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State of Origin Craft Brew Fest

June 8 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
| Festival
Courthouse Square, Morganton, NC

2019 State of Origin will include 30 breweries, distilleries, cideries and kombucha makers from around the country that create liquids with local ingredients. Join us as we come together in the celebration of thoughtful and seasonal fermentation!

2019 State of Origin Blend

Available only until April 30th!

Bottle pickup will take place at the downtown Morganton pub on Saturday, June 8th from 12 pm – 10 pm.

Get tickets!



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All tickets include glassware, pours and music!

$55 GA tickets

$20 DD tickets

$65 Late Bloomer tickets start on May 29th – day of fest.
Pricing does not reflect fees + taxes.

Physical tickets are available both locations.

Must be 21 or older to attend.

Please, no babes, kiddos or furry friends at this event.

This event is RAIN OR SHINE!

Directions & Parking

If coming from either Asheville or Charlotte: Take I-40 towards Morganton. Get off at exit 105, and take a right onto NC-18 at the bottom of the ramp (towards downtown). Go through 11 lights, and the venue is on the left.

Public parking is available throughout the city.

Local area information

For additional information on the local area, dining, and lodging and camping, please visit:

Discover Burke County

Downtown Morganton


Blue Ridge Traveler

North Carolina State Parks (camping)


See FREE Ridgeline trolley schedule below

Abby Cab – 828-475-2988

Uber/Lyft will be available day of the festival!

DD tickets are available for $20 through our ticketing website and can be purchased the day of.

Drive safe, y’all!

Ridgeline Trolley Schedule

FREE Trolley Transportation will be running continuously during the below times. Pickup will be in front of Wells Fargo on the corner of W Union and Sterling St. from the festival location (Courthouse Square).


  • pickup will be from nearby hotels to the Courthouse Square 3-5pm
    • The pickup for the Quality/Sleep Inn/Plaza will all be at the Quality Inn Main Entrance.
    • The Hampton will be under their Awning.
    • The Comfort Inn and Days in will be out front of the parking lots.
  • pickup will be from the Courthouse Square to hotels running continuously from 9pm-12am after the festival


  • pickup from nearby hotels back to the Courthouse Square from 8am – 10am.

Free camping

  Saturday, June 8th

Hey all! We are going to be changing our camping location to the baseball field between the Morganton Skate Park and the Collette Street Recreation Center. You can access the parking lot from N King Street, at the corner of N King and Howard Street. The GPS coordinates are 35.7461781, -81.6938491 or click below for Google map.

This is super exciting as it is just two blocks from downtown Morganton and the festival location at the Courthouse Square.

Bathrooms will be accessible next to the skate park; no showers!

We will have kind folks stationed there to help you day of. And as always, remember to #leavenotrace.

Please note that there is ABSOLUTELY NO DRINKING ALLOWED on the premise.

**DISCLAIMER** this is a very public and highly trafficked park – please don’t leave anything valuable there! Fonta Flora + The City of Morganton WILL NOT be held responsible for any items lost or stolen.

A portion of proceeds will benefit

“Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina is a nationally accredited regional land trust that protects the fabric and character of Western North Carolina’s landscape forever and for the benefit of all.

We preserve the natural and cultural heritage of our region by conserving scenic and recreational landscapes, productive farms and forests, healthy watersheds, rich biodiversity, and vital wildlife habitat.

A 501(c)(3) nonprofit, Foothills Conservancy serves eight counties: Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, Catawba, Cleveland, Lincoln, McDowell, and Rutherford, in three major river basins, which include the Broad, Catawba, and Yadkin.”

In partnership with