Dewey Beer Co.
Forest & Main
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DANK DAY 2019 FAQS
Will the fest cost anything to attend?
Yes, there is a $65 General Admission to attend the event. The General Admission ticket includes entrance at 12PM, concludes at 4PM, unlimited pours (2oz or less), and a commemorative Dank Day tasting glass. The VIP ticket is $150 and gets you in 1-hour ahead of time at 11am, a commemorative glass only available to VIP ticket holders, and a 4-pk of this years ChopDank Imperial IPA. A ticket and valid 21+ ID (unless a DD) is required for the event and must match. Acceptable forms of ID are state-issued ID cards and/or passports. Tickets will only be available for purchase through our website @ rarbrewing.com.
How many tickets can I purchase, and are they limited?
(4) 21+ tickets, and (4) DD tickets can be purchased per transaction. We are limiting the fest to (700) general admission, and (100) VIP attendees to ensure plenty of tastings for all guests, but possibly more depending on available beer.
Where can I purchase tickets for Dank Day 2019 and when will they become available for purchase?
Tickets will be available for purchase online only. Ticket Box Office link will soon be provided on our website within the Events tab. Online sales are set to go live on Friday, August 16th, 2019 @ 12pm.
Do I have to bring a physical ticket, or can I use the emailed copy?
Either one. Upon purchase, you will receive an email with your ticket(s) and scannable barcodes. Please have these out and ready to expedite entry into Dank Day.
Will there be cans for sale?
YES! The can release portion of the event will take place in our tap room like all other releases. We will do pre-sale and have walk-in cans per the norm. Pickup and further details will come as we get closer to Dank Day.
Will attending breweries run out of beer?
We are doing our best to avoid this by only selling (800) tickets and inviting close to (70) breweries. Sometimes, depending on the brewery, beers brought, and quantity they could run out. We will do our best to gauge demand and have pourers ration popular brews to extend availability.
Do you have a site layout listing where brewers will be?
Available through Facebook and Instagram.
Where are the restrooms?
We’ll have indoor and outdoor facilities available for attendees. Sitemap to follow.
What happens if I don’t drink responsibly or show up to the event intoxicated?
Any guest found to be intoxicated and causing issues during the fest may be asked to leave without a refund. Additional consequences may also occur depending on the situation. If security deems you intoxicated upon arrival, entry will be denied without a refund. We’re only looking out for your personal safety, and our own.
Can I pick up my cans on a future date after Dank Day 2019?
Yes, the following Sunday, October 20th in our taproom.
Do you have any hotel discounts or codes?
YES! We are working with the local Hyatt Chesapeake Bay resort to provide rooms at a discounted cost. We will post the link shortly on our site and social media outlets. You can also call the resort itself to line up room discounts for August 17th and/or August 18th.
Can you recommend a hotel?
Our only local partner is the Hyatt. We do, however, have a few other options in the area. Best bet is to use a web search, air bnb, hotels.com, etc.
Are tickets transferrable and/or refundable?
No, unfortunately, tickets for Dank Day 2019 are non-transferrable. All sales are final and non-refundable.
Are the fest premises handicapped accessible?
Yes! All areas are handicapped accessible including bathrooms. If you have a disability, please alert security and/or one of our line crew volunteers so we can make your wait more comfortable.
What time should we arrive at the festival?
Depends on demand for Dank Day release cans. We will have a limited amount available for walk-in sales of all releases.
Can I bring outside bottles/cans to share?
Outside alcohol, food, or drink will not be permitted inside the festival grounds. Unfortunately, due to city regulations, no bottles shares are allowed on-premise.
Can I bring my kids?
Of course, kids enter free and are required to be with their parent/guardian.
Can I bring coolers, chairs, umbrellas, or tables?
No coolers, canopies, umbrellas, and tables are not permitted. Chairs and blankets are permitted for use on the huge lawn and surrounding, fenced-in areas. Empty, refillable water bottles are permitted.
Can I bring in my backpack, duffle bag, or purse?
Bags of all kinds will be checked by security and will be up to security discretion.
What can’t I bring to Dank Day?
Illegal drugs, what we’ve previously stated, weapons, chemicals, outside food unless you have dietary restrictions, Strawberry 10 Layer, and whatever security deems inappropriate.
Is this event rain or shine?
Is this event smoke/vape free?
There will be a designated area for smoking.
Will there be music and live entertainment?
Live Music outside during the event.
Can I bring my animal friends?
We’re sorry, but animals are not permitted on festival grounds unless it’s a service animal with documentation.
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 release the beer list soon. Event tickets are not required to purchase Dank Day release cans for the day. Your festival ticket includes unlimited beer pours of the attending breweries. All sales are final. No refunds.
Will your Tap Room be open during the event?
Our brewery and Tap Room will be open during festival hours per the norm.
Will food be available?
Yes, we will be hosting an array of local restaurants, oyster farms, bbq shops, etc. FOOD IS NOT INCLUDED IN THE TICKET PRICE AND WILL BE AVAILABLE AT AN ADDITIONAL COST.
Can I purchase merchandise at the event?
Yup! We’ll have an array of RAR/Dank Day merch available for purchase at the event.
Will growlers/crowlers be available for purchase or fill?
No, growlers will not be available during the fest. Only in our taproom.
Where can we park?
We strongly encourage that attendees drive with a DD to the festival and use services like Uber or Lyft. If you can’t Uber or Lyft (Cambridge is tough and behind the times with these) please try and taxi or carpool with others.
If you do drive, parking will be available at the festival in our parking lot. Parking attendants will be on-site to direct. We will also be providing a free shuttle service between local hotels and the fest location.
What if I lose my personal belongings at Dank Day?
RAR and attending breweries will not be held liable for lost, stolen, or misplaced items.
Who do I contact for any other questions regarding Dank Day?
Direct all questions to [email protected] or use FB and/or IG.