This year's festival will again feature disc golf games courtesy of Sabattus Disc Golf
The Annual Brewfest Cornhole Tournament will again take place at the festival this year. 16 teams, single elimination, one team prevails. Signups will be available in-person beginning at 1pm on festival day.
Greater Androscoggin Humane Society Puppy Pen
You probably don't like puppies...but in case you do, we'll have a whole pen of them available for your playing and petting pleasure. These little fur balls come courtesy of the Greater Androscoggin Humane Society and their fantastic staff.
ALT Canoe & Kayak River Race
Check out the Androscoggin Land Trust Canoe & Kayak River Race held in conjunction with the Great Falls Brewfest earlier the same day at 9AM. The race starting line is a stones-throw across the river from the Brewfest venue. Offering three different course options of varying length and challenge, this exciting race attracts over 60 participants annually. All pre-registered racers will receive a 15% discount on Brewfest entry.
Blue Ox Malt House Androscoggin Brewers Challenge
Support local! Blue Ox Malthouse of Lisbon will be at the brewfest again advertising a dozen or so beers made with their locally milled, high quality malts. Stop by the Blue Ox booth for a scorecard. Bring it back filled out for a chance to win a prize.
The 2019 CanAm Summer Slam: Beard & Mustache Comp
For the second year in a row, the Great Falls Brewfest plays host to the Maine Facial Hair Club's CanAm Summer Slam. The CanAm is a traditional facial hair competition, , sanctioned by the Maine Facial Hair Club. which is an officially sanctioned club of the World Beard and Moustache Association. There are seven facial hair categories. Visit the official website for more info
Band Beyond Description
A Band Beyond Description was formed in 2001 in Portland, Maine, with a weekly gig at the Alehouse. Many members have come and gone but the cause has remained the same. BBD now has a weekly gig every thursday at The Big Easy on Market Street in downtown Portland. We a Grateful Dead “cover” band as opposed to a “tribute” band, which means we don’t neccessarily completely emulate the Dead, but we play Grateful Dead tunes with our own personal styles. In keeping iin tradition with the Grateful Dead, we also cover some other great artists such as The Band, Allman Brothers, and Phish.
The Work Trucks
Brendan Lake is a singer/songwriter and small boat adventurist who has sailed his ships and sung his songs for audiences in harbor towns on the east coast from Maine to the Florida Keys, in Europe and the Azores. He played all around the San Francisco Bay area while living aboard his schooner and gained notoriety there as a solo act. Since returning to his home in Woolwich Maine, the ever changing lineup of his combo "Brendan Lake and Friends" has solidified into his current band "The Work Trucks".
We are proud to announce that Maine's Big Z 92.7 & 105.5 is the exclusive radio partner of the 2018 Great Falls Brewfest.
Authentic low and slow BBQ
Pinky D’s (Lisbon Falls, ME)
Classic poutine, with unique toppings
Sausage, onions, steak, cheese peppers...the works
Burgers, dogs, and all the fixin's
Melty sandwich creations