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Hartford Athletic and Small State Great Beer to Host Iconic Craft Beer Festival at Dillon Stadium

By Hartford Athletic, 09/01/21, 12:00PM EDT


Hartford Athletic announced today that it has partnered with Small State Great Beer to bring the 2021 Craft Beer Festival to Dillon Stadium. The event will take place on Saturday, October 30th.  

"We are excited to bring Small State Great Beer to Dillon Stadium,” said Hartford Athletic CEO Jim Burda. “Throughout the pandemic we have proven that we can safely and responsibly host great events at Dillon Stadium. Our fan base and vibrant stadium environment coupled with local and regional craft beer-lovers are the perfect pairing. We have such exciting plans for this year’s event, and this is just the first of many new events we plan on hosting at Dillon Stadium, along with Hartford Athletic Men's and Women's soccer.” 

“We’re thrilled to partner with Hartford Athletic, and to make our brand available to other great business partners who understand that craft beer culture is a homegrown way for different towns and cities across our state to genuinely connect and share with one another. Small State Great Beer is a brand that has served as a megaphone reaching craft beer fans in Massachusetts, New York, and other states in our region. We’re ready to stage our biggest, best festival yet at Dillon Stadium with Hartford Athletic.” 

There will be two sessions for attendees, one from 1 PM to 4 PM and another from 6 PM to 9 PM. There will also be a VIP session which begins at 5 PM granting attendees early entrance into the 6 PM session. Tickets for the event will go on sale on September 15th and will cost $48. Sign up for the Priority Waitlist at for access to special Early Bird discounted pricing. 

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