Thread City Hop Fest

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We are aware of the Executive Order given by Governor Lamont regarding public events and are in the process of securing an alternate date for the Thread City Hop Fest this year. Hang tight, beer drinkers!


The Thread City Hop Fest is coming to Jillson Square (645 Main Street) Willimantic, CT on Sunday, April 26th from 2 – 6 p.m. From great beer, to great food and live music the Hop Fest is an event not to be missed!

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Tickets are $35/per person in advance or $50 at the gate (if any remain).  Attendees will enjoy samples from over 45 breweries from throughout New England. (Proper ID will be required.)

SOLD OUT! Introducing the all new Thread City Hop Fest VIP Experience! $60 includes admission to the Hop Fest. We’re teaming up with T&M Distributors and CLiCK this year to make your Hop Fest perfect! VIP runs from 1:00 until 6:00 PM. T&M is helping us reimagine the Shaboo Stage area on Jillson into an outdoor living room just for you. Furniture and games? We’ll have that. Musicians playing just for you? We’ll have that, too when Bruce John joins us from 1:00 until 2:00. VIP guests will enjoy appetizers from Azuluna Foods throughout the day and in the first hour, Willibrew will have a special beer just for you. VIP guests will be greeted by David Wollner, the award-winning Brewer/Owner at Willimantic Brewing Company. Please note that VIP does sell out.

This event is rain or shine.

The Thread City Hop Fest is organized by the Willimantic Brewing Company on behalf of Willimantic Renaissance, Inc. The event is a fundraiser for: The No Freeze Project, Willimantic Renaissance, Inc., Vulturetown Arts, Windham Area Interfaith MinistryCovenant Soup Kitchen, Horizons, and the Mill Museum.