Whiskey Rebellion Fest 2017

Brought to you by the Community Trust Foundation

Friday June 9, 6 to 11 pm

Allegany Museum 3 Pershing St. Cumberland, MD

Showcasing twelve small-batch Maryland and national distillers with tastings and bottle sales of whiskey, moonshine, vodka and rum

Fabulous food from Good Carma Catering

Music by the Craig Miller Trio

Historic re-enactments

Colonial ‘pub’ room providing authentic colonial games

Photos with ‘President Washington’

Presentations of cigar/whiskey pairings and cigar sales

Goodie bags

Sober Rides

$50 per person ($75 at the door)

Weekend tour packages for the Whiskey Rebellion Festival are available at:

Canal Place Whiskey Rebellion Celebration

Saturday June 10th, noon to 6 pm

Canal Place Cumberland MD - opposite Allegany Museum

Celebrate George Washington in Cumberland at the Whiskey Rebellion Celebration

Fort Cumberland for Kids: kids’ activities based on Fort Cumberland history

Paintball tent (with no paint!) to shoot some dastardly rebels

Green screen photo fun: Have your photo taken as if you were there when Washington rode by – and other historic moments

Excerpts from Hamilton the musical by Cumberland Theatre Players (Alexander Hamilton proposed the dreaded Whiskey Tax!)

Music, including the Hancock Civil War String Band

Performances by the Virginia Regiment and the Embassy Theatre

Re-enactments of George Washington, Molly Pitcher, and others

Whiskey painting (painting with Whiskey, that is!)

History tours with Suzanne Trussell

Cumberland: Secrets of our history- lectures on local history

Food trucks

First Peoples Corks and Kegs Tent- beer and wine

And an Antique Car Show!

Blues Brothers tribute band  - 8pm


Whiskey Rebellion Celebration entertainment lineup

12 noon Embassy Theatre – Molly Pitcher, Jane Frazier, and more
1.00 pm Night Traveler: Greg Larry & Gary Price music duo
2.00 pm The First Virginia Regiment
2.30 pm The Hancock Civil War String Band
4.00 pm Ray Owen Classic American songs & humor
5 pm Cumberland Theater- excerpts from the Broadway hit Hamilton

Heritage Days Festival

June 10th & 11th

Washington & Baltimore Streets

Reenactments of scenes from our colonial history pop up among stalls providing food, crafts, entertainment, and attractions for the kids.

  • Face Painting
  • Children's Games
  • Pony Rides
  • Fort Cumberland underground railway tunnel tours
  • Frontier and Military Encampments
  • Museums and Art Galleries
  • Street Music