom, Sly Fox, Sterling Pig, Stickman Brewing, Victory, Weyerbacher, Yards Brewing Company, Yeungling.
Location, Parking, Directions
Independence Seaport Museum is located on Philadelphia's Penn's Landing waterfront.
Link to directions
Parking is available in the Hilton Penn's Landing Parking Garage, located next to Independence Seaport Museum on Columbus Blvd. When parking in this garage, you will receive a 'chaser' ticket from the front desk staff at the Museum for discounted parking ticket at the rate of $12 with beer fest admission. This lot is operated by CitiPark.
Parking is also available at the Penn's Landing Walnut Street Parking Lot. Parking rates may be more expensive at this lot. This lot is owned and operated by the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation and prices may vary by season
On-street metered parking is available on Front Street and the surrounding area.
Getting There Without Driving
Septa: Bus routes 12, 21, 21 and by the Market- Frankford Line, 2nd street station
Patco: The 15th/16th Street station is a short cab ride away.
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Independence Seaport Museum deepens the appreciation, understanding and experience of the Philadelphia region’s waterways through history, science, art and community. With National Historic Landmark ships Cruiser Olympia and Submarine Becuna, a boatbuilding workshop, small boat rentals, hands-on exhibits, a new Citizen Science Lab, one of the largest maritime art and artifact collections in North America and more, the Museum is a premiere destination on the Penn’s Landing waterfront. Visit daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and see our full schedule of programs and events at phillyseaport.org.