2018 Convention Info


In the meantime, click here to check out pics from this year’s event weekend we published in the KEG Fall 2018 issue.



46th Annual ECBA Convention

in Glen Falls, New York ~ July 18-21, 2018

Convention Schedule    Convention Hotel Info    Host Hotel Website

Enjoy four days of breweriana buy-sell-trade action, great tours, renewed friendships, and taking care of business in Glen Falls, New York. Click here for the ECBA Convention flyer PDF.


Glens Falls is full of things to do for you and your family. A small but sophisticated little city, Glen Falls will surprise you with the variety of museums, festivals, theater, recreational activities, concerts, as well as great shopping and restaurants for all tastes and budgets. Charming architecture with friendly people make Glens Falls a “must visit” when touring the region.

Area Highlights include:

  • Adirondack Theatre Festival (ATF) – a professional not-for-profit summer theatre. Performances at The Wood Theater, 207 Glen St. Glens Falls, NY 12801. 518-798-7479 www.ATFestival.org
    • ROBIN HOOD: A Dinner Theatre for Kids. Young theatre-goers will have the opportunity to order a meal from the cast of characters, participate in an art activity, dine during the live theatre performance and come home with autographs from their favorite actors. JUNE 27 – JULY 27

    • THE JEDI HANDBOOK (PREVIEW) – The cosmic journey of growing up. A coming of age story about a young boy who survives growing older with help from The Force. Experiencing the Star Wars franchise anew, through the eyes and imagination of a kid, The Jedi Handbook takes us on a nostalgic journey back to an era we can all relate to – our childhood. JULY 20-27

  • Chapman Historical Museum, 348 Glen St. Glens Falls, NY 12801. 518-793-2826.
    www.chapmanmuseum.org Tues-Sat: 10am-4pm, Sun: 12pm-4pm. Discover the fascinating history of Glens Falls and its connection to The Adirondacks.
  • Cooper’s Cave Overlook, Glens Falls/South Glens Falls, NY. 518-761-3864 or 518-793-1455. Hours: 8am-8pm, May 1 through October 31. Free admission. Handicap accessible. Made famous by James Fenimore Cooper’s novel The Last of the Mohicans. Visit the hiding site of Hawkeye and his companions where they attempted their escape. Viewing platform with interpretive signage. Part of New York State’s historic Independent Trail.
  • Crandall Public Library & Folklife Center, 251 Glen St., City Park, Glens Falls, NY 12801. 518-792-6508. www.crandalllibrary.org The Folklife Center preserves and presents the living and historical cultural heritage of our area offering special programs for adults and children.
    • Library: Mon-Thurs: 9am-9pm, Fri: 9am-6pm, Sat: 9am-5pm, Sun (Sept-June): 1pm-5pm
    • Folklife: Wed-Fri: 10am-12pm, 1pm-4pm
  • Glens Falls Farmers Market, South Street Pavilion, Downtown Glens Falls, NY. (518) 792-0438. www.glensfallsfarmersmarket.com Saturdays: 8am-12 noon. Food can’t taste any better than buying it fresh from area farms. We encourage everyone to shop locally!

  • The Hyde Collection Art Museum, 161 Warren Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801. 518-792-1761. www.hydecollection.org Hours: Tues-Sat: 10am-5pm, Sun: 12pm-5pm. An historic house that combines the heritage of the Adirondack Region with a distinguished permanent collection of important decorative arts, antique furnishings, and works by Masters such as da Vinci, Rubens, Rembrandt, Picasso, Whistler, and Homer. A modern art museum complex provides additional gallery spaces for changing world-class exhibitions throughout the year.
  • The Shirt Factory, 71 Lawerence St., Glens Falls, NY 12801. 518-502-1450. www.shirtfactorygf.com Converted shirt factory is now a thriving location for art galleries and studios and other small businesses. Art openings, receptions and events are always taking place so go to their web site for more information. Built in 1902, it was once home to the McMullen-Leavens Company with the label name of Troy Shirt Makers. In its heyday, these shirts accounted for almost 70% of domestic shirt sales in the US.