Press Release / Boston, MA (May 2017) – On May 19th and 20th the brewery gates will be flung wide for HarpoonFest, Harpoon’s annual summer festival.  HarpoonFest carries on the brewery’s tradition of celebrating local beer, right at the source.  The 2017 HarpoonFest will feature an extensive lineup of Harpoon’s Boston-brewed beers, including the year-round classic IPA, the summer favorite Camp Wannamango, and the flavor adventures of UFO wheat beers.

HarpoonFest wouldn’t be complete without a lineup of the city’s best up and coming bands rocking several stages throughout the festival space.  This year’s lineup includes:

  • Blue Ribbons
  • Nephrok
  • Jenny Dee
  • Cask Mouse
  • Hayley Thompson King
  • Worshiper
  • Iron Harvest
  • Samantha Farrell
  • Analog Heart
  • Jesse Dee
  • Airport
  • The Beat Drops
  • Matthew Stubbs
  • Julie Rhodes
  • Howl at the Moon
  • These Wild Plains

You’ve got great beer and music – what else do you need? FOOD! Chow down on delicious eats from local food trucks and restaurants, such as:

  • Moyzilla
  • Compliments Food Co.
  • Stoked Pizza
  • Pennypackers
  • The Bacon Truck
  • Barracuda Truck
  • Lucky’s Restaurant
  • The Sausage Guy
  • Harpoon Brewery’s famous pretzels!

Event: HarpoonFest 2017

Dates & Times: Friday, May 19th from 5:30 pm to 11:00 pm (doors close at 9:30 pm)

Saturday, May 20th from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm (doors close at 5:30 pm)

Rain or Shine.

Location:  The Harpoon Brewery, 306 Northern Avenue, Boston, MA  02210


Band Lineup:

Admission:  $25.00 door charge per person, includes one drink ticket and a souvenir cup.

Cash Bar. General public tickets are not available in advance.*Limited tickets available in advance – to purchase, you must be a Friend of Harpoon. Visit for more info.

Attendees must be 21 years or older to enter and have proper ID.

Free shuttles from South Station or Silver Line stop at Harbor St. (Take SL2 bus)


Event Info:  Visit for band schedule and event details

About the Harpoon Brewery:

The Harpoon Brewery was founded in 1986 by three beer lovers who wanted more and better beer options. When the Brewery was founded, Harpoon was issued Brewing Permit #001 by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, since it was the first to brew commercially in Boston after a dormant period of about 25 years. Harpoon’s line of craft beer features its award winning IPA and UFO beers, along with special seasonal selections. In 2000 Harpoon purchased a second brewery in Windsor, VT, making Harpoon the 19th largest craft brewer in the US.  In 2014 Harpoon became an employee owned company.



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