Halifax Seaport Cider & Beerfest postpones until October 9 & 10, 2020 due to COVID-19
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and uncertainty around hosting large gatherings, the 14th annual Halifax Seaport Cider & Beerfest is postponed for the summer and tentatively re-scheduled for October 9 & 10, 2020.
The October 9 & 10, 2020 date is tentative for now and tickets will not be made available until organizers are sure it will take place. Tickets already purchased for the festival will be honoured for the new Fall dates. All ticket inquiries should be directed to Ticket Atlantic: ticketing@ticketatlantic.com.
The Halifax Seaport Cider & Beerfest is Atlantic Canada’s largest craft beer and cider celebration. For information on the event, visit: SeaportBeerfest.com.


Ticket must be purchased for a specific session time.
Friday October 9 7pm-9:30pm
Saturday October 10 2pm-4:30pm
Saturday October 10 7pm-9:30pm

Early Elf Prices (ends December 24)

$51 Friday evening or Saturday afternoon
$56.75 Saturday evening
VIP* $74 Friday evening or Saturday afternoon
VIP* $79.75 Saturday evening

*VIPs will walk the red carpet and receive a limited-edition sampling glass.
VIPs have an additional 60 minutes to talk with breweries and sample limited quantity beers before the regular session begins. 

Prices include tax and service charge.
Tickets subject to an additional $2 per order fee if ordered online or by phone. 

  • Event Information

    -All patrons must be 19+, prepare to show ID
    -No pets or children allowed
    -See About the Event for more info on designated drivers

    The 13th annual Halifax Seaport Beerfest is Atlantic Canada’s largest beer event and one of the top beerfests nationally. Armed with their souvenir mug, attendees can sample from the over 300 craft beers, premium imports, seasonal and ciders the many beers & ciders from around the world in a fun and social setting. The festival takes place inside the beautiful, spacious Pier 23 Cunard Centre along with Food Trucks and a 400’ waterfront patio to relax on.

    With exhibitors from Belgium, England, Ireland, Germany, Austria, Denmark, Czech Republic, Holland, Italy, Iceland and of course right here at home, The Halifax Seaport Cider & Beerfest features the best and the brightest craft brewers in the business. This is your chance to sample award-winning and specialty beers and ciders that are otherwise unavailable and fall in love with something new.

    Designated Drivers are more than welcome!
    For $12 you get entrance to the event and several non-alcoholic options to keep you going! Just check in at the main gate and we'll take care of you. 

    For full event details on the Halifax Seaport BeerFest, visit:

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