717-566-7100 DONATE

Autos & Ales

Autos & Ales

November 2, 2018
VIP 6:00 - 10:30pm
Reg. 7:00 - 10:30pm

Presented & Hosted by the AACA Museum, Inc.
The 2018 Autos & Ales returns!

The last several years,
this event has sold out!
Don't wait to get your ticket.

VIP Admission - $65
Regular Admission Special - $50
Designated Driver - $20
Note: Regular Admission is a special early purchase price.

Information listed below is from our 2017 Event – 2018 Event details and breweries will be updated soon so check back!

Thank You to Event Sponsor:


Autos & Ales 2017 was a fabulous SOLD OUT event!    We’re working on details for 2018 – Mark your calendar fro November 2, 2108!   Details will be updated in the spring!

  • The regions’ best breweries

  • Live music

  • Best tasting wing competition

  • NEW!  VIP Happy Hour from 6-7 PM. – SOLD OUT!!!!

  • Exclusive tasting of AACA Museum Tucker ’48 IPA brewed especially for this event by Rotunda Brewing Company of Annville, PA. Early access to all breweries from 6-7 PM for samplings paired with our hot dog bar complete with lots of fun toppings. VIP ticket holders can remain through the close of the event at 10:30 PM.

    Tucker '48 iPA Rotunda Brewing logo

    VIP Happy Hour is now SOLD OUT!!!    A few regular event tickets are still available for purchase . . . Don’t wait, get them now!

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

VIP Tickets – $65


(Only 200 tickets available!)  

Regular Tickets- $50      Designated Driver – $20

Complimentary Tasting Glass Included with Ticket Purchase

NEW Autos & Ales T-shirt design!

Available at the door while supplies last.



The breweries for 2017 are pouring in…



Regional Harrisburg Area Brewers (ReHab)






For the 8th year, each brewery donates an item to the 50/50 raffle to benefit JDRF [Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund]. All of the profits from the raffle go to JDRF. The raffle begins at 9:15pm. 

Entertainment on Three Floors

The Luv Gods

  Central PA’s Ultimate Party Band!

Playing a variety of classic rock favorites.

Paul Zavinsky

Playing a mix of soft rock, country, blues, folk and a bit of light jazz

Event Details

Schedule of Events

  • Doors will open at 6:00 PM for VIP Tickets -Please have your tickets and photo ID available
  • VIP Exclusive AACA Museum Tucker ’48 IPA specially brewed by Rotunda Brewing
  • VIP Exclusive early access to all breweries + additional food pairings
  • Doors will open at 7:00 PM for Regular Ticket holders – Please have your tickets and photo ID available
  • Both bands & DJ will play until 10:30pm
  • The winner of the 50/50 raffle to benefit JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) will be announced at 9:30pm
  • Note:  Designated Drivers will be given access to VIP area IF those in their party of all purchased the VIP tickets.

2017 Wing Contest Contestants

Winner to receive a plaque & bragging rights

Plaque provided by:

Awards & Engraving of Linglestown

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 Jake Dunnigan – JDunnigan@AACAMuseum.org

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

Want to Stay?

Spring Hill Suites Hershey Near the Park is a great place to stay following Autos & Ales. It is only a short walk away and they are offering discount rates of $142.00 per night, plus tax – while supplies last.

To reserve a room with one king bed and sleeper-sofa click here.  Please edit the dates for your stay and click “view rates” and then complete your reservation.
To reserve a room with two queen beds and sleeper-sofa click here.  Please edit the dates for your stay and click “view rates” and then complete your reservation.

Limited rooms are available, so please reserve quickly.