Art of Beer FAQs


What do I get with admission?

Your ticket includes get admission into the event (see below for VIP and GA-specific information), a commemorative glass, beer and food samples (while supplies last), access to the art auction gallery and an unforgettable beer event experience.

What time are VIP doors?

VIP doors are at 5:30pm. The VIP session runs from 5:30-7pm, and VIP ticket holders also receive access to the main event from 7-10pm.

What time are GA doors?

The GA session runs from 7-10pm.

If I am VIP and I show up late will I have to wait in the General Admission line?

If you show up between 5:30-7pm, you can enter through the VIP line. If you arrive after 7pm, you will need to get into the General Admission line.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes, you must bring your printed ticket to the event. Your physical ticket ensures your entrance.

Are children allowed to come to the event?

This event is 21 and over only; no children or infants will be admitted.

We Love Designated Drivers

If I bought a Designated Driver ticket can I get into the VIP session?

Yes, but you must be escorted by someone with a VIP ticket.

What does my Designated Driver ticket include?

DDs are allowed to enjoy the art, food and all non-alcoholic activities we have to offer. Designated Drivers must be escorted by a ticket holder of GA or VIP.  If security observes a DD consuming alcohol, they and their group will be asked to leave immediately.

The Food

What food will be available at the event?

We have small bites served by some of the area's best restaurants throughout the evening (view the full list here).  While we try our best to make sure we enough food for all, make sure to have a hearty meal beforehand to put down a good base layer for imbibing.

Will there be vegetarian or vegan food options available?

The selection is based on what our chefs decide to bring.  Please ask the individual chefs on their selections for the night and what accommodations they can make for you.

The Other Stuff

What is the refund policy?

No refunds

Will there be ATMs onsite?


Is there coat check?

Yes; it will be located in the “Rocklin” room (don’t worry; we’ll have people there to show you the way). Tips for the coat check team are always appreciated.

Is there seating?

Yes, there will be limited seating available.

Can we bring pets?

No, however services animals are allowed.

Are there ins and outs?


Will there be a designated smoking area?


Where can I park?

Parking is available in the lots highlighted in yellow below.