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About the Event

Don't wait to save money on Early Bird Tickets - Early Bird VIP Tickets are almost sold out! No gambling on the weather - Rain or shine! In case of bad weather we are able to move the event indoors. See you there!

The Delaware Beer, Wine & Spirits Festival celebrates its 9th year on October 13, 2018 and is the only statewide festival for this industry. This year’s event will take place at the Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village from 11am-4pm and will incorporate a collaboration with Delaware’s agriculture industry.

The event features beer, wine and spirits tastings, meet the brewer opportunities, a mechanical bull, special demonstrations, food trucks, live music, outdoor games, special exhibits, guided tours of the Agricultural Museum, and an event store for alcohol-makers to sell collectables. Event will also spotlight the Delaware Beer, Wine & Spirits Trail (VisitDelaware.com/bwst) and the Trail’s downloadable mobile app.

VIP Tickets provide reserved parking, early access, exclusive samplings, catered lunch and more. Act quickly—only 100 early bird VIP tickets available. General admission tickets are now on sale.
Youth tickets (16 and older) are $15; under 16 is free. Designated drivers can receive discount tickets for $15. Groupon tickets will not be offered for this event.
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At a Glance

Oct 13, 2018
VIP: 11:00am-12:30pm
General: 12:30-4:00pm
Delaware Agricultural Museum & Village, Dover DE

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VIP Package

$69 until September 12
$79 September 13th and after
  • Exclusive unlimited tastings only available for VIPs from 11:00-12:30
  • Lunch included
  • Glass tasting cup
  • Premium free parking

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General Admission

$40 until September 12
$50 September 13th and after
  • Tasting cup
  • Unlimited tastings
  • Live music
  • Self-serve water stations
  • Unique product lines from brewers (root beer, soda, coffee)
  • Fun festival games
  • Food trucks
  • Store for take and go products

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Designated Driver Ticket - $15

Lineup (as of 8/13)

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Schedule

VIP Parking Opens:

10:30am

VIP Admission:

11am-12:30pm

General Admission:

12:30-4pm

Live Music:
  • Lyric Drive 11-Noon
  • Clifford Keith 12:20-1pm
  • Clifford Keith 1:15-2pm
  • Element K 2:20-3pm
  • Element K 3:15-4pm
Tours & Exhibitions

11am-3:30pm

Festival Store

noon-5pm

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Parking

VIP Parking is reserved for our ticketed VIP guests in the front lot of the Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village.
General Admission Parking is available next door in the adjacent grass lot.
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FAQs

Is there a discount ticket for designated drivers?

Yes, designated driver tickets are $15.

Are kids allowed?

Yes, tickets are $15 for ages 16 and older. Admission is free for those under age 16.

Will food be available for purchase?

Yes, we will have a number of local and regional food trucks offering a wide array of cuisine for purchase.

Are all types of products available for sample at the event?

Yes, you can sample beer, wine and spirits with your paid ticket. Full pours of beer, wine and spirits are also available for purchase onsite. The Delaware Beer Wine and Spirits Festival is the premier opportunity to sample Delaware’s best homegrown products as well as top regional varieties.

Do I need to bring my ID?

No one without a ticket and proper photo identification will be allowed to enter.

May I bring my pet?

Pets are awesome but this is not a pet friendly event.

May I give my tickets to someone else?

Tickets are transferable; however tickets are non-refundable.

Is the event rain or shine?

The festival is a rain or shine event. We have the good fortune to be able to be inside the Delaware Agricultural Museum in case of bad weather.

Will there be a mechanical bull?

Yes.

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