FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is the Corks & Kegs Craft Beer Festival?
How much does it cost?
When is it?
The Corks & Kegs Festival is held each year in August. Stop back for the 2019 dates.
Where does it happen?
The Corks & Kegs Festival happens at the Meadows Casino in Washington County. The festival happens outdoors, on the racetrack apron.
How much does the beer cost?
Tickets prices in 2018 were $10 for 5 samples and included a sampler cup. Stop back as we update our 2019 pricing.
What kinds of beer will you be pouring?
The Corks & Kegs Festival celebrates craft beer, and we do our best to bring you the best of local breweries and larger regional brewers. Stop back to find out what we’ll be pouring in 2019!
Where can I drink my beer?
Beer will be served in the Beer Tent. Beer samples are not allowed on the racetrack or to leave the event.
Can I bring the kids?
While we strive for family-friendly events, this is a beer festival, so be prepared for that kind of crowd. Shopping, live music, and most of the food is outside the 21+ area, so kids are welcomed!
Do I have to walk through the casino to get to the festival?
NO! You’ll be able to access the festival by entering either side of the racetrack apron, near each of the parking garages. Simply follow the signs in the parking garages to access the festival.
You can access the racetrack apron through the casino building. Once you enter the building from either garage, head downstairs and out to the entrance to the racetrack apron.
Where should I park?
The Meadows has lots of parking options. There are two parking garages. The South garage is the first garage you encounter as you enter, and the North garage is on the other side of the main casino building. Once you’re parked, follow the signs to the racetrack apron. There is also a large parking lot by the main casino entrance.
Is there seating and where can I find it?
If this event is outside, what happens if it rains?
Who's putting this on?
What is the Marketplace?
The Corks & Kegs Festival isn’t just about great beer and food– there’s also great shopping, art, and local service vendors. We’ll have everything from clothes and apparel, locally made wine and spirits, art, home and life services, and lots more.
I'm a local brewery- how do I get involved?
What is the Classic Car Cruise-In?
Meadows Casino is excited to host the Meadows Classic Car Cruise-In, which usually occurs on the Sunday of the festival. Stop back for details for 2019.
How can I be a vendor?
Our marketplace is filled with unique regional vendors, ranging from clothing and apparel, art, services, food items, and lots more.
You can fill out the vendor form for consideration for the 2019 festival.
How do I become a sponsor of this great event?
A sponsorship of the Corks & Kegs Festival means you get to support a great regional event, and get your brand exposed to thousands of people over a three day weekend. Included in our sponsorship packages is exposure on day-of-event, inclusion in digital marketing of the event, inclusion in coverage of the event in Observer Publishing Co. publications, inclusion in advertising leading up to the event, and much more. Sponsorship opportunities include Naming Rights Sponsor, Stage Sponsor, Entertainment Sponsor, Marketplace Sponsor, and lots more. Fill out our sponsor application form, and we’ll help you find the right sponsorship opportunity that fits your needs for maximum exposure.