Brewfest FAQs

Find answers to common questions about Bend Brewfest.

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Find answers to common questions about Bend Brewfest.

Is there a Lost and Found?

Yes, if you left something behind at the venue there is a great chance our team retrieved it after the show. The Ticket Mill in the Old Mill District keeps track of Lost and Found items. We recommend calling them first. The Ticket Mill is open Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. You can also send an email inquiry to

Where is the 2024 Bend Brewfest?

Hayden Homes Amphitheater 344 SW Shevlin Hixon Dr, Bend OR 97702

What time is the event?

GA package holders

Friday 2pm-10pm
Saturday 2pm-10pm

VIP + Early access package holders one-hour early entry every day

Friday 1pm-2pm
Saturday 1pm-2pm

Where can I buy pre-sale packages?

***VIP packages will not be sold on-site at the Festival

What if I’m the DD or won’t be drinking alcohol?

Great! You’re welcome to attend free of charge.

Can tasting packages be purchased at the door?

Due to venue capacity and amount of beer on hand, only a limited number of packages will be sold so advanced purchasing is highly recommended. VIP packages will not be available at the door. If tasting packages are available, they will be sold at the door starting at GA opening hours.

Who can access the VIP area?

Those who purchased VIP packages will get a VIP wristband  upon admittance to the Festival. The wristband is required to gain admittance to the VIP area.

What do I need to bring to the event?

If you purchased, or want to purchase, a tasting package you will need your photo ID. If you simply want to attend, and not drink, you are free to enter at no cost.

Can I bring my kids/dogs/emotional support animal?

We allow service animals and children, but also recognize the Brewfest environment isn’t built for kids, families and pets as it is an event featuring alcoholic beverages for folks over 21 years of age.

What about parking?

We recommend using the same General Parking areas that you use when you go to concerts.

Hayden Homes Amphitheater parking map
Can I get a refund if I cannot attend?

Tickets are non-refundable however they are transferable up until September 15th , 2024. Email Event Operations Manager Bria Holub with questions:

Will there be food available for purchase at the event?

Yes! We will have a great of selection local Food Vendors selling food.  No outside food or drink will be allowed.

Will you have beverages that aren’t beer there? Like seltzer or cider?

Yes. More details to come, keep your eyes on the website at

How many breweries will you have?

More details to come, keep your eyes on the website at

How can breweries get involved?

Contact our Event Operations Manager Bria Holub at

How can I volunteer for this event?

Currently, we are not using volunteers at the festival.

Can I bring a blanket?

Yes for Brewfest, never for concerts! 😊

How can I sponsor this event?

Contact our Event Operations Manager Bria Holub at

Is it going to be cold?

Central Oregon weather in early October is impossible to predict, could be sunny and 80 degrees or could be snowing sideways. Check out weather apps like to help you plan your trip.

What is the Craft Beer Festival Photo Policy?

By attending the Bend Brewfest, you consent to being filmed and or photographed, whereas your image, voice, and likeness may be used by the Festival producers for promotional purposes. Any photography taken at the Festival, whether in digital or analog format, is subject to mandatory, non-exclusive license to the Festival producers for use in Festival promotional purposes. Any artwork or performances sponsored by the Festival or taking place on Festival grounds is also subject to a mandatory, non-exclusive license to Festival producers for use in Festival promotional purposes. By purchasing a ticket and attending the Festival, you agree to this policy.

Still have questions?

No problem! Please email

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