The 12th Annual Blues & Brews at Mount Hope

Guests can savor the taste of a summertime Maryland feast without the drive: Hard Shell Crabs, Steamed Shrimp, BBQ Pork, Potato Salad, Coleslaw, Garden Pasta Salad, Hush Puppies, Fresh Fruit, and Dessert. Beer from the Swashbuckler Brewing Company will round out this summertime feast. All the amazing food you can eat, unlimited drinks, and live music with one admission ticket.

Blues & Brews

Date & Times

Date: July 10, 2021
Two Sessions: 12-3PM & 5-8PM
Location: At the Feasting Glen Area On the Grounds of Mount Hope Estate

Ticket Information

Reservations are encouraged, as there are a limited amount of tickets per session and they may sell out. Ticket sales CLOSED at Noon on Friday, July 9, 2021 and are no longer available.
2021 Pricing:
Adults: $59.95
Children (5-11): $19.95

Group Reservations

Discounts are available for groups of 15 or more through Mount Hope's Group Sales Department. This unique and exciting experience makes the perfect setting for any group outing!

Carding Policy

Please Note: No matter what your age, please be prepared to show proper identification in order to consume alcohol. Valid ID includes a state issued driver's license or state issued ID card with photo, a passport, or a United States military identification card with photo. We are unable to accept any foreign driver's license. Note that the identification cannot be expired at the time of the festival.

TICKETS CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE

Ticket sales CLOSED at Noon on Friday, July 9, 2021 and are no longer available. Reservations are encouraged as tickets sell out quickly.

Adults: $59.95 • Children (5-11): $19.95

Blues & Brews Entertainment

This year, Blues & Brews will feature two local talents—each performing during one session.

Mark DeRose

Mark DeRose

First Session
Over a dozen years' experience and five albums to his credit—His music is engaging, thoughtful and provocative, laden with metaphors of hope and celebration for life that makes feel good music feel so good.

Chris LaRose

Chris LaRose

Second Session
An international performing artist, and a Mount Hope festival favorite; hailing from Lock Haven, PA. His hard driving, foot-stomping songs and thundering voice conjure up ancestors of the blues, and breathes life back into the spirit of early American music.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have any other questions that have not been answered below, please contact our business offices at 717-665-7021, Monday through Friday, 9AM-4PM or visit our formal comment, question and feedback page to submit an inquiry.

General Information

The event is located on the grounds of Mount Hope Estate, home of the PA Renaissance Faire. The street address is 2775 Lebanon Rd. Manheim, PA 17545.
There is plenty of free parking on the grounds of Mount Hope Estate. Please follow ALL traffic signage when you drive on grounds.
Enjoy Swashbuckler & Mannheim Beers and Lancaster County Ciders along with a variety of non-alcoholic options.
Various hotels in the area are available. Please visit our In the Area Page for specific information.
We value all guests with disabilities and their service animals. Service animals should remain on a leash or harness and under the control of the owner at all times.

Mount Hope Estate adheres to the ADA's definition of Service animal found here. Please refer to ADA's frequently asked questions as it pertains to Mount Hope Estate events.
Children are welcome to attend, but require a ticket due to the limited capacity of the event. Please see the Blues & Brews Ticket Information Section to learn more.
For the well being of all our guests, smoking is prohibited around any seating areas. Your cooperations is appreciated for the comfort of all in attendance.
Outside food and drink items are NOT permitted on the fairegrounds with the exception of water.
Yes, Blues & Brews is ADA accessible. There is handicapped parking available at the Wine Shop. Please follow the directional signs that lead you to that area when you arrive.
Cars are permitted to stay parked in the lot overnight if the driver has been drinking and has found another way home. Camping is not permitted in the parking lot of the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire.
Restrooms will be located within walking distance of the Blues & Brew Event and will be clearly marked with directional sigange.
Items found during or after the event will be kept in the Wine Shop (717-665-7021 ext 129).

Ticket Information

An admission for Blues & Brews includes the all-you-can-eat feast, as well as Swashbuckler Beers and Lancaster County Cider. Admission also includes live music throughout the event.
Tickets can be purchased on the Virtual Box Office. Tickets will not be available day-of.
Conditions of Ticket Sale

All sales are final. NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES. Event tickets are non-refundable, non-exchangeable and not for resale.

As guests monitor their own health prior to attending the event, if illness becomes a concern for any ticket holder as the date of their visit approaches, we ask that they stay home and contact the Box Office. In cases such as these tickets will be exchanged for future 2020 Faire date if that is possible.

Should an overall closure occur, we will work with ticket holders to exchange or refund tickets.

Once a ticket has been scanned upon entry, it is voided and no longer holds any value. Mount Hope does not monitor any guests’ level of participation or length of stay. Refunds are not available to guests who choose to leave. The bearer of an event ticket agrees to hold blameless and harmless Mazza Vineyards, Inc. or any of its affiliates, in the event of personal injury or loss or damage to property. The holder of the ticket assumes all responsibilities for any risk of bodily harm or loss of property sustained while attending the event, and waives all rights to lay claim for damages resulting from any cause whatsoever either before, during or after the event. You must be 21 or older to purchase or consume Alcohol.

Your ID will be verified before being served alcohol. Outside food, drink and pets are not permitted. You hereby consent to the reasonable search for alcoholic beverages, drugs, or firearms. You further consent to the use of your image or likeness incidental to any display, transmission, or reproduction of the event.

Management reserves the right to refuse admission or eject any person whose conduct is deemed by management to be disorderly or who fails to comply with the terms and conditions of these conditions of ticket sale.
No, Blues & Brews is a rain of shine event. There will be no refund or exchanges because of weather.
There are a limited amount of tickets per session and they may sell out. Admission are available on a first come, first serve basis.
Yes, you can leave and re-enter any time during the festival.
No matter what your age, please be prepared to show proper identification in order to gain access to the festival. Valid ID includes a state issued driver's license or state issued ID card with photo, a passport, or a United States military identification card with photo. We are unable to accept any foreign driver's license. Note that the identification cannot be expired at the time of the festival.
Consistent with the most recent guidance from the PA Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control, Mount Hope is pleased to update our safety initiatives designed to keep everyone safe - Download Guest COVID Policies (August 1, 2021). As guidance and requirements from various government agencies continue to evolve, so too, will we. Please check back to the website closer to the event and follow us on Facebook @PaRenFaire or join the Royal Email List for news and updates.

Contact Mount Hope

Use the form below or email: RoyalSPK@PaRenFaire.com
Please Note: Office Hours are Mon-Fri, 9AM-4PM