The fourth annual Ice Fest is taking place Saturday from 12-3PM at 19 Mile Bay on Lake Winnipesaukee in Tuftonboro. The beer festival is sponsored by Beveridge Craft Beer and Soap Co. The Wolfeboro company is owned and operated by Tuftonboro resident Lisa Beveridge.
The following breweries will be on the ice: Garrison City, 7th Settlement, Great North Aleworks, Woodstock Inn, Moat Mountain. Lonewolfe, Stoneface, Oddball, Hobbs, Rockingham, Burnt Timber Brewing Co., Henniker, North Country Cider, Backyard Brewery, 603 Brewery, Neighborhood Beer Co., Bad Lab, NBPT, Tuckerman, 14th Star Brewing, Kettlehead, Backyard, and Canterbury Aleworks.
In addition, Flurries Surfside Burger Bar will be there with their chili and ice cream, and Wicked Twisted will have soft pretzels, while Hobbs will be whipping up something tasty to go with their brews, and Tumbledown Cafe will have pulled pork sliders and other delicious goods. Third Shift Fabrication will have their amazing metal bottle openers andother creations, and don’t forget to get some beer soap made by Beveridge Soap Co.
Tickets are $35 per person if you order them online before 11AM on Saturday, or $40 at the lake, and include all the beer tastings you can handle. There’s also a $10 designated driver ticket for those who won’t be drinking. However, access is strictly legal drinking age only.
There will be a shuttle bus from Wolfeboro, leaving from Railroad Ave (by Seven Suns) at 11:15AM, and then will return for a second pickup around 11:45-12PM. The bus will then make return trips from the lake to Wolfeboro starting at 3PM.