Nashville Beer Festival Event Details

The 2017 Nashville Beer & Wine Fest, Oct. 14, 3 to 7 pm

at the Fairgrounds, 500 Wedgewood Ave, Nashville, 37203. Benefiting Children's Health through Cupid Charities/Children's Tumor Foundation


Beerfest- $55 - 3 pm to 7 pm - includes Unltd. Tastings of 150+ Brews, Souvenir Sample Glass, DJ, football, the NBF Market with giveaways, food samples, and more. Has sold out every year, get tickets early!

VIP Ticket- $100 - 2 pm to 7 pm - includes ONE HOUR early entrance, T-Shirt ($20 value), comped meal, unlimited tastings, Sample Glass; Llmited availability, has sold out every year

The following items are welcomed & encouraged: beer costumes, beer logo clothing, beer T-shirts, pretzel necklaces & more!! Remember, party pics, photo bombs, selfies are all welcome!



The Fairgrounds is located at 500 Wedgewood Ave., Nashville, 37203; two miles from downtown Nashville; The Fairgrounds is next WeHo and the 12th Ave/Belmont U. area. The Festival entrance is literally 50 yards from the Fairgrounds entrance off Wedgewood. There is plenty of parking inside the entrance & just outside the entrance.

Google Map is below! Click here to view The Fairgrounds location in Google Maps




Food and Restaurants

There will be plenty of delicious Nashville food from at least six (6) food providers, from major categories. Food vendor spaces are full!



The 2017 Beerfest is all new & will feature Unlimited Tastings of specialty brew, wine & spirits, DJ Leo & your favorite hits (back again 4th year in a row!), live college football on large screens, the NBF Market with giveaways & merch, our annual Photo Contest, tasty food, frolicsome Beer Girls, brew education & much more! Please send us your ideas as well! We just wish the festival could last all weekend!!



The Beer Festival is on Saturday, October 14, 2017, from 3 to 7 pm. VIP Entrance at 2 pm. The Fest is a 21 and over event.

Beerfest tickets are $55 and include unlimited tastings of brew, wine & spirits, the souvenir sample glass, ALL ACCESS to the Musicians Hall of Fame & Grammy Museum, and all the festivities. (Other beerfests are $65 or more!)

Please drink responsibly and in moderation.

Please do not drink and drive. Designated driver tickets are $20. Lyft Nashville is a Participant and will be on site with a special discount! The Fest Info booth can help well and provide information about rideshare, shuttles, buses, taxis and transportation options. There will also be discounts on hotel rooms near the Park. Millenium Maxwell House Hotel is offering group rates- special rate for Saturday night with free shuttle to & from the Park for Festival guests. Their phone number is 615-259-4343.

Clothing- Costumes are (almost) mandatory for the Beerfest!!! Creative costumes, offbeat outfits & funky finery are welcomed!

No backpacks or large bags allowed. Purses are allowed.

No weapons allowed. No illegal substances.

Wear whatever you want (within reason!). No shoes, no shirt, no problem!



There is plenty of parking at the Fairgrounds, at the entrance, right next to the location of the Beerfest. Fairgrounds charges $5 for all day parking (they charge this at all fairgrounds events; this is totally separate from the Beerfest!). There is free parking just across the street, outside the Fairgrounds entrance.



We are accepting volunteers! We cannot host the festival without our wonderful, generous volunteers! Vols assist with setup, entrances, beer pouring and teardown- and they get in free to the festival! Please email us at and choose one of three shifts: 10 am to 1 pm, 2:30 to 5:30, or 5 to 8 pm. Thank you!! Volunteers get into BOTH events free! If you're volunteering in a later shift, you can arrive early to the 5K and Beerfest and enter FREE. No drinking til after your shift!



The organizers, the Event Committee, the Sponsors and the Brewers desire to make the Nashville Beer Festival a sustainable Festival that is sensitive to the environment, conserves natural resources and minimizes impact on the earth, natural resources, people and animals. There will be recycling bins on site. 



Many Festival guests travel from all over the USA and beyond to attend the Festival and visit Music City. There are dozens of hotel and accomodation options in Nashville in and near downtown. Please go to for Visitor/Tourism info of all kinds. Also contact us if needed! We would love to hear from you, and we offer special group rates, especially for people traveling to Nashville. Our email is

Click here to see a nice writeup about the NashBeerFest on! Thanks!

2016 Group Photo!
2017 T-shirt Design limited supply!
The '17 Fest is at the Fairgrounds just 2 miles from downtown! October 14! Cheers Nashville!