WHAT TIME DOES THE UPTOWN BOOGALOO begin and END?
NEW IN 2017: We are excited to offer two sessions of the Uptown Boogaloo - an Afternoon Session and an Evening Session!
AFTERNOON SESSION: Tastings, music, and food service will begin at 12noon for VIPs and 1pm for General Admission ticket-holders. The event will end promptly at 4:30pm!
EVENING SESSION: Tastings, music, and food service will begin at 5:30pm for VIPs and 6:30pmpm for General Admission ticket-holders. The event will end promptly at 10pm!
DO I PAY FOR EXTRA BEER SAMPLES?
We want you to have a good time, so we don’t charge for extra beer samples. However, we do evaluate all of our patrons and reserve the right to refuse service to anyone who appears unsafely intoxicated.
WILL THERE BE ANY FOOD OR NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ON SITE?
There will be a variety of food options and non-alcoholic beverages available for purchase on site. We will also be providing free coffee from Carthaigh Coffee.
CAN I BRING MY CHILDREN WITH ME?
Sorry, this is a 21+ event. We cannot allow any children or infants into the event.
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN MY GENERAL ADMISSION TICKET?
A General Admission Ticket will get you admission to the event starting at 1pm (Afternoon Session) and 6:30pm (Evening Session), a special Uptown Boogaloo tasting glass, beer samples, and access to vendors where food will be available for purchase. Festival organizers reserve the right to refuse alcohol to anyone appearing unsafely intoxicated.
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN MY VIP TICKET?
The Uptown Boogaloo VIP Ticket includes the following:
- Early entry to the Uptown Boogaloo a full hour before General Admission ticket-holders starting at 12noon (Afternoon Session) and 5:30pm (Evening Session) to allow for unhindered sampling of the 75+ beers at the event
- Access to the San Severia Spiegeltent (crafted in 1839) for sampling of an additional 10 hand-selected VIP-only beers
- VIP-only complimentary food provided by Yum Yum Noodle Bar:
- Beer braised brisket sliders with five spice apple chutney, pickled red cabbage and tempura jalapeños
- Pad Thai (with shrimp, chicken, or tofu)
- Access to VIP-only bathrooms (avoid the porta-potties!)
- A limited edition Uptown Boogaloo winter scarf
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN MY DESIGNATED DRIVER TICKET?
Designated Drivers are the true heroes of the Uptown Boogaloo! It's your job to make sure your friends and your family get home safely. Designated Driver GA Tickets include admission to the event starting at 1pm (Afternoon Session) and 6:30pm (Evening Session) and Designated Driver VIP Tickets include admission to the event starting at 12noon (Afternoon Session) and 5:30pm (Evening Session).
DD's get to experience the Uptown Boogaloo to its fullest extent MINUS the beer! There will be delicious, local, farm-to-table food, great music, and plenty of fun to be had! VIP Designated Drivers also receive all of the same access and perks as a regular VIP Ticket holder, including access to complimentary food, a limited edition Uptown Boogaloo winter scarf, Spiegeltent access and more!
Please note that our policy dictates that if a Designated Driver Ticket-holder is found consuming alcohol at the event, that individual will be escorted out of the event immediately.
WILL TICKETS BE AVAILABLE ON THE DAY OF THE EVENT?
We're only selling 500 tickets to this event so we highly suggest purchasing in advance as we can not guarantee that tickets will be available at the door! Also, please remember that tickets will also be more expensive on the day of the event!
WHERE DO I PARK?
There are a bunch of parking lots in the Uptown Kingston district where you can park for free. We highly encourage carpooling (and don't forget to designate a sober driver). Please click the map to see locations of public parking lots! There is also parking available along the streets in Uptown. Most spots are metered until 5PM.
DO YOU HAVE A VOLUNTEER PROGRAM?
Yep! If you're interested in volunteering at our event, please find more information and an application on our Volunteer Page!
I'M FROM A BREWERY AND I'D LIKE TO EXHIBIT. CAN I APPLY?
Yes, of course! Please fill out our Brewery Application Form!