Beer at Old Hilliardfest

10570341_10152311853091644_4725912774633799324_nOld Hilliardfest festivities have included beer sales at the event for a number of years, beginning with a beer garden in the earlier days, to now offering beer options that may be consumed within the entire festival geography.

Who profits from Old Hilliardfest Beer Sales?

Old Hilliardfest makes no profit from the sale of beer at the event. Partnering organizations who staff the beer concessions during the event receive the profit from beer sales and any tips you may leave for them. Old Hilliardfest provides beer concessions as another option for festivalgoers, and as a fundraising opportunity for local non-profit groups.

Where can I consume alcohol purchased at Old Hilliardfest Beer Concessions?

The short answer, on public property within the signed area of the festival boundaries. Out of a respect for the memorial, this excludes First Responders Park. Click here for a map of the festival. Beer purchased from Old Hilliardfest Beer Concessions may not leave festival grounds and may not enter private property.

Where can I consume alcohol purchased in a Bar or Restaurant?

Old Hilliardfest is not a DORA (designated outdoor refreshment area) event, as such alcohol purchased at a bar or restaurant may not leave that respective bar or restaurant's property, this is state law, and you could be subject to an open container violation if spotted by law enforcement.

Where can I consume alcohol purchased in a Bar or Restaurant?

Please patronize these amazing Old Hilliard business. However, Old Hilliardfest is not a DORA (designated outdoor refreshment area) event. As such, alcohol purchased at a bar or restaurant may not leave that respective bar or restaurant's property, this is state law, and you could be subject to an open container violation if spotted by law enforcement. Please don't risk it.

Can I bring my own Beer or Alcohol to the festival?

You will not be permitted to being outside alcohol into the festival, this is state law, and you could be subject to an open container violation if spotted by law enforcement. Please don't risk it.

What if I have other questions?

Please feel free to contact us if you have any further questions or concerns.