FAQs & Info

The festival is location at the BJCC’s North Exhibit Hall. For a map and directions CLICK HERE

General Admission Tickets

$40 – Early Bird General Admission Tickets to run through Friday, January 12th
$45 – General Admission tickets (Saturday, January 13th – Friday, February 2nd)
$50 - Day of Show General Admission (if available!)

 

VIP Tickets

$75 – Early Bird VIP Tickets to run through Friday, January 12th
$80 – VIP Tickets (Saturday, January 13th – Friday, February 2nd)
$85 - Day of Show VIP Tickets (if available!)

 

Designated Driver Tickets

$15 – General Admission DD
$25 – VIP DD

General Admission tickets include the following:

Souvenir, 2-ounce Sampling Mug

Access to 2 oz samples from our 150+ options of craft beers and ciders*

Full Color Festival Guide

Live Entertainment

Games

Access to the Brew University sessions and the Cooking with Beer Demos

  

*Per ABC regulations, the Birmigham Winter Beer Fest has a "Penny A Pour" system. Each 2 oz sample will be one penny. 

VIP tickets include the following:

Entrance into the festival 1 hour early

Access to the VIP Area

Complimentary Food

Exclusive beers not available to the general public

Access to 2 oz samples from our 150+ options of craft beers and ciders*

Live Entertainment

Games

Access to the Brew University sessions and the Cooking with Beer Demos

 

*Per ABC regulations, the Birmigham Winter Beer Fest has a "Penny A Pour" system. Each 2 oz sample will be one penny. 

 

Limited amount of VIP tickets available

Designated Driver tickets include the following:

Designated Drivers will not be allowed to sample any beer

Complimentary sodas and waters

Full Color Festival Guide

Live Entertainment

Games

Access to the Brew University sessions and Cooking with Beer Demos

 

State law and ABC regulations do now allow “unlimited free samples.” With the price of your ticket, you will receive a sampling card.

If tickets are sold out in advance, then tickets will not be available at the door. If the festival has not sold out by Saturday morning then yes, tickets will be available at the door.

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Interested in becoming a sponsor? CLICK HERE

Pretzel necklaces are the only food and beverages allowed. All other food and beverages are prohibited.

No, beer will not be for sale at the festival. Beer will only available in two ounce samples.

This is a craft beer event, so it will be primarily craft beers, however we will have a ciders and meads for sampling!

No, we will not allowed re-entry into the festival.

Yes. If tickets are still available the day of the festival, we will accept credit cards and cash only.

 

 

• Personal cameras

• Pretzel necklaces

• Your taste buds!

 

• Weapons of any kind

• Illegal substances

• Framed or large backpacks

• No food or beverage

• Alcohol

• Glass containers of any kind

• Skateboards, scooters or personal motorized vehicles (except people with mobility limitations)

• Bicycles

• Fireworks or explosives

• Instruments or laser pointers

• Tents

• Pets (except service dogs)

• Professional camera or video equipment

• No illegal vending is permitted

• Coolers of any kind

Responsible Drinking.

With an emphasis on beer appreciation, the Birmingham Winter Beer Festival is a place to learn about craft beers. We do not promote over-consumption so please pace yourself. Anyone found to be excessively intoxicated will be removed from the premises. Remember: Quality, not quantity!

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