Autos & Ales

Thank you!  Autos & Ales 10th Anniversary event was a great success and a fun evening for all of us here at the AACA Museum, Inc. We heard from many of you that you really enjoyed this year’s event and we look forward to hosting you again next year.

Save the Date!     Friday, November 6, 2020


Autos & Ales Holiday Sale

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Autos & Ales November 6, 2020

The content on this page will be updated in the spring as we get ready for the 2020 event.

Page content refers to the 2019 Autos & Ales Event.  Information on our 2020 event will be updated here in the spring of 2020.

Join us for the 10th Anniversary of Autos & Ales!

  • The regions’ best breweries with dozens of craft brew beers for sampling

  • Mad Chef will be this year’s featured brewer with their high-octane IPA – BIG BAD ORANGE

  • Autos & Ales full-sized commemorative glasses are back for this year

  • Live music – Smooth Like Clyde & Mixed-Up Productions

  • Best tasting wing competition

  • Expanded food offerings INCLUDED with your admission sliders, pasta station, walking tacos, veggies and fruit tower with assorted dips.

  • VIP Happy Hour from 6-7 PM. Early access to all breweries from 6-7 PM. VIP ticket holders can remain through the close of the event at 10:00 PM.

  • Sample the new Yuengling Hershey’s Chocolate Porter

Ticket Options:

Summer Sale Prices in effect until August

VIP Tickets

$65 – Only 350 available

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Regular Tickets


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Designated Driver


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Halloween Offer for Autos & Ales

Happy Halloween!   No tricks, just a treat . . . $5 Off Autos & Ales tickets throough midnight 10/31/19.    Use code:  Halloween at check-out.

This event is for individuals 21+ years or older ONLY. We encourage you to be safe and responsible. Don’t drink and drive.  

The breweries for 2019 are starting to pour in!  Keep checking back for new additions.

MillworksWolf Brewing Co LogoZero Day Brewing CompanyLancaster Brewing CompanyAldus Brewing CompanyPilger Ruh Brewing logoMad Chef Craft BrewingBattlefield Brew Works Will BrewingTattered_Flag_DistilleryFunk BrewingHowling Henry's Brewery LLCBoom City Brewing Co.Rusty Rail BrewingTroegsBig Bottom Brewery LogoGear BreweryIron Hill BreweryNew Fangled Brew Works logoDesperate Times Brewery LogoRegiona Harrisburg Area BrewersSpringGate Brewery logoLebanon Area Fermenters LogoHemauer Brewing Company LogoHelltown Brewing LogoRivertowne Brewing LogoBoneshire Brew Works LogoQue Brew LogoYuengling LogoUnder the Bridge LogoMt Gretna Craft BrewerySnitz Creek LogoHighway Manor Brewing Company logo

 2019 Entertainment Details

Smooth Like Clyde

New for 2019!  

We’re excited to welcome Smooth Like Clyde to our main stage!

Smooth Like Clyde is a diverse, energetic and talented 5-piece, Harrisburg-based party band playing R&B, Hip Hop, Funk, Dance, Top 40 and Rock hits from the ’70s to today’s current hits. Formed in 2007, Smooth Like Clyde is a five-piece band based out of Harrisburg, PA playing the hottest R&B, Top 40, Dance, Hip Hop, Funk and Rock on the Billboard Chart from the 70′s to today’s current smash hits.  We’re looking forward to a crowded dance floor!

Mixed-Up Productions will play lots of your favorites in the main gallery.

Mixed-Up Productions

We also like to give back to the community as part of our events.   We will again be working with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) at Autos & Ales 2019.

There will be an auction with lots of exciting items available for you to try and win.   All auction proceeds go directly to JDRF.

JDRF Auction

Autos & Ales 10th Anniversary T-Shirt

Autos & Ales T-Shirt Gray Autos & Ales T-Shirt Orange

Priced starting at $19.95 each.    Order in advance, or purchase the night of the event.    Quantities are limited.

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  • Bling Up
  • Ruga Rue Jerky
  • Cocoa Exchange
  • Confectionery Imaging
  • The Joy Plant (HempWorx)
  • Cornucopia
  • Bespoke Bacon
  • Whimsical Wonders by Chris
  • St. Obnoxious Beer T-Shirts
  • Hot Heads Sauces
  • QuickSave
  • Poured in PA

We’re excited to have the team from Poured in PA on-site at this year’s Autos & Ales.

They’ll be filming the event for a story in their upcoming series, due out later this year! Plus, stop by their table to pick up your #PouredinPA t-shirts or hats!

Poured in Pennsylvania logo

Thank you to our 2019 Event Sponsors:

Higher Information Group logo

M & S Auto LogoClaraval & Claraval Attorneys at Law LogoSchein Ernst Mishra Eye

Thank you to Philadelphia Pretzel Factory for donating soft pretzels for this event.

Wine Slushies will be available for sampling from J & P Winery.

J & P Winery Vineyard   wine slushies

Vendor Spaces

Vendors will have the opportunity to promote and sale their products on site.

The fee to be part of show is only $75.00.

Fee includes:

  • Space within the Museum
  • One 8′ table and 2 chairs. You need your own table covering
  • 1  admission ticket to Autos & Ales
    • Additional tickets available for purchase
  • 1 Complementary sampling glass

Vendors will be accepted on a first come, first serve bases.

Email your Vendor Application for Booth Rental to Stacy Benson.

We want our guests to have a fun and safe experience. We have options for you to enjoy the fun and be safe with specialty priced designated driver tickets, rooms available at a discount with Spring Hill Suites Hershey Near the Park, or by catching a ride with one of the transportation services in the Hershey area.

Designated Driver Tickets available for $20

Stay for the night!

Spring Hill Suites Hershey Near the Park is a great place to stay following Autos & Ales. It is only a short walk away. Rates are $139 for King Suites, $145 for Double Queen Suites (30% savings off the regular rate for that weekend).

Thank you so Spring Hill Suites Hershey Near the Park for sponsoring Autos & Ales!

Call 717-583-2222 to make your reservation or visit their website