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Fredericksburg, VA - Saturday, March 30, 2019

Craft Beer Festival

Eventbrite - Fredericksburg Brewfest Fall - 2018
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The Festival

Here is where you will find most of what you are looking for...But if you have any specific questions about our festival, be sure to check out the F.A.Q.'s page.

2019 FREDERICKSBURG Spring BREWFEST

in partnership with COMMUNITY OUTREACH INC.

Saturday, March 30, 2019 • 11am to 5pm
Fredericksburg Fairgrounds, 2400 Airport Ave., Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Join us for an amazing day of CRAFT BEER, Music, Food and Fun. The gates open at 11:00 AM so come early and stay late to enjoy all the day has to offer!

We will have craft brewers from all over the region sampling some of their award winning beers. They will be pouring some of your favorites as well as a sneak peek in to what will be on tap for 2019.

Home Brew Sampling provided by FBI and Stafford Brewers Club. Sit down and hopefully learn how to brew your own beer at home!!!

For those of you who enjoy a glass of wine or whiskey, we will also have a select number of Virginia Wineries and Distilleries sampling their award winning beverages as well.

Live Music will be on the SAFFORD of FREDERICKSBURG Main Stage!

If you are a BEER NERD then you may want to check out our VIP ticket for this event.  We will have a whole tent designated for our true lovers of brew.  This tent will have at least 8 exclusive beers on tap at all times, as well as complimentary water/soda, seating area, and a $5.00 food voucher is included with your VIP ticket for use at the festival.  This experience is courtesy of TRAINHAM TENT RENTALS.

Bring your friends, family and join us for Fredericksburg’s Premier BEER event!

Please remember to drink responsibly…and plan ahead if you need a place to stay or a ride home for the evening.

The gates open at 11:00 AM and last call is 5:00 PM.

Select distilleries will be on site to educate festival attendees about their product.  Select distilleries will have products available for sample and sale.  Purchased products from distilleries may not be opened or consumed on site.

This event supports Community Outreach Inc.

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Get Connected

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live-music

LIVE MUSIC

For your listening pleasure!

LIVE On the SAFFORD of FREDERICKSBURG Stage!!!

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" Beer, it’s the best damn drink in the world! "
Jack Nicholson
food

FOOD

We hope you brought your appetite!

Our food vendors will be serving up some great festival style foods…

from BBQ to Flavored Shaved Ice there will be something for everyone!

vendors

Vendors

Please support these LOCAL businesses!!!

Want to be a NON- Food vendor at the Fall Brewfest?

2019 Vendor Application Coming Soon!!!

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Kids Activities

Something For The Kids To Enjoy!!!

City of Fredericksburg Police Moon Bounce

Snazzy Face Painting

faqs

FAQ’s

What is a BrewFest and how does it work?
The Fredericksburg BrewFest is a fantastic beer tasting festival in which you receive a sampling glass and can sample beers from our different breweries.  Gates open at 11:00 AM and taps will close at 5:00 PM

Do I need an ID?
Yes, a valid government issued identification is required for admission to the event.

Do you have a Designated Driver Ticket program?
Yes, the DD program is available for attendees 16 and older. The DD will receive a $5.00 voucher to be used for any food or drink purchase at our festival.  Entry fee for a DD is $10.00

How many drinks are included with the Designated Driver ticket?
NO DRINKS are included with the Designated Driver ticket.  You will receive a $5.00 voucher to be used for any food or drink purchase at our festival.

How can I be a vendor?
Vendor applications are available on this website.

Can my band play at the BrewFest?
Maybe! Drop us a line.

Can I bring my own food and drink?
NO outside food and beverage will not be allowed into the event. After all, we are going to provide plenty of opportunities to try great food and drink while you are here! NOTE: Unopened bottled water and baby food are permitted.

Can I purchase beer to take home?
No. This is a keg event the ABC license prohibits sales for consumption off-site.

Will there be other alcoholic beverages like wine or hard cider?
Yes. There will be wine, bourbon and cider available.

Is Food and Drink included in my ticket price?
Yes and No! (Yes) beer sampling is included with the admission ticket purchased online or at the gate and (No) Food is purchased separately from our variety of vendors. Food prices typically range from about $4.00 to $10.00 depending on the item purchased.

Do you accept credit card payments at the gate for admission to the festival?
Yes. We accept all major credit cards.

Will there be an ATM on-site?
Yes, there will be one at the main gate as well as within the festival.

Can I bring my children?
Definitely.

How much are children’s tickets?
Children 15 years of age and under accompanied by an adult are admitted free of charge.

Can I bring my pet?
No, we do not allow pets except for assistance/service animals.  Definition of service animals

Can I leave my car overnight?
Yes, if you need to leave your car overnight it is okay. Better safe than sorry!

Will there be UBER, LYFT or a local Taxi Company available at the event?
Yes, we have alerted the local companies that our event is taking place.

Can I bring my own chairs, blankets, etc?
Yes, please feel free to bring bag chairs, blankets, and the like to set up and enjoy the bands. Please do not bring coolers though. Also, please be considerate of other festival goers when setting up – especially a tent.

What happens if it rains?
Rain? On a brewfest? NEVER! The Fredericksburg BrewFest is a rain or shine event.

How do I get a press pass?
Working media will be admitted by presenting proper credentials at the Box Office. Media admission will not include beer sampling.

Can I volunteer at the BrewFest?
ABSOLUTELY! Drop us a line.

Are discounted group tickets available?
ABSOLUTELY, discounted group tickets are available for groups of 20 or more and must be purchased at one time to qualify for Group Rate. Groups receive a 10% discount off the Advance Ticket Price. For more information Drop us a line.

Have a question that we should add? Drop us a line.

breweries

Breweries

Our List Is Both LONG And DISTINGUISHED...Enjoy!

Listing subject to change WITHOUT notice:

In the VIP:

                   Left Hand                      

□ Genievre

Maine Beer    

□ Woodwater

North Coast   

□ Cherry Tart

Parkway          

□ Reformator

Stone

□ Paraxta

Bruery

□ Peach Blend

Troegs

□ RBG

Reason Beer

□ New Sop

On the MAIN line:

Highmark Brewery

Colonial Beach Brewing

Spencer Devon

Vasen Brewing Company

Lickinghole Creek

Ardent

6 Bears and a Goat

Adventure

Chaos Mountain

Devil’s Backbone

Legends

O’Connor

Starr Hill

Strangeways

Abita

Blue Mountain

Captain Lawrence

Collective

D9 Brewing

Dogfish Head

Firestone Walker

Left Hand

Narragansett

Ommegang

Parkway

Reason Beer

Schalfly

Six Point

Stone Brewery

Terrapin

Troegs

Two Road

Unita

Von Trapp

 

Distilleries:

KO Distillery

Virginia Distillery

Belle Isle Craft Spirits

Wineries:

Mattaponi Winery

Cideries:

Castle Hill Cider

Bold Rock

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home-brew

Home Brew

The Fredericksburg Brewfest is proud to present Home Brew Sampling in support of one of America’s greatest traditions and pastimes.  This portion of event is run by a local Fredericksburg Home Brewing Club. AKA: FBI and the Stafford Brewer’s Club.

Home Brew Sampling – You will be able to sample Home Brews from these amazing home brewers who have taken the time to brew up their favorite batch for you!!!

Click on the info below for a printable list of the Brewers and their Beers!

 

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BUY TICKETS

Buy Tickets Here!

GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS

$30.00 / Advanced
$40.00 / Gate

VIP TICKETS

$50.00 / Advanced
$60.00 / Gate

(VIP Tickets include entrance into VIP area with exclusive beers, complimentary soda/water and a $5.00 food voucher to be used at the festival)

DESIGNATED DRIVERS (Ages 16 and Up)
Designated Driver Tickets will be $10.00, and all DD’s will receive a $5.00 (no cash value) food / non-alcoholic beverage voucher to use at the festival.

KIDS TICKETS (Ages 15 and Under)
FREE!!! (This ticket does not include a glass or a food voucher)

sponsors

SPONSORS

We would like to thank our 2017 Brewfest Sponsors!

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