Frequent Questions

What's the time and date of the event?

The festivities will begin at 2pm on Saturday, June 23rd, 2019, but plan to join us for our free Friday Night Waterfront Jam from 6—10pm on Friday, June 22nd. For more details, you can download the lineup and schedule.

Who benefits from the proceeds of the event?

Proceeds from past Gorge Blues & Brews Festival have benefitted a variety of local deserving programs including Washington Gorge Action Programs, Stevenson Downtown Association, Skamania County Food Bank, United Way, domestic violence prevention, homeless housing and many others..

How much is it for beer or wine?

Tokens for four-ounce beer or cider tastings are $2 each. Purchase 3 tokens for $5. A full glass of beer or cider is $5. Wine is $5 or $10 for a full glass, depending on the type of wine.

What form of payment do you accept?

The only thing we accept this year for payment at the time of the event is cash. ATMs will be available at the cashier line as well as inside the event. However, until June 20th, you may pre-order packages through Ticket Tomato online when they become available.

I'm not hungry or thirsty. Do I still have to pay admission?

Yes. We have 7 outstanding acts to entertain you. $25 is a bargain for seeing these guys in action.

Can I purchase full bottles of wine?

As much as we'd like provide such a service, liquor laws prohibit us.

Can I use my drink tokens for food?

We're sorry, but food vendors will only accept monetary payment. Cash would be your safest bet.

Can I bring coolers with which to keep my delicious collection of Gorge Blues and Brews' finest Northwest craft brews and wines or store my own mix of food and beverages?


Can I bring a chair?

Yes. We ask that you keep it low profile.

Can I bring my dog to the event?

Only if they are involved in guiding, aiding and interpreting.

I've spent all of my tokens, and I can maintain a reasonably straight line and speak coherently. Now what?

More tokens are available for sale at the information booth. There, you could even pick up a t-shirt. You can also explore and discover the beautiful city of Stevenson, much of which, is a short walk from the fairgrounds. We will not tolerate drinking and driving and ask that you help your companions make the right decisions. We will also have a shuttle available for taking people to the various lodging facilities in Stevenson as well as to Timberlake. Download the shuttle schedule here.

I've spent enough of my tokens, and I've created a new standard for lack of coherence and mobility. Now what?

Stay with us for a while and enjoy the amazing entertainment, and the companionship that the event offers you. We'll take care of you. We would not serve you an alcoholic drink that you could not keep in your cup. That would be a waste. Don't even think about reaching for your keys! We will have a shuttle that will take people to the various lodging facilities in Stevenson as well as to Timberlake.

I am ready to take the shuttle now. What's the schedule?

You can download it here.

Will you buy my unspent tokens when I'm ready to leave?

We're sorry, but no.