About Us

NL Promotions

NL Promotions founder Steve Martin has been creating, planning and running events since his university days. This former teacher became hooked on community events and recreational programming in 2010 which eventually lead to a career change to municipal recreation. Steve currently has over 8 years in the community recreation industry in planning festivals, events, programs, and community infrastructure. His love for the event industry eventually led to the creation of NL Promotions in June of 2015.

This focus creates a major demand for unique events, shows, and concerts throughout the province. NL Promotions has brought quality concerts like Ghosts of Grand Ole Opry and The Day The Music Died to the province. His love for quality craft beer and knowledge in the event planning business sparked the idea of NL Craft Beer Festival. Newfoundland and Labradors first craft beer festival!

Newfoundland has a very unique social culture. Our way of life tends to focus its energy on arts, music, food and night time life!Steve Martin (NL Promotions)

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Our “Beer-osophy”

What does one do with a craft beer besides enjoy? One learns to understand the many facets of beer that can be found in different styles of craft beer. The Style Guidelines from the Beer Judge Certification Program (BJCP) are a good start to understanding the different styles.

Beer is about appearance and colour, carbonation and head, aroma, flavour, mouthfeel, finish, and overall impression. Mirella Amato, Master Cicerone, developed a Beerology Evaluation which is available as a free download at beerology.ca (in English or French). Mirella is also the author of the book Beerology: Everything You Need to Know to Enjoy Beer…Even More which provides an excellent background to tasting beer.

Our objective is simple…to provide you with the opportunity to sample and experience many different styles of craft beer!

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General FAQs

Will there be food on site?
Yes, there will be food on site (see event details page for specifics).

Will there be ATMs on site?
Yes, there are ATMs on site.

How old do I have to be to attend?
We will be checking ID for under 25 and those under 19 will not be admitted.

What does an admission ticket include?
Please check out the event details page of the event you’re interested in.

Will tickets be on sale at the door?
If the show(s) don’t sell out, tickets will be on sale at the door.

Will there be security at events?
Yes, security will be present at all events.

Will there be non-alcoholic beverages available?
Yes, there will water , soda and other non-alcoholic beverages available.

How much are admission tickets?
Please check out the event details page of the event you’re interested in.

What form(s) of payment are taken for admission tickets?
Tickets will be on sale via Eventzilla. Eventzilla takes Amex, Discoverer, Mastercard and Visa credit cards.

The above are general Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) across all of our events. Please review individual event details for additional event-specific information.

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