Frequently Asked Questions
Ticketing/Entering the Festival
How do I buy a ticket? Cost of ticket?
Tickets are $30 presale online, they are $35 at the gate. General admission (non-drinker) is $15.
What does my beer fest ticket include?
Your ticket includes entry to the festival with unlimited samples of beer and wine from 2pm to 6pm as well as entrance to the concert performance at 6pm. You will also have access to food and community vendors as well as enjoy entertainment from R-Style. You must be 21 years of age to participate in beer and wine sampling.
Can I come to the festival if I do not wish to drink?
Those who are underage or wish to attend the festival but not drink alcohol can enter the festival for $15 by purchasing a general admission ticket. You will also have access to food, service and sales vendors as well as enjoy entertainment from R-Style and gain entry to the evening concert.
I just want to come to the concert. How much is that ticket?
Those interested in attending the concert only can purchase a general admission ticket for $15. This ticket will not include beer sampling but a cash bar will be provided between 6pm and 8pm for the concert.
How much is a child ticket?
Children 12 and under are free. No children in attendance should be left unattended at any time. They’ll be root beer sampling bar for the kids.
I want to drink alcohol, what are acceptable forms of ID for verification?
Patrons must be 21 years of age to drink at the Brick City Beer and Wine Festival, a verifiable ID must read that you were born on or before to March 31, 1997. Acceptible forms of I.D. are:
- A valid U.S. Driver License or State I.D.
- A valid Passport
Where is the entrance?
The entrance is on the corner of Ft. King Street and Osceola Ave.
Where do I park?
Parking is available in the brand new downtown parking garage on Ft. King. Additional parking is available at City Hall North Parking lot and the TPO parking. Click here for map
Where is ADA parking?
Handicap spaces are available in the Downtown Parking Garage off Ft. King Street, and at the Customer Service Center off SE 3rd Street.
I am a vendor/sponsor/volunteer, where do I park?
Vendors may park at the Customer Service Center. You MUST have a vehicle pass to park there. You will receive this with your set-up information.
Attending the Festival:
When can I sample beer and wine at the festival?
Sampling is open from 2pm to 6pm. Sampling will close at 6pm and no further samples will be provided.
Can I purchase alcohol during the concert?
Yes. A cash bar will be opening from 6pm to 8pm for the concert. You must be over the age of 21 to purchase alcohol.
Can I bring a chair for the concert?
If you are a general admission or beer ticket attendee, you may bring a chair or blanket for the concert. Seating is not provided.
Can I bring my pet(s)?
Well behaved pets on leashes are welcome to attend the festival. Please collect any animal waste from your pet and dispose of it in trash receptacles.
Can I purchase food at the festival/concert?
Yes. The festival features food truck and snack vendors who will have food for purchase.
Where can I get on-the-minute updates?
Please RSVP to the event invite – click here.
Leaving the Festival:
Is there a designated driver program or shuttle service?
There is not a designated driver program or shuttle service. Contact the following transportation services should you need a ride home.
Call a Taxi: Dan the Taxi Man: (352) 671-3400 / Signature: 352-207-2008 / A-1: 352-299-1634