SATURDAY / SEPTEMBER 14TH, 2019 / CONSTITUTION PLAZA / HARTFORD, CT
Small State Great Beer 2019

SSGB is a celebration of our thriving culture, featuring unlimited tastings from the best CT breweries alongside local food trucks and live entertainment. SSGB transforms a craft beer showcase into an immersive festival experience in Downtown Hartford.

Connecting over 45+ CT breweries with thousands of attendees across two sessions, we aim to unite a truly diverse crowd around GREAT beer, local pride, and top-level culture.

OFFICIAL HASHTAG: #SSGB2019

Rules + Regs

Must Be 21+ To Enter
No Weapons
No Smoking
No Pets
No Backpacks
No Oversized Bags (Bag must be 14″x14″x6″)
No Glass or Metal Containers
No Chairs
No Umbrellas
No Outside Food or Beverage
No Flyers, Samples, Giveaways or Promotional Items
No Drones or Remote Control Aircraft, Cars or Toys
No AVPs or MODs or Liquid Refills for E-Cigs
No Detachable Lens Cameras
No Flyers, Samples, Giveaways or Promotional Items
No Outside Alcohol
No Drunk Uncles

SSGB Fest is RAIN OR SHINE.
Breweries

SMALL STATE GREAT BEER was the first festival to feature exclusively Connecticut beer and boy are we proud of it.

VIEW LAST YEARS TAP LIST!

2nd Bridge Brewing Co
30 Mile Brewing
Alvarium Beer Company
Asylum Distillery
Back East Brewing
BADSONS BEER Co.
Black Hog Brewing
Brass Works Brewing Company
Brewery Legitimus
Center Street Brewing Company
City Steam Brewery
East Rock Brewing Company
Firefly Hollow Brewing Co
Five Churches Brewing
Half Full Brewery
Hanging Hills
Hog River Brewing Company
Labyrinth Brewing Compnay
Little House Brewing, LLC
New England Brewing Company
New England Cider
No Worries Brewing
Nod Hill Brewery
Powder Hollow Brewery
Reverie Brewing Company
Spoke and Spy Cidery
Stafford Cidery
Stony Creek Brewery
These Guys Brewing Company
More to be announced!

Live Music

SSGB features live music during both the daytime and evening sessions. Past performers include RJD2, Bronze Radio Return, Cults, Son Little, Amasa Hines, West End Blend, Funky Dawgz Brass Band, Penniless Wild, Atlas Gray and Balkun Brothers.

Stay tuned for our 2019 music line up announcement this summer!

Food Truck District

SSGB brings you the best food in town, with a whole street closed off for food trucks, and only accessible to festival attendees.

Plan Your Trip
Tickets
The simple part. First things first, you’ll need a ticket
Weekend
Make a weekend in Hartford! Click below for exclusive hotel discounts.
Getting There
SSGB is located in the heart of downtown Hartford. Bike, walk, bus + train line accessible!

Small State Great Beer Event Rate (48% DISCOUNT)

200 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, CT 06103

$119.00 King (Normally $229)

Small State Great Beer Event Rate (15% OFF)

315 Trumbull St, Hartford, CT 06103

$119.00 King + Double Room (Normally $139)

Schedule
14
SEPT
Join us for Connecticut’s biggest and best beer festival!

1:00 pm – 4:00pm

Session 1 GA

Start off your day right with sunshine and craft beer. #daydrinking

5:30 pm – 9:30 pmVIP

Session 2 VIP

VIP guests get early access (more time to drink!) and a bigger tasting glass (beer and more pours!).

6:30pm – 9:30pm

Session 2 GA

Take on the night sipping CT beer under the stars. #nightcap

Tickets

PRE-SALE GA

$38
Tasting Glass
Unlimited Pours
Live Music, Food Trucks + More!

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PRE-SALE VIP

$58 VIP
1-Hour Early Entry
Larger Tasting Glass
Unlimited Pours
Live Music, Food Trucks + More!

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PRE-SALE DD

$18
Designated Drive
Non-Drinking Ticket
Live Music, Food Trucks + More!

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Sponsors
SEPTEMBER 14th, 2019 / HARTFORD, CT