Columbus Brew Festival is taking over COSI

Get ready to sample beers from 50+ breweries across the state while exploring the different museums at COSI at Columbus Brew Festival.

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Grab a beer and explore COSI’s unique exhibits. | Photo by @cosiscience

Something’s brewing, CBUS. As Columbus Brew Festival quickly approaches, we’ll spill the details so you can sip back, relax, and make your plans.

Bringing you the basics

The 2024 fest will be on Saturday, March 9 at COSI — 33 W. Broad St. — from 8-11 p.m. (general admission) and 7-11 p.m. (early admission). This is a 21+ event.


There will be 50+ breweries from across Ohio on-site offering 150+ beers to sample.

Try beers from Ohio-based brewers — like Findlay Brewing Co. and Maume Bay Brewing Co. — or keep it classic with some of the local spots, including:

  • Hoof Hearted Brewing
  • Land-Grant Brewing Co.
  • Grove City Brewing Co.
  • Nocterra Brewing Co.
  • Olentangy River Brewing Co.
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You can’t go wrong with a local brew from Land-Grant. | Photo by @landgrant_taproom


From IPAs to sours, a variety of featured beers will be available, including:

  • Hop JuJu from Fat Head’s Brewery
  • Coastal Sunshine from Humble Forager Brewery
  • Blackberry Shove It from The Brewing Projeckt
  • What’s His Nuts? — Brownie Batter from Saucy Brew Works
  • Lacto Kooler from Voodoo Brewing Co.

Additionally, the festival will sell ciders for the non-beer lovers.


Tickets are going fast, so here’s the need-to-know info:

  • Tickets include beer samples and access to all of the museums in COSI.
  • Food will be available but it sold separately.
  • General admission is $55, and early admission is $70 and includes an extra hour in the festival with specialty beers.
  • Designated driver tickets are available for $30 for anyone not drinking.
  • It’s recommended to plan your parking in advance.
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