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12th Annual Barrel Fest Brings Rare Barrel-Aged Beverages to Lake George

Feb 21, 2024

Guest Producers Announced for Unique, Outdoor Beverage Festival that Includes Brunch, Bonfire and Fireworks

LAKE GEORGE, NY (February 19, 2024) — Exclusive barrel-aged beverages from the best craft producers in New York are rolling into Lake George for Adirondack Pub & Brewery’s 12th Annual Barrel Fest on March 2, 2024, from 2-5 p.m.

Barrel Fest is more than your average beer festival in a hotel conference room. This outdoor bash knows no walls and takes place nestled in the beauty of the Adirondacks near the shores of Lake George. The event features rare beer, cider, wine and more, all aged in barrels and many crafted specifically for this event, meaning you won’t find them elsewhere. Festivities also include music, a giant bonfire, fireworks, snacks and more!

“The breweries that come to Barrel Fest are really amazing breweries that are all producing really good products. These are breweries from our region. Our state produces some of the best beers and they’re all in this region in this amazing beer world that we live in,” said Adirondack Pub & Brewery Owner John Carr.

Confirmed guest producers and vendors include:

  • Adirondack Winery
  • Argyle Brewing Company
  • Bolton Landing Brewing Company
  • Brown's Brewing Company
  • Common Roots Brewing Company
  • Community Beer Works
  • Mean Max Brew Works
  • Northway Brewing Co.
  • Fidens Brewing Company
  • Paradox Brewery
  • Speckled Pig Brewing
  • Springbrook Hollow Farm Distillery
  • Chatham Brewing
  • Palatable Pepper Products

Kegs & Eggs Brunch

Start your day off with a hearty breakfast at the Pub! In addition to being delicious, it’s a great way to begin the fun since Barrel Fest traditionally boasts a lot of high ABV beers. Adirondack Pub & Brewery will be serving Brunch Specials designed to complement the day’s barrel-aged offerings from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Pro Tip: Kegs & Eggs Brunch is included for FREE in the VIP ticket package!


Standard, VIP and Designated Driver tickets are available. All tickets include free snacks at the snack stations during the event. Standard tickets offer an all-access pass to Barrel Fest, complete with a souvenir tasting glass, three hours of sampling a wide variety of barrel aged delights, fireworks, music, dancing, and complimentary snacks. For those looking to elevate their experience, VIP tickets include a 22oz. bottle of a limited-edition barrel-aged beer exclusive to VIP ticket holders and a free Barrel Fest Coolie (koozie that hangs from your neck) for your souvenir glass. Additionally, VIPs enjoy a complimentary brunch special served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., making it a perfect start to the day. Learn more and buy tickets at

About Barrel Fest

More than a decade ago, Adirondack Pub & Brewery decided to feature their barrel-aged beers at a festival and the idea took off. More and more incredible brewers joined and now Barrel Fest is one of the pinnacle beer events in the region, taking place in a unique setting around a giant bonfire.

Barrel Fest exclusively showcases barrel-aged beer, cider, wine, and more. The event brings together the finest barrel-aged beverages, creating a haven for enthusiasts seeking unique and bold flavors. Attendees can expect a diverse array of beverages, from rich and complex beers to innovative barrel-aged ciders and wines.

In addition to the delectable drinks, Barrel Fest offers a lively atmosphere with music, a HUGE bonfire, fireworks, a ‘burning man’ statue, free snacks, and more! This event will not be canceled due to the weather, promising a memorable experience in snow, rain, shine, or mud! In 2023 the event drew record attendance despite a snowstorm that dropped a foot and a half of snow. No matter the weather, it’s always a great time!

Be sure to follow Adirondack Pub & Brewery on social media and visit for an update on the Guest breweries, wineries and cideries!

About Adirondack Brewery:

Adirondack Pub & Brewery is a microbrewery located in the heart of Lake George at 33 Canada Street serving up fresh craft beverages and tasty, all-American comfort food. Established in 1999, Adirondack Brewery continues to brew fresh craft beverages including ales and lagers, hard cider, seltzers, lemonades and teas, and its non alcoholic offering, Bear Wizz Root Beer. Adirondack Brewery strives to use the finest local ingredients. To read the full story please visit Follow the Brewery on Facebook, Instagram and TikTok.