Historic Pennsbury Manor Presents River Front Brews & Bites with Live Music & Celebrations

Reported on Monday, June 17 2024.

Pictured Above: Live Music will be performed by the band August Live at Pennsbury Manor on the 29th. Photo Credit: Contributed. 


The organized event supports high-quality educational tours and programming at Pennsbury Manor for more than 10,000 school children annually.

Kicking Off Independence Day Week with Food Trucks, Live Music, and Beer, Wine, Cider, Mead, and Spirits Tastings at Pennsbury Manor

(Morrisville, PA) – On June 29, the 10th annual Brews & Bites twilight tasting event at Pennsbury Manor will kick off the Independence Day holiday week.  Secure tickets here.


Held al fresco at the idyllic riverfront home of Pennsylvania’s founder William Penn, this sunset fundraiser from 4-8 p.m. features local beer tasting, food trucks, and live music by classic rock / motown band August.

Pictured Above: The historic Pennsbury Mannor. Photo Credit: Contributed. 

Historic Event Highlights:

-17th century beer brewing demonstrations by brewers in period attire

-Tastings of three historic recipe beers made by Pennsbury’s Brewing Club:

    • Gulielma Penn’s Apple Beer
    • March Beer (peas and oatmeal give this a brew a wheat beer vibe)
    • Pepper & Coriander Spiced Beer (a dark beer with a pleasantly peppery finish)

Pictured Above: A riverfront beer sampling. Photo Credit: Contributed. 

Breweries, Wineries, Distilleries:

  • Sly Fox Brewing Company
  • Bitchin Kitten Brewery
  • Red White and Brew Beer Company
  • Mermaid Spirits
  • Philadelphia Mead Company
  • Samsaric Brewing Company
  • Broad Street Brewing
  • Understable Brewing
  • Yards Brewing Company
  • Odd Logic Brewing Company
  • Manic Minds Brewing Company
  • Second Sin Brewing Company
  • Ship Bottom Brewery
  • Blackledge Winery
  • Manoff Market Cidery
  • Naked Brewing Company
  • Bishop Estate Vineyard and Winery

Food Trucks

  • Spuddy Buddy Fry Truck
  • Jays Joint Food Truck
  • Baltimore North Food Truck
  • Olde City Kettle Corn

Pictured Above: Live Music will be performed by the band August Live at Pennsbury Manor on the 29th. Photo Credit: August Live’s Facebook Page. 

This is a 21+ event. $40 tickets include unlimited drink sampling; $20 tickets that come with unlimited water and soft drinks are available for designated drivers.


Pennsbury Manor thanks Parx Casino for its generous support of Brews & Bites, as well as Naked Brewing, Yards Brewing, and Manoff Market Cidery which are donating their time and products for the event.  Learn more.

Pictured Above: The riverfront view from the festival at Pennsbury Manor. Photo Credit: Contributed. 

About Pennsbury Manor

Pennsbury Manor is the 43 acre reconstructed estate of William Penn in Pennsylvania. Penn purchased the land for his home from Pennsylvania first people, the Lenape. Today the site is operated by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission with the assistance of the 501(c)(3) Pennsbury Society.

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