July 21, 2018
Join us for the inaugural Coosapalooza Brewfest! Enjoy the beautiful sights and sounds of downtown Wetumpka alongside the Coosa River, where you’ll sample beers from 16 Alabama craft breweries. Proceeds from the $20 “brewfest booklet” will go to Main Street Wetumpka’s mission of downtown revitalization and contain tickets to be redeemed for full-sized brews at any of the Alabama craft breweries onsite.
Presented by Main Street Wetumpka and the City of Wetumpka.
There are two entrances into the event, one next to the Coosa River Craft House and another next to Coaches Corner Bar & Grill. Merchants Alley is located on Orline Street and can be accessed by using one of the two gated entrances at the event.
Live Music Line Up:
2-4 p.m. Ben Norris at Coaches Corner
4-6 p.m. Chuck Lofton & Kurt McKinney in Merchants Alley
6-8 p.m. Allen, Steve & Caryl at Coaches Corner
8-10 p.m. Jeff & the Johnsons in Merchants Alley
Who is permitted to sample the craft beers?
Age 21 and up only allowed to consume alcohol. All consumers will be carded. Legal identification must be provided at the gate entrance to the event and a wristband must be worn at all times to participate in the Brewfest tasting.
Are children permitted to attend the event?
While kids are permitted to attend the event, programming is intended for an audience of 21+ years of age. Children, or those under the age of 21, are permitted to attend and enjoy non-alcoholic beverages, bottled water, purchase food and enjoy on-site musical performances. Children are required to be accompanied by a responsible adult or guardian at all times while in the event area.
Can I bring my own alcohol to the event?
No alcohol may be brought into or out of the event unless you are an approved exhibitor. Management has the right to refuse service at any time. Alcohol sales can be terminated at any time at the discretion of festival management and or Brewfest vendors.
Can I bring my pet to the event?
Animals or pets of any kind are prohibited with the exception of service animals. Service animals must remain on a leash or in a harness at all times.
What food and non-alcoholic beverages will be available at the event?
There will be a variety of food and non-alcoholic beverages available for purchase during the event. Guests are not permitted to bring any outside food or beverages into the Coosapalooza Brew fest event area. Containers such as bottles, cans, thermos bottles and/or plastic coolers are not permitted for the safety and protection of our guests.
The selling or sampling of merchandise, food, beverages, tickets and/or other items on the property without management authorization is strictly prohibited.
Parking is available in authorized parking areas. (Wetumpka Depot Players parking is only for Wetumpka Depot patrons attending the play that evening.)
For safety reasons, guests will be refused entry if they are in possession of prohibited items including, but not limited to: alcoholic beverages, illegal drugs, food, drinks, glass/plastic/metal containers, backpacks, coolers, and weapons of any type, parcels, or packages or large bags of any kind. The guest must throw the prohibited item in the trash or return the item to their vehicle. Coosapalooza Brewfest reserves the right to confiscate any prohibited items and/or escort the guest from the event area.
For your comfort you may bring lawn chairs, bag chairs, and blankets to sit on during the event.
Policy on intoxicated guests
All guests are expected to drink responsibly and ensure they have a safe ride home. Water is readily available in the event area. Guests who need a safe ride home can contact local ride-sharing services. Contact information concerning ride-sharing is available at the gated entrances.
Security officers will be on site to ensure the safety of all guests. Intoxicated guests causing a disturbance may be asked to leave at the discretion of the security staff.
The event will go on rain or shine.