Buffalo Brewers Festival returns for sixth year this weekend

Annual beer event is Saturday from 3-6 p.m.

Mike Baggerman
June 18, 2019 - 1:03 pm

Craft beers on display at Canalside. June 18, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Some of the top local brewers announced the return of the sixth annual Buffalo Brewers Festival.

The festival, which runs on Saturday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Canalside, will feature 60 breweries from New York State, including 20 of the top breweries in Western New York. All told, there will be more than 100 different beers for you to enjoy at the festival.

"In talking with our friends at the New York State Brewers Association, they've been wanting to do a festival here in Western New York," Flying Bison Brewing Company Owner Tim Herzog said. "They see the growth in the breweries, the number of breweries, the quality in the breweries, the growth of the beer culture in Western New York, and they want to be a part of it."

Tickets are on pre-sale for $35 and $45 on Saturday. VIP Tickets will allow attendees to enter an hour early for $55.

Find more about the festival by clicking here

Organizers encourage anyone attending the festival to utilize the metro rail and to not drink and drive.

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