What's Included in the Ticket Price?
Your Ticket includes admission, a 9 ounce sampling glass, 2 Tokens, live entertainment throughout the day, a gaming area, picnic area, dance party with a fireworks show, hot sauce tasting pavilion and a charitable donation to Food4Kids KW. Please Note: Drink Tokens are cash only, there are 3 ATM's near the many Festival area.
Where is the Great Ontario Festival Located?
The Great Ontario Beer Festival is located on the Bingemans event grounds in Kitchener, Ontario (425 Bingemans Centre Dr, Kitchener, ON N2B 3X7).
Are Children Permitted at the GOBF?
This is a 19+ event. Children are not permitted to attend the event. We do make exceptions for infants (Less Than 1 Years Old).
Are Pets Permitted at the GOBF?
Animals are prohibited within the event grounds. We do make exceptions for CNIB guide dogs.
How Big and How Much are Drink Samples?
Beer Samples will be poured in 4 ounce increments. Your can use your 9 ounce sampling glass for a single or double sample and some breweries will have 12 ounce and 16 ounce cans as well if you choose a larger amount of your favorite beer. Spirits and some rare or special beers may cost more than 1 token per sample. All sampling costs will be clearly marked at each booth.
How Much will Food Cost?
Our food vendors set their own costs. Costs will be clearly displayed at each food vendor booth.
How do I contact the Great Ontario Beer Festival Directly?
You can click on the red chat button on the bottom of your screen or email faron(@)iheartbeer.ca
What Charities are you Supporting?
Our official event charity is Food4Kids KW. We are also partnering up with The Southern Ontario Beer Boys and their Kand4Kids initiative to raise money for the McMaster Children's Hospital Foundation.