Autos & Ales

Autos and Ales 10th Anniversary logo

Autos & Ales

Save the date!
November 1, 2019
VIP 6:00 - 10:00 PM
Reg. 7:00 - 10:00 PM

Presented & Hosted by the AACA Museum, Inc.
The 2019 Autos & Ales returns for our 10th Anniversary!

The last several years,
this event has sold out!

Tickets will be made available for sale early in 2019.

2019 Event details and breweries will be updated in early 2019 as we begin our planning for the 10th Anniversary year, so check back soon!


Autos & Ales is a popular event – Don’t miss your chance to participate in the 2019 event!

  • The regions’ best breweries

  • Live music

  • Best tasting wing competition

  • 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.Don’t wait, get to get your tickets! Our VIP tickets sold out fast last year! Can’t make it to VIP Hour? Get your regular admission ticket instead!

Brewer & Vendor relates to our 2018 Autos & Ales Event.    Updates for our 2019 Event will be coming soon.

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

Tickets will be on sale Sunday, April 7th in celebration of National Beer Day!

Early bird prices will be available until August.

Early Bird Price: $55

VIP Tickets – $65

(Only 200 available!)  


Early Bird Price: $45

Regular Tickets- $55



Early Bird Price: $15

Designated Driver – $20


Special Promotion:

Purchase 3 VIP or 3 Regular Tickets

Get 1 Designated Driver Ticket for FREE.

The breweries for 2019 will start being announced over the late spring or early summer.

If you are with a brewery and would like to be a part of this event, please contact us directly for details!

Here’s the list of last year’s participants:



              ReHAB  New!
Appalachain Brewery Logo Mt Gretna Craft Brewery
Highway Manor Brewing Company logo

Shy Bear Brewing Logo


Big Bottom Brewery LogoNEW!



What brewer will be making this year’s special featured brew?   Check back soon!

There is always something special brewing for the VIP Happy Hour!

Mystery Brewer A & A 2019

 2019 Entertainment Details

Smooth Like Clyde

Smooth Like Clyde

New for 2019!   As Central PA’s premier party band, 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!

Main Gallery Stage Entertainer –

We’re looking for someone good!   Stay tuned for more on this as we get closer or reach out to us on social media if you have a favorite entertainer that you’d like to recommend.

Gold Sponsors

Product Donations

Event Sponsors:

Higher Information Group Logo






Thank you!

Classic Drycleaners logo

Water Donation Sponsor


Seltzer's Lebanon Bologna logo

Bologna Sampling Donation

Silver Sponsors

Claraval & Claraval Attorneys At Law M & S Auto Logo
Autos & Ales Rack Card Side 1
Autos And Ales 2018 _Side 2

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 Beer Tasting by Mount Gretna Brewery – AACA Museum 15th Anniversary Brew


  • VIP Exclusive early access to all breweries


  • 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 10:30 pm


  • The winner of the 50/50 raffle to benefit JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) will be announced at 9:30 pm.





Note:  Designated Drivers will be given access to VIP area IF those in their party have all purchased the VIP tickets.

2018 Wing Contest Contestants

Winner to receive a plaque & bragging rights

Penn Hotel Sports Raw Bar Gin Mill
JoJos Pizza Restaurant

We’re booking 2018 restaurants now!   Autos & Ales Wing Restaurant Agreement 2018

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 –

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. Use the code ANAS when booking to receive this special rate. Thank you so Spring Hill Suits Hershey Near the Park for sponsoring Autos & Ales! Links coming soon!

Limited rooms are available, so please reserve quickly.

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