Loading Events

Mutt-Morial Day Festival


Free Admission

Celebrate the bond between humans and their furry friends at Shipgarten’s Mutt-Morial Day Festival on Saturday, May 18th! Join us for a day filled with tail-wagging joy, as dogs and their owners come together to enjoy various activities and festivities. From playful games to a clover-filled ambiance, this event is a perfect way to share the love with your canine companions. Bring your pups, make new friends, and enjoy a day of canine delight at Shipgarten’s Mutt-Morial Day Festival!

***Shipgarten opens at 11 AM & the festival runs from 1 PM until 6 PM. The restaurant closes at 2 AM***


12:00-6:00 Free Face Painting & Scavenger Hunt

3:00 Doggy Competitions:

Smallest Dog

Biggest Dog

Best Dressed

Best Trick

All dog winners get a free Pup Cup of whipped cream and owners get a $25 gift card to Shipgarten! Pup Cups may be purchased for $3 across the venue, and we have tons of other options on our Dog Menu!

But that’s not all! we offer (2) 155″ TV Walls, 8 TVs, 2 outdoor projectors, and 3 indoor projectors, ensuring you won’t miss any of the big games.


➳40+ beer & cider samples from local breweries to choose from

➳ Photo Booth with Accessories

➳Great food

➳Dog Friendly (Check out our Dog menu, play in the dog park, or just bring your pup along)

➳ Outdoor Games & Activities

➳ Giveaways, Competitions & Prizes

➳ Kids Corner with Face Painting, Moon Bounce, Crafts, and more!


Click Here for Festival Menu

✪ Featured Breweries ✪

2 Silos Citralicious American IPA

IPA – American / 6.9% ABV / 56 IBU / 207 CAL / Manassas, VA /

This American IPA is brewed with whole tangerine puree and generously dry-hopped with Citra and Mosaic hops to enhance the delicious tropical flavors and aromas. With a crisp, bright finish, it’s Best enjoyed fresh!

Aslin Lunar Sauce

Sour – Smoothie / 6% ABV / 180 CAL / Alexandria, VA /

Brewed with blackberry, lime, milk sugar and vanilla

Bell’s Kalamazoo Stout

Stout – American / 6% ABV / 221 CAL / Comstock, MI /

Named after the city where it all began, Kalamazoo Stout is one of our most classic recipes. This smooth, full-bodied stout offers a blend of aromas and flavors of dark chocolate and freshly roasted coffee, balanced with a significant hop presence.

Benchtop Proven Theory

IPA – American / 7% ABV / 210 CAL / Norfolk, VA /

This american IPA is designed to create a harmonious blend of hop flavors, aromas, and a refreshing bitterness. You will find a blend of tropical fruit, berries, and a touch of pine for balance. The malt bill has just enough complexity to complement the hops. The finish is dry despite the silky mouthfeel.

Caboose Hobo Imperial Stout w/Vanilla Bean

Stout – Imperial / 8% ABV / 24 IBU / 240 CAL / Vienna, VA /

One of the first beers ever brewed at Caboose. Made with a blend of roasted, chocolate, black and Munich malts, then aged on real Madagascar bourbon vanilla beans. Toffee and caramel notes give way to the smooth, yet rich flavors of coffee and vanilla. Where did the name come from? The name is a nod to the hobos who used to freight hop from town to town.

Denizens Animal

IPA – New England / 6% ABV / 43 IBU / 180 CAL / Silver Spring, MD /

Our DDH IPA is light and hazy in appearance, highly aromatic, and packed full of juicy hop flavor. It strikes a balance between the notes of tropical flesh fruit, citrus rind, and pine sap showcased in American grown hops. A top seller in our taprooms, this Animal is sure to drive you wild.

Denizens Big Red Norm

Red Ale – American Amber / 6.5% ABV / 12 IBU / 195 CAL / Silver Spring, MD /

Notes of bread and toffee are prominent throughout, backed by heavy late additions of a blend of American and New Zealand hops that add flavors of pine and blackberry.

Green’s Beers Gallant Amber Ale

Gluten-Free / 5% ABV / 150 CAL / Lochristi, Vlaams Gewest /

Hardywood Park Fightin’ Hokies Lager

Lager – Helles / 5% ABV / 150 CAL / Richmond, VA /

Brewed in collaboration between Virginia Tech’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, one of the top programs of its kind nationwide, and the international award-winning Hardywood Park Craft Brewery, Fightin’ Hokies Lager is a tribute to the fighting spirit that unites us. Virginia Tech and Hardywood share a history of giving back, environmental stewardship, and the pursuit of excellence. Their partnership has culminated in a beer of unparalleled quality, brewed in Virginia with renewable resources. Clean and crisp, with pleasant aromatics of fresh bread, a subtle underlying floral note from noble hops, and a touch of malt sweetness in the finish, this golden Munich-style helles lager is cold-conditioned for weeks, resulting in an exceptionally refreshing beer. We raise a glass to you, the remarkable people that make Virginia Tech what it is today. Go Hokies!!

Lost Rhino My Imaginary Girlfriend (MIG IPA)

IPA – American / 7.5% ABV / 73 IBU / 225 CAL / Ashburn, VA /

Star Date 2012.156 Brewer’s Log – We intercepted the following alien transmission: My Imaginary Girlfriend is brewed with all the HOPS and fermented in your Mom’s basement. Hop additions were determined by the skill of a 4th Level Mage and the flick of his 8-sided polyhedral die. Best enjoyed before or after your favorite role-playing game.

Mustang Sally PHreak Sour Peach & Tangerine

Sour – Fruited / 6.2% ABV / 186 CAL / Chantilly, VA /

Sour ale with peach & tangerine. A Phreak series sour.

Nepenthe Cerebra

IPA – Other / 4.5% ABV / 135 CAL / Baltimore, MD /

Cerebra is grown from 2-row, wheat, oats, and golden promise. It shares a hop blend with its progenitor, utilizing Citra, Mosaic, and Amarillo to process at one quadrillion petaflops. All this brain comes at the cost of braun: Cerebra is juicy, light, and crushable. At just 4.5%, it’ll leave your synapses firing. Beebweepa’s synaptic enhancement unit has evolved.

Right Proper Håxan

Porter – Other / 7% ABV / 210 CAL / Washington, DC /

Named after the silent era Scandinavian documentary on witchcraft, Håxan is brewed with an assortment of roasted malts and oats. Full bodied with round notes of coffee and dark chocolate.

The Veil Master Shredder

IPA – New England / 5.5% ABV / 50 IBU / 165 CAL / Richmond, VA /
Our house IPA that’s heavy on the Mosaic with juicy notes of cantaloupe, melon, orange, and blueberry.

Thin Man Super Freak

IPA – New England / 5.8% ABV / 174 CAL / Buffalo, NY /

This uber-crushable Hazy IPA has aromas of Lemon Peel, Grapefruit, and Mango. Boasting a clean and refreshing mouthfeel for radical consumption, the flavors follow lemon, lavender, honey, mango, and bitter orange.

Tröegs Independent Double Blizzard

IPA – Imperial / 8.3% ABV / 72 IBU / 249 CAL / Hershey, PA /

This is Blizzard of Hops … turned up to 11. For Double Blizzard, we used a cooler temperature for the kettle hop additions, softening the character of the Centennial, Chinook and El Dorado. On the cold side, we dry-hopped with four pounds per barrel of Chinook and Galaxy. At 8.3% ABV, we’re into semi-hazy Double IPA territory, and we like it here.

We taste: huge citrus and pineapple notes, soft pine

Victory Berry Monkey

Belgian Tripel / 9.5% ABV / 285 CAL / Downingtown, PA /

Perfectly Fruited Sour Tripel Ale loaded with raspberries and other natural flavors that add just the right balance of sweetness & tang with a smooth finish. It’s undeniably berry good.

Väsen The Mango Tango Otter

Sour – Fruited Gose / 5.5% ABV / 7 IBU / 165 CAL / Richmond, VA /

We’ve brewed a lively, effervescent gose to brighten up your winter with tropical flavor. Citra hops, a combination of European and Indian coriander, and hundreds of pounds of mango and tangerine conribute well-rounded and surprisingly complex fruity flavors to this extremely smooth sour ale.


Beak & Skiff Apple Orchards 1911 Orange Creamsicle

Cider – Sweet / 6.9% ABV / 207 CAL / Lafayette, NY /

Blake’s Hard Cider Cherry Limeade

Cider – Other Fruit / 6% ABV / 180 CAL / Armada, MI /

Cannonball into a pool of citrus and sweet with your new main squeeze. Good times are only a floatie away with every lip-smacking sip of this bright and balanced hard cider with lime, cherry and apple.

Blake’s Hard Cider Watermelon Heat Wave

Cider – Other Fruit / 6.5% ABV / 195 CAL / Armada, MI / Watermelon and chili

Graft Cider Far From Home

Cider – Dry / 6.9% ABV / 207 CAL / Newburgh, NY /

Far From Home is an Alpine Negroni Cider that tastes like Spruce, Gin, and Citrus. 10% of sales are donated to One Tree Planted. $1 donated = 1 Tree Planted.


May 18, 2024 @ 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM


How is shipgarten?

more events

Scroll to Top