What are you doing New Year’s Eve? We can’t think of a better way to ring in the 2016 New Year than with friends and those you love at one of the Shore’s breweries. Ditch the sterile hotel lobby party, save your New York trip for a different (and less crowded) occasion, and head out for one of a kind beers at one of a kind venues. Whether you are looking to try someplace new or want to surround yourself with fellow regulars, we’ve called around for you to see what’s going on when and where. There’s plenty of great brews, food, and music on tap no matter where you end up. Oh, and if you find yourself in need of a little hair-of-the-dog come Friday, the breweries with an * are open on New Year’s Day.




Fordham and Dominion

NYE 5-8pm

Live music Happy Hour with Justin McNatt

1284 McD Dr. Dover, DE 19901

(302) 678-4810


Dogfish Head Craft BreweryDFH Taps

NYE 11-5pm

6 Cannery Village, Milton, DE 19968

(302) 684-1000

*Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats

NYE 12 Noon-1am

Live music @ 10

320 Rehoboth Avenue, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

(302) 226-2739

*Evolution Craft Brewing

NYE open 11:30am till…

Tasting room open 3-8pm. Buck-a-Shuck Chincoteague Oysters. Happy Hour beer & wine

Live music ‘The Larks’

Complimentary champagne toast @ midnight

201 East Vine Street, Salisbury, MD 21804

(443) 260-2337

3rd Wave3rd Wave Brewing Co.

NYE 12 Noon-5pm

Flight Night – ½ price flights

501 North Bi State Boulevard, Delmar, DE 19940

(302) 907-0423


Eastern Shore Brewing

NYE 12 Noon-5pm

605 S. Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663

(410) 745-8010


*Market Street Public House

NYE 11am. 10pm-1am Black Tie party, no reservation needed, D.J.

200 Market Street, Denton, MD 21629

(410) 479-4720


Mispillion River BrewingMRB

NYE 12 Noon-8pm

255 Mullet Run Street, Milford, DE 19963

(302) 491-6623


*RAR Brewing

NYE 12 Noon – Midnight

Live music

504 Poplar Street, Cambridge, MD 21613

(443) 225-5664


Tall Tales Brewing Co.

NYE 12 Noon-9pm

6929 Heron Grove Court, Parsonsburg, MD 21849

(410) 543-2739


Photo courtesy of KellyRussoPhotography.com
Photo courtesy of KellyRussoPhotography.com

*Burley Oak

NYE open 11am-4am

Live music @ midnight ‘Muskrat Lightning’

10016 Old Ocean City Blvd, Berlin, MD 21811

(443) 513-4647


*Dewey Beer Co.

NYE 11am-11pm, 3-6pm Happy Hour

Special dinner package, call for details.

2100 Coastal Highway, Dewey Beach, DE 19971

(302) 227-1182


*Crooked Hammock Brewery

NYE 11am-1am

Keg Drop Party! Ticket only, $95. 9pm-1am includes open bar and food stations

Live Music ‘UFO’

16989 Kings Highway, Lewes, Delaware 19958

(302) 644-7837


16 Mile Brewery

NYE 1-8pm (then celebrate on The Circle)

413 South Bedford Street, Georgetown, DE 19947

(302) 253-8816


Kate Parkinson
Author: Kate Parkinson

Kate Parkinson currently resides in Salisbury, Maryland and is a come-here from another mecca of craft breweries, the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. She is a professional cook, a mom, keeps a zombie apocalypse go-bag, loves her cowgirl boots, and a big, interesting beer. She lives with her best guy, Skeeks the Australian Shepherd.

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