Frequently Asked Questions
Is there an age limit to get into the festival?
Since this is a beer festival, you must be 21 years of age to be allowed entrance into the festival. Designated drivers must also be at least 21. You must show photo ID to be admitted (no exceptions). Sorry, but NO children, toddlers, infants or strollers are permitted.
Where is the BIG BREW SUSSEX BEER FESTIVAL held?
Sussex County Fairgrounds, 37 PLAINS ROAD, AUGUSTA, NJ 07822
Where can I buy tickets for this event?
We recommend that you purchase your ticket (here) on this event website. Once you complete the online transaction, you can print your ticket and bring it with you to the event for scanning
Am I allowed to leave and re-enter the festival?
No. Sorry but all exits are final, no one will be re-admitted for any reason.
Are children or pets permitted to attend?
No. We love kids and four-legged friends, but for everyone’s safety, no children, toddlers, infants, strollers or pets are permitted. Admission tickets for the caregiver will not be honored or refunded.
Will food be available for purchase?
They will be selling a delicious assortment.
Is there music?
Yes. Live music will be performed at the event.
Is smoking permitted at the festival?
Smoking will not be permitted within. There will be a designated smoking area.
What does admission include?
You will pay one fee to get in. You will receive a souvenir five oz. tasting glass with a two ounce pour line. You are welcome to sample any beer that the brewers have.
What is the admission charge for Designated Drivers?
Designated Drivers will be charged $15 dollars per ticket. No one under 21 will be admitted to the festival. Designated Drivers, like everyone else must be 21+ and show valid photo ID for admission.
How does the Designated Driver ticket work?
The designated driver buys a special designated driver ticket ($15). The designated driver receives a different colored wristband and they do not receive a tasting glass. They are able to enjoy all the activities of the expo except they are not allowed to drink any beer. Any designated driver who is seen drinking will be escorted out immediately.
Is there a fee to park?
No, parking is free.