• Exeter Powder Keg Beer & Chili Festival

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    Name: Exeter Powder Keg Beer & Chili Festival
    Date: October 1, 2016
    Time: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:

    LOVE BEER?  So do WE!

    Breweries and beer enthusiasts from the region will gather at Swasey Parkway in downtown Exeter, NH on October 1st from 11 AM - 4 PM for a sampling of fresh beers of all colors, styles and tastes.  A few of the 40+ breweries that will be attending this year?s festival are Allagash Brewery, Angry Orchard Hard Cider, Hobbs Tavern & Brewing Co., Ipswich Ale Brewery, Milly?s Taverns, Neighborhood Beer Company,  Samuel Adams, Long Trail,  and Traveler Beer Company

    Vote for your favorite chili as local restaurants such as Epoch Restaurant & Bar;  Cork & Keg;  The Holy Grail; Margaritas; and new comer 3 Brothers Marketplace, enter their house recipes in hopes of becoming the 5th Annual Exeter Powder Keg Beer & Chili Festival fan favorite!

    Entertainment will be provided by Discount Gigolos.  Cost of the Beer and Chili festival is $30 for Adults (21 years and older), $15 for Designated Driver, and $15 for Youth (12 and up).   Kids 6 and under enter for free.  Adult tickets includes a sampling 
    glass, drink tickets and unlimited chili samples.

    For more details, or purchase your tickets online visit our website at www.powderkegbeerfest.com.  This event SOLD OUT in 2015 so purchase your tickets early!
    The Exeter Powder Keg Beer & Chili Festival is brought to you by the Exeter Area Chamber of Commerce and Exeter Parks and Recreation.  The event is proudly sponsored by The Honda Barn in Stratham, NH.  


    Click on images above for a list of
    participating breweries and restaurants.


    We are now accepting registrations for the 2016 Festival.  Please download and complete the appropriate form below, and mail in, with payment (if needed), to the address listed on the forms.  For questions please contact Lynn Dow, Exeter Area Chamber of Commerce at (603) 772-2411 Ext 112.

    Chili Vendor Registration Form 

    Beer Vendor Registration Form


    Update 9/23/16 - We are still taking volunteers for this event.  Please call the Chamber office at (603) 772-2411 ext 112.

    It takes over 100 volunteers to successfully run the Exeter Beer and Chili Festival. As a festival volunteer, you will receive a free t-shirt and admittance into the festival before / after your scheduled shift. You MUST BE at least 21 years of age to volunteer for this event.  Please fill out one form for EACH PERSON that is volunteering

    If you are a new volunteer, you will be required to attend a volunteer meeting.  We will contact you about our next volunteer meeting once scheduled. If you have any questions regarding this form or about volunteering, please contact Lynn Dow at the Exeter Area Chamber of Commerce at lynn@exeterarea.org.

    Volunteer Registration Form (Available until 9/22/16.  After 9/22/16, please call the Chamber office.)

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    Swasey Park
    Exeter, NH

    Date/Time Information:
    Saturday, October 1, 2016
    Starting at 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Contact Information:
    Lynn Dow Event Coordinator Exeter Area Chamber of Commerce

    Tickets for the 2016 Exeter Powder Keg Beer & Chili Festival can be purchased by clicking HERE.

    Tickets Pricing:
    $15 Youth/Designated Driver
    $30  Adult
    Under 6 - Free

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