FAQs & RULES
Do I need to purchase tickets for my children?
Children 6 years & under are free with paid adult. All persons 7 years & over require a ticket to attend
Can I bring chairs, blankets, a bag/purse, or a stroller?
Soft Foldable Chairs are permitted in designated areas only and must not obstruct the view of any other guest. All chairs will be searched by security prior to entry. Personal chair space is limited and available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Strollers are permitted but will be searched upon entry.
Blankets (except small baby blankets) are prohibited.
We have a clear bag policy that you can view here.
See a list of prohibited items below.
Can I bring my own food and drinks?
Outside food & beverages may not be brought into the event grounds with the exception of Unopened Bottled Water, Baby Food & Beverage for an accompanying infant, and those with Medical Need Exception.
Will I be allowed to leave the event and re-enter?
In & outs are prohibited. Once you leave, you will not be allowed back in without another ticket.
What should I wear?
Boots & Brews is a non-stop party where all things Country are celebrated. Dust off those boots, cowboy hats, and any getup that is comfortable and in the spirit. Comfortable shoes, hats for the daytime, and jackets or sweaters for the night are recommended. Boots & Brews is an outdoor event so sunscreen is always encouraged.
Be sure to check local forecasts before heading out and plan the appropriate layers for your comfort level.
For Ventura, bring layers. We are right by the beach and the sea breeze can get chilly, especially later in the evening.
I can't find my tickets. Where are they?
Please go back to the ticketing page and click the 'Resend Confirmation' button at the top of the page. Your tickets will be resent to the email address that you used during checkout. Be sure to check your spam folder.
Can I purchase tickets or parking at the gate?
We recommend that you purchase in advance just in case we sell out.
What is your refund/cancellation policy?
Tickets are non-refundable and the event will go on rain or shine.
Are dogs allowed?
Dogs are not allowed. Service animals only.
All persons entering the festival are subject to search of their persons and belongings at the discretion of the California Beer Festival, LLC (CBF).
CLEAR BAG POLICY
For all CBF Productions events, permitted bags must be clear, made of plastic, vinyl, or PVC, and not exceed 12" x 6" x 12”. Foldable Chairs will be removed from their bags so that the chair and bag can be searched thoroughly.
Other permitted bags include one-gallon clear plastic freezer bags (Ziplock bag or similar) and small clutch bags, which cannot exceed 4" x 6" in size, with or without a handle or strap.
Prohibited bags include but are not limited to:
purses larger than a clutch bag
luggage of any kind
By entering the festival grounds, you expressly assume all risk and danger of personal injury and all other hazards, which include, but are not limited to, property damage arising from or related in any way to CBF, whether occurring prior to, during, or after the event
All forms of smoking are strictly prohibited (including, but not limited to cigarettes, e-cigs & vapes)
By entering the event grounds, you willingly give your permission for California Beer Festival to capture your image via video and photography for its unrestricted use in all forms of media/marketing, without compensation
Moshing, crowd surfing, and stage diving are prohibited
Nudity and/or exposed body parts is prohibited under California County Code 32.1002
No IN/OUT Privileges
Outside food or drink (exception for documented medical needs, must have a doctor’s note with matching ID)
Cans, coolers, bottles, glass containers, CamelBaks/bladders
Drugs and drug paraphernalia
Professional photo/video cameras or audio recording devices
Skateboards, motorized vehicles, bicycles, wagons, scooters, or hoverboards
Footballs, baseballs, Frisbees, or playing catch
Colors, badges, or gang attire
Large/Beach Umbrellas (Umbrellas that go into the ground or require a stand are prohibited. Handheld umbrellas are permitted.)
Weapons or firearms, including pocket knives
Fireworks or explosives
Laser pointers or selfie sticks
Stickers, flyers, or solicitations
Pets (Guide/service dogs OK)
Blankets (chairs only)
Disclaimer: The person using this ticket so assumes all risk of personal injury and loss or damage to property. Management reserves the right to revoke the license granted by this ticket, you must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID to consume alcohol.
This is a rain or shine event and there are no refunds. In the unlikely chance of thunder, wind, lightning storm, or fire and the event gets cancelled due to safety concerns, there will be no refunds.
Government Warning: According to the surgeon General, women should not drink alcoholic beverages during pregnancy because of the risk of birth defects. Consumption of alcoholic beverages impairs your ability to drive a car or operate machinery and may cause health problems.
Must be 21 years or older with valid I.D. to buy or consume alcohol.
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