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Ticket Holder FAQs

Where is the Gateway City Craft Beer & Wine Festival held?

Wilson Park: 232 NE Hillsboro St, Lake City, FL 32055

What time does the festival start?

The Gateway City Craft Beer & Wine Festival starts at 11am. Makers Market and VIP tastings open at 11am, General Admission opens at 12pm. Admission is NOT required to enjoy food trucks, maker market and live music.

Do I need my ID when checking into the event?

Yes! Wristbands for sampling will NOT be provided without proper ID. All official forms of identification will be accepted.

Will I have to present my ticket at the registration table?

Yes! You must have your tickets with you either digitally or physically. No exceptions.

Where can I park?

Downtown Lake City provides great public parking opportunities. Additional lots will be indicated via signage.

I’ll be coming from out of town. Where should I stay?

  • Lake City has a great assortment of hotels that can accommodate all of your needs. View a complete list here.

Are children allowed at the event?

While only those 21+ are allowed to participate in beer & wine samplings, children are permitted at the event. Please note there are no kids’ activities on-site (i.e. bounce houses, petting zoo, etc.)

Who coordinates the Gateway City Craft Beer & Wine Festival?

The Gateway City Craft Beer & Wine Festival is organized and produced by the Lake City – Columbia County Chamber of Commerce, a 501(c)(6) not-for-profit.

I work with a media outlet, who should I talk to?

Please contact Joey O’Hern, Executive Director at 386-752-3690 or