Frequently Asked Questions

QUESTION: Are minors allowed?

ANSWER: No, current WA State regulations prohibit minors from any special event beer garden. The State classifies The Vancouver Brewfest as a beer garden. 21 and over please.

QUESTION: Are babies allowed in strollers?

ANSWER: No, current WA State regulations do not differentiate between infants and other minors. 21 and over please.

QUESTION: Is there a weekend pass?

ANSWER: Yes, Tickets are good for both days.

QUESTION: I can only go one day, is there just a day pass at a lower price?

ANSWER: Yes, Tickets are good for both days.

QUESTION: Can we use leftover tokens from last previous Vancouver Brewfest events?

ANSWER: Yes, you may as long as it does say Vancouver Brewfest on them.

QUESTION: Is there anything other than beer? I don’t like beer.

ANSWER: Yes, we know some beer lovers have non beer loving friends and family so we have a variety of ciders, meads, and Naked Winery will have a selection of wines for you to enjoy.

QUESTION: How much does it cost?


QUESTION: How much for designated drivers if we are not drinker? Why is there a charge for DD’s?

ANSWER: Yes, designated drivers will be $5 to get in and will have a special wristband marked as a DD.
The Vancouver Brewfest helps support two local charities and raises money for Northwest Battle Buddies and Second Chance Companions.

QUESTION: Do you need volunteers?

ANSWER: Yes, we love having volunteers. Please go to Volunteers to sign-up and see if there is a spot open. First come, first serve.

QUESTION: How many tokens for a sample?

ANSWER: 1 token will get you one 4 oz sample with very few exceptions. We do have a limited number of expensive beers that require 2 tokens per sample. Naked winery also has an Old Vin wine that will be 2 tokens per sample.

QUESTION: How much do tokens cost?

ANSWER: Re-buy tokens for $1.25 each.

QUESTION: Are tokens good at vendor booths?

ANSWER: Yes, tokens are good as cash at all vendors at the token purchase value of $1.25 each.

QUESTION: Do all the vendors take tokens?

ANSWER: Yes. Without exception food vendors will accept your tokens good as cash at $1.25 per token.

QUESTION: Are pets allowed?

ANSWER: No. For the Spring Brewfest we ask you keep your pets at home, except for service dogs. This year we do not have the space to accomadate.

QUESTION: Can I bring in food from outside?

ANSWER: Sure! The farmers market is next door and food from anywhere is welcome. We will have 6 of the best event food vendors in the area serving food at the food court as well. See who we have at the Brewfest this year.

QUESTION: I’m going to need a ride home, who should I call?

ANSWER: We have our great sponsor Vancouver Cab standing by ready to transport you safely home all weekend. Your wrist band gets you $5 off your ride home and your E-ticket gets you $5 off your ride to the Vancouver Brewfest. Give them a call at 360-737-3333 and get a ride to and from the event! You won’t even have to find parking that way.

QUESTION: DAV card only or can we use our VA card?

ANSWER: Vancouver Brewfest Disabled American Veterans get in free. If you have a VA card and you verbally state you are a legit disabled veteran you may get in free. This is a fundraiser for disabled Vets and we honor them by allowing them in free. As a former combat veteran myself we of course love all veterans with just the disabled getting this discount.