About:

The Olympia Brew Fest is an annual summer beer festival that takes place at the Port Plaza in Olympia, WA. It features 30+ hand-picked, northwest breweries and over 60 different beers. Proceeds from the festival benefit the Thurston County Chamber Foundation Small Business Development (Incubator) Program. Come and celebrate Olympia's fine brewing heritage! The date for the 2015 Olympia Brew Fest is August 1.

Also, to answer the two most common questions we get:



Breweries:

Brewery
Origin
Beers (subject to change)
Odd Otter Brewing Company

Tacoma, WA

Ottermelon Hefeweizen, 5.0% ABV, 11.7 IBU

Ottzel Quatzel Pale Ale, 5.1% ABV, 44 IBU

Backwoods Brewing Company

Carson, WA

Logyard IPA, 6.7 % ABV, 78 IBU

Blueberry Wheat, 5.2 % ABV, 20 IBU

Big Al Brewing

Seattle, WA

Big Hoppa IPA, 7.3 ABV, 80 IBU

Rat City Blonde, 4.2 ABV, 22 IBU

North Jetty Brewing

Long Beach, WA

Leadbetter Red , 4.8 ABV, 23 IBU

Simquinox, 6 ABV, 66 IBU

Beerded Brothers Brewing

Vanvouver, WA

Agave Amber Ale, 6% ABV, 25 IBUs IBU

Mazama Brewing Co.

Corvallis, OR

Grand Cru, 10% ABV, ? IBU

Top Rung Brewing Company

Lacey, WA

TBD

Narrows Brewing Co.

Tacoma, WA

TBD

Three Magnets Brewing Co.

Olympia, WA

TBD

Hop Valley Brewing Company

Eugene, OR

Hop Valley Citrus Mistress IPA, 6.5% ABV, 80 IBU

Hop Valley Sir Orangelot Pale Ale, 5.5% ABV, 25 IBU

Dick's Brewing Company

Centralia, WA

TBD

Stoup Brewing

Seattle, WA

TBD

Reuben's Brews

Seattle, WA

TBD

Ashtown Brewing Company

Longview, WA

TBD



Food Vendors:



Bands:


Hillstomp


The Brown Edition


The Dogtones




Ticket FAQ:


Where/How do I buy tickets?

When tickets are available, there is a big "Tickets" button at the top of the Olympia Brew Fest website so you can buy them. Be aware that ticket sales will end 48 hours before the day of the festival or when we run out of tickets; whichever occurs first.

How much do tickets cost?

$25 for advance general admission tickets, $30 at the door. Designated driver tickets are $5.

How will I receive my tickets?

After purchase, you will be able to print them out directly. Additionally, you should receive an e-mail with a link to re-print your tickets, if necessary. If you do not receive this e-mail, please check your junk/spam folder (we are looking at you Hotmail users!).

What does my ticket include?

Admission, a commemorative mug, six 5.5 ounce tastes from your choice of 30+ breweries, live music from 3 different bands.

How do I pay for tickets?

With a credit card or bitcoin.

What if I lose my tickets?

Re-print them.

Can I give my tickets to someone else if I cannot attend?

Sure.

Can I buy tickets for other people?

Yes, as long as they are 21+ years of age.

I bought tickets and cannot attend, can I get a refund?

Refunds are not available, all sales are final. Please feel free to give your tickets to someone else.

Do designated drivers have to be 21 or over?

Yes, if they are entering the festival.

Can you scan my ticket off my smartphone?

No, only paper tickets will be accepted.

Can I buy tickets at the door?

Yes (unless we are sold out), they cost $5 more at the door.



Festival FAQ:


Can I bring my own chair?

Usually, please be sensible about your chair choice and remember that you are completely responsible for it/them.

Can I bring my pet/dog?

Only documented service animals are allowed by the venue owner. Also be aware that there is live, amplified music at the festival and most animals have more sensitive hearing than humans.

Can I bring my kids? Infants?

The Liquor Control Board does not allow ANYONE under 21 where alcohol is being served.

Can I bring my own glass?

No.

Can I advertise/promote my cause/event/business at the brew fest?

Only pre-approved vendors and advertisers are allowed at the festival.

Can I bring my own beer?

What? No.