Main St. & Fisher St.:
Main St. Only:
Ten local breweries will be featured in the Cheerwine Festival Beer Gardens, located near the 200 block of North Main Street and near 100 E. Fisher St.
Must be 21 years of age. Valid ID is required. Alcoholic beverages must be purchased in the Beer Garden, but can be consumed throughout the Festival area.
As the Downtown Salisbury Social District is not in effect during the Festival (special event), beer should not be removed from the Festival footprint.
Bombshell Beer Company
What is a "Bombshell"? One definition is an unexpected surprise! Craft beer is not just for guys! Ellen has been home brewing for more than a decade. In 2011, Michelle joined Ellen in brewing and the plan for Bombshell began. Jackie joined in the fun and opportunity in 2012.
History tells us that brewing beer was traditionally a woman's job. In fact, the creation of beer is credited to women! The goddess, Ninkasi is recognized for creating the oldest beer recipe in existence, dating back some 3900 years. Until Medieval times, it was the woman's job to brew beer for the household and laws of that time stated that the tools of brewing were solely the woman's property.
Cheerwine Hipster Handshake Wheat Ale
Bull City Ciderworks
The BULL doesn't play by the rules. Hard cider doesn't have to be sickeningly sweet and taste artificial. Our ciders are made with 100% apple juice and never back-sweetened with high fructose corn syrup, so you taste the apple in all its glory! Gluten-free yeast and ingredients ensure a naturally gluten-free cider. The BULL is bucking the trend of mainstream ciders. Taste the revolution!
Buzzed Viking Brewery
Buzzed Viking Brewing Company is the first combination of a Brewery and Meadery ever established in Cabarrus county and one of the few in the country. We are a veteran and minority owned and operated Brewery and Meadery striving to produce the highest quality beer and honey wine in the great state of North Carolina and the US.
As award winning brewers, active members of the Cabarrus Homebrewers Society, and proud supporters of a variety of charitable organizations, we take pride in being a small business helping other small businesses.
Our quality control and recipes are second to none. We source the highest quality local honey as well as the best honey from other states. Our fruits and ingredients are all organic or locally grown. We are a wholesale brewery and meadery selling both kegs and bottles to local retail establishments.
Cheerwine Viking Cider
Cabarrus Brewing Company
The Cabarrus Brewing Company (CBC) was born as the result of combining three very different desires on the part of its founders. The first was a sincere desire to develop a business concept that its founders, as all long term residents of Cabarrus County with varying professional backgrounds, saw as an investment in and with their neighbors and community in their own back yard. Second was a sincere desire to develop a concept that showcased the area’s rich history and unique character. Finally and certainly not the least important, is a true passion on the part of the entire CBC family for Craft Beer and the sense of community it represents.
Cherry Cheer Cotton Blonde
Gizmo Brew Works
Gizmo Brew Works launched into the public sphere in April of 2013. Gizmo represents the thinkers, tinkerers, and inventors who make up RTP and the Umstead Industrial Park which we call home.
At its inception, Gizmo Brew Works inherited a 2 barrel brewhouse, making it one of the smallest production breweries in North Carolina. Strong and feisty for its size, Gizmo surged forth into the competitive beer market. As Gizmo’s reputation grows, so does its size. In 2015 new infrastructure boosted its growth with larger tanks and a new 7 bbl brewhouse. Now in 2019 we set forth on an expansion to quadruple our brewing capacity as well as opening our first satellite taproom in Chapel Hill. In addition to small-batch taproom only releases, thirsty souls can find our beer in some of the finest retail shops and restaurants/bars throughout North Carolina.
Cheerwine Black IPA
Incendiary Brewing Company
Downtown Winston-Salem’s newest brewery is now open! Incendiary Brewing marries wide open outdoor spaces with original, industrial construction. Ever rotating taps with local favorites will always invite you back.
Cheerwine Hard Soda
Morgan Ridge Brewery & Eatery
Our brewery is outfitted with a 15 barrel brew house, offering a variety of handcrafted brews on tap – our original and flagship beers as well as special seasonal brews that you don’t want to miss! Located in Historic Downtown Salisbury, our restaurant features a wide range of menu items to suit any taste, and a private room is available for corporate functions and private parties.
* Serving a Cheer Blonde *
Olde Mecklenburg Brewery
At OMB, our unwavering commitment to fresh, pure, premium quality beer isn’t just a marketing slogan. It’s our way of life. Beer is like bread – similar ingredients, same need to be served as fresh as possible. As OMB’s founder says, “Not everything can be made local, but beer can and should be. Local beer is fresh beer, and fresh beer is better beer.”
Southern Strain Brewing Company
We are a small batch, craft brewery and taproom located in downtown Concord, NC. Our focus is on traditional and progressive fermentation techniques producing tantalizing flavors your taste buds are sure to enjoy. Care is taken from grain to glass and served by our Cicerone Certified Beer Servers. Have questions, feel free to ask as they will take you on a palatable journey towards your next go-to beer.