Knoxville Brewfest is held around the fountains and lake at the base of the Sunsphere and Tennessee Amphitheater. With more space, seating and natural shade, you’ll enjoy strolling along the water while sampling over 300 beers from Tennessee and beyond!

There is parking available in the nearby city parking garages at Market Square, State Street and Locust Street.

Please consider taking public transportation ( for schedules and routes), riding your bike or using a designated driver to and from the Fest.

Check-in begins at 3pm, with gates opening at 4pm. Please bring a printed copy of your ticket, or have the digital copy ready at the gate. You must have a ticket and be 21 or older and present a government issued ID to be admitted.

Food and Water
Water will be provided. Please drink lots of it.

Food is NOT included in the ticket price. There are several food vendors on-site, or you are welcome to bring in small snacks.

You are welcome to bring in a bag or purse for you personal items. You can also bring in chairs, but please keep them off the walkways. There will be plenty of seating available onsite too.

Children and Pets
Children and pets are NOT allowed. Please find a sitter for the Fest and enjoy an afternoon out.

Be sure to have a good meal and drink plenty of water before you come. Should you feel that you have had too much, please find a volunteer or police officer and they will get you to the on-site medical team. Your safety is important to us; please consume responsibly.

Festival is held rain or shine. No refunds will be given.