Festival Q & A
What do I get with my ticket?
General Admission ticket holders will receive a souvenir tasting glass for unlimited beer and wine tasting from local and regional brewers. All ticket holders can enjoy four hours of great live music for their listening and dancing pleasure, in addition to browsing our retail product vendors. Complimentary bottled water, soda and soft pretzels will be provided, along with wonderful food samplings by our downtown restaurants.
Will tickets be sold at the event?
No, all tickets must be purchased in advance on-line from the event web site. At the time of purchase, you will print your ticket and you will be expected to bring it with you. You will not be able to enter the event without your ticket; so keep it in a safe place!
Selinsgrove is in Snyder County, Pennsylvania. It is approximately 50 miles north of Harrisburg and 45 miles south of Williamsport.
Where is the Beer & Wine Festival held?
On University Avenue between Broad & W. Pine Streets. This is an outdoor rain or shine event. View a site Map of the 2012 Festival.
How can I get to the Beer & Wine Festival without driving?
Shuttle service will be provided to hotel guests staying at either the Econo Lodge, Phillips Motel, Hampton Inn, or the Comfort Inn; all located within 2 miles of the event on Rts 11 & 15. Shuttle service will begin at 12:00 noon from the Econo Lodge and stop at each of the hotels listed making a continuous loop until 10:00 pm. You will need your festival ticket to ride the shuttle. Of course, another option is to consider bringing a designated driver with you.
Will there be a place to park my car if I drive?
Parking is available on the street and in designated areas; look for the signs
General Festival Information
Plenty! There are a number of shops and restaurants all along Market St. Also the shops will have their annual sidewalk and tent sales on Friday and Saturday. You can also tube or kayak on the beautiful Susquehanna River or Penns Creek both with entries right in downtown or you can attend Fan Appreciation Night at the Selinsgrove Speedway on Saturday night after the festival. So please plan to come early and stay late and enjoy the beauty of our town.
Who does the Selinsgrove Beer & Wine Festival benefit?
The Beer & Wine Festival benefits Selinsgrove Projects, Inc, a non-profit organization that was formed to revitalize and preserve our town. We invite you to walk those streets before and after the festival and see the current beauty of our town and envision what it will be like when we extend our decorative street lighting, develop our commons area, and enhance the facades of the buildings.
Can I buy either beer or wine at the Festival?
Unfortunately, beer sales are prohibited by Pennsylvania law. However you will be able to purchase bottled wine from the wineries to take home with you. You will not be able to open your bottles during the festival.
Will there be any other vendors besides breweries and wineries?
There will be a selection of unique vendors who will have products available for purchase at the festival.
What do I do if I lose my glass?
You will need to contact a staff member to purchase a new one.
Do I need a Valid I.D. even if I am obviously over 21?
YES. Due to PA State Law, everyone that enters the festival must present a Valid I.D. We will checking all I.D.'s at the gate.
Can I bring children or pets?
Noone under 21 can attend the festival. Unfortunately, this includes small children and toddlers. With the exception of service animals, pets are not allowed at the festival.