New Haven’s First Craft Beer Festival Supports Connecticut Food Bank

08/Sep/17 / 15:31
New Haven’s First Craft Beer Festival Supports Connecticut Food Bank
Festival is Set for Saturday, August 26; 24 Area Breweries Participating


WALLINGFORD, CONN., August 23, 2017 – Prime 16 New Haven is hosting New Haven’s first ever outdoor craft beer festival this Saturday, August 26, 2017, in Temple Plaza at 160 Temple Street. The event is the finale to New Haven’s Craft Beer Week. A portion of ticket sales will benefit Connecticut Food Bank.


The festival will feature unique and limited offerings from 24 local and regional breweries with more than 40 beers tucked away in an intimate outdoor city space. Three sessions will be available between 11:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. and will offer unlimited samples along with food, music and games available on site. The festival will kick off with a VIP session, which gives ticket holders first choice on special beer offerings, shorter lines and more time to enjoy the fest before the first session.


Tickets for the noon to 2:00 p.m. session and the 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. session are $30 each. Tickets for the VIP tasting session from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. are $40 each. Tickets will not be sold at the event, but may be purchased in advance at


The list of participating breweries and featured beers may be found at


About the Connecticut Food Bank:

The Connecticut Food Bank is committed to alleviating hunger in Connecticut by providing food resources, raising awareness of the challenges of hunger and advocating for people who need help meeting basic needs. The Connecticut Food Bank partners with the food industry, food growers, donors and volunteers to distribute nutritious food to people in need, which last year provided nearly 21 million meals. We distribute that food through a network of community based programs to six Connecticut counties – Fairfield, Litchfield, Middlesex, New Haven, New London and Windham counties – where more than 300,000 people struggle with hunger. Visit us on the web at, like us on Facebook and follow @CTFoodBank on Twitter and Instagram.