Frequently Asked Questions

We are looking forward to this year’s festival on September 16th, 2017! Check back with us soon for the most up to date event details for 2017.


brew11What are the event hours?

Gates open at 11:30 for VIP with first pour at 12:00, and gates open at 12:30 for General Admission with first pour at 1:00.  Last pour all tickets is 4:45 and gates close at 5:00.

How do I become a food vendor at the 2016 event?

All food to be sold at the event is provided by SactoMoFo food trucks.  If you have a food truck in the area and want to participate, please contact Paul at SactoMoFo.

Are you accepting vendors other than food at the event?

Yes, we are featuring a new vendor village this year! We have 10’x10′ spaces available for products with a focus on locally-made products, especially products and services that relate to the event.  Vendors will need to bring their own tents, tables, and chairs, and supplies.  Electricity is not available. If you’d like to be a vendor please download and Brewfest Vendor Info and Application.

How can I volunteer to help out?

Please send us an email through the website with your name, phone number, and email address and let us know you want to help out!  Because this is a fundraiser, every volunteer must purchase a ticket.  You must also be at least 21 to volunteer at the event.

Do you give refunds?

With apologies, we cannot accommodate requests for refunds. The California Brewers Festival will be held rain or shine. All proceeds from the event go to charity and tickets are non-refundable. If you are holding tickets for the event and cannot attend – they make great gifts for your beer-loving friends!

Is the event family friendly?

Yes! There is plenty to do besides drink beer! We have food trucks, music, a Vendor Village and bean bag toss. What more could you want?

Are dogs allowed at the event?

ONLY service dogs are allowed at the event. All other pets are prohibited per our event license.

Are outside food and drinks allowed at the event?

Unfortunately, we cannot allow any outside food or drinks into the event for liability reasons. Please enjoy the great selection of food and drinks available at the festival.

Will there be a bicycle valet again this year?

Yes! We provide a FREE bicycle valet for your convenience.

How much does parking cost?

The county charges $5 per vehicle for parking.

Who puts on the event?

The event is hosted by the Rotary Club of Point West – Sacramento and the Point West Rotary Foundation. Learn more about our club and all the great work we do in the community here.

Where does the money raised from the event go?

The California Brewers Festival is the largest annual fundraiser for Point West Rotary. All of the net proceeds from the event go to our charity partner, WEAVE Inc., and other local charities.

Where can I have Uber or Lyft pick me up or drop me off?

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