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 makers market opens at 10am, VIP ticket holders begin beer & wine tastings at 11am, general admission ticket holders get in at 12pm.

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 joey@lakecitychamber.com