Event description

Date: Saturday August 8th, 2015

Time: Noon – 5 p.m.

Location: Hideaway Park, Winter Park, CO

The Winter Park Fraser Valley Chamber of Commerce,  The LIFT FM and KRKY “Colorado Country” are proud to announce the 6th annual Winter Park Beer Festival on Saturday, August 8th, 2015 at Hideaway Park, in downtown Winter Park.  This great annual event in Winter Park offers brews, views and great live music. Unlimited beer tasting from Noon to 5:00 p.m. with 30+ micro brewers on hand sampling their classic hoppy beverages and a few new ones.  This event is a ‘don’t miss’ for beer aficionados, music lovers and festival goers. Besides great beer, Beer Fest attendees will enjoy food from vendors, retail vendors, and live music from 3 acts throughout the day (music lineup will be announced in early 2015).

LIVE MUSIC: Bands will be announced in April 2015.

TICKETS - Tickets will go on sale on December 18th, 2015.  Tickets for the Winter Park Beer Festival WILL SELL OUT, please purchase tickets early!  All Guests in the Festival must have a ticket to enter.

TICKET INFORMATION:

  • Unlimited Tasting- $30 pre-sale / $40 day of – Guarantees entrance into event, small tasting glass, and unlimited craft beer tastings from 20+ breweries.
  • VIP Experience - $70 / $85 – Guarantees entrance into event and VIP tent with private seating area, catered lunch, full size & limited edition beers, N/A beverages, full size glass tasting mug, and unlimited craft beer tastings from 30+ breweries. Catered lunch will be served from 1 – 4 p.m. with one ticket per VIP guest for a full-plate. Other snacks & light hors d’oeuvres will be available in the VIP area from 12 – 1 p.m. and again from 4 – 5 p.m. Children can enter the VIP area with a parent, but will not receive food tickets to eat.
  • VIP DD Experience- $30 – Guarantees entrance into event and VIP tent with private seating area, catered lunch, N/A beverages, private bathrooms.  This ticket DOES NOT include any alcohol. (Limited quantities available). Catered lunch will be served from 1 – 4 p.m. with one ticket per VIP guest for a full-plate. Other snacks & light hors d’oeuvres will be available in the VIP area from 12 – 1 p.m. and again from 4 – 5 p.m. Children can enter the VIP area with a parent, but will not receive food tickets to eat.
  • General Admission Tickets will be available the day of and online only for guests who have purchased tasting tickets & want to guarantee entrance for non-drinkers. GA tickets are $15 for ages 12 to 20, designated drivers & others wishing to attend. Children 11 & under are free.

BENEFICIARY: A portion of proceeds will benefit The Grand Foundation

CONTACT: [email protected]


Past Breweries At The Winter Park Beer Festival:

New Belgium Brewing - Winter Park Beer Festival Breckenridge Brewery - Winter Park Beer Festival Renegade Brewing Bristol Brewing - Winter Park Beer Festival Boulder Beer Copper Kettle Brewing Company - Winter Park Beer Festival Crazy Mountain Brewing Co Deschutes Brewery
 San Luis Valley  Elevation Beer Company Odell Brewing  Fate Brewing Co  Fort Collins Brewery  Grand Lake Brewing Company  Strange Beer Co  Kannah Creek Brewing Co
 AC Golden wo circle shadow copy-page-001  Kokopelli Beer Company  Wynkoop Brewing Co  OskarBlues Brewery  eddyline-logo
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 Moffat Station
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Register

Event Guidelines

WHAT TO BRING/DAY OF INFO

Bring yourself & your crew along with ID and your ticket on your phone or printed!!
  • Can I bring my pet? - No, this is a no pet event
  • Can I bring a tent? - NO
  • Can I bring lawn chairs & blankets? - Yes
  • Is there seating? - Yes
  • Can I bring a cooler? - No
  • Can I bring a water bottle? - Yes, you can bring an empty water bottle for water refills
  • Can I come & go as I please? - Yes, but you will need your wristband to re-enter.
  • Can I bring a bag? - Yes, but it will be subject to a search.
  • Can I bring a camelback or boda bag? - Yes, empty.  Breweries will not fill these items for you.
  • Are recording devices allowed (video cameras, digital cameras, phones)? - Yes

The following items are not permitted in Festival Area:
  • Outside Alcohol or other Beverages
  • Bottles, cans, growlers or non-event cups
  • Smoking – no smoking within the event premises
  • Marijuana - Smoking marijuana in public is against the law
  • Food and drink purchased outside
  • Coolers
  • Frisbees
  • Any noise making devices, specifically air horns with sirens, whistles
  • Fireworks
  • Illegal drugs and alcohol
  • Weapons and dangerous devices of any type
  • Guests found in possession of contraband items will be subject to expulsion from the facility and the contraband items confiscated.
  • NO GLASS other than Festival approved glasses

WEATHER/EMERGENCY/EVENT POLICIES:

This Festival is committed to creating a safe, comfortable and enjoyable experience for all guests. All guests shall remain respectful and courteous to their fellow patrons and to comply with requests from Festival staff regarding Festival policies, emergency response procedures and behavior which impacts the event experience of fellow spectators. The Festival values the support of all guests and reserves the right to eject any guests for any reason, including not treating other guests attending the Festival with dignity and respect.

  • What if there’s inclement weather?
If a situation occurs where there is an emergency weather situation (lightning, extreme wind or other acts of god), the Festival reserves the right to temporarily suspend event operations & find shelter for guests and vendors.  If the situation occurs that this weather occurs for longer than a “temporary” situation, the Festival organizers reserve the right to close down the event for the safety of patrons. An alternate discounted event attendance opportunity will be offered to ticket holders if this situation should occur prior to an hour before event end and not be able to reopen.  Weather situations are based on the discretion of event producers and local authorities. No refunds will be given.
  • What if I’ve lost my child?  
Please let your children know ahead of time that if they become lost, to go to the main event ticketing booth and tell one of the event staff or security. They can also find any event staff or security, or go into any store & the person they talk to will accompany them to the Ticketing area.  As soon as a ticketing person is assigned to your child, we’ll make announcements on stage until you’re reunited.
  • Is there a lost & found?
Yes at the ticketing booth. See policies below for specifics.
  • Will there be a medic on site?
Yes, there will be a red medic (EMS) tent staffed throughout the day if you have any issues.
  • What do I do if I’ve had too much to drink?
Please let an event security or staff know if you feel you’ve had too much to drink & don’t have a sober way to leave the event. We will work with you to handle the situation as best we can. Ideally, we will find you a safe ride home, or to get you some food or water until you’re feeling better. All patrons who we help in this manner will need to be checked out of the event by EMS, Security & Event Manager.

 POLICIES:

  • Photography & Videography
The permitted use of cameras varies by event. Entrance onto event premises provides the Festival with your consent for the Festival to use event photographs and videos for promotional purposes.
  • Carry in and Contraband Items
See above
  • Disorderly Conduct
Guests who fail to abide by Festival policies, state and federal law are subject to ejection from the facility. Guests in violation of Festival policy will be asked to correct their behavior, if they fail to do so in a timely fashion ejection will occur.
  • Overindulgence
The Festival and location maintains the right to question guests who appear to have overindulged.  We will work with you to handle the situation as best we can. Ideally, we will find you a safe ride home, or to get you some food or water until you’re feeling better. All patrons who are identified will need to be checked out of the event by EMS, Security & Event Manager.  We understand this is a beer festival, but we ask you to please drink responsibly and have a safe & sober way home.
  • Ejections
Disruptive and problem Guests should be reported to event staff or security personnel immediately. Ejected Guests must vacate Festival property.
  • Firearms / Weapons
Guests are prohibited from bringing weapons into the Festival.
  • Lost and Found
Items found before, during, or after an event should be turned into the main ticketing area. Items will then be turned into Radiate Live, logged in and kept at the office for 30 days. Items may be passed to the local authority, donated to charity or disposed of at the discretion of management after 30 days.
  • Panhandling / Soliciting
Panhandling is not allowed at the Festival. Only Festival Authorized Vendors and Sponsors will be permitted in the event area.
  • Projectiles
The throwing of projectiles inside the Event area is prohibited.

Transportation

TRANSPORTATION FAQ'S

  • What are my transport/parking options getting to & from the event? - Many of the hotels are within walking distance to the event. Public transportation & taxis are limited so if you need to drive, please plan on a designated driver. There is parking in & around town based on availability.
  • Are there taxis available? - Valley Taxi - 970-726-4940 - www.winterparktaxi.com - operates Fridays & Saturdays from 5 p.m. - 2:30 a.m. (based on their summer 2014 schedule)

Lodging

We are currently working on lodging deals in downtown Winter Park for the Beer Fest Weekend.  Please check back soon for more details.

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FESTIVAL AND LOCATION FAQ'S


BEERS/FOOD/RETAIL & FUN

  • What Breweries & Wineries will be there?  - TBA in 2015.
  • Can I purchase beer or wine from the breweries and wineries at the Festival? - No. Colorado law does not allow purchasing 6-packs, growlers, bottles or others at this event. You cannot leave the designated event area with alcohol.
  • I just want to hang out – can I buy a full beer or drink at the event? -  No, but you can purchase wine or a cocktail from the Winter Park Chamber Bar.  Or at one of the restaurants downtown.
  • Will they run out of beer? - It’s possible they’ll run out of a certain kinds of brews, especially the most popular kinds, but beer will be available until the end of the event.
  • What else is there to do? - Live music, eat, shop at vendor booths & lawn games.
  • Will there be free water available at the event? - Yes
  • Are there drinks other than beer? - Vendors will have sodas & water for sale.
  • What food vendors will be there? - TBA
  • What retail vendors will be there? - TBA
  • What will the live entertainment be? - Music lineup will be announced in April 2015.

 

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