Will WakeFest Anniversary Celebration cost anything to attend?
Yes, there is a $60 Early Bird General Admission ticket that runs until the end of the year followed by full price $75 General Admission ticket (plus service fees and taxes) to attend the event. The General Admission ticket includes entrance at 12PM, unlimited pours, and a commemorative tasting glass.
Where can I purchase tickets for WakeFest Invitational and when will they become available for purchase?
Tickets will be available for purchase online only. The Ticket Box Office link will soon be provided on our website. Online sales are set to go live the first week after Thanksgiving.
Can I purchase VIP tickets at the brewery?
We will be selling a maximum of 100 VIP tickets at the brewery to allow our most loyal regulars and local customers an opportunity to purchase their VIP tickets before sales go live online. You MUST have a valid Florida state ID in order to purchase your VIP tickets at the brewery. Onsite sales date is Monday, November 26, 2018, starting at 10AM. There will be a two-ticket limit per purchase.
How much are VIP Tickets, what do they include, and are they limited?
WakeFest Invitational VIP tickets are limited to only 350 people and go for $350 (plus service fees and taxes). VIP Tickets include early entrance at 11AM, specialty VIP tasting glass, culinary experience from some of Miami’s top chefs, unlimited beers, special VIP area with specialty beers, six (6) specialty release bottles, and first rights to purchase additional bottles before General Admission.
What are the six specialty bottles in the VIP Package?
These are the tentative VIP bottles to be released:
That’s the Ticket 750ml Bottle
Imperial Stout with Chocolate, Caramel & Sea Salt.
Maple Bliss Desperado 500ml Bottle
Imperial Stout aged in Maple Bliss Bourbon Barrels with Chilies, Cinnamon & Cocoa Nibs.
It Was All A Dream 500ml Bottle
Imperial Stout aged in Bourbon Maple Syrup Barrels with Coffee, Coconut & Vanilla.
Superstition Meadery Collab 500ml Bottle
A collaborative Braggot that has been barrel aged in Apple Brandy barrels.
Bourbon BA Hey Brother 500ml Bottle
An Imperial Sweet Stout brewed in collaboration with Burial Beer infused with lactose and Vietnamese Coffee, aged in Bourbon barrels.
8yr Willet BA Bottle Logic Variant #1 500ml
An Imperial Stout brewed in collaboration with Bottle Logic aged in barrels.
Will there be additional bottles for sale?
Yes, everybody will have an opportunity to purchase special release bottles online.VIP ticket holders will have first rights to purchase a limited amount of bottles before General Admission ticket holders get access. You will be given an opportunity to add bottles to your shopping cart during your online ticket purchase (subject to availability).
- That’s the Ticket 750ml (x1) $20
- Old Forester Bourbon BA Boutit Boutit 500ml (x1) $30
- BA Apple Brandy Big Poppa 500ml (x1) $35
- BA Vanilla Extract Big Poppa 500ml (x1) $35
- BA 27 Year Willet Big Poppa 500ml (x1) $35
- I Let My Tape Rock 500ml (x1) $35
- 20 Year Pappy BA Off tha Rictor 500ml (x1) $35
- 23 Year Pappy BA More Kicks than Copelands 500ml (x2) $35
- BA Hey Brother 500ml (x1) $25
- Mjod House Cognac BA Superstition Strawberry Brag 500ml (x1) $25
- Mjod House Grape Brandy BA Superstition Cherry Brag 500ml (x1) $25
- Mjod House Apple Brandy BA Superstition Boysen Brag 500ml (x2) $25
- 8yr Willet BA Bottle Logic Variant #1 500ml (x2) $30
- 8yr Willet BA Bottle Logic Variant #2 500ml (x2) $30
- Maple Blis Desperado 500ml (x1) $25
*Additional bottle allotments are per transaction only and not per ticket. I.e., If you have two GA tickets in your shopping cart you’re only allowed one allotment, not two.
When can I pick up my WakeFest & can I pick them up on a future date after WakeFest Invitational?
Unfortunately, we are not able to hold/store any bottles after the designated pick-up date. All bottles must be picked up the week prior to the festival date across the street from the brewery Wednesday-Friday (January 30th – February 1st).
If you do not pick up your bottles during the above-stated timeframe your bottles will be forfeited back to the brewery.
Are WakeFest tickets transferrable and/or refundable?
No. Unfortunately, tickets for WakeFest are non-transferrable. The name that you assign to your ticket and/or wristband must match a valid state ID of the attendee. All sales are final and non-refundable.
Can I bring outside bottles and/or cans to share?
Outside alcohol, food, or drink will not be permitted inside the festival grounds. Unfortunately, due to city regulations, no bottle shares are allowed on premise.
Can I bring my kids?
Admission to the festival grounds are for adults age 21 and over only.
Can I bring my animal friends?
We’re sorry, but animals are not permitted on festival grounds.
Can I bring coolers, chairs, umbrellas, or tables?
No. Coolers, chairs, canopies, umbrellas, and tables are not permitted.
Can I bring in my back pack, duffle bag, or purse?
Bags of all kinds will be checked by security and will be up to security discretion.
I’ve got some pretty cool weapons. Can I bring them to show my friends?
No weapons of any kind are allowed on festival grounds.
Will I be able to leave the festival grounds and come back later?
Unfortunately, there is no re-entry on festival grounds.
What beers will be on draught? Do we need tickets to purchase beers?
We will populate the beer list close to the festival date. Tickets are not required to purchase beer. Your festival ticket includes unlimited beer pours. Pour sizes may vary. All sales are final. No refunds.
Will your Tap Room be open during the WakeFest?
Yes, our brewery Tap Room will remain open with our regular hours of operation during WakeFest Invitational.
Will food be available at WakeFest?
Yes. We will be hosting some of South Florida’s finest food trucks.
Will crowlers and/or growlers be available for purchase or fill?
No, crowlers and growlers will not be available during the anniversary. However, we will have custom WakeFest Invitational shirts available for purchase and other JWB swag.
Where can we park for WakeFest?
If you do drive, street parking is also available around the Wynwood area using PayByPhone.
What time should I start standing in line to ensure I get all the bottles?
We cannot guarantee a time frame as allotments cannot be predicted. For your safety, we do not condone the act of standing in line or loitering on the property while the brewery is closed. If you do so, it’s at your own risk.
What are the service fees for WakeFest tickets?
All WakeFest tickets have the state required 8% sales tax. In addition to taxes, there are additional service fees that enable us to offer you the convenience of online ticketing along with shipping fulfillment costs of your RFID wristband. Each additional bottle (not to include the VIP bottle bundle) will have a service fee of $1.50.
Proxies? I can’t make it in time to collect my bottles. Can I send somebody in my place?
Yes! Proxies MUST have a copy of original ticket holders driver license, order confirmation numbers, and printed receipts. If you’re a VIP ticket proxy, the physical wristband is REQUIRED to redeem the 6 bottle bundle associated with the VIP Experience.