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Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

This is a 21 and over event. You must be 21+ years old with a valid photo ID to attend, no exceptions.

No children, infants, toddlers, or strollers will be allowed into the event. NO EXCEPTIONS.

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

You must have a printed copy of your ticket OR your ticket barcode (easily viewable) for scanning on your smartphone.

What are the event dates and hours?

Fountain Valley Summer Suds Brewfest takes place on Saturday, June 17, 2023 at Fountain Valley Sports Park in Fountain Valley, CA. The festival hours for VIP Admission are 12-4PM and for General Admission are 1-4PM. Times are subject to change without notice.

Where is the event located?

Fountain Valley Summer Suds Brewfest takes place at the Fountain Valley Sports Park, 16400 Brookhurst Street, Fountain Valley, CA 92708. GET DIRECTIONS

Is re-entry into the event allowed?

As long as you are wearing your wristband, you can come and go as you please!

When do TAPS close?

Last pour will be 15 minutes before the ending time of the ticketed session, which is 3:45PM. Time subject to change without notice.

Intoxicated Guests

All guests of the Fountain Valley Summer Suds Brewfest are expected to drink responsibly and ensure they have a safe, responsible means of transportation before leaving the event.

Any guest who is intoxicated before entering the event may be denied entry to the event.

Any guest found intoxicated within the event and/or causing a disturbance, as determined by management, will be asked to leave the facility without refund and may be subject to further consequences.

We reserve the right, at our discretion, to remove any individual(s) from the event for behaving inappropriately. You will be escorted out by security and not allowed back in!

Is this event indoors or outdoors?

Outdoors! Sip under the sun in a park setting and enjoy unlimited beer tastings featuring summer seasonal releases, food tastings, sway to good vibes with live music, and hang with good people all for a great cause.

Is there any food onsite?

Some of Fountain Valley's finest food trucks will be onsite selling a variety of food options for hungry event attendees. Food sold separately and is not included in admission.

Is this event Handicap accessible?

Yes! The venue and bathrooms are wheelchair accessible.

When does event check-in start?

We will start checking in attendees approximately 30-45 minutes prior to each ticketed session. Time subject to change without notice.

Why is there a line to get in?

You will see a line at the event entrance. Don’t let it scare you. It moves quickly. Why a line at all? It is our policy to check the identification of all who enter the event to ensure they are of proper drinking age. To help the line move quickly, please have your ID ready, either a state-issued ID or a passport. If your ticket is on your phone, please turn the screen brightness all the way up so it is easier for us to scan the ticket.


Vaccination is NOT REQUIRED. Face masks will be required consistent with state, county, and city guidelines - this event is classified as an outdoor event. Guest will be responsible for ensuring social distancing during the event.

Your health and safety is our top priority, so we’ve worked to ensure your visit is fun and stress-free. Exposure to COVID-19 is an inherent risk in any public location where people are present; we cannot guarantee you will not be exposed during your visit. Guests should evaluate their risk in determining whether to attend. Fountain Valley Summer Suds Brewfest makes no representations, warranties or guarantees, express or implied, regarding the implementation of health and safety-related procedures and protocols, all of which are subject to change.

We have strict cleaning and sanitizing procedures in place.

Attendees must agree to terms of entry at the event which will include the following:

  1. No COVID-19 related symptoms in the past 72 hours.
  2. No known positive COVID-19 exposures in the past 14 days.

All Fountain Valley Summer Suds Brewfest staff, vendors and contractors will also be screened for symptoms upon entry.

While Fountain Valley Summer Suds Brewfest looks forward to welcoming everyone to the property, Fountain Valley Summer Suds Brewfest sincerely encourages all visitors to closely consider all current local, state and federal guidelines and all available public health information prior to visiting Fountain Valley Summer Suds Brewfest.


Will tickets be sold at the door?

Yes, if the tickets are not sold out. Tickets purchased at the door will be $10 more each. VIP Admission at the Gate is $70, plus tax and General Admission at the Gate is $60, plus tax.

What are the Box Office hours?

Fountain Valley Summer Suds Brewfest Box Office is located near Main Gate Entrance. Opens 11:30AM and closes at 3PM on Saturday the day of the event. Times are subject to change without notice.

Can I bring someone under the age of 21 as my Designated Driver?

No, our license does not permit anyone under the age of 21 to be inside the event grounds.

How and where can I buy a Designated Driver ticket?

Designated Driver tickets will only be available for purchase at the door the day of the event for $15 and must be accompanied by an General Admission or VIP ticket purchaser in order to purchase a Designated Driver ticket.

Do you accept Cash & Credit Cards?

There is an ATM at the event location with applicable service fees. Some vendors accept credit cards, however the Fountain Valley Summer Suds Brewfest’s Box Office is CASH ONLY.

What if I did not receive an order confirmation email?

Please first check your spam/junk folder. If not there, enter your email address to RESEND YOUR ORDER CONFIRMATION RECEIPT. If you still have not received it CONTACT US as there might be a typo in the email address that you submitted at the time of your order. Otherwise, bring your ID and check in at the Will Call booth near the Main Gate Entrance. Will Call staff is ready onsite during the event to answer any questions or concerns you might have such as not receiving your order confirmation email, etc.

If you have a general question about your order, please email us at CONTACT US.


Is there a fee for parking?

No, parking is free.

Where can I find parking?

Parking is available at the event. Entrance is at Brookhurst Street and Heil Avenue. Look for parking directional signage. Our traffic control will direct you to this location.  GET DIRECTIONS

Is there ADA Handicap parking?

If you have a handicap placard, handicap parking is available. Enter at the Fountain Valley Summer Fest / Summer Suds Brewfest street entrance to be directed to the designated parking lot by security personnel.


What You Can Bring With You…

Guests and their belongings are subject to search upon entry or re-entry.

The following items are ALLOWED* at Fountain Valley Summer Suds Brewfest:

  • Folding chairs are permitted in designated area. NO Tents, lawn chairs, hammocks or canopies are allowed.
  • (1) One unopened bottle of water per person.
  • Backpacks, EXCEPT for NO backpacks with hydration packs are allowed.
  • Blankets, Sheets, Towels
  • Cameras (basic point and shoot consumer-grade cameras) for personal use.


What You Can’t Bring With You…

The following items are PROHIBITED* at Fountain Valley Summer Suds Brewfest:

  • Sorry, no pets are allowed in the event site. The only animals that are allowed on our grounds are service animals. California Civil Code Section 54.2 (a) Every individual with a disability has the right to be accompanied by a guide dog, signal dog, or service dog, especially trained for the purpose, in any of the places specified in Section 54.1 (Right of full and equal access to places of public accommodation) without being required to pay an extra charge or security deposit for the guide dog, signal dog, or service dog. However, the individual shall be liable for any damages done to the premises or facilities by his or her dog. It is a misdemeanor to fraudulently misrepresent service animals.
  • NO BACKPACKS WITH HYDRATION PACKS, PICNIC COOLERS, BASKETS, GLASSWARE/BOTTLES, OUTSIDE FOOD OR DRINKS ALLOWED IN THE EVENT SITE. No outside food or beverage (including alcohol) of any kind. All food and beverage items must be purchased at the event. EXCEPT FOR (1) one unopened bottle of water per person.
  • No Firearms, explosives, smoke bombs, or weapons of any kind (including pocket knives, pepper spray, stun guns, any concealed weapons, fireworks, etc).
  • No Illegal and illicit substances of any kind.
  • No Gambling or illegal activity of any kind.
  • No Drugs or drug paraphernalia.
  • No Skateboards or scooters.
  • No Bicycles inside the event grounds.
  • No Tents, oversized umbrellas, canopies, hammocks, or shade structures of any kind.
  • No unauthorized/unlicensed vendors.
  • No unauthorized solicitation and materials including handbills, flyers, stickers, beach balls, giveaways, samples, etc.
  • No Large wallet and waist chains that exceed 12 inches in length and width of 1 inch.
  • No Bicycle chains or other such chains will be allowed.
  • No Inflatable furniture, rafts, chairs, etc.
  • No Gang affiliated attire.
  • No Water guns.
  • No Cameras, other than for personal use without authorization by management.
  • NO SMOKING, therefore no cigarettes, vapors, marijuana, or tobacco is allowed.


Other items as determined by facility management. Event management reserves the right to handle each occurrence on a case by case basis. Depending on the item, the guest may either be asked to remove the item from the event site or dispose of the item, or may be ejected from the festival site.

Security Screening & Entry

For the safety of everyone entering the event, all patrons are subject to a full and complete search prior to entry.

Please review the Allowed & Prohibited items list for a stress-free entry process.

By purchasing a ticket, you agree to submit to a search before entry.

All bags will be searched before entry. Persons that refuse to comply with the search policy will be refused entry into the event.


Can I volunteer for this event?

We love our volunteers! Please visit the CONTACT US page and select the volunteer option for Subject on the website and provide the requested information if you are interested in volunteering. The volunteer coordinator will review your application and respond accordingly.


If I break my tasting glass can I get a replacement?

Luckily event grounds are on grass but BE CAREFUL we do not provide replacements. If a replacement is needed you can purchase a replacement for an additional cost for $5 while supplies last. No guarantees.


Ticket holders or attendees of the event consent to being filmed, photographed, and recorded as members of the audience. The resulting film footage, images and recordings may be used to promote the Fountain Valley Summer Suds Brewfest / O Entertainment events in print, various forms of media, and on websites. You consent that the footage remains our property and we may use it in conjunction with promotion of our event however we choose.

Event goers must comply with all relevant statutes, laws, safety announcements, restrictions and regulations while attending the event. Breach of any of these conditions or any unacceptable behavior likely to cause damage, nuisance or injury shall enable Fountain Valley Summer Suds Brewfest its security personnel, volunteers, staff, or event organizers to eject the attendees from the event site without a refund.