The Olympia Brew Fest is an annual summer beer festival that takes place at the Port Plaza in Olympia, WA. It features 30+ hand-picked, northwest breweries and over 60 different beers. Proceeds from the festival benefit the Thurston County Chamber Foundation Small Business Development (Incubator) Program. Come and celebrate Olympia's fine brewing heritage! The date for the 2018 Olympia Brew Fest is August 4.

Also, to answer the two most common questions we get:


Beers (subject to change)
Buoy Beer Company

Astoria, OR

Cream Ale, 5.7% ABV, 19 IBU

IPA, 7.5% ABV, 70 IBU

Kulshan Brewing

Bellingham, WA

Greenwood Summer Ale, 6.6% ABV, 70 IBU

Premium Lager (American Style Lager), 5% ABV, 12 IBU

Bastard Kat (India Pale Ale), 6.6% ABV, 70 IBU

Red Cap (Irish-Style Red Ale) 4.9% ABV, 22 IBU

North Jetty Brewing

Seaview, WA

Leadbetter Red , 4.8% ABV, 23 IBU

Another F’ing Raspberry Hef, 5.1% ABV, 18 IBU

Lights Out IIPA, 8.3% ABV, 85 IBU

Top Rung Brewing Company

Olympia, WA

Summer Ale, 5% ABV, 18 IBU

Red Wine Bourbon Barrel Aged Pyrolysis Imperial Stout, 11% ABV, 57 IBU

Shift Trade IPA, 7.1% ABV, 50 IBU

Rye Lager, 6.4% ABV, 17 IBU

Fortside Brewing Company

Vancouver, WA

Orange Whip, 5.9% ABV, 60 IBU

The Real Slim Hazy, 5.5% ABV, 45 IBU

Hop Gold, 5% ABV, 30 IBU

Wild Ride Brewing

Redmond, OR

Let's Go Hazy IPA, 6.4% ABV, 65 IBU

Nut Crusher Peanut Butter Porter, 6.0% ABV, 18 IBU

Tarty to the Party Watermelon Lime Sour Ale, 5.6% ABV, 10 IBU

Tart Cider

Olympia, WA

Mojito Madness, 6.9% ABV

Citrus Sunshine, 6.9 ABV

Blackberry Bombshell, 6.9% ABV

Steam Donkey Brewing Co.

Aberdeen, WA

John Wayne SMaSH

Kalaloch Kolsch

Stoup Brewing

Seattle, WA

German Style Pilsner, 5.1% ABV, 40 IBU

Bavarian Hefeweizen, 5.0% ABV, 13 IBU

Citra IPA, 5.9% ABV, 50 IBU

Dick's Brewing Company

Centralia, WA

Grapefruit IPA

Lava Rock Porter

Farmstrong Brewing Co

Mount Vernon, WA

La Raza Cerveza, 4% ABV, 11 IBU

Stoned Age IPA, 6.6% ABV, 66 IBU

Pinata Red (Apple/Raspberry Cider) 6%ABV

Mazama Brewing

Corvallis, OR

Juicy IPA X.13, 7.3% ABV

Blonde, 7.7% ABV

Fish Brewing Company

Olympia, WA

Full Blast Summer Ale

Citrus IPA

Spire Mountain POG

Session Pilsner; Organic Porter; Leavenworth Hefeweizen

Narrows Brewing Company

Tacoma, WA




Wander Brewing

Bellingham, WA

Plum Millie Sour, 4.4% ABV

Barrel-Aged Amarillo Sour 4.8% ABV

The Willows Inn Loganita Table Beer, 4.2% ABV

Wanderale Belgian Blond 6.0% ABV

Geaux Brewing

Auburn, WA

Tremé IPA, 6.9% ABV, 69 IBU

LaBelle Blonde Ale, 5.4% ABV, 30 IBU

Ragin’ Cajun Imperial IPA, 9.0% ABV, 100 IBU

Chainline Brewing Company

Kirkland, WA

Tune Up IPA, 6.2 ABV

Polaris Pilsner, 5.1% ABV

Chuckanut Brewery

Bellingham, WA

Kolsch, 4.6% ABV, 22 IBU

Vienna Lager, 5.5% ABV, 20 IBU

Paradise Creek Brewery

Pullman, WA

Huckleberry Pucker Berliner Weisse, 4.6% ABV, 2 IBU

Huckleberry Pucker Shandy, 4.4% ABV, 2 IBU

Arc Flash Juicy East Coast IPA, 5% ABV, 70 IBU

Icicle Brewing Company

Leavenworth, WA

Dark Persuasion German Chocolate Cake Ale, 6.5% ABV, 21 IBU

Bootjack IPA, 6.5% ABV, 64 IBU

Kickstand Citra Hop Pale Ale, 4.8% ABV, 50 IBU

Cascadia Brewing Co

Olympia, WA




Dystopian State

Tacoma, WA

Thought Police IPA, 6.3% ABV, 55 IBU

Synthetic Dreams Pale Ale, 5.9% ABV, 39 IBU

Gold Sigil Honey Wheat Ale, 8% ABV, 30 IBU

Bent Bine Brew Co

Belfair, WA

Citrus Belle IPA, 6.5% ABV, 94 IBU

Schwarz Bine Dark Lager, 4.1% ABV, 32 IBU

Bine Amber Bier, 5.8% ABV, 35 IBU

Whitewood Cider Co

Tumwater, WA

Red Cap Cider, 6.5% ABV

Summer Switchel Cider, 5.2% ABV

Ten Pin Brewing

Moses Lake, WA

Groove Pineapple Wheat, 5.8% ABV, 25 IBU

Gutterball Hazy Pale, 5.5% ABV, 35 IBU

Head Pin IPA, 7.1% ABV, 62 IBU

Well 80

Olympia, WA

80lbs of Hops Hazy IPA

Original Lager Year '64, 4.2% ABV, 16 IBU

Sumerian Brewing Co.

Woodinville, WA

2112 Lager, 5.0% ABV, 18 IBU

Unforgiven Hazy IPA, 6.5% ABV, 40 IBU

Nisqually Valley Brewing Co.

Yelm, WA

Kolsch, 5.5% ABV, 22 IBU

Pale Ale, 6.2% ABV, 38 IBU

IPA, 6.1% ABV, 87 IBU

Pelican Brewing Company

Pacific City, OR

Hazy Rock Juicy IPA, 6.2% ABV, 35 IBU

Peached on Deck, 6% ABV, 15 IBU

Pelican Noir, 8% ABV, 35 IBU

Hoh River Brewing

Olympia, WA

Frostbite IPA, 5.6 ABV, 70 IBU

Pacific Beach Pilsner, 5.1 ABV, 26 IBU

Dark Valley Dunkelwizen, 5.3 ABV, 19 IBU

Half Lion Brewing Co.

Sumner, WA



Food Vendors:



Purple Mane

The Backburner Band

Ticket FAQ:

Where/How do I buy tickets?

When tickets are available, there is a big "Tickets" button at the top of the Olympia Brew Fest website so you can buy them. Be aware that ticket sales will end 48 hours before the day of the festival or when we run out of tickets; whichever occurs first.

How much do tickets cost?

$25 for advance general admission tickets, $30 at the door. Designated driver tickets are $5.

How will I receive my tickets?

After purchase, you will be able to print them out directly. Additionally, you should receive an e-mail with a link to re-print your tickets, if necessary. If you do not receive this e-mail, please check your junk/spam folder (we are looking at you Hotmail and Comcast users!).

What does my ticket include?

Admission, a commemorative mug, six 5.5 ounce tastes from your choice of 30+ breweries, live music from 3 different bands.

How do I pay for tickets?

With a credit card, Bitcoin, or Monero. (Bitcoin/Monero customers, please use the contact form when ordering.)

What if I lose my tickets?

Re-print them.

Can I give my tickets to someone else if I cannot attend?


Can I buy tickets for other people?

Yes, as long as they are 21+ years of age.

I bought tickets and cannot attend, can I get a refund?

Refunds are not available, all sales are final. Please feel free to give your tickets to someone else.

Can I buy additional drink tickets?

Yes, they are available (cash or credit card) at the festival and provide 6 additional tastes.

Do designated drivers have to be 21 or over?

Yes, if they are entering the festival.

Can you scan my ticket off my smartphone?

No, only paper tickets will be accepted.

Can I buy tickets at the door?

Yes (unless we are sold out), they cost $5 more at the door.

Festival FAQ:

Can I bring my own chair?

Usually, please be sensible about your chair choice and remember that you are completely responsible for it/them.

Can I bring my pet/dog?

Only documented service animals are allowed by the venue owner. Also be aware that there is live, amplified music at the festival and most animals have more sensitive hearing than humans.

Can I bring my kids? Infants?

The Liquor Control Board does not allow ANYONE under 21 where alcohol is being served.

Can I bring my own glass?


Can I advertise/promote my cause/event/business at the brew fest?

Only pre-approved vendors and advertisers are allowed at the festival.

Can I bring my own beer?

What? No.