San Juan Brewfest Policies
The San Juan Brewfest works to create a safe and fun environment for all attendees.
By purchasing a ticket and/or participating in this event, you agree to the following policies:
Entry Requirements and Policies for the 2023 San Juan Brewfest
The San Juan Brewfest works to create a safe and fun environment for all attendees. By purchasing a ticket and/or participating in this event, you agree to the entry protocol and the following policies:
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Entry Requirements and Protocol
There are no special entry requirements to the Brewfest due to COVID-19 concerns. We reserve the right to update the check in and entry procedures if the situation changes
Drugs (Including Marijuana)
No drugs of any kind are allowed inside the event area, including marijuana. While marijuana is legal in Colorado, it is NOT legal to consume it outside of your home or the home of someone who gives you permission to consume it. This includes flower and edibles, as well as marijuana paraphernalia.
Prescription drugs are allowed as needed.
No outside alcohol is allowed inside the event area. We have plenty for you to try! If anyone appears inebriated at the gate, the Brewfest reserves the right to deny entry. Wait until you get here!
Small backpacks are allowed, but are subject to search. Any item specifically noted here, or anything else the event staff deem to be harmful or dangerous, will be disposed of, or the attendee can come back at a later time after the item(s) have been taken elsewhere.
No weapons of any kind are allowed inside the event area. This includes, but is not limited to, firearms, knives, and explosives. Small pocket knives may be allowed, but at the discretion of the San Juan Brewfest staff and/or their designees. Leave it at home!
No pets of any kind are allowed inside the event area. The only exceptions are for legitimate service animals. Emotional support animals are NOT allowed.
No children, or anyone under 21, are allowed inside the event area. This includes infants.
EMPTY water bottles are allowed inside the event area. A free water station is available at the event to fill your water bottle. Anyone bringing in a full or partially full bottle will be required to empty it before entering. Only EMPTY water bottles are allowed!
The San Juan Brewfest has a zero-tolerance policy for aggression or harassment of any kind.
Everyone should feel safe during the event, and we are dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age or religion. We do not tolerate any form of aggressive behavior or harassment of festival attendees, staff, volunteers, sponsors, or brewers.
If a participant breaks these policies, they will be removed from the San Juan Brewfest and the proper authorities will be notified. If someone or something makes you feel uncomfortable or unsafe, no matter how minor it may seem, please report it immediately to any San Juan Brewfest staff member or security guard so the situation can be addressed.
Underage Drinking and Over-consumption
The Brewfest also has a zero tolerance policy for underage drinking. Anyone inside the San Juan Brewfest event area without a wristband will be removed from the event and the proper authorities will be contacted. A wristband indicates a valid ID has been shown. Additionally, the San Juan Brewfest staff and/or its designees can ask for any attendee’s ID at any time during the event, even after entering the San Juan Brewfest event area.
The San Juan Brewfest has a zero tolerance policy for over-consuming. Anyone who appears to be intoxicated prior to entering the event can be denied entry. Anyone inside the event area who is intoxicated will be removed from the event.
Don’t be a jerk, be of-age, and know your limits!
This includes YOU!
All policies apply to EVERYONE at the San Juan Brewfest, including vendors, volunteers, bands, etc.
San Juan Brewfest staff and/or their designees have sole decision making authority on these issues, and their decisions are final.