Brews in the Park

A Thrilling Craft Beer Festival at Kennywood

Saturday, September 21, 2019
3 - 7 p.m. (Rides 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.)

Brews in the Park is back! Thanks to our friends at Stratwood Catering, you can try dozens of craft beers from breweries near and far, enjoy tunes from Walkin' Rosie and Totally 80s, and tasty treats from Kennywood and local food trucks! Arrive early to enjoy a select few of Kennywood’s most popular rides and attractions around the Lagoon! This event is only for guests age 21 and older. Must have valid identification; no minors permitted to attend.


Brews in the Park Ticket - Coming Soon!

Ticket includes a miniature mug for tastings, free hot dogs, and access to the Before the Brews bonus ride time from 1 – 3 p.m.

Brews in the Park Designated Driver Ticket - Coming Soon!

Ticket includes pre-event rides, complimentary soft drinks at Kennywood concessions (food trucks excluded) and live entertainment.


Participating Breweries subject to change

Participating Breweries subject to change

Beer List

10 Barrel

- Pub Beer

21st Amendment

- Tasty IPA | Brew Free or Die IPA


- Hop on Juicy Pale Ale | Purple Haze


- Liberty Ale | Steam Lager

Angry Orchard

- Crisp Apple | Rose


- Session IPA | Blonde Ale

Austin East Ciders

- Variety


- Rascal |Lilikoi Kepolo

Ballast Point

- Grapefruit Sculpin | Fathom | Aloha Sculpin

Blue Moon

- Belgium White | Harvest | Mango


- Shake Chocolate Porter


- Bourbon Bbl Quad | Saison Brett


- Nitro Vanilla Porter | Orange Vanilla


- Bel Air Sour Ale | Defender Golden IPA

Bud Light

- Berry Rita

Cigar City

- Jai Alai IPA | Maduto Brown Ale


- Ginger

Deschutes Brewery

- Fresh Haze IPA | Mirror Pond Pale Ale

Devil's Backbone

- Vienna Lager | Trail Angel

Dogfish Head

- SeaQuench Ale | Wood-aged Bitches Brew


- Golden Ale


- Space Dust IPA

Ellicottville Brewing

- Blueberry Brewing | Fall Festival

Erie Brewing

- Johnny Rails | Oktoberfest

Flying Dog

- Alpha Initiative Batch 03 | The Truth Imperial IPA


- Citrus | Silent Disco

Golden Road

- Wolf Pup | Mango Cart

Goose Island

- Midway IPA | 312

Great Lakes

- Lightkeeper | Turn Table


- UFO Blueberry Lemonade | UFO Pineapple

Hoop Tea

- Watermelon Mint | White Mango


- Flower Power | Petal Pusher


- Little Sumpin Easy | 12 of Never


- Milk Stout | Strawberry Wheat

Left Hand

- Juicy Goodness | Milk Stout Nitro


- Strawberry Lambic

Long Trail

- Trailhopper Session IPA | Vermont IPA

Magic Hat

- #9 | TFG

Neshaminy Creek

- County Line IPA | Highwater Hefe

New Belgium

- Citradelic | Juicy Haze | Hemperor

North Coast

- Scrimshaw | Old Rasputin

North Country Brewing

- Firehouse Red | Late Night Pumpkin Ale


- Queen of Seven Kingdoms | Hennepin

Otter Creek

- Head Charge D IPA | Oktoberfest

Penn Pilsner

- Octoberfest | IPA

Platform Brewing Co.

- Orange Blossom Gose | Yammy Yammy


- Bubbles Rose Ale | Cheetah Lager | Wowie


- Cold Brew Coffee IPA | Hazelnut Brown Ale

Samuel Adams

- Octoberfest | Sam 76

Samuel Smith

- Nut Brown Ale | Organic Lager


- Bock | Light Blonde

Shock Top

- Belgian White

Sierra Nevada

- Hazy Little Thing | Otra Vez

Smalltown Brewery

- Not Your Father's Root Beer | Not Your Father's Fruit Punch


- Spiked Seltzer Variety

Southern Tier

- 8 Days a Week Blonde Ale | 2X Smash Single Hop IPA | Pumpking


- GrapeFruit

Svedka Selzter

- Variety


- 420 | Mosaic IPA

Troegs Brewery

- Crimson Pistil IPA | Hop Knife

Truly Spiked & Sparkling

- Berry Variety | Citrus Variety


- Dirt Wolf | Festbier

Voodoo Brewery

- Hoodoo IPA | Wynonna's Big Brown Ale

White Claw

- Black Cherry | Lime


- Amber


- Handsome Bull DBL IPA


- Brawler | Pynk


- Golden Pilsner | Dark Porter

Food & Fun

Before the Brews

Before we begin pouring and tasting the craft beers, come out to Kennywood for some exclusive ride time! Brews in the Park guests can enter Kennywood beginning at 1 p.m. to ride some of the park’s most iconic rides. Rides will be open from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Rides will not be open while alcohol is being served. Before the Brews is included in the price of your Brews in the Park ticket.Ride lineup subject to change.

Before the Brews Ride Lineup:

  • Jack Rabbit
  • Thunderbolt
  • Aero 360
  • Merry Go Round

Food Offerings

Kennywood’s signature foods will be available to snack on during Brews in the Park! Yep, Potato Patch’s fresh cut fries, corn dogs, funnel cakes, cheese steaks and more! Not only that, several food trucks will set up shop within the park, serving up some of Pittsburgh’s favorite portable treats. Food offerings subject to change

Participating Food Trucks:

  • To Be Announced


  • To be Announced

What do I get for my ticket?
A ticket for Brews in the Park gets you access to this first-of-its-kind event: a craft beer festival on the grounds of Kennywood Park! Included in the cost of your ticket are: a miniature mug for tastings, free hot dogs (other food will be available for purchase), and live entertainment. A ticket for Brews in the Park also includes pre-tasting access to Kennywood from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. for some extra ride time on some of Kennywood’s most iconic rides!

How much do tickets cost?
Tickets for Brews in the Park are $32.99.

Are designated driver tickets available?
Yes, designated driver tickets are available for purchase for $19.99, plus a $1 local amusement tax and online processing fee.

Will rides be open?
A select number of rides will be open from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m., before beer pourings begin. The available rides will be: Jack Rabbit, Racer, Thunderbolt, Aero 360 and the Merry Go Round. The Lost Kennywood section of the park will not be open. Ride lineup subject to change.

Can I bring my kids?
All guests must be at least 21 years of age and present valid identification (along with an admission ticket) to attend Brews in the Park. Patrons under the age of 21 or without valid ID will be denied admission to the park.

Can I bring my kids just for the coaster-riding portion of the event from 1 – 3?
No, the entire Brews in the Park event, running from 1 p.m. – 7 p.m., is only for those ages 21 and older.

What if it rains?
This is a rain or shine event! If necessary, we will relocate food, beer and entertainment to the covered pavilions areas to keep everyone dry.

What beers will be available?
We are projecting more than 100 different beers to be served during Brews in the Park, of all different types and regions – locals, domestics, imports, IPAs, stouts, ales and more! Check back to this page regularly as we will post more and more selections as the event nears! Brewery & Beer Lineups subject to change.

Will there be food?
Yes! In addition to the complimentary hot dogs, Kennywood signature items such as Potato Patch fries, Corn Dogs and Funnel Cakes will be available. Plus, local food trucks will set up shop inside the park to provide extra-special (and extra-tasty!) treats.

Why isn’t (insert brewery/beer here) available?
We are working with Frank B. Fuhrer Wholesale Company in selecting and stocking the majority of the Brews in the Park selections. We have also reached out to numerous smaller, local breweries that handle their own distribution to ask them to participate!