Brave Brews Festival

Don’t miss out on the first annual Brave Brews Festival kicking off Women’s History Month in Auburn, NY, and supporting New York’s burgeoning craft beverage industry.

Everyone Welcome!  

Visit for an event or spend the weekend exploring Auburn, enjoying live music, hearing national guest speakers, tasting local bites, and of course, sipping on the area’s finest brews. This weekend’s events will take place from Friday, March 4–Sunday, March 6.

Some of the featured events:

Pink Boots Collaboration Brew Day® 2022: Nationwide event that is raising the profile of women’s role in the beer industry. The proceeds from this beer are used to support the Pink Boots Society’s scholarship programs.

First Friday Brave Brews Weekend Kick-Off: Make the rounds to 20+ venues including historic & cultural sites, eateries, breweries & shops. Event will feature women artists, musicians & performers, plus women in craft beverage tastings, tap takeovers & more.

Cayuga Museum Exhibit Opening: Proof Positive: This exhibit will explore the history of how wine, beer, cider and spirits are made in Cayuga County. Visitors to the exhibit will explore three themes: history, the process, and the impact.

The Beeroness Beer Pairing Dinner: Five-course craft beer dinner with awardwinning food and beer writer The Beeroness Jackie Dodd Mallory hosted at Prison City Brewing North Street and catered by Scratch Farmhouse Catering; $75 per ticket.

Drink Like a Girl:  A craft beer tasting Fun Walk featuring special guest speaker, Harlem Brewing Company founder, Celeste Beatty. You won’t want to miss out on this event, which includes 6 different 4oz craft beer tastings on walk through historic downtown Auburn; $30 per ticket

Seward House “Historical Housewives” Speciality Tours:  Shellie Clark shares some of the more shocking and scandalous stories from the Seward family archives. All attendees will receive a drink voucher good for a pint at either Prison City or Next Chapter Brewpubs; $15 per ticket, reservations recommended.

Prison City Brewing’s Fire & Ice Brewfest: Featuring 20+ craft breweries and fermented beverage vendors, 3 food trucks, 3 bands, fire dancers, ice sculptures and bar, and roaring fire pits; $25 per ticket

Tickets are still available but selling fast. Don’t miss out— purchase yours today.

Support comes from: The Equal Rights Heritage Center in Auburn. To celebrate Women’s History Month in March, Auburn will host its first-ever Brave Brews Festival: Celebrating Women in Craft Beverages, March 4 through 6. Details at bravebrewsfest.com.

Brave Brews is supported by a Market New York grant from I LOVE NY/New York State’s Division of Tourism as a part of the Regional Economic Development Council initiative. 


Mar 04 - 06 2022

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