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Tickets for 14th Annual Cask Days Beer Festival go on sale Wednesday, August 8th, 2018 at 8:00am EST. Please note that Cask Days is a 19+ event (excluding Sunday session). For more information about ticket types and whats included see below.

COMING FROM OUT OF TOWN?

Check out new bus and tickets packages we have introduced this year. For more information click here!

 
 
 
 
 
 

TICKET TYPES

GENERAL ADMISSION

Enjoy a four-hour session at Cask Days with a selection of cask-conditioned ales from across North America, featuring one-offs, seasonal or specialty beers made specifically for the festival. This ticket type includes 5 food/drink tokens and Cask Days glass.

RALPH'S REALITY TOUR

A guided tasting tour with the top man – Ralph Morana, founder of Cask Days and Bar Volo. This adventure includes sample pours of Ralph’s favourite casks from the festival, one-hour early access, 5 food/drink tokens and Cask Days glass. Available for sessions 2 and 3.

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FIRST ACCESS

Enter Cask Days one hour before General Admission ticket holders. It’s a great way to plan your attack and stockpile on tokens before the rest of crowd comes in. This ticket type includes one-hour early entry, 5 food/drink tokens and Cask Days glass. Available for sessions 2, 3 and 4.

 

BALLER PASS

Pull up at Cask Days in true baller fashion. Enjoy access to all sessions and the Sunday Volo Beer Garden. First access for sessions 2-4. Ballers will receive 20 food/drink tokens at the time of first admission, lounge and private washroom access, express entry and festival glass. 

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BREWERS GATHERING

The festival kicks off with with an educational seminar featuring international guest speakers. Mingle with brewers and industry leaders in an intimate session with one hour early access to get a first taste of all the offerings. This ticket includes 5 food/drink tokens and festival glass.

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DESIGNATED DRIVER

Not drinking? We've got you covered! Cask Days brings in top rated food vendors that you normally would not find at any ordinary beer festival. There is also an emphasis on art and local music talent.  Sit back, enjoy refreshments and give the arcades a go around.

 

TICKET ADD-ONS

FESTIVAL BEER

Pre-order a sample of a specialty one off, brewed specifically for Cask Days in collaboration by festival founder Ralph Morana and a special guest, TBA. This mystery beer requires a unique token and must be purchased online in advance

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CASK LOUNGE

Get exclusive access to the designated Lounge for the duration of your session and express entry line. A calmer section where you can avoid the crowds, the Lounge offers ample seating, private washrooms, and tokens for purchase. Presented By Indie Ale House

VOLO BEER GARDEN

A family friendly beer garden on the Sunday of Cask Days presented by Volo featuring special draught beers from out of province breweries and all remaining cask ales. Re-use your festival glass or buy a new one at the door. Learn More!

 

REAL TALK

An informative Q and A panel with industry leaders, influencers and festival founder, Ralph Morana. The goal is to raise awareness and to discuss the history and evolution of Cask Ale in Ontario. Ticket type will include refreshments and a toast of a special beer (5oz). Learn More!

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ADVANCED TOKENS

Ditch the token line so you can run straight to the beer! Pre-purchase additional token packs and pick them up when you check in at admission. You know you want to. Tokens can be used to purchase food and drink during all sessions. 

SEMINARS

This year, we are expanding our festival and introducing educational seminars, guest speakers and workshops throughout the weekend of Cask Days. Two Educational Seminars will take place on October 19th from 9:00AM – 11:30PM. Learn More!

 

IMPORTANT INFO

ADMISSION

Entry to the festival includes tokens, access to all cask ales, live music, visual art, vendors, and security services. Guests can check-in up to an hour before open. Cask Days tickets are valid only for the times and sessions according to the ticket type. They are not transferable between sessions.

TOKENS

 Additional tokens will be available for purchase at the event with cash, debit or credit. Tokens will be sold in bundles of 5 for $15 (includes HST). Tokens can be used for purchasing food and drinks across all sessions. Tokens are non-refundable. Special non-alcoholic tokens will be available for designated drivers. 

 

SERVINGS

Cask Days is a tasting event. All beers and ciders will be available for purchase by the 5oz serving size. The cost for each serving is one token ($3.00). Imported, specialty or higher alcohol cask ales will be offered by the 5oz for two tokens ($6.00). Servings are only allowed in Cask Days 2018 glassware which is included with your ticket.