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Frequently Asked Questions

Below are the answers to frequently asked questions.

Frequently Asked Questions

If there are any questions not answered below, please use the contact area at the bottom of this page to submit them.  They may help another guest.  Looking forward to seeing you there.


Q: Where exactly is the Festival?

A: The Festival is on New York Ave, from 10th Street to 12th Street.  The road will be closed for attendees to move throughout the street.


Q: Will I need a ticket to be on New York Ave?

A: New York Ave will be open to the Public but closed to traffic.  Only ticketed attendees will be allowed to sample at the spirit tents.


Q: Is there a Ride Share pick-up/drop-off location?

A: There is a pick-up/drop-off location for ride share at the St. Cloud Chamber of Commerce located on New York Ave and 12th street, just outside the event site.  Tent sponsored by Ford Insurance


Q: Is there a companion pass available for those that don't drink?

A: A companion pass is not necessary since the event site is open to the public.  In order to access the event exhibitors and VIP area you must have a credential and a wristband.


Q: Will there be food?

A: There will be food trucks and the local restaurants will be running specials.  Check out the Bars & Restaurant tab on this site.


Q: Is there food included with the VIP Pass

A: Yes, there will be vouchers good for a meal at participating restaurants just steps away from the Festival.  Vouchers will be in your swag bags.  Snacks and water will be provided in the VIP Tent.


Q: What if it rains?

A: The Festival is a rain or shine event.


Q: Do I have to be 21 or older to attend?

A:  You have to be 21 to participate with valid, physical Photo ID.  The event site is open to the public with many shops, boutiques and restaurants open to serve the community.


Q: Will there be things to do for those who aren't participating?

A: There will be live music, food trucks, and local boutiques and shops open.


Q: Are there any local hotels to stay the night?

A: The host hotel is Hunter's Arms Hotel located within the event site.  They are offering special rates for the event dates.


Q: Can I buy tickets at the event?

A: Yes, there will be tickets available for sale on-site until they are sold .  


Q: Where can we park?

A:See Map Below: Parking noted in Yellow, Whiskey Festival marked in Green and Entertainment, Shopping and Restaurants 

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