Start: February 17, 2018
12:00 pm
End: February 17, 2018
6:00 pm

Event Venue

318 NW 23rd St, Miami, FL 33127, Miami, Florida 33127

GPS: 25.7982207, -80.2019551

Come celebrate J. Wakefield Brewing’s three year anniversary at the 2018 WakeFest Anniversary.

WakeFest Anniversary Celebration & Invitational 2018 Highlights
  • February 17, 2018 – 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm (11 am VIP)
  • A 21+ only Event – Rain or Shine
  • Valid identification is required
  • Live DJ set
  • South Florida’s finest food trucks
  • Nearly 30 of your favorite JWB beers on draught
  • Specialty bottles (limited / prices vary)
  • Over 100 local, national and internationally known breweries
WakeFest Anniversary Celebration FAQs

Q: Will the anniversary cost anything to attend?
A: Yes, there is a $60 General Admission (plus service fees and taxes) to attend the event. The General Admission ticket includes entrance at 12PM, unlimited pours, and a commemorative tasting glass.

Q: Where can I purchase tickets for WakeFest Anniversary 2018 and when will they become available for purcahse?
A: Tickets will be available for purchase online only. Ticket Box Office link will soon be provided on our website within the Events tab. Online sales are set to go live on Tuesday November 28, 2017 at 12PM EST.

Q: Can I purchase VIP tickets at the brewery?
A: We will be selling a maximum of 50 VIP tickets at the brewery to allow our most loyal regulars and local customers an opportunity to purchase their VIP tickets before sales go live online. Onsite sales date is Monday November 27, 2018 starting at 10AM. There will be a two ticket limit per purchase.

Q: How much are VIP Tickets, what do they include, and are they limited?
A: WakeFest Anniversary 2018 VIP tickets are limited to only 300 people and go for $350, plus service fees ($14) and 8% sales tax). VIP Tickets include early entrance at 11AM, specialty VIP tasting glass, all you can eat, unlimited beers, special VIP area with specialty beers, four 750ml special release bottles, and first rights to purchase additional bottles before General Admission.

Q: What are the four specialty bottles in the VIP Package?
A: These are the tentative VIP bottles to be released:
1. Dark Bier Matusalem Rum Barrel Aged Coconut Cake Imp. Stout (collab w/Bottle Logic).
2. Bourbon Barrel Aged Desperado Imp. Stout w/Chilies, Cinnamon & Coco Nibs.
3. That’s the Ticket (formerly The Golden Ticket) Imp. Stout w/Chocolate, Caramel & Sea Salt.
4. It Was All A Dream Imperial Stout Aged in Bourbon Maple Syrup Barrels w/Coffee, Coconut & Vanilla (collaboration w/Abnormal Beer Co., JPizo & Mostra Coffee).

Q: Will there be additional bottles for sale?
A: Yes, everybody will have an opportunity to purchase special release bottles online.
-VIP ticket holders will have first rights to purchase a limited amount of bottles before General Admission ticket holders get access.
-You will be given an opportunity to add bottles to your shopping cart during your online ticket purchase (subject to availability).
-Additional bottles (tentative):
1. Dark Bier collab w/Bottle Logic (x3) – $30
2. Desperado (x1) – $30
3. Dipped in Sauce collab w/Horus Aged Ales (Boss Tycoon V1 x1) – $40
4. Sippin on Yak collab w/Horus Aged Ales (Boss Tycoon V2 x1) – $40
5. VSOP Big Poppa (x1) – $40
6. Maple Rye Barrel Aged Big Poppa (x1) – $40
7. BA Forbidden Forest collab w/Modern Times (x1) – $30
8. Boutit Boutit Variant collab w/Three Chiefs Brewery (x1) – $40
9. That’s the Ticket Imperial Stout w/Coco Caramel Sea Salt (x3) – $20

Q: Can I pick up my bottles on a future date after WakeFest Anniversary 2018?
A: Unfortunately, we are not able to hold/store any bottles after the event date. All bottles must be picked up the week prior at the brewery Monday-Friday (2/12/18 – 2/16/18).

Q: Are tickets transferrable and/or refundable?
A: No, unfortunately tickets for WakeFest 2018 are non-transferrable. All sales are final and non-refundable.

Q: What time should we arrive at the festival?
A: We ask that nobody arrive before 10AM.

Q: Can I bring outside bottles/cans to share?
A: Outside alcohol, food, or drink will not be permitted inside the festival grounds. Unfortunately, due to city regulations no bottles shares are allowed on premise.

Q: Will there be additional bottles for sale?
A: Yes, there will be a limited amount of bottles available for sale. We will release bottle details and pricing soon.

Q: Can I bring my kids?
A: Admission to the festival grounds are for adults age 21 and over only.

Q: Can I bring my animal friends?
A: We’re sorry, but animals are not permitted on festival grounds.

Q: Can I bring coolers, chairs, umbrellas, or tables?
A: No coolers, chairs, canopies, umbrellas, and tables are not permitted.

Q: Can I bring in my back pack, duffle bag, or purse?
A: Bags of all kinds will be checked by security and will be up to security discretion.

Q: I’ve got some pretty cool weapons. Can I bring them to show my friends?
A: No weapons of any kind are allowed on festival grounds.

Q: Will I be able to leave the festival grounds and come back later?
A: Unfortunately, there is no re-entry on festival grounds.

Q: What beers will be on draught? Do we need tickets to purchase beers?
A: We will populate the beer list soon. Tickets are not required to purchase beer. Your festival ticket includes unlimited beer pours. Pour sizes may vary. All sales are final. No refunds.

Q: Will your Tap Room be open during the event?
A: Our brewery and Tap Room will be closed during festival hours, but will open for business at 7PM-1AM February 17, 2018.

Q: Will food be available?
A: Yes, we will be hosting some of South Florida’s finest food trucks.

Q: Will growlers be available for purchase or fill?
A: No, growlers will not be available during the anniversary. However, we will have custom WakeFest Invitational 2018 shirts available for purchase and other JWB swag.

Q: Where can we park?
A: We strongly encourage that attendees ride share to the festival and use services like UBER or Lyft. If you can’t UBER or Lyft please try and taxi, use public transportation, or carpool with others.

If you do drive, street parking is also available around the Wynwood area using PayByPhone (Zone 30939).

***More details to come. Stay tuned!

Fees & Tickets
General Admission
Entrance at 12PM, unlimited pours and a commemorative tasting glass.