FAQs for The Hops & Harvest Festival featuring Maryland craft breweries, cideries, artisanal shops and more.
Frequently Asked Questions
When is the event?
Saturday, September 30th, 2017.
There will be two sessions: Midday from 12-4pm and Twilight from 5-9pm. Make sure you buy a ticket for the session that works best for you!
When do ticket go on sale?
Thursday, July 1st, 2017.
How much are tickets?
General admission tickets are $40.
What comes with the ticket?
Entry to one of the two sessions, a souvenir event cup, unlimited tastings, live entertainment, games and more.
Where is the Columbia Lakefront?
Do you know where the Columbia Mall is? We'll be right across the street between Clydes and WholeFoods right on Lake Kittamaqundi.
Where should I park?
Event parking is within walking distance on a first-come first-served basis at the north and south lots of nearby Sterrett Place.
Not quite sure where that is? Here are some maps - click the Google Map for directions!
What can I bring?
Picnic blankets, lawn chairs, party hats, good vibes.
What am I NOT allowed to bring?
Tents, pop-ups, grills, tables, glass containers, alcohol, weapons, any illegal substance, mythical creatures or any other items that may be harmful or disruptive.
Do I have to bring my ID?
Yes. Please have your ID out and ready to be checked at the entrance.
Is this event suitable for children?
Youngsters are welcome! 3 and under free.
Can I bring pets?
As much as we love Fido, unfortunately not. Only service animals are permitted.
If it rains, can I get a refund?
All sales are final. The event will be held rain or shine so check the forecast and bring your most fashionable wellies if need be!
Is smoking permitted?
Per Howard County Law, smoking (including e-cigarettes) is NOT permitted.
Is the event site handicap accessible?
Yes, this site is equipped with ramps that allow for access to all parts of the venue.
How can I register to volunteer?
We'd love to have you! Email email@example.com for more information.