November 4th 2017 | 2-6pm |
At Nathan Benderson Park | Cattlemen Rd - SRQ

Frequently Asked Questions | View Event Schedule


When is the festival?

The festival is from 2-6pm on Saturday, November 4th 2017. Early Drink Admission & VIP start at 1pm.

Is this event family/kid friendly?

Yes, there will be a family friendly area that will offer learn to row courses as well as family friendly vendors & games

Is there an age limit to get into the festival?

There is only an age limit for the VIP & Beer Sampling Admissions. You must be 21+.

How much are tickets?

General Entry Admission - 2-6pm: $15 Presale | $20 Day-of (Order Now)
Includes:
> Entry Into Event from 2pm - 6pm (Does not include Drinks or Food)

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Drink Sampling Admission(21+) - 2-6pm: $35 Presale | $40 Day-of (Order Now)
Includes:
> Entry Into Event from 2pm - 6pm (Does not include Food)
> Access to Unlimited Beer & Cocktail Samplings from 2pm - 6pm - 4 hours
> Commemorative Drink Sampling Cup

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Early Drink Sampling Admission (21+) - 1-6pm: $45 Presale | $50 Day of (Order Now)
Includes: 
Early Entry Into Event from 1pm - 6pm (Does not include Food)
> Access to Unlimited Beer & Cocktail Samplings from 1pm - 6pm - 5 Hours
> Commemorative Drink Sampling Cup

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Sonny's VIP (21+)- 1-6pm: $70 Presale Only (Order Now)
Includes:
> Entry Into Event & Sonny's VIP Finish Tower Lounge (Air Conditioned)
> Access to Unlimited Beer & Cocktail Samplings - 5 hours (Including Limited Small Batch Beers in VIP Tower)
> Souvenir 16 oz Beer, Boats & Bacon Tumbler
> Appetizers from Sonny's BBQ 
> Brewed Life T-shirt of Your Choice
> Drink Sampling Cup

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Children 10 & Under are Free

How do I buy tickets for this event?

You can purchase tickets online by going to the 'Tickets' page or by visiting or Big Top Brewery.

What time is the drink sampling and what does it include?

VIP and Early Drink Sampling admissions start at 1pm. Regular Drink Sampling begins at 2pm. All sampling ends at 6pm. You pay one fee to get an unlimited sampling bracelet and souvenier tasting cup. When sampling begins, you are welcome to sample any drink or craft beer being poured in the drink sampling section.

How are boats involved in the event?

Learn to Row/Paddle lessons will be available. Reserve your lesson when you arrive at the event.

Is the event indoors or outdoors?

It is outdoors at Nathan Benderson Park, but large tent coverage will be available. Event is Rain or Shine.

Does this event take place rain or shine?

Yes, this event is held rain or shine. No refunds will be given.

Will food be available? How much will it cost?

Yes, tons of food will be available from local restaurants and caterers. Most dishes will feature or contain bacon, but not all. All food will be available for purchase.

Is there a charge for parking?

Yes, each vehicle will pay $5 for parking. This fee goes directly to benefit Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center, Inc. (SANCA).

What hotels are in the area?

Holiday Inn Lakewood Ranch
Fairfield Inn & Suites Sarasota Lakewood Ranch

I’m having trouble printing out my tickets, what do I do?

FOR TICKET HOLDERS ONLY: If you already have tickets and are in need of customer service regarding your ticket purchase, please call 1-800-810-2063.

Are dogs allowed?

Yes, dogs are allowed, permitting that they are leashed, are cleaned up after and properly hydrated by the owner.

What time do the doors open? When is the drink sampling?

The gate opens at 1pm for Early Drink Admission and VIP attendees. Regular Drink Sampling will begin at 2pm. The event ends at 6pm.

Who benefits from this event?

Part of the event proceeds go to benefit Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center, Inc. (SANCA)

Where is Nathan Benderson Park located?

From the North: From I-75 take University Parkway, Exit 213. Drive WEST on University Parkway approx. 0.3 miles. Turn SOUTH (left) onto North Cattlemen Road (traffic light). Drive approx 0.5 miles, following signs and pass thru 3 traffic circles. Continue SOUTH on North Cattlemen Road to the regatta island. Rowing facility will be on your right. 

From the South: From I-75 take Fruitville Road, Exit 210. Drive WEST on Fruitville Road. approx. 0.2 miles. Turn NORTH (right) on North Cattlemen Road (traffic light). Drive approx 2.2 miles to the regatta island. Rowing facility will be on your left.

How can I find a map to Nathan Benderson Park?

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If you have any questions, please e-mail us at brewedlife44@gmail.com