Moo and Brew Fest is BACK and better than ever! 2023 will be TWO DAYS of burgers, beer, music, and more! Saturday, April 15th will be a full day of indie rock with headliner Mt. Joy and Sunday, April 16th will be rockin’ country with headliner Chris Lane! Tickets go on-sale Friday, December 16th at 8 am EST.

All tickets purchased for the October date will be valid for our rescheduled date and current ticket holders will have the first opportunity to upgrade to the 2-day event. We will be sending out information to all current ticket holders prior to going on sale. Please stay tuned to our website and social media for details and announcements! If you would like to submit a refund request, please click here. If you have any questions, feel free to give us a holler at: info@mooandbrewfest.com
Moo and Brew Fest is BACK and better than ever! 2023 will be TWO DAYS of burgers, beer, music, and more! Saturday, April 15th will be a full day of indie rock with headliner Mt. Joy and Sunday, April 16th will be rockin’ country with headliner Chris Lane! Tickets go on-sale Friday, December 16th at 8 am EST.
All tickets purchased for the October date will be valid for our rescheduled date and current ticket holders will have the first opportunity to upgrade to the 2-day event. We will be sending out information to all current ticket holders prior to going on sale. Please stay tuned to our website and social media for details and announcements! If you would like to submit a refund request, please click here. If you have any questions, feel free to give us a holler at: info@mooandbrewfest.com

WITH SPECIAL GUESTS:

Chris Lane, Jon Langston, Oceanic, DJ Overcash and more!
The Moo & Brew Fest is Charlotte’s annual craft beer, burger and music festival featuring unlimited sampling of amazing beers from over 60+ local, regional and national breweries carefully curated by our beer gurus and 15 Queen City restaurants competing for burger bragging rights and the “Best Burger Trophy”.

This event is rain or shine. 

Please drink responsibly. We encourage using Uber, Lyft or a designated driver. See you there!

EVENT SCHEDULE

2:00
VIP Session begins + DJ onstage
6:00
Beer Sampling Ends, Cash/Credit Bars Open
2:00
Oceanic Performs
6:45
Burger Champion announced, trophy presentation
3:30
GA Session begins - Sulli & Friends Performs
7:00
Chris Lane performance
5:00
Concert Only session begins
8:30
Good Night!
5:15
Jon Langston performance

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT

Chris Lane

Chris Lane

Jon Langston

Oceanic

DJ Overcash

Sulli and Friends

TICKETS

VIP

Price: $55
VERY LIMITED NUMBER LEFT!
Starts at 2:00pm

Everything in GA PLUS:

  • Early entry and access to rare, small batch beers from many of our breweries
  • Special "Belgian Style" sample glass
  • Access to the Bulleit Bourbon sampling area
  • Access to the reserved VIP area and bar
BEER SAMPLING INCLUDED 'TIL 6PM!
Please drink responsibly. We encourage using Uber, Lyft or a designated driver.

Concert Only

Price: $30
VERY LIMITED NUMBER LEFT!
Starts at 5:00pm

Access to the festival for games, vendors, beer & cocktail bars, and also the Chris Lane and Jon Langston concerts!

  • Does NOT include beer sampling
  • This session is All Ages

PURCHASE
TICKETS

GENERAL ADMISSION

Price: $45
Starts at 3:30pm
  • Commemorative festival glass
  • *Unlimited sampling of 200+ beers from some of the best local, regional and national breweries
  • Concert featuring 5 bands
  • Festival games
  • Access to festival cocktail bars
  • Free swag from festival partners and vendors
  • Vote for “Moo & Brew Fest's Best Burger”
BEER SAMPLING INCLUDED 'TIL 6PM!
Please drink responsibly. We encourage using Uber, Lyft or a designated driver.

Concert Only TicKET

Price: $30
VERY LIMITED NUMBER LEFT!
Starts at 5:00pm

Access to the festival for games, vendors, beer & cocktail bars, and also the Chris Lane and Jon Langston concerts!

  • Does NOT include beer sampling
  • This session is All Ages

WANT TO BE A PART OF THIS YEARS FESTIVAL?

ARE YOU A 
BEER VENDOR?

Does your brewery want to be a part of this years festival?

Email: Dylan@mooandbrew.com

ARE YOU A 
BURGER VENDOR?

We are still recruiting Charlotte's best restaurants. Up to the challenge? 

Email: jesse@mooandbrew.com

Exhibit/ Arts &
Crafts Vendors

Does your company want to be a part of this years festival?

Email: info@mooandbrew.com

INTERESTED IN SPONSORSHIP?

Align your company with Moo & Brew Festival and put your brand in front of 5,000+ Burger, Beer & Music Lovers + hundreds of thousands more through our media partnerships!

Email: Ken@mooandbrew.com

VOLUNTEER

PERKS
What you should expect as a part of the Moo and Brew Crew:
Multiple volunteer sessions available
Access to the hospitality homestead for free refreshments
A commemorative Moo & Brew tasting glass
A custom Moo & Brew tee
An awesome day with beer lovers and other volunteers
The chance to support Second Harvest Food Bank
For more info email bpaschal@paschalevents.com
Sign Up To Volunteer
Volunteers
Volunteer Opportunities
Friday, September 30
Ranch Setup Crew (12pm-4pm)
This crew will be putting up signage, installing tables and chairs at tents and in the hospitality area, staffing the Hospitality area, preparing the Front gate tables, etc. Heavy Lifting may be involved.


Saturday, October 1st
Ranch Setup Crew (9:30am-1:30pm)
This crew will be placing all brewery supplies at appropriate tents, installing tables and chairs at tents and in the hospitality area, staffing the Hospitality area, preparing the Front gate tables, etc. Heavy Lifting may be involved.


Brewer/Vendor Wranglers (9:30am-2pm)
This crew will be checking-in all brewers and vendors at a drive-in tent. 
This crew will provide direction to brewers and vendors on their assigned position
at the festival.

Front Gate Assistance (1:30PM - 7pm) 

Brewer/Vendor Wranglers (1:30pm-6pm) 
This crew will be checking-in all brewers and vendors at a drive-in tent. 
This crew will provide direction to brewers and vendors on their assigned position at the festival.

Restaurant Rancheros- (9:30am-1:30pm) 
Assist Restaurants with set up needs


Beer Rangers -(1:30pm-6pm) 
This crew will be helping the breweries, with setup/maintenance and pouring beer. 
Not all crew members will be pouring beer all day, some volunteers might be acting as brewery support and staying behind tables in anticipation of brewer needs. Ice delivery, water/waste management.

LOCATION

817 Hamilton Street behind the AvidXchange office tower.

NEED A PLACE TO STAY?

Book a room for the night with our official hotel partner, the Holiday Inn Center City, for a speciall festival rate!
BOOK SPECIAL DEAL
Reservations can also be made by calling the Hotel directly at (704) 335-5400 Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM or by calling 1-800-HOLIDAY. When calling in to make reservations guests must identify themselves as members of the Group: Moo + Brew Room Block

Frequently Asked Questions

What's Moo and Brew?

Moo & Brew Fest is Charlotte’s annual craft beer, burger and music festival that features over 100 craft beers, 12 restaurants competing for the Moo & Brew Fest Best Burger trophy plus awesome local, regional and national entertainment. We’re raising money for Second Harvest Food Bank so it’s a great time for a wonderful cause! What better way to kick off spring in the QC than hanging with your friends and enjoying burgers, brews, music and good times?! See you there!

When is it?

Saturday, October 1, 2022

What time does the concert start? Will you have entry all day? Is there a cutoff for entry?  

Click HERE for the entertainment schedule. We’ll have tickets for sale at the gate if available and will allow entry all day.

Where is the festival? 

We’ll be getting down at the AvidXchange Music Factory Festival Grounds located at 817 Hamilton Street behind the AvidXchange office tower.

Where can I park?

Limited parking will be available in the parking deck on the site of the festival but we strongly recommend Uber, Lyft, or drop off as parking is extremely limited and we want everyone to be safe.  Please don’t drink and drive – party responsibly!

Who are the bands this year?  

Click HERE to see our awesome list of bands performing this year!

Do the tickets include beer? 

YES! Both VIP and GA tickets will get you a sample glass to refill as often as you like from all of our brewery tents until 6:00 pm. If you choose the “concert only” ticket then you’ll get access at 6:00 PM and those tickets DO NOT include beer sampling.

Is there a bag policy? Does it need to be clear? Or a certain size?

Moo & Brew Fest has revised its bag policy to provide everyone with a safer festival experience, as well as to decrease the time it takes to get into the show. Please take note of the following, prior to making your way to the festival.
Bags that are clear plastic, vinyl, or PVC and do not exceed 12” x 6” x 12”
Clear tote, drawstring and fanny pack plastic bags will be available through festival merchandise outlets
One-gallon clear plastic freezer bag (Ziploc bag or smaller)
Small clutch bags, approximately the size of a hand, with or without a handle or strap can be taken into the fest with one of the clear plastic bags.
An exception will be made for medically necessary items after proper inspection at a gate designated for this purpose.
Prohibited items include, but are not limited to: purses larger than a clutch bag, coolers, briefcases, backpacks, fanny packs that are not see-through, cinch bags, luggage of any kind, computer bags and camera bags or any bag larger than the permissible size.
A small clutch bag is defined as – “approximately the size of a hand with or without a handle or strap, no larger than 4.5” x 6.5”

How can I be a volunteer?

You must be 21+ to volunteer. Please see the section below with the volunteer positions available and fill out the form with your info and preferred position(s).

Can I re-enter all day? What do I need to re-enter? 

 Sorry, no re-entry.                                                   

When can I buy my ticket?

Early bird tickets are on sale NOW right (WHILE THEY LAST). Click HERE to purchase.  Prices will go up as soon as the Early Bird Tickets are sold out, so grab yours today and save some loot!  Follow @mooandbrewfest on Instagram for band updates and much more! 

How old do I have to be to attend?

All ages are invited. 

Kids 10 and under are free with a paying adult. Kids 11 and older must have a ticket to enter.

Concert Only Tickets  DO NOT come with a sampling glass.

Is there a charity tied to this event?

YEP! We’ve raised almost $50,000 for Second Harvest Food Bank so far and we’re just gonna keep on helping them feed folks in our beautiful city!  So party on for a GREAT cause!

Can my company be a sponsor? 

You know it!  There are still sponsorship opportunities available. 

Email ken@mooandbrew.com for more info.

What about vendor space? 

If you’d like to have space for your company or business, please email info@mooandbrew.com.

I'm really into social media, how can I connect with other peeps at the fest?

Follow @mooandbrewfest on all social channels and use #mooandbrewfest on any posts relating to the event
BONUS: post a picture of you with your tickets on Instagram and tag @mooandbrewfest for your chance to win cool swag from our sponsors.

Can I bring a chair or blanket?

Yes. Please remember that during the busy times of the event, near the stage, or if the first responder areas become too crowded, we may ask you to move or put away your chair or blanket.

I’m handicap – can I get around well at this event?

Yes! (ADA compliant) The festival site is primarily on a gravel surface so it can be a little bumpy but the site is all on one level.

NOTICE OF FILMING AND PHOTOGRAPHY

When you enter the Moo & Brew Music Fest event, you enter an area where photography, audio, and video recording may occur. By entering the event premises, you consent to interview(s), photography, audio recording, video recording and its/their release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction to be used for news, web casts, promotional purposes, telecasts, advertising, inclusion on websites, social media, or any other purpose by MBMF and its affiliates / representatives. Images, photos and/or videos may be used to promote similar MBMF events in the future, highlight the event and exhibit the capabilities of MBMF. You release MBMF, its officers and employees, and each and all persons involved from any liability connected with the taking, recording, digitizing, or publication and use of interviews, photographs, computer images, video and/or or sound recordings. By entering the event premises, you waive all rights you may have to any claims for payment or royalties in connection with any use, exhibition, streaming, web casting, televising, or other publication of these materials, regardless of the purpose or sponsoring of such use, exhibiting, broadcasting, web casting, or other publication irrespective of whether a fee for admission or sponsorship is charged. You also waive any right to inspect or approve any photo, video, or audio recording taken by MBMF or the person or entity designated to do so by MBMF. When you enter MBMF, you have consented, waiver of liability.

How will I know what breweries/restaurants will be in attendance?

We’ll announce on social channels, and on this site. Be sure to sign up for our e-news here, so you don’t miss an update.

How can I get my brewery involved?

We have room for 75 breweries and space is limited, so if you’re interested please reach out to  dylan@mooandbrew.com for more info.

Can I pay just to come to the concert?  

YES! This year we have a “concert only” ticket that gets you access to the festival at 6:00 PM but DOES NOT include beer sampling.

Is it rain or shine? If it rains, do you have a refunds//nonrefundable purchase policy?

This is a rain or shine event. Sorry, tickets are non-refundable.

What items are NOT permitted at the festival?

Outside food/beverages, weapons/firearms, coolers.

Can I bring my professional photo or video equipment?  

Professional photo and video equipment are not permitted.  Phones are fine and we encourage you to tag @mooandbrewfest and use #mooandbrewfest when you post your photos!  

Will I have a great time?

Do you like amazing beer, delicious burgers, good friends and live music??  If the answer is YES then HECK YES you will!

Are dogs allowed?

Yes! All Dogs Must be Kept on a Leash.

Can I bring my child?

Yes! Kids 10 and under are free with a paying adult. Kids 11 and older must have a ticket to enter.

Do you have military discounts?

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