Where is the entrance to the Festival?
The conference center entrance is located to the left of the main entrance.
What are the Festival hours?
Friday, January 24, 2020 4-11 PM
Saturday, January 25, 2020 3-11 PM
How much are tickets and where can I get them?
Tickets are between $20 & $25 each before Jan. 24th and $30 afterwards. You’ll want to get them early as there are a limited number available for each day and they can sell out. Tickets can be bought in advance right here on the website.
What is included in my ticket?
When you arrive at the Festival Entrance you will be given a Festival Sampling Glass and three tokens already inside.
How big are samples?
Each sample is 6 ounces, and will be served in your Festival glass which you will receive as you enter the gate.
What do additional sample tokens cost?
Sample tokens will be for sale inside the Festival for $3.00/token, tax included.
Is the event cash only?
No, we accept cash, debit and major credit cards throughout the Festival (entrance, swag and refill samples).
Will anything other than beer be available to sample?
There will be beer, cider, wine and spirits available to sample.
Is the Festival Wheelchair accessible?
Yes, the entire event is wheelchair accessible.
Does the Festival need volunteers?
Absolutely, we couldn’t do it without you!! Click here to go the Volunteer page.
Who do I contact for media information?
Please contact Andrew Feric at [email protected] or 289-885-2337 to request media access or to set up an interview.
Are any charities supported by the Festival?
Yes, the Southern Beer Boys & Kanz4Kids will be collecting donations and the beer cans at the end of the festival and donating the proceeds to McMaster Children's Hospital.
Do you provide refunds or exchanges for inclement weather?
We have a no refunds/exchange policy.
Are pets allowed?
Accessibility animals are permitted, however the venue is not equipped to allow guests to bring their pets.
Can I bring my child?
Children under the age of 3 and your strollers are permitted before 8pm.
What kind of food will be available to purchase?
We have a variety of options on site though the specific menu is still being developed.
Do you have an option for designated drivers? Will there be non-alcoholic beverages available?
Designated Drivers will still have to pay the entrance charge but once you are inside the festival there will be a station where they can get water, pop and snacks free of charge.
There is a designated smoking area just outside of the festival.
All guests of the Burlington Winter Beer Festival are expected to drink responsibly and ensure they have a safe, responsible means of transportation before leaving the Hotel. Any guest who is intoxicated before entering the event may be denied entry to the event space. Any guest found intoxicated within the event and causing a disturbance, as determined by management, will be asked to leave the event without refund and may be subject to further consequences