2016 The Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival

Atlantic City: Here is the information for the 2016 The Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival.

The largest beer festival on the east coast will return to The Atlantic City Convention Center on Friday, April 8 & Saturday, April 9!

Session 1: Friday, April 8- 8pm til 12am
Dashboard Confessional & Hidden In Plain View

Session 2: Saturday, April 9 12pm-4pm
Manchester Orchestra

Session 3: Saturday, April 9 6pm-10pm
Reel Big Fish

Over 150 breweries, nearly a thousand beers, local culinary, awesome exhibitors & more!

Tix: $55 advance per session, includes your beer tasting and live entertainment.

$60 at the door(if they last)

$20 per session for designated driver tickets, sold ONLY at the door before each session!

This event is for ages 21 and up, no exceptions!

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Now on to the Team NJCB specifics. If you are not aware, NJCB is one of the sponsors of the ACBF. We run a party and head to others and have a great time at our table during the event. Our party will be Thursday, April 7 (scroll down for more on that) and we’ll be involved with other parties on Friday, April 8 and Saturday, April 9 as well.

Please try to attend the Thursday events we’ve got planned, they were amazing last year and WILL bring that thunder to this event. Updates will follow. Lots of updates.

Friday and Saturday, we’ll be doing some fun stuff at our table again surrounded by our NJ brewery friends. Stay tuned for all of that.

We are working with Hidden In Plain View, one of the bands performing on Friday, to tap a special beer in the NJ section. That beer is the NJCB Collaboration 3.

Learn more about it and try it during each session at Glasstown’s table at ACBF as well as our Thursday party!

Here’s the info you want for how to save some money as a 2016 NJCB Member. We have a discount for Members.

The promo code is for 20% off tickets. Use the promo code NJCBMembers20 when ordering. The code will be valid from February 7  until February 13 in case you missed it the first time! We are hoping to have another round of discounts. 

The code is back!! From March 21 until March 25, use the code NJCBMembers20 to save on the Friday and early Saturday sessions. The code is not valid for Saturday night.

Follow along on our Facebook event as well and BUY your tickets here.

There’s a special NJCB Package. Here are the details if you are NOT a Member.


This package includes a ticket and a membership to New Jersey Craft Beer. Please note that each ticket purchased will get a 2016 NJCB Membership to the NJCB Membership Club. If you would like to buy 4 tickets and 1 NJCB Membership, please purchase only one Craft Beer Membership Package and 3 regular tickets. You will be contacted prior to the event about your membership. Please visit newjerseycraftbeer.com for more details.

Now on to more events. We are running our ACBF Kickoff party at The Iron Room.

Ohhhhh, the NJCB Kickoff Party is sold out. Here’s why…

Carton-Cosmonaut (RIS)

Forgotten Boards-Pocket Trick (DIPA)

Harvest Moon-Mare Nectaris (prickly pear sour)

Bolero-VB4 Passion Fruit Pale Ale

Tuckahoe- secret special beer that you have never had yet

Double Nickel-Marbled Rye

Flounder-Exploration Pale Ale 002


Dark City-Born to Ruin (DIPA)

Glasstown-NJCB Collaboration #3 (Maple Oatmeal Brown Ale)

10 lines all NJ. 5 beers making their debut in South Jersey for this event. The lineup is insane and the waiting list for our event is pretty long. Members that purchased tickets, expect an email with details on it. Once this is over we’ll be going to Vagabond after 10PM.

Members were notified on how to obtain your tickets. Here are other events happening!.

Hunterdon has an array of happenings.

Heading to the Atlantic Beer and Music Festival April 8-9? Join the crew from Hunterdon and some of our fantastic brewery reps at these after parties and weekend events! There will be tons of great and rare brews tapped, so don’t miss out!

April 7th – Gordon Ramsay’s Pub and Grill, Caesar’s – Dogfish Head Beer Dinner! Click here for info and tickets!


April 8th – Wingcraft – Best Breweries of Beer Fest! Featuring, 21st Amendment, Abita, Alpine, Ballast Point, Baxter, Demented, Dogfish Head, Dominion, Founders, Lagunitas, New Holland, Oskar Blues, River Horse, Stone, Troegs, Two Roads, Weyerbacher, Yards

April 8th – Ballys Casino – Dogfish Head After Party at 12 am! $5 Table games offering 60 Minute and Namaste.

April 8th and 9th – Chickies and Petes Beerfest! It all starts at the Friday after party, meet the brewers and rep 12 am!

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From Elvis at Vagabond,

April 8th and 9th – Vagabond Beerefest! Starting with a Friday after party at 12 am and continuing all weekend! Rare brews will be tapped!

So far an Avery oak aged samiel, tuckahoe new Brighton coffee stout, dogfish head squall Pinelands blueberry blond.

Click HERE for a list of Hunterdon breweries you’ll find at ACBF!

There’s also a Flying Fish dinner on April 7 at Guy Fieri’s Chophouse.


Ducktown will be having their regular menu and pricing all weekend. John from Ducktown says…

That is our 3 happy hours from 11-1pm, 3-7pm and 3-5am. it consists of dollar off drinks and half off apps. 

At Firewaters, there’s a bunch going on per Nanci.


Cori from Caesers and Ballys said the following beers will be available.






Dogfish Head Namaste

Sam Adams Rebel IPA

Left Handed Milk Stout

Dogfish 90 Minute


Victory Hop Devil



Dogfish 60 Minute


Tuckahoe Brewing

Leinenkugel IPL

Sierra Nevada

Leinenkugel Big Butt

Leinenkugel Summer Shandy

Abita Purple Haze

New Belgium Fat Tire



Sixpoint Sweet Action

21st Amendment Back in Black

Avery White Rascal

Sixpoint Crisp

Baby Daddy IPA

Shiner Ruby Redbird

Schofferhofer Grapefruit

Firestone Easy Jack IPA

Forgotten Boardwalk


We will also feature a Dogfish Head Gaming Pit on Friday 4/8/16 over in the Wild West Casino where patrons will be able to get Dogfish Head 60 Minute and Namaste as a bottled beer selection regardless of tier status while gaming.

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13 thoughts on “2016 The Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival”

  1. Jeffrey Eichinger

    I am not sure what I may be doing wrong, but I am trying to buy tickets to the AC Beer Festival and it keeps telling me that no tickets are available. Can I get some help? Thanks in advance, Jeff Eichinger

  2. Mike, I choose qty. then new jersey craft beer special offer. It prompts me for the code, tells me I have unlocked it and then …I am still getting this “Sorry… no tickets match your search.”

  3. Was on ticketmaster to purchase ticket, and there is option for GA ticket for $55, or NJCraftBeer.com membership package for $65. Is there a difference?

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