Hops for Houses + Passport Program for Habitat for Humanity

Photo credit to Habitat for Humanity of Williamson County, TX

The Hops for Houses Craft Beer Festival supporting Williamson County Habitat for Humanity 

Date: February 26, 2022, Tickets are on sale NOW!

Located at the Williamson County Expo Center, 5350 Bill Pickett Trail, Taylor, TX

Hops for Houses Craft Beer Festival fundraiser is back this February to raise funds for Williamson County Habitat for Humanity and raise a bunch of beer toasts to fun while they’re at it! The Hops for Houses Passport program is also making a comeback! (Keep reading for ticket info. Hint, hint, last year it sold out before Christmas!) 

Are you a local brewery that’s interested in participating in this exciting event? You can register for the festival HERE! 

Austin-area breweries do not shy away from opportunities to connect and proudly give back to causes of many shapes and sizes. Even after a pandemic year of such uncertainty, breweries have stepped up to ensure their neighbors are taken care of. You can join in the cause, and have fun…keep reading! Nicole Vommaro, Development & Marketing Director for Habitat for Humanity Williamson County notes, “We are super excited to be able to bring back the Hops for Houses Craft Beer Festival fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity of Williamson County at the Williamson County Expo Hall on Feb. 26, 2022!  We’ve had so many people reach out to us asking if it’s coming back in 2022!” She adds, “We are anticipating even more breweries to attend this one – we are aiming for 30!”  

What is Hops for Houses Craft Beer Festival, and What To Expect?

This fundraiser festival features craft beer from 20+ Central and North Texas breweries as well as delicious food trucks, live music, and even a raffle! Festival participants are in for such a treat receiving beer sample tickets (3 oz pours) from participating breweries. Click here to get your tickets! Commemorative “House That Beer Built” pint glasses as well as additional sampling tickets will also be available to purchase on-site at the event. Expect two awesome bands, one being Kyle Pyland Music from 1-3 pm and a second band (TBA) to start at 4:30 pm. Keep an eye out on their website for further announcements. 

This year, they’ve also added fun games like corn hole and ax throwing, among others on the exterior covered expo space. Rad, huh? 

On Saturday, February 26 VIP Admission is from 1 pm-630pm and General Admission from 2-630pm. VIP tickets are PRE-SALE ONLY! 


VIP Ticket Info (pre-sale only)

VIP Admission: (1 pm access )

Early Bird by 10/31: $65 (+ online fee)

After October 31: $75 (+ online fee)

In addition to GA benefits, Includes:

  • 1-hour early entry to festival AND VIP parking
  • Access to the VIP lounge (complimentary VIP beer tastings & catered bites)
  • Swag Bag

General Admission (GA): (2 pm access)

General Admission Early Bird by 10/31: $20 (+ online fee)

After October 31: $30 (+ online fee)

At the door: $35 (+ credit card processing fee.) *Cash also accepted at the event


  • Entrance to the event
  • 8 sample tickets & a commemorative tasting cup
  • Live music
  • Food truck offerings on site (food purchased separately)
  • Raffle

*Each sample ticket is redeemable for a 3-ounce pour. Limit is in accordance with TABC code. Festival attendees will be able to purchase additional sampling tickets at the festival.

**Note: The Hops for Houses Craft Beer Festival is a 21+only event. Identification will be verified for ticket sales and festival entry. 

If you have further questions, please check out their FAQ page! If you’d like to purchase tickets, click HERE! 

What is the “Hops for Houses Passport Program”?

Starting November 12, 2021 Hops for Houses Passports can be purchased. This collaborative endeavor between Habitat for Humanity of Williamson County and Central Texas breweries marries festive times with a wonderful cause. 

Passports are valid for one free beer at each participating establishment, with all proceeds directly benefitting home builds for Williamson County Habitat for Humanity. If you visit all participating breweries you’ll be entered to win some stellar prizes!  

Photo credit to Redhorn Coffee House & Brewing Co, One Austin-surrounding area brewery participating in the Passport Program

Current participating breweries can be found here. Local Austin and surrounding-area staples so far include: 4th Tap Brewing Co-Op, Austin Beerworks, Barking Armadillo Brewing, Barrow Brewing Company, The Brass Tap Craft Beer Bar, The Golden Rule, Hell or Highwater Brewing, Mesquite Creek Outfitters, RedHorn Coffee House & Brewing Company, Rentsch Brewery, San Gabriel River Brewing Company, Save The World Brewing Company, Texas Beer Company, Whitestone Brewery, The Loose Screw, and Bold Republic Brewing Company.

Vommaro concludes, “Hops for Houses Festival goers/supporters can expect a great event with great beer and great music with good friends for a great cause!”

Click here to purchase tickets!

Two awesome endeavors for an amazing cause! Hops for Houses Passports and Festival tickets both make for great holiday gifts. They’re selling quickly, so jump on board stat if you’re interested!

**Note: The Hops for Houses Craft Beer Festival is a 21+only event. Identification will be verified for ticket sales and festival entry. 

[Featured photo credit to Williamson County Habitat for Humanity]

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