Come chill in the park for a day full of beer and your favorite crustaceans!
Hester Street Fair’s fourth Lobster and Beer event is happening over Labor Day Weekend. The idea is simple: a lot of beer, great local vendors and the best lobster the city has to offer. So come out and grab a lobster roll before they’ve all been got, chug a $4 Old Blue Last, and come chill in the park for the last weekend of the summer!
WHAT’S ON THE MENU
DownEast Lobstah Back in the LES with their amazing lobster rolls- and have you ever had a lobster hush puppy? Just do it. You’ll be so happy.
Oyster Party Just your luck, Oyster Party is bringing their raw bar and Maine style lobster rolls so you’ll have the best of both worlds.
Lobster Joint Our Greenpoint favorite is coming to the LES with their New England style Lobster Roll! Get carried away.
Ps.- We’ll have delicious non-sea options from Manju, Whammees, Stax, and Rosey Jamaican for all the land lovers out there
Round K Two time champion of Hester Street Fair’s Iced Coffee Competition is bringing their magic mixology and their slushy machine with two tantalizing tasty frozen delights made with Tokki Soju— a coffee creation and a kimchi bloody mary.
Hokkaido Brewing Will be sampling their fruit beer, which uses fresh fruit grown throughout Japan, blends it into a fruit puree and mixes it with the beer during the final fermentation process. Beers on hand will include Cherry & Berry Ale, Honey Apple Ale, Melon Ale, Lemon Ale, Pear Ale, Peach White Ale and Yuzu Ale
Old Blue Last The unofficial official $4 beer of the Hester Street Fair a smooth easy drinking American Pale Ale from the good people of Vice Media
Aimee McLaughlin, Copper Cactus Vintage, David Sussman Design, DownEast Lobstah, Feels NYC, Gigi’s Mimos, Handprint NYC, Hatzumomo, Iconic Beast, Janie Bakes, Joe’s Apron’s, Katmama Accessories, Lobster Joint, Manju, MassPop, Megan Phillips Collection, N&S Apparel, NYC Botanica, Ovando Salvi, Oyster Party, Phyla, Popped, POPTEA, Rollie, Rosey Jamaican, Stax, Tribeca Trinkets, Village Psychic, Whammees, What We Eat
PREVIOUS LOBSTER AND BEER
ABOUT HESTER STREET FAIR
The Hester brand is known for its highly curated selection of NYC’s artisanal fashion, art, design, jewelry, crafts, music, and food vendors. By bringing together a high quality, wide range of cutting edge entrepreneurs and under-the-radar brands, Hester creates buzzworthy artisanal experiences that are unique to New York City. Our vendor selections represent the unmatched diversity, unique talent, and abundant creative spirit that sets the Lower East Side apart. The Hester experience is about bringing the community together. It is family friendly and open to all, yet stylish and exclusive enough to appeal to discerning foodies and in-the-know shoppers who come to check out the latest trends. Described by the New York Times as a “hyperlocal block party,” The Hester brand brings a connection to community and a vibe that is cool, cozy, and familiar.
Every weekend, the Hester Street Fair draws Lower East Side locals, families, and tourists. We drew more than 9,000 people on this year’s opening day and continue to draw thousands of people every weekend. 75% of our roster is from the local community, and all goods are either handmade or owner collected with an emphasis on unique specialty items. We have maintained our place as the most affordable artisanal street fair in the city, allowing for vendors experimentation in branding and product creation. The space has become a launchpad for a diverse group of entrepreneurs looking to build their brands and bring ideas to life.