Canal Park Festival of Beers to Feature Ohio-Based Breweries

Event is on Sept. 21 (4-7 p.m.); includes almost 40 breweries, 150+ beers with 24 Ohio Breweries, live music, food, games & more

September 12, 2019 1:38 PM

(AKRON, OHIO) Sept. 12, 2019 - The annual Festival of Beers at Canal Park is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 21 from 4-7 p.m. The overall brewery list has almost 40 different breweries and will feature more than 150 beers, which includes an Ohio-based section with 24 different breweries and 100+ beers. The RubberDucks have a year-round connection to local breweries, partnering in 2019 with Canton Brewing Company (Canton), Ignite Brewing Company (Barberton), Lock 15 Brewing Company (Akron), and Mucky Duck Brewery (Akron).

Tickets for the three-hour event are $30 in advance, and $35 at the gates the day of the event. There's also a VIP package for $50 available, which includes first access to the beer-sampling event at 3:30 p.m. Additional breweries and beers are subject to be added until the date of the event.

Along with admission to the 2019 Festival of Beers at Canal Park, tickets include a commemorative sampling glass and 25 sample tickets. In addition, patrons will enjoy music and food options will be available throughout the stadium's concession stands. There will also be pretzel necklaces available for the beer fest experts for a small donation to Akron Children's Hospital.

A designated driver ticket is available for $20, which will include a hot dog (or vegetarian option), chips, unlimited fountain drinks, and a goody bag. The designated driver ticket is not available through online purchasing, only at the box office or by phone.

There are three ways for fans to purchase tickets: in-person at the Canal Park box office during normal business hours (10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday), by calling the Akron RubberDucks box office at 330-253-5153, or online at

97.5 WONE is the official media partner of the 2019 Ballpark Festival of Beers and will provide information and updates.

The Akron RubberDucks are the Double-A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians. For more information about the team, please call 330-253-5151, visit the website at, Facebook page, or on Twitter at @AkronRubberDuck, and Instagram at @akronrubberducks.


2019 Ballpark Festival of Beers


What: More than 150 beers from all over America, including an exclusive Ohio 100+beer section

When: Saturday, Sept. 21 from 4 - 7 p.m.

Where: Canal Park, 300 S. Main St., Akron, Ohio, 44308

Tickets: $30 in advance; $35 at the gate. VIP Package for $50. Available on, at the Canal Park Box Office or by calling 330-253-5153. Designated Driver tickets ($20) are not available online.

Tickets Include: Admission to the Ballpark Festival of Beers, a commemorative sampling glass, 25 samples

Food Options will be Available


2019 Festival of Beers Breweries (as of Sept. 12) *Ohio-Based Beers in BOLD



Akronym Brewing


Alaskan Brewing Co.

Juneau, AK

Boulevard Brewing Co.

Kansas City, MO

Breckenridge Brewing

Littleton, CO


Scotland, UK

Canton Brewing Co.



Stevens Point, WI

Columbus Brewing Co.


Crafted Artisan


Eighty-Three Brewery


Elysian Brewing Co.

Seattle, WA

Fat Heads Brewery

Middleburg Hts.

Goose Island Beer Co.

Chicago, IL

Great Lakes Brewing Co.


Heavy Seas Beer

Halethorpe, MD

Hoodletown Brewing Co.


Hop Tree Brewing


Hoppin' Frog Brewery


Ignite Brewing Co.


Jackie O's Brewery


Lager Heads Brewery


Lock 15 Brewing Co.


MadTree Brewing


Maize Valley Winery & Craft Brewery


Market Garden Brewery


Mucky Duck Brewery


New Belgium Brewing

Fort Collins, CO

R. Shea Brewing


Revolution Brewing

Chicago, IL

Rhinegeist Brewery


Royal Docks Brewing Co.


Saucy Brew Works


Seventh Son Brewing


Shorts Brewing Company

Bellaire, MI

Southern Tier Brewing Co.

Lakewood, NY

Stone Brewing

Richmond, VA

Thirsty Dog Brewing Co.


Virtue Cider

Fennville, MI



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