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September 21, 2016

These four suburbs are throwing big fall beer festivals

Philadelphia is said to be one of the best beer cities, but the suburbs shouldn't be overlooked. Downingtown, Kennett Square, Conshohocken and Pottstown each throw their own fall beer festivals, with an impressive lineup of breweries.

Fans of Victory beer, Sly Fox and Conshohocken Brewing Co. especially won't want to miss these fall celebrations. 

Downingtown Fall Fest

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Victory Brewing Company in Downingtown, Chester County, houses a brewpub, bar and full-scale brewery.


Spend the day drinking Victory craft beer or shopping from local vendors in Downingtown. Pay-as-you-go through the festival, which includes a beer garden and live music performances.

Sunday, Sept. 25
11 a.m. to 4 p.m | Pay-as-you-go
Green Street and East Pennsylvania Avenue, Downingtown, PA


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Kennett Brewfest

Tickets to the Kennett Brewfest entitle attendees to unlimited 2-ounce samples from more than 90 craft brewers. There are both general admission and VIP tickets available, along with discounted designated driver admission.

Saturday, Oct. 1
1:30 to 5:30 p.m. | $50-$75 per person
600 S. Broad St., Kennett Square, PA


Conshohocken Beer Festival 2016

2016 marks the third annual Conshohocken Beer Festival. The festival will feature approximately 50 breweries, live music, plenty of food and a tailgate game area.

Tickets are $50 per person (with designated driver tickets for $10 also available).

Saturday, Oct. 15
Noon to 5 p.m. | $50 per person
100 E. 11th Ave., Conshohocken, PA


Pottstown Brew Fest


The Pottstown Brew Fest gives attendees almost five hours to enjoy unlimited samples of craft beer and hard cider. This year, the festival will also include mead and wine in the experience.

Participating breweries include Sly Fox, 2SP, Ciderboys, Fat Head's Brewery, Tired Hands, Troegs and many more.

Tickets are $75 per person (discounted designated driver tickets are also available).

Saturday, Oct. 22
Noon to 4:30 p.m. | $75 per person
75 W. King St., Pottstown, PA