This series of events features local wine, cider, beer & spirits. Plus: Maryland artisans, farmers, music, food, and more!
Currently held in both Centreville and North Beach, DrinkMaryland has an open air farmers market feel, welcoming people of all ages to celebrate Maryland makers!
Browse local products, handmade crafts and enjoy live music and delicious food– all while learning about the local craft beverage industries of Maryland.
2019 Event info coming soon!
2018 Event Details
|MWA EVENT REGULATIONS|
|General Event Policies||Please review this page prior to attending an MDG event. You agree to comply with our policies and festival manual upon RSVP to our events.|
|Dates/Times||Sat, June 16
|Location||North Beach, Maryland [map]
|Sponsors||Maryland Wineries Association
Town of North Beach
|Setting||Downtown along Bay & 5th Ave|
|Ticket Details||Tickets $20 (in advance) and $25
Designated Driver & Children FREE
|Average attendance||This event has garnered an attendance of between 800-1500 attendees.|
|Volunteer information||Each Distillery is afforded 5 [five] volunteer passes for use by legitimate staff and volunteers only. They will be checked-in at the front gate. Please bring your volunteer list to the front gate when you arrive Saturday morning.|
LICENSING & INSURANCE DETAILS
|License/Permit||Off-Site Event Permit – MGD is applying for a Non-Profit Distillery Festival Permit for the festival. Wineries will attend under the state-issued Off-Site Permit. MDG must notify the Comptroller of their planned attendance by the 20th of the month prior via the protocols listed here.|
|Submission Deadlines||RSVP deadline: April 13
Insurance/Rental deadline: May 18
Off-Site Event Permit submitted to Comptroller: May
*PLEASE READ CAREFULLY*
|The certificate must indicate that you have general and liquor liability (General = $1mil per occurrence).
Grow & Fortify, LLC
6247 Falls Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21209
List the following as additional named insured:
|Send information to:||Send insurance certificate to:
Grow and Fortify
Attn: Janna Howley <firstname.lastname@example.org>
6247 Falls Road
Baltimore, MD 21209
RSVP / RENTALS / FEES
|RSVP & Commitments|
|Rentals||Each distillery attending brings their own 10×10 pop up, tables, and linens.|
SAMPLING & SALES
|Sampling Protocol||Ticketless sampling|
|Premium Pours||Distilleries can sell bottles to go. Please bring your point of sales systems.|
|Minimum Age for Pourers||Off-Site Permit = 18 years old|
LAYOUT & SETUP INFORMATION
|Setup style||Pop-up tents scattered around venue. Wineries must provide their own pop-up tent, tables, linens.|
|Site map and layout||All distilleries will be in 10×10 spaces, volunteers will be on hand to place wineries when they arrive Saturday morning.
|Setup Schedule||8am-11am Saturday|
|Ice||Ice is available on-site for a fee.|
|Water||Water is available on-site via a hose. Please bring water coolers/buckets – enough to replace them as they are being refilled.|
|Demonstration Tent details||N/A|
|Promotion||Sample social media post: Join us for the 2nd year of this premier local craft beverage event that will feature local wine, beer & spirits. DrinkMaryland is on the North Beach Boardwalk which creates a unique, fun atmosphere for people of all ages to celebrate Maryland and all things made in Maryland!|
|Comp Guest Passes||MDG has complimentary guest passes for wineries to share with VIPs and top wholesale customers. Please email us if you’d like to add names to the list.|
|Contract terms||MWA owns/operates this event, with the town providing site support,|