FAQs

WHEN IS THE EVENT?

December 1st, 2018

WHERE IS THE EVENT?

The event is located at: The Greater Philadelphia Expo Center. 100 Station Ave., Oaks, PA 19456

WHAT TIME IS THE EVENT?

Session 1: 12:30pm - 4:00pm

Session 2: 5:30pm - 9:00pm

IS THERE AN AGE LIMIT TO GET INTO THE FESTIVAL?

No one under the age of 21 will be allowed entrance in the festival! This includes designated drivers who must also be at least 21 years of age. NO children, toddlers, infants, strollers, or pets are permitted. No one will be admitted without a valid photo ID (no exceptions). Proper identification is the responsibility of the attendee. Failure to present proper, valid photo identification (driver’s license or passport) will result in denial of entry with no refund offered.

HOW DO I BUY TICKETS FOR THE EVENT?

Tickets are only available online at this website. Click here to purchase tickets.

IF A BUY ONE TICKET, AM I ALLOWED TO GO TO BOTH SESSIONS?

A ticket can only be used for the session purchased.

WHAT DOES GENERAL ADMISSION INCLUDE?

Your paid admission includes a tasting cup, unlimited beer and cider sampling and parking.

WHAT DOES VIP ADMISSION INCLUDE?

Your VIP paid admission includes a souvenir glass taster, unlimited beer and cider sampling.  PLUS many other perks including samples of special VIP-only beers, VIP-only bathrooms, VIP-express festival entrance lane, parking... and more. 

Click here to see all of the perks that come with being a VIP!

WHAT IS THE ENTRANCE FEE FOR A DESIGNATED DRIVER?

A designated driver (DD) ticket is $10.00. In lieu of a tasting glass, DD ticket holders will get a bottle of water. DDs are not permitted to sample any beer, wine or cider. Any designated driver who is seen drinking at the festival will be escorted out immediately.

DO DESIGNATED DRIVERS NEED TO BE 21?

YES. No one under 21 will be admitted to the festival. Designated Drivers, like everyone else must show valid photo ID before being allowed admitted into the festival.

WILL FOOD BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE?

Yes.  Food will be available for sale from local food trucks. Food does not come with the price of admission.

ARE CHILDREN OR PETS PERMITTED TO ATTEND?

NO children, toddlers, infants, strollers or pets are permitted at the festival.  If you come to the event with a child or pet your entry will be denied and no refund offered. Please plan accordingly. Individuals with disabilities may use service animals provided the handler has all necessary paperwork/tags for service animal.

IS SMOKING PERMITTED AT THE FESTIVAL?

Smoking will not be permitted inside the expo center.  There will be a designated smoking area.

ARE PRETZEL NECKLACES PERMITTED?

Yes!

IS THERE A COAT CHECK?

Yes, there will be a coat check.

HOW DO I GET TO THE FESTIVAL?

Click here to visit the directions page.

WILL PARKING BE AVAILABLE?

Yes, there are over 5,000 parking spaces at the expo center and is included with admission.

WHAT HOTELS ARE IN THE AREA?

Hilton Garden Inn Valley Forge/Oaks
500 Cresson Boulevard
Oaks, PA 19456
Phone: (610) 650-0880
Website: www.hgivalleyforge.com

I'M HAVING TROUBLE PRINTING MY TICKETS. WHAT DO I DO?

FOR TICKET HOLDERS ONLY: If you already have a ticket and require customer service, call 1-877-435-9849 or email customersupport@ticketfly.com

IS THE EVENT WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE?

Yes.

ARE PHOTOS TAKEN AT THIS EVENT?

Yes, look out for our event photographer at the event and strike a pose. Check back here, at the event website, and/or on the event's Facebook page for photos after the event to see if you are included in the event photo album. Some photos of attendees may be used for promotional purposes; as a ticketholder of the event, you grant us permission to do so and for your likeness to be used.

WHAT ITEMS ARE PROHIBITED?

Starfish Junction Productions is dedicated to the safety and security of ALL attendees, exhibitors, staffers, and guests. Please use common sense and remember that what seems harmless to you may appear like a threat to someone else. All attendees must adhere to show rules, are subject to search upon entering the event, and are prohibited from bringing in the following items:

· outside alcohol, glass bottles, cans, outside food/beverages, metal water bottles
· weapons (i.e. knives, pepper spray, stun-guns, any concealed weapons, firearms, etc.), illegal drugs, chemicals, fireworks, smoke bombs
· unapproved pamphlets, handouts, advertisements, etc.

Smoking (including the use of e-cigarettes or vape pens) is prohibited in the venue/under tents. Smoking is only permitted in designated smoking areas.

Infants/Children/Strollers…No one under 21 will be admitted. Valid photo ID is required for entry.
No pets are permitted at the event (unless they are service dogs with accredited tags/paperwork)

Event management reserves the right to handle each occurrence on a case by case basis. Depending on the item, the guest may either be asked to remove the item from the facility or dispose of the item, or may be ejected from the facility.