Hosted by the Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce, BrewHa Festival highlights the finest flavours in Thunder Bay, Northwestern Ontario and beyond.


Delicious craft brew paired with local food & music. Situated on the beautiful north shore of Lake Superior, BrewHa Festival expands the palate and makes for good times with friends.

BrewHa Festival offers 2 sessions:

Friday, July 5: 4 pm – 9 pm and Saturday, July 6: 4 pm – 9 pm

Tickets include entry, a commemorative sample glass, and 4 sample tokens. Tickets are available exclusively on our website at www.brewhafestival.com. Additional sample tokens are available online with ticket purchase or at the BrewHa tent for $2 .50 each.

Free wifi on site provided by Tbaytel. You may be recorded/photographed for future promo videos/advertisements. Hashtag: #BrewHa2024


Show your BrewHa Festival day ticket QR code for a free ride to/from the festival on Thunder Bay Transit.

The Rules: This event is 19+ (no exceptions). Pets are not permitted (no one wants to step on your dog after a few samples). There is no smoking in the festival area, please exit to the parking lot to smoke or vape. No liquids or outside food are permitted through the gates, but please feel free to bring an empty bottle as we have a water station to keep you hydrated. Tickets are non-refundable.

Need more information?  Check out our Frequently Asked Questions.


Where is BrewHa?

BrewHa Festival is located in the festival area at Prince Arthur’s Landing, Marina Park, Thunder Bay, ON

When is BrewHa?

Friday, July 5 & Saturday, July 6
4:00p – Doors Open
8:45p – Taps Off
9:00p – Closed


What should I bring with me?

  • Valid photo ID – This is a 19+ event (a photocopy of ID does not count)
  • Your Ticket – (Print it out and bring with you or show your mobile ticket)
  • Bags are restricted to small purses, totes and drawstring bags only. Bag size may not exceed 14” x 11” x 5” (35cm x 28cm x 12cm).
  • Comfortable Shoes
  • Cash, Debit or Credit (Note – there is no ATM on the festival site)
  • Mobile phone – to take selfies or call a ride.  Please enjoy responsibly, don’t drink and drive.
  • Sunscreen
  • Raincoat / Light Jacket
  • An EMPTY water bottle
  • Optional: Bring your own lawn chair

Can I smoke at BrewHa?

There is no smoking on the festival grounds – please exit to the parking lot to smoke or vape. Patrons refusing to abide by the smoking policy will be subject to removal from the festival.

Will I be photographed at BrewHa Festival?

By entering the event premises, you consent to photography, audio or video recording to be used for future for promotional purposes.

What can I not bring with me?

  • Pets
  • Children (This is a 19+ event.  No babies, children, or youth allowed.  Every person will be carded and must be of legal drinking age.)
  • Food
  • Coolers
  • Large video cameras
  • All illegal substances are strictly prohibited.

What will security be like at the festival? How long will it take to enter?

Our front gate and security staff will help get everyone into the event in an efficient and safe manner. Please anticipate a short wait before entering the event so that our staff can be thorough in searching our attendees. It’s for your own safety so let’s work together on this and it will help everything move a lot quicker.

Should I bring cash?

Our token sellers will accept cash, debit, and/or credit.  Beverage vendors will accept tokens only.  Food Vendors and Market Vendors will accept cash, debit and credit. There is no ATM onsite so bring cash with you if that is your preferred method of payment.

How do I get tokens?

Tokens are valued at $2.50 each. 1 (one) token can be exchanged for a 4 oz pour of beer, cider and seltzer. Some vendors might offer premium samples at a higher price such as wine, high alcohol content beverages, or aged alcoholic beverages. Tokens per sample will be listed at each booth for each beverage. Only tokens will be accepted as payment for samples. Tokens can be purchased in advance online with your entry ticket or on-site at BrewHa.

Does my ticket come with tokens?

Each ticket comes with an entry wristband, a commemorative sample glass, and 4 tokens.   The token package add-on allows you to purchase 10 extra tokens now so that you can skip the token line at the festival. This option is only available online at the time of ticket purchase.  Additional tokens can also be purchased in-person at Brew Ha on the day of your session.

Will there be water for me to drink?

You need to stay hydrated. That’s why we offer FREE WATER at our drinking water station. Bring an empty water bottle or use your festival sampler cup.

Are there gluten free options?

Yes. While we cannot guarantee gluten free beer, there will be gluten free options available such as coolers, ciders and wine samples.  Some food vendors will have gluten free selections.

What transportation & parking options are available?

Patrons can show their BrewHa Festival ticket/QR code for free transit to and from the festival grounds on event day.  Visit thunderbay.ca/transit for route information.
There is no public parking at the festival grounds.  Parking is available in the Waterfront District – use the pedestrian overpass or Camelot Street walk-in entrance.  Wheelchair accessible parking is first come first served to vehicles with a valid government issued wheelchair accessible parking pass.

Where do I get tickets?

Tickets are available exclusively on our website at www.brewhafestival.com

What is the Beer Pairing Event?

Running from 5:30 – 6:30 pm each day, the Pairing Pavilion presents a Beer Pairing Event: A journey through Beer and Cheese. We’ll talk about how food and beer can complement or contrast food flavours. Tickets to the Beer Pairing Event are $25 each, presented in partnership with the Cheese Encounter and Sleeping Giant Brewery.  Your ticket includes: A seat at the Pairing Pavilion; 3 beer samples; 3 cheese samples; and, educational programming.

Misc. Info

  • Free wifi on site provided by Tbaytel.
  • Share on social media using hashtag: #BrewHa2024
  • Tickets & tokens are non-refundable.