Frequently Asked Questions

How can I get tickets?

​​​​​​Purchase tickets online here or visit SWIRCA & More at 16 W. Virginia St. in Evansville, IN Monday-Friday from 8am to 4pm.

What can I bring into the festival?

You Can Bring:

  • ID (all attendees must by 21+)
  • Paper ticket or online ticket
  • Pretzel Necklaces
  • Ready to have a super fun fantastic time attitude!

Not Permitted:
  • Babies
  • Weapons
  • Open Bottles
  • Alcohol
  • Glassware
  • Drugs or Paraphernalia
  • Firearms
  • Koozies
  • Smoking

I bought tickets but now I can't go/I'd like to upgrade or downgrade my tickets. Can I get a refund/tickets to another event/will you help me sell them?

Unfortunately, no. We can't refund tickets. You can upgrade your tickets before hand by bringing your ticket and the remaining balance to SWIRCA & More office. On the day of the event, go to the front gate and bring your ticket and the remaining balance.

How can I volunteer?

Email Rachel Rauch to learn more about the different Brewfest volunteer opportunities available and how you can sign up. We always need volunteer pourers, check-in staff, set-up and take down crews, etc.

Will drinking water be available at the festival?

Yes. Bottled water will be available for free.

How can I sponsor the BrewFest?

Contact Monica Spencer at 812-464-7800 or email Monica Spencer for more information.

What happens if it rains?

This is a rain or shine event. There will be no refunds for ticket sales if it rains. All the money that is raised for tickets will be donated to SWIRCA & More. If severe weather hits, we will assess whether to cancel it or not.

Where can I park?

Street parking near the event is first come, first served.

Do I have to wait in line to enter?

Probably. If you arrive before your designated entry time you will be required to wait. Lines will be separated and signs and line coordinators will help guide you to the right entrances.

VIP won't have to wait in line if they arrive on or after 5 pm. If you arrive before 5 pm, you will be requested to wait until the festival opens.

General Admission ticket holders will be able to enter through the main entrance at the front of the park on Franklin Street. Once the gate opens at 6pm, please be ready with your tickets because the line will move quickly.

How will I get home safely?

Please plan to have a designated driver purchase a $10 DD ticket and accompany you to Brewfest or take advantage of the free safe ride home provided by Logan's Promise. A Lyft code will be provided at the event.

Can I buy tickets at the door?

Can I buy tickets at the door?

You can purchase tickets at the door both with cash and credit cards.

What do I do if I lost my ticket?

If you purchased your ticket online, we can look you up by name. If you purchased your ticket in person, we can attempt to locate your receipt, however cannot guarantee admission.

What will I drink beer out of?

You'll receive a souvenir tasting glass. Attendees caught drinking from anything else will be escorted from the event.

Will I get a map/program at the event?

We will create an event map, post it online before the event, and make it available to access the night of the event.

How does the spirits section work?

By state laws, you are only permitted to enter the spirits section twice during the festival. Each time, you may only consume one 1oz sample per vendor table. Your wristband will be marked upon entry. Anyone caught abusing this rule will be escorted from the event.

Will I need extra money?

Yes. Food vendors will be selling food and nonalcoholic beverages. SWIRCA will also be selling exclusive Brewfest merchandise.