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Sips and Sea Dogs Tour Dates for 2019 Season Now On Sale!

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It may still be winter, but it’s time to think about baseball again. Training camps have pitchers and catchers working out, and will soon be in full swing. With another Red Sox World Series victory last year, fans are really excited about the upcoming season.

We’ve been working again with our friends at the Portland Sea Dogs, and we are pleased to announce the dates for our popular Sips and Sea Dogs tour this year!

The Maine Brew Bus is now celebrating the fifth year of partnering with the Portland Sea Dogs, the Double-A affiliate of the World Champion Boston Red Sox, to present a special Sips and Sea Dogs tour before select home games during the 2019 season.

This unique tour and ticket combination is available before every Friday game, as well as before each Thursday evening game this season.

That’s 17 different Sips and Sea Dogs tour dates this year – including the June 21st Maine Whoopie Pies Game!

The Sips and Sea Dogs tour departs from Hadlock Field in Portland at 3:00pm for 6:00pm game start times, and at 4:00pm for 7:00pm game starts.

The tour will bring guests to three local breweries, distilleries and/or wineries. Participants will learn about each business, meet owners and staff, take brief tours (if available), and have an opportunity to sample their craft alcohol products.

The tour will arrive back at Hadlock Field approximately 30 minutes before scheduled game time. Tours will happen rain or shine and will not be canceled or refunded if that night’s game is already postponed. If the game on the Sips and Sea Dogs tour date becomes part of a doubleheader due to previously rescheduled games, we will still be maintaining the original timetable with tour departure and arrival schedule as published. If a game is postponed while the tour is underway, guests will receive a raincheck for a future game.

Tickets for the Sips and Sea Dogs tour are available at two different levels:

  • $85 per person for All You Can Eat (AYCE) seating in Section 501/502, a pavilion section located in right field. These seats, modeled after the “Monster Seats” at Fenway Park, are some of the most unique in Minor League Baseball. They provide countertop seating and offer the only place in the ballpark to catch a home run ball. They also provide all-you-can-eat food available until one hour after the scheduled game start time. The options include hot dogs, hamburgers, pulled BBQ chicken sandwiches, coleslaw, baked beans, Sea Dog Biscuits, and soft drinks. (Note: This section is not available for games in April or May)
  • $70 per person for a box seat in Section 202, located on the first base line and close to the most concessions that include local craft beer.

Tickets include the three-stop tour with alcohol tastings, transportation, bottled water, a Maine Brew Bus souvenir bag, gratuities at each stop, as well as a Portland Sea Dogs reserved game ticket for each guest.

Sips and Sea Dogs guests will also receive a 20% discount coupon with each game ticket for Portland Sea Dogs merchandise that can be redeemed in the Team Store while at the game. Tickets are limited to 13 for each game, and all guests must be at least 21 years of age at the time of the tour.

Pickup and drop off is at the Hadlock Field main entrance near the Slugger the Sea Dog statue, but all guests will be instructed in advance on where to and where not to park for the duration of the tour and game. Guests purchasing alcohol for later consumption will be able to leave their purchases secured in the team general offices for the duration of the game.

The Sips and Sea Dogs tour is also available as a private group tour or as a corporate outing and may be scheduled on other game dates. If you are looking for a unique outing with your friends, family, or colleagues this summer, give us a call to discuss a private Sips and Sea Dogs tour!

Take a swing and join us on the Sips and Sea Dogs tour!

2019 Sips and Sea Dogs Schedule

Thursday, April 4 3:00pm – Opening Day! Book online now!
vs. Reading Fightin Phils (PHI) at 6:00pm

Friday, April 5 3:00pm – Bark in the Park Book online now!
vs. Reading Fightin Phils (PHI) at 6:00pm

Thursday, April 18 3:00pm – #TBT 25th Anniversary Hat Giveaway Book online now!
vs. Trenton Thunder (NYY) at 6:00pm

Friday, April 19 3:00pm Book online now!
vs. Trenton Thunder (NYY) at 6:00pm

Thursday, May 2 3:00pm Book online now!
vs. Binghamton Rumble Ponies (NYM) at 6:00pm

Friday, May 3 3:00pm Book online now!
vs. Binghamton Rumble Ponies (NYM) at 6:00pm

Friday, May 24 3:00pm – Fireworks! Book online now!
vs. Altoona Curve (PIT) at 6:00pm

Thursday, June 7 3:00pm Book online now!
vs. Bowie Baysox (BAL) at 6:00pm

Friday, June 21 4:00pm – Maine Whoopie Pies Game/Bark in the Park Book online now!
vs. Reading Fightin Phils (PHI) at 7:00pm

Thursday, July 11 4:00pm – #TBT 80’s Night Book online now!
vs. Binghamton Rumble Ponies (NYM) at 7:00pm

Friday, July 12 4:00pm Book online now!
vs. Binghamton Rumble Ponies (NYM) at 7:00pm

Thursday, July 25 4:00pm – #TBT 90’s Night/Mookie Betts Bobblehead Book online now!
vs. Harrisburg Senators (WAS) at 7:00pm

Friday, July 26 4:00pm – Witchcraft & Wizardry Night Book online now!
vs. Harrisburg Senators (WAS) at 7:00pm

Friday, August 9 4:00pm Book online now!
vs. Akron RubberDucks (CLE) at 7:00pm

Thursday, August 22 3:00pm – Elvis Night/Fireworks! Book online now!
vs. Trenton Thunder (NYY) at 6:00pm

Friday, August 23 4:00pm Book online now!
vs. Trenton Thunder (NYY) at 7:00pm

Thursday, August 30 4:00pm Book online now!
vs. New Hampshire Fisher Cats (TOR) at 7:00pm


Don Littlefield is the General Manager of Brew Bus ToursAlthough he never advanced past Babe Ruth baseball, he does have three cousins all from Portland involved in Major League Baseball. They are currently working for the Detroit TigersTexas Rangers, and even for the New York Yankees organization. Twitter: @BeerinME

Sips and Sea Dogs

The Maine Brew Bus has partnered for the fifth straight year with the Portland Sea Dogs, the Double-A affiliate of…

The Maine Brew Bus has partnered for the fifth straight year with the Portland Sea Dogs, the Double-A affiliate of the World Champion Boston Red Sox, to present a special Sips and Sea Dogs tour before select home games during the 2019 season.

Sips and Sea Dogs

The Maine Brew Bus has partnered for the fifth straight year with the Portland Sea Dogs, the Double-A affiliate of the World Champion Boston Red Sox, to present a special Sips and Sea Dogs tour before select home games during the 2019 season.