Craft beer festival attendees will get a complimentary Good Beer Festival 3oz. tasting glass for tasting as many samples as you can responsibly consume. There will also be live entertainment, peddlers of crafty and cool items, and of course, plenty of tasty Eastern shore food.
Proceeds from the Good Beer Festival benefit the Friends of Recreation & Parks Tomorrow Fund. This fund provides scholarships to youth participating in County child care programs and youth sports programs.
Due to heavy rain, high winds and minor flooding at Pemberton Park, the Good Beer Festival has been cancelled for Sunday, October 9.
One-day ticket holders who did not redeem their ticket on Saturday will receive a full refund.
Two-day ticket holders will receive a partial refund.
Ticket holders who are entitled to a refund must return their tickets no later than Friday, Oct. 21 to the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center box office in order to receive a refund. The original ticket purchaser must return the tickets. Tickets can be returned in person at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center, Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., OR by mail at: Wicomico Youth & Civic Center, ATTN: Box Office, 500 Glen Avenue, Salisbury, MD 21804. Please include the purchaser’s full name, address, email address and phone number with the tickets.
Once the tickets have been returned, ticket holders who paid with credit card will receive a refund to their card. Ticket holders who paid with cash will receive a refund check. Please allow at least two weeks to receive your check.
Early Bird Tickets
- Early Bird One Day Tasting: $25
- Early Bird Two Day Tasting: $40
- Early Bird Non-Tasting: $5
- One Day Tasting: $35
- Non-Tasting: $10
Early bird ticket sales will close in person, by phone and online on Friday, September 30 at 6 p.m.
Additional fees may apply to ticket prices.
On-site ticket purchases will be cash only. ATM available.
Please drink responsibly. Valid ID required. Vertical drivers licenses will not be accepted.
Tickets can be purchased in advance online or at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center Box Office.
Wicomico Youth & Civic Center Box Office
500 Glen Avenue
Salisbury, Maryland 21804
Hours: Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
What You Need to Know
- Free parking available on site
- Remember your ID, you will be carded
- Vertical IDs will not be accepted
- Lost or stolen tickets will not be replaced
- Tasting tickets include a 3 oz. souvenir tasting glass for unlimited beer samples
- Please drink responsibly
- Bring a designated driver
- No pets allowed
- No outside food or drink allowed
- Blankets or chairs are permitted; pop-up tents are not allowed
Groups / organizations and individuals are invited to volunteer at the festival.
Individual Application Group Application
Groups can earn a donation to their organization, eight T-shirts and eight festival tickets.
Individuals can earn a free or ½ priced festival ticket, T-shirt and a donation to the Recreation program of choice.
See forms below for more information.
For more information on volunteering at the Good Beer Festival, contact Brian Workman at 410-548-4900 x105 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information on the Good Beer Festival contact:
Allen Swiger, Program Director
Wicomico Recreation, Parks & Tourism
410-548-4900 x108 / email@example.com
Pemberton Historical Park
5561 Plantation Lane, Salisbury, Maryland 21801
Directions to Pemberton Historical Park
From Delaware and Points North: Follow Rt 13 South to Salisbury, Maryland. Take the Rt 50 West exit into Salisbury. Drive through town to Nanticoke Road. Turn left onto Nanticoke and bear an immediate left onto Pemberton Drive. Pemberton Historical Park is 2 miles on your left.
From Ocean City and Points East: Follow Rt 50 West to Salisbury, Maryland. Drive through downtown Salisbury to Nanticoke Road. Turn left on Nanticoke and bear an immediate left onto Pemberton Drive. Pemberton Historical Park is 2 miles down on your left.
From Virginia and Points South: Take Rt 13 Business North to Salisbury, Maryland. At the Rt 50 overpass downtown, follow signs to turn left onto Rt 50 Business westbound. Travel over the Mill St. bridge and turn left onto Nanticoke Road (Rt. 349). Make an immediate left onto Pemberton Drive. Continue straight on Pemberton Drive. Pemberton Historical Park is located on the left.
From Annapolis and Points West: At Route 50 Bypass Split with US 13, follow Route 50 Business toward Salisbury, Maryland. Turn right onto Nanticoke Road. Bear left immediately onto Pemberton Drive. Pemberton Historical Park is 2 miles down on your left.