FAQs

Can I use a Credit Card or Check at Festival?

No. At the Festival it is Cash Only - and we are on a Farm so it is not next to an ATM - don't forget to bring cash for food purchases, swag purchases and extra drink ticket sales.

Are tickets available now?

Yes!  Tickets are available!

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Are tickets available locally?

Yes, tickets will be available locally at the following locations IN APRIL:   Hermit Thrush Brewery - Brattleboro VT, Whetstone Station Restaurant & Brewery - Brattleboro VT

Is the event indoor or outdoor?

The Brattleboro Brewers Festival will be an outdoor event held rain or shine on the VABEC Field off of Old Guilford Road in Brattleboro Vermont.  We have several large tents (all beer will be under tents) in case of inclement weather.

Is there seating available?

The Brattleboro Brewers Festival will have limited seating available.  If you would like to bring camping chairs or any pop-up seating with you that is encouraged!

What does general admission include?

You will pay one fee to get in.  You will receive a souvenir tasting glass.  You are welcome to sample 8 beers with your ticket.  Additional pour tickets will be available.

Will tickets be available at the door?

Tickets are available at the door ONLY IF NOT SOLD OUT for $35, but must be purchased with cash only.

What about high ABV beers?

A few of the unique beers at the event may be above 10% ABV.  These beers will require 2 tickets and will be available one per guest.

Will food be available?

A great selection of local food will be available for purchase.  Food does not come with the price of general admission and will be CASH ONLY.

Is there an age limit to get into the Brewers Festival?

No one under the age of 21 will be allowed to enter into the festival!  This includes designated drivers who must also be at least 21 years of age.  NO children, toddlers, infants, strollers, or pets are permitted.  NO one will be admitted without a valid photo ID (no exceptions.)  Proper identification is the responsibility of the attendee.  Failure to present proper, valid photo identification (driver’s license, state issued non-driver photo ID, military ID, or passport) will result in denial of entry with no refund offered.

What is the admission charge for Designated Drivers?

Designated drivers will be charged $5 per ticket.  These tickets will be available at the gate only.

How does the Designated Driver ticket work?

The designated driver ticket works the following way.  The designated driver pays $5 to get in.  The designated driver does not receive a wristband or beer tickets and therefore is not permitted to sample any beer.  Free water is available.  They are able to enjoy all the activities of the festival except they are not allowed to sample any beer.  Any designated driver seen drinking at the event will be escorted out immediately with no refund!  This ticket must be purchased at the Brattleboro Brewers Festival entrance.

Where is the event located?

In the VABEC Fields - 40 University Way, off of Old Guilford Road in Brattleboro Vermont, 05301.

Where do I park?

Parking will be available at the Brattleboro Union Highschool on Fairgrounds Road.  We will have shuttles to the Brewfest from there and returning to the Highschool.  These will be running all day.  There is NO parking at the event itself unless you are handicapped and have a valid handicap parking permit.

Is there a taxi service I could use?

Yes Brattleboro Taxi will be available and will have a special of $5 per person rate for travels in Brattleboro (You must show them your Brattleboro Brewers Festival Ticket).  Phone is 802-254-6446