Cincy Brew Ha-Ha Brings Tons of Craft Beer and Dozens of Comedians to Sawyer Point

In addition to local acts, comedians Zainab Johnson and Robert Kelly will headline the fest this weekend.

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Cincy Brew Ha-Ha

The 13th Cincy Brew Ha-Ha comedy and beer festival takes over Sawyer Point this weekend.

There will be more than 25 comedians spread across three stages — including headliners Zainab Johnson on Friday and Robert Kelly on Saturday — plus more than 40 different craft beers to try, per an event description.

Johnson is known for her stand-up and also for playing Aleesha on the Amazon series Upload.

Kelly, who played Louis C.K.'s brother on TV show Louie, has a one-hour special titled Robert Kelly: Love at the Village Underground streaming now on Netflix.

Although the full comedy lineup isn't yet online, Cincy Brew Ha-Ha typically focuses heavily on local and regional comics, in addition to its national headliners.

Beer vendors include Sonder Brewing, Samuel Adams, Heart State Brewing, Sierra Nevada, Brink Brewing Co., Taft's Brewing Co., Great Lakes, HighGrain Brewing Co. and more. Expect eats from Graeter's Ice Cream, Chicago Gyros & Dogs and others.

Proceeds benefit The Cure Starts Now, a nonprofit that funds pediatric brain cancer research.

Cincy Brew Ha-Ha takes place 5 p.m.-midnight Aug. 26 and 27. Admission is free, but it costs $21 for a beer wristband and three pours and $7 for each additional beer ticket.

Sawyer Point, 705 E. Pete Rose Way, Downtown.

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