STAFFORD - The annual Manahopkin Beer and Music Fesival will take place this Saturday, August 10 at the Manahawkin Lake Park. 

This year the format has changed. The festival will be broken up into two separate sessions. A ticket allows entrance into a specific timed session – festival goers are only permitted to attend one session.

Session One will be held form 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.  

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Session Two will be held from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

All breweries and vendors will be the same throughout both sessions; however, bands will change per session. 

The following breweries will be on site:\

  • TOMS RIVER BREWERY  Toms River, NJ
  • THREE 3'S BREWING CO.  Hammonton, NJ
  • SHIP BOTTOM BREWERY  Beach Haven, NJ
  • PALAWEÑO BEER CO. Island Heights, NJ
  • ICARUS BREWING  Lakewood, NJ
  • HONOR BREWING CO.  Chantilly, VA
  • HIDDEN SANDS BREWING CO.  Egg Harbor Township, NJ
  • AVALON BREW PUB Avalon, NJ
  • 13TH CHILD BREWERY  Williamstown, NJ
  • TUCKAHOE BREWING CO.  Egg Harbor Township, NJ
  • JUGHANDLE BREWING CO., Tinton Falls, NJ
  • GARDEN STATE BEER CO., Galloway, NJ
  • RIVERHORSE BREWING CO.  Ewing, NJ
  • MANAFIRKIN BREWING CO.   Manahawkin, NJ
  • PINELANDS BREWING CO., Tuckerton, NJ
  • OYSTER CREEK BREWING CO.  Waretown, NJ
  • BROTHERTON BREWING CO.  Shamong, NJ
  • JETTY BREWING CO.   Manahawkin, NJ
  • FOUNDERS BREWING CO.  Grand Rapids, MI
  • DOUBLE NICKEL BREWING CO.  Pennsauken, NJ

The following musicians and bands are scheduled to perform:

The Main Stage

  • 12 to 1 p.m.  The Pickles
  • 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.  Third Watch
  • 3 to 4 p.m.  Motts Creek Pickers

Intermission 4 to 5 p.m.  Rob Connolly acoustic set

  • 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.  The Impulsves
  • 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.  Jimmy Brogan Band
  • 8 p.m. to 9 p.m.  South on 9


The Pavilion Stage

  • 12 to 1 p,m. Ryan Zimmerman
  • 1:15 to 2:30 p.m.  Lovelight with Mark Diomede
  • 2:45 to 4 p.m. Paul Baroli Jr and Friends
  • 5 to 7 p.m. Lovelight with Brian Keith
  • 7 to 9pm The Superbad

Tickets can be purchased in advance at https://manahopkin.com/