2021 Fonthill Castle Beer Fest

2021 Fonthill Castle Beer Fest

Saturday, August 14, 2021
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (1:00 p.m. for VIP Early Access)

525 E. Court St. Doylestown, PA

Fonthill Castle is hosting our annual end-of-summer Beer Fest fundraising event on the afternoon of Saturday, August 14, 2021. Enjoy local craft beers, music by Billy & Miles, light fare catered by Chambers 19 Bistro & Bar, and a commemorative beer-tasting glass in a one-of-a-kind setting while supporting our preservation and educational initiatives. 

This fun-filled afternoon welcomes beer enthusiasts over the age of 21  back to the spacious outdoor grounds of Fonthill Castle, providing plenty of room for attendees to mingle outside and enjoy the unique parklike setting while sampling a variety of local craft brews.

Fonthill Castle Beer Fest VIP Tasting Experience Tickets 

Sponsored by B&B Beverages

  • VIP early access: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Exclusive access to Fonthill Castle’s historic Terrace Pavillion, VIP Tasting Tent, and air-conditioned Fonthill Castle Welcome Center
  • Exclusively-curated selection of specialty beers to sample
  • Additional selections of catered cuisine by Chambers 19 Bistro & Bar
  • Sweet treats from Pierre’s Chocolates
  • Local craft beers from participating breweries
  • Music by Billy & Miles
  • Commemorative beer-tasting glass

Attendees must show valid ID of 21+ years of age for entry.


Fonthill Castle Beer Fest – General Admission Tickets
$70/Non-BCHS Members (includes commemorative beer-tasting glass)
$60/Bucks County Historical Society (BCHS) Members (includes commemorative beer-tasting glass)
$25/Designated Drivers (includes food and non-alcoholic beverage selections)
  • General admission access from 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
  • Local craft beers from participating breweries
  • Music by Billy & Miles
Attendees must show valid ID of 21+ years of age for entry.

More breweries coming soon! 


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            BOB AND JAYNE LESTER          

Bound Beverages • Bucks Country Gardens • Pierre’s Chocolates
Port A Bowl Restroom Company • Proline Screen Printing • Simply Fresh by McCaffrey’s

Hydration Stations will be located throughout the event with plenty of water and a refreshing selection of non-alcoholic beverages provided by Simply Fresh by McCaffrey’s.

Bucks County Transport is providing free DART Bus services to all Beer Fest attendees who show their event wristband. The 3-stop loop between Fonthill Castle and the center of Doylestown allows attendees to enjoy the festival, as well as all of the shopping and dining options that Doylestown has to offer. The DART bus runs every 20 minutes between 3:30 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. and the stops are Fonthill Castle, the corner of S. Main Street and W. State Street (in front of Starbucks), and the corner of W. State Street and Hamilton Street.

There will be free parking on the grounds of Fonthill Castle. All drivers, including Uber/Lyft/taxis/personal vehicles will need to use the Swamp Road/Route 313 entrance to the property. Fonthill Castle is located at 525 East Court Street in Doylestown, PA, 18901.

Valid I.D. is required by law; no one under 21 years of age will be admitted to the event. Please note that no outside alcoholic beverages are permitted. Designated Driver ticket holders are not permitted to consume any alcohol while at the event.

Have questions? Email the Mercer Museum & Fonthill Castle’s Development Coordinator Eileen Shapiro at eshapiro@mercermuseum.org or call 215.345.0210, x 132. 



“Lucy” the horse was part of the work crew that built both Fonthill and the Mercer Museum. She hoisted the loads of mixed concrete up to workers.
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