July 15, 2017

Join us July 14, 2018...

Our Major Sponsors!

Elliot McCrea Hill - are a full service legal firm serving New Brunswick since 1969!

If it's time to build your dream, it's time to call Riverbend Log Homes!

Teed Saunders Doyle are your local partners in accounting, taxation and business advisory services! 

Big Axe Brewery is a proud organizer and sponsor of the event!

Fredericton Nissan  -  We Deliver For You!

About the Festival...

Come by houseboat, kayak, canoe or other watercraft, or even hop on one of our busses!

It's finally happening...July 15, 2017 on the beautiful Nackawic riverfront, adjacent to the World's Largest Axe

At the Big Axe Craft Beer Festival we will be pouring some of New Brunswick's finest craft beer, cider, mead and wine. We will feature special guests breweries and cideries from Nova Scotia, PEI, Ontario and Maine as well as  vendors featuring New Brunswick grown and sourced food!

Bus transportation to and from the festival will be available from Fredericton and Woodstock for those visiting us by land!

So...pack your tent, bring your travel trailer...get out for your summer camping adventure in one of many surrounding campgrounds and come visit us at the outdoor Big Axe Craft Beer Festival in Nackawic!

Special Brewery & Music Guests

We will feature special guests breweries and cideries from Nova Scotia, PEI, Ontario and Maine!  

  • Anderson Craft Ales, Ontario
  • Appleman Farms Cider 
  • Big Axe Brewery
  • Big Tide Brewing
  • Beckwith Road Brewery
  • Big Spruce Brewing,  Cape Breton
  • Graystone Brewing
  • Gilles of Belle Isle Winery
  • Sober Island Brewing Company,  Nova Scotia
  • Grimross Brewing Co.
  • Flying Boats Brewing
  • Foghorn Brewing Company
  • Les Brasseurs du Petit-Sault
  • Maybee Brewing Company
  • Moosehead Brewing Company
  • Hammond River Brewing Company Inc.
  • Picaroons Traditional Ales
  • Sunset Heights Meadery
  • Red Rover Craft Cider
  • Off Grid Ales
  • Shiretown Brewery
  • Think Brewery
  • Trailway Brewing
  • York County Cider
  • Upstreet Craft Brewing from PEI
  • And Urban Farm Fermentory from Maine!

We will have live music including 2017 ECMA participants David in the Dark, & Extraordinary Measures and Oland Monteith!

Ticket Sales

You can purchase the tickets online or at the brewery:


More of the awesome sponsors!

Our awesome Town of Nackawic!

Liv9 - Nutritional Supplements

Quality products backed by scientific research! 

Cruise your way to the festival & embrace a unique vacation on a houseboat from Lakeway Houseboat Vacations!

Unifor Local 219, Nackawic

Creative CAD& CAM Carvings pla3d.com

Colour Pro Print and Design

Contact Us

Big Axe Craft Beer Festival

151 Otis Dr, Nackawic, New Brunswick E6G, Canada

(506) 575-1093

A few more words...

The festival is a 19+ event. We promote safe and responsible drinking.

Take advantage of the bus transportation from Fredericton and Woodstock.