Beers Across the Wabash
Sponsored by Village Bottle Shoppes
Friends of Downtown is proud to present the 4th Annual Beers Across the Wabash. Join us for a fantastic afternoon of sampling craft brews from a host of Indiana's finest small breweries. The event will be held on the John T Myers Pedestrian Bridge in downtown Lafayette. In addition to delicious ales & lagers and one of the finest beer festival settings in the Midwest, admission includes a commemorative sample cup along with homebrewing information and demonstrations from Tippecanoe Homebrewers Circle and Homebrewing Organization of Purdue Students. On-site foodservice will also be available for purchase from D&R Catering and The Lafayette Optimist Club.
Looking for the ultimate beer fest experience? Purchase our Beer Geek Package and you'll receive early admission to the Beers Across the Wabash festival grounds (1 pm vs 2 pm); a select meal from one of our food vendors; and a Beers Across the Wabash festival t-shirt.
Complete details for Greater Lafayette Craft Beer Week will be released in the coming weeks. Be sure to visit the Beers Across the Wabash Facebook page to get the latest scoop: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Beers-Across-The-Wabash/134978039980164
For more information on visiting Greater Lafayette, check out: http://www.homeofpurdue.com
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
YES, ALL PERSONS ATTENDING MUST BE 21+ W/ ID- NO EXCEPTIONS.
Which Indiana breweries have participated in the past?
Last year's breweries included: Chapman’s, Flat 12, Half Moon, Mad Anthony, Sun King, Scarlet Lane, Taxman, Broad Ripple, Black Swan, Brugge, Outliers, Crown, Tin Man, New Albanian, St John Malt Brothers, Ironwood, TwoDeep, Barley Island, Triton, Powerhouse, Four Fathers, Figure 8, Shoreline, Three Wisemen, People’s and Lafayette.
Confirmed Brewers for 2016:
Lafayette, People’s, Flat 12, Broad Ripple, Figure 8, Crown, Black Acre, Half Moon, Byway, Taxman, Brugge, Outliers, Triton, Two Deep, Four Fathers, Shoreline, Bier, Trubble, Quaff ON!, Deer Creek, Fountain Square, Carson’s, Noble Order, Upland, Mad Anthony, Scarlett Lane, Sun King, Tin Man, Chapman’s, Ironwood, Bulldog and St John Malt Bros.
What are my parking options for the event?
THERE IS A PUBLIC PARKING GARAGE LOCATED ON TAPAWINGO DRIVE NEXT TO THE HILTON GARDEN INN IN WEST LAFAYETTE. THERE ARE ALSO PUBLIC PARKING GARAGES LOCATED AT 2ND & SOUTH STREET AND 5TH & SOUTH STREET, BOTH IN DOWNTOWN LAFAYETTE. THERE IS ALSO STREET PARKING AVAILABLE IN DOWNTOWN LAFAYETTE.
Can I bring a camping chair to the event?
YES, FOLDING/CAMPING CHAIRS ARE PERMITTED ON THE FESTIVAL GROUNDS; HOWEVER, THEY MUST NOT BE SET IN AN AREA WHICH BLOCKS THE FOLLOW OF TRAFFIC.
What items are not permitted on the event grounds?
PERSONS UNDER 21 YEARS OF AGE; PETS- EXCEPT ASSISTANCE ANIMALS; SMOKING; CARRY IN FOOD & BEVERAGES; BACKPACKS; LARGE BAGS/PURSES; COOLERS; FIREARMS OR WEAPONS OF ANY TYPE
What other facilities will be available at the festival?
THERE WILL BE AMPLE RESTROOM AND HANDWASHING STATIONS. THERE WILL BE ALSO POTABLE WATER STATIONS, SHADE TENTS AND PICNIC TABLES, AS WELL.
Will there be tickets available at the gate on the day of the event?
PROBABLY NOT. WE ARE LIMITED IN THE NUMBER OF TICKETS WE CAN SELL TO THIS FESTIVAL, AND WE DON'T ANTICIPATE ANY BEING AVAILABLE THE DAY OF THE EVENT.
What is the refund policy?
ALL PURCHASES ARE FINAL- NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES.
Are Designated Driver tickets available?
YES, DESIGNATED DRIVER TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE ENTRANCE GATE FOR $5 EACH.