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Frequently Asked Questions

Get your questions answered and find out what you need to know to attend this day of filled with food, music, and more importantly a local beer tasting event!

When do online ticket sales end?

Online ticket sales end at 11:30PM the day before the festival.

Will there be tickets available at the gate?

General admission tickets will be available at the gate for $30 CASH ONLY.

Is there a fee for guests that are not participating in the event?

Old Town Winchester will be open to the public during this event. There is no fee for general admission (no tastings).

What if I'm a designated driver?

Since the walking mall is free to the public, there is no charge for designated drivers. If you would like to enjoy the VIP area, VIP Designated Driver tickets are available for purchase.

Can the whole family attend?

The Old Town Mall is open for business during the event, so families are welcome to attend. Only paid guests with valid ID will be permitted to sample beer.

Can I bring my dog?

While this event supports animal welfare, there will be large crowds at this event and we expect it to be a warm day. Please consider what’s best for your animal when making a decision whether to bring them to the event.

Is the festival selling food?

In an effort to encourage festival guests to experience Old Town Winchester’s great restaurants, we will not be selling food at the festival. instead, local restaurants will be selling festival specials on their patios and other restaurants will be open for seated dining. Shop LOCAL!

Can I bring lawn chairs and blankets?

The walking mall and green space will be utilized for vendors. Please don’t bring lawn chairs or blankets.

Can I purchase additional tastings?

Additional tastings can be purchased 3 tastings for $5.00.

Can I get a refund?

There are no refunds on tickets or tasting cards.

Can I give my ticket to someone else?

If you cannot attend, you can give your ticket to another person. That person must present the ticket with valid ID.

When do the taps close?


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