Great Vegas Festival of Beer - Frequently Asked Questions
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Frequently Asked Questions


No matter which ticket option you purchase, most alcoholic beverages samples of craft beer, ciders and seltzers are included. Food is either available for purchase or included depending on the ticket you purchase, please see Ticket Tier explanations for info.

Is the festival 21+?

Yes, you must be 21 or over to attend the Great Vegas Festival of Beer. No one underage will be admitted for any reason including small children. Please bring identification as admittance requires a valid government issued photo I.D.

Can I bring my dog?
Sorry, no pets are allowed. Service animals will be allowed as permitted by federal law.

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Where do we check in on the day of the festival?

There will be no tickets available at the door, all ticket purchases will be online only. Check is at the main entrance at the corner of Carson and 3rd Street in Downtown Las Vegas.  Once you’ve arrived at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center, please follow signage to the main entrance.

Do breweries ever run out of beer?
Occasionally we will run out of a certain beer that is popular with our attendees. Luckily, there are always plenty of other beers to sample until the end of the festival.
Can I get a refund on my ticket purchase?
We cannot offer refunds on any tickets purchased.
What can I bring to the festival?

An empty water bottle (we have water stations to fill it) and normal sized purses or handbags.  Please do not bring backpacks.  No outside food or drink is allowed in the festival.

Contests Rules & Regulations

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What if it rains?
The festival will happen rain or shine. We will not cancel The Great Vegas Festival of Beer.


Attendees must have a valid driver’s license or other government issued form of identification that verifies legal drinking age of 21. Please note that this is a sampling event. Anyone found intoxicated will be promptly escorted out of the festival by security and not allowed re-entry. No pets allowed in the festival area. Please be aware of “driving under the influence” laws and plan accordingly. Promotional photos and video will be taken at the event and you grant permission for your likeness to be used without compensation. We reserve the right to remove any individuals for reasons including, but not limited to, intoxication, fighting and rudeness. You will be escorted out of the event and not allowed re-entry if any of the above occurs and will be subject to prosecution. We reserve the right to check all bags. No backpacks or blankets please. No outside glassware allowed inside the event.