BALLPARK FESTIVAL OF BEERS

Presented by : Kickin’ Chicken & iHeart Media
Date: POSTPONED
Location: Joseph P. Riley Jr Park
Gates Open: VIP 6PM | General Session 7PM

*The Ballpark Festival of Beers is a 21 and over event.
All patrons must show a valid ID for entry.*

 

TICKETS   BEER VENDOR  NON-BEER VENDOR


TICKETS:
Advanced tickets are $40 at any area Kickin’ Chicken; West Ashley, Downtown, James Island, Summerville & Mt. Pleasant (while supplies last) OR $45 at the RiverDogs Box Office or RileyParkEvents.com.  Tickets include 18 sampling tickets.

*NO REFUNDS*

VIP TICKETS:
$70 – includes early entry at 6PM with field access, 25 sampling tickets, access to the Kickin’ Chicken VIP Lounge which includes hot food from 6PM – 7PM, cold snacks from 7PM – 10PM along with specialty beers and cocktails by Firefly Distillery. *Only 300 VIP tickets available*

*NO REFUNDS*

DESIGNATED DRIVER TICKETS:
$15 DD wristband provides an alternative for non-tasters who wish to enjoy great entertainment, food trucks, corn hole and other fun interactive games.  Be a HERO for the day! This ticket does not include tickets or a sampling glass.

DD tickets are available for purchase at the stadium box office, August 17th only.

2019 PARTICIPATING BREWERIES: 
Each Brewery will have 3-4 brands available for sample.  TBA for the 2019 festival. 

VOLUNTEERS:
Volunteers needed to pour beer from 5:00-10:00PM.  All volunteers must be 21 or older.

Please contact kvarner@riverdogs.com if you are interested in volunteering for this event.

RESPONSIBLE DRINKING:
Never Compromise. Drink Responsibly. Line up post-event transportation. Schedule an Uber or Lyft, ask a friend to join you with the DD wristband option or book a room.

BEER SAMPLING:
The first 2,500 people through the gates receive a commemorative sampling glass. Sampling tickets are included in the admission.  There will be water available to clean your glass between sampling.

BREWERIES:

Appalachian Mountain Brewery and Cidery
Angry Orchard
Blue Point Brewing
Catawba Brewing Company
Commonhouse Aleworks
Devils Backbone Brewing Company
Elysian Brewing
Fam’s Brewing Co.
Goose Island
Heavy Seas Alehouse Arlington
Kings Calling
New Belgium Brewing
Palmetto Brewing
Rusty Bull Brewing Co.
Southern Barrel Brewing Company Tavern
Southern Tier Brewing Company
Samuel Adams
Stone Brewing
Sycamore Brewing
Truly Hard Seltzer
Twisted Tea
Wicked Weed Brewing

HYDRATE:
Make sure you drink plenty of water. Summer events can get very warm in the afternoon heat and with the cornucopia of alcoholic beverages that surround you, one often forgets to keep hydrated. You will appreciate proper hydration as the day goes on and especially the next morning.

FOOD:
Food trucks will provide a variety of delicacies. This years food truck line-up includes:
Kickin’ Chicken
Holy Rolly Charleston
Braised in the South
Bearded Dogs

ENTERTAINMENT:
Blue Plantation Band is an acoustic string band with a diverse variety of authentic musical styles. These styles include Bluegrass, Irish, Folk, Country, Swing, and Jazz. They have created their own niche market and specialize in wedding ceremonies, cocktail hour, dinner rehearsals, oyster roasts, corporate events, festivals, private parties, family functions, birthdays, restaurants, and local music venues.

Baby Fat Band

PARKING:
Parking is $5 in all surrounding lots.  Carpool and everyone can throw in a buck.

RESTRICTIONS:
All festival-goers must show a valid ID for entry.  No children or pets are allowed in the park.

POST-EVENT:
Make plans to head to any of the five area Kickin’ Chicken locations after the festival.   As Dan Wilson would say…”you don’t have to go home but you can’t stay here“.

 

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