About & FAQs

The Reds, Whites & Brews In The Boat Festival has evolved to become a ‘don’t miss’ event of the summer!  This event will feature amazing unlimited wine & craft beer tastings, LIVE music, vendors and food all in beautiful Downtown Steamboat Springs.


  • When is the Festival? - Saturday, June 22nd, 2024
  • Where is the Festival Held? - Yampa Street between 10th & 12th
  • What are the hours? - 12:00 - 5:00 p.m.
  • What else is there to do the area? - Check out www.steamboatchamber.com and www.mainstreetsteamboat.com.
  • Are kids allowed? - Children are allowed,  but keep in mind it's a busy, crowded atmosphere.
  • Do I have to be over 21 to attend? - You must be 21 or over to drink alcohol at the event.  You can enter the event if you are under 21 and purchase food and non-alcoholic beverages from vendors.
  • Are any of the proceeds donated to a charity? - Proceeds from the Reds Whites & Brews In The Boat will directly benefit the Main Street Steamboat.
  • Is the event ADA accessible? - Yes, but keep in mind it is on grass and pavement.
  • How to I sign up to as a sponsor, vendor, or brewery? - See our GET INVOLVED section in the menu.
  • How can I volunteer? What do I get as a volunteer? - Volunteer spots are available all day for the event in multiple shifts.  Volunteers receive an event t-shirt, & a tasting cup for you or a friend.  Volunteers are not permitted to drink before or during their shift. Go to the GET INVOLVED page to find the volunteer sign up.
  • What will the live entertainment be? - Check out our MUSIC page for details.


  • How Much does it cost? And what’s included with the ticket? - See ticket details on home page.
  • Do I need a ticket to enter? - No, you only need a ticket if you're planning on tasting.  There will not be alcohol sold inside the event except for the tasting ticket.  If you're not planning on drinking, feel free to walk into the event for free.
  • Where can I buy tickets day of? - Online or at the event entrance beginning at 12:00 p.m.
  • Do you take credit cards or checks day of? - No checks. Cash on the day of the event only.  Credit cards day of & for pre-sale purchases online.
  • How do I get my tickets if I purchased online? -   All tickets are emailed electronically via Eventbrite.com.  You must still bring your ID to get checked at the event day of.
  • Can I pick up my tasting cup/mug early? - Yes, the Mug Pick Up Party will be Friday June 21st at a location TBD. Check back closer to the event. 
  • Can I purchase the tickets in Steamboat?  - Yes, you can purchase tickets at the Mug Pick up Party.
  • Should I purchase my tickets in advance or the day of the event? - We always suggest purchasing your tickets in advance, see above for purchasing tickets in Steamboat.
  • Do you offer a Military discount? - Yes, but only on pre-sale tickets. Please email [email protected] for details.
  • What if I buy tickets & can’t attend? - You can transfer them to a friend (over 21). There are no refunds.
  • I bought a tasting ticket but want to upgrade to a Commemorative ticket. What should I do? - Email [email protected].
  • Is my registration/ticket transferable? - Yes. Email [email protected].
  • The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay? - Yes.  Tickets can be purchased by one person for a group. Each person in that group will need a ticket & a photo ID the day of the event though.
  • Can I update my registration information? - Yes, on the ticketing site.
  • Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? - No, you can bring your phone and we can scan your tickets from your email confirmation. Or you can bring the printed ticket.
  • What is the refund policy? - No refunds will be offered.
  • Will there be an ATM on site? - No, but there is one a few blocks from the entrance at Bank of the West on the corner of 6th & Lincoln.  Make sure to grab cash on your way into the event.


Bring yourself & your crew along with a valid ID and your ticket on your phone or printed!

  • Can I bring my pet? - We strongly advise leaving your pet at home.  This is a very busy event with hot pavement which could lead to a stressful day for Fido.
  • Can I bring a tent? - No
  • Can I bring lawn chairs & blankets? - Yes
  • Is there seating? -Limited
  • Can I bring a cooler? - No
  • Can I bring a water bottle? - Yes, you can bring an empty water bottle for water refills courtesy of the Water Monster and the Yampa Valley Sustainability Council
  • Can I come & go as I please? - Yes
  • Can I bring a bag? - Yes, but it will be subject to a search.
  • Can I bring a camelback or boda bag? - Yes, empty.  Breweries will not fill these items for you.
  • Are recording devices allowed (video cameras, digital cameras, phones)? -Yes
  • Is there an after party? - Yep! The Official after party will start at 5pm at The Yampa Brewing Hop House with 2 DJs spinning on vinyl from 5-9p as well as food trucks and yard games.


For questions & concerns about the event, email [email protected].

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