The Midsummer Beer Happening in Stonehaven usually happens on the third or 4th weekend in June at Mineralwell Park. 

2022 Dates - 16th to 18th June

This is a 3 day event usually attracting over 5,000 visitors.

It originally started with the owner of the Marine Hotel in Stonehaven talking to a few local guys about organising a Beer Festival in the local Town Hall.

The Stonehaven Real Ale Festival happened in November 2009. In 2014 they decided to rename the event to Mid Summer Happening with the venue a large marquee at Mineralwell Park.

There is always a large selection of award winning beers an ciders, music and food.A real fun event that raises thousands of pounds for local charities.

Organiser Robert Lindsay said: “Everyone loves a great weekend – and they don’t come much better than the Midsummer Beer Happening. Almost as soon as last year’s event, which attracted 6,000 people, was wrapping up, we had folk clamouring to buy tickets for 2020.

Starts 18:00 Thurs 16th Jun

Ends: 23.59 Sat 18th Jun

Entry by ticket only.

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