Event Details

Voted Evansville's Best Brew Festival by Evansville Living Magazine, Brewfest 2020 is an event you do not want to miss! Thousands of festival patrons will have the opportunity to taste over 300 craft beers, wines, and liquors. Patrons can also enjoy tastings from 20+ local food vendors and live music. This all happens on Historic Bosse Field, home of the Racine Bells, featured in the 1992 film A League of Their Own! Built in 1915, it is the third-oldest ballpark still in regular use in the United States, surpassed only by Fenway Park (1912) and Wrigley Field (1914).

All proceeds from the 17th Annual Brewfest event go to benefit SWIRCA & More, a non-profit organization that dedicates itself to helping individuals maintain their independence in the face of disabilities and aging. Must be 21+ to attend event with valid ID. No ID, No Entry. SWIRCA supports responsible drinking and safe driving only, so please plan ahead to take advantage of the free and discounted safe rides that will be available after the event. As this event is a fundraiser for SWIRCA & More, tickets are nonrefundable. This is a rain or shine event. New this year: Make sure to design and bring your own pretzel necklaces to wear and eat at the event. Please visit www.swirca.org/brewfest to see a full list of vendors who will be at the event.

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VIP Admission (5-9 PM) Yes, Queens (and Kings)! 

Treat yourself to the royal experience with an extra hour of tasting, a VIP entrance line, access to the exclusive VIP area with special food and private bar, a souvenir tasting glass, and premium parking.

VIP Ticket: $70 (Feb 1 – July 17)

Night of VIP: $80 (July 18 up to 5 pm)

SIP Admission (5-9 PM) VIP FOMO? 

We are offering a special ticket for our VIP's on a budget. The "SIP" ticket (Somewhat Important Person :) ticket gets you everything a General Admission ticket does, PLUS an extra hour of drinking and general merriment. VIP and SIP ticket holders get in at 5 PM. No other VIP perks apply to this ticket.

Early Bird: $45 (Feb 1 – May 16)

SIP Ticket: $50 (May 17 – July 17)

Night of SIP: $60 (July 18 up to 5 pm)

General Admission (6-9 PM) Basic tix. 

Classic never gets old. General Admission comes with entrance into the festival, a souvenir tasting glass, unlimited beer and wine samples, spirits tasting, great food from local vendors, music, and good vibes.

Early Bird: $30 (Feb 1 – May 16)

General Admission: $35 (May 17 – July 17)

Night of GA: $45 (July 18 up to 8:30 pm)

Designated Driver (6-9 PM)

Tickets are $10 and available online and at the door.

Please Note: If you do not wish to pay the online processing fee, you may purchase tickets by calling SWIRCA & More at 812-464-7800, or stopping by our offices at 16 W. Virginia St. If using a credit card at SWIRCA & More, there is a 3% processing fee.


As the state of Indiana slowly starts to re-open and cautiously navigates its way to stage five of Governor Eric Holcomb’s Back on Track Indiana Plan, organizers of the SWIRCA Brewfest event are still working to bring Brewfest to Bosse Field on Saturday, July 18, 2020. However, if the state of Indiana is not able to re-open fully by the July 4 date, then the SWIRCA Brewfest event will be postponed or cancelled. SWIRCA & More will be carefully monitoring this situation as we move closer to the event date. We will also be working closely with state and local officials and vendors to ensure all safety guidelines and procedures set by the federal, state, and local governments are fully administered.

The health and safety of all attendees is of the highest priority, therefore due to COVID-19, SWIRCA Brewfest will be initiating safety protocols to help reduce the risk for vendors, volunteers, and patrons attending the event. To review these safety protocols, please visit the SWIRCA Brewfest webpage at www.swirca.org/brewfest.

All participants attending the SWIRCA Brewfest event on Saturday, July 18 at Bosse Field do so at their own risk. An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present, especially public places where close contact is possible. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, senior citizens and patrons with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable. We ask that you please be considerate of your fellow patrons and stay at home if you feel sick or have a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher the day of the event. By participating in the SWIRCA Brewfest event on Saturday, July 18, patrons voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19 or otherwise.

Venue Information

Bosse Field
23 North Main Street
Evansville, IN 47711

Organizer Information


16 West Virginia Street
Evansville, IN 47710
+1 (812) 464-7800

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