What's Moo, Brew & ‘Que Music Fest?
Moo, Brew & ‘Que Music Fest is Charlotte’s annual craft beer, burger, barbeque and music fest that features over 60 craft beers and 15 restaurants and food trucks accompanied by live entertainment. We’re also proudly raising money for Second Harvest Food Bank. So, come kick off Spring in the QC by hanging with your friends, enjoying burgers, brews, BBQ and music and supporting a great cause! We can’t wait to see you there!
Saturday, April 15 and Sunday, April 16, 2023
Click HERE for the entertainment schedule. We’ll have tickets for sale at the gate if available and will allow entry all day.
What time does the concert start? Will you have entry all day? Is there a cutoff for entry?
We’ll be getting down at the AvidXchange Music Factory Festival Grounds located at 817 Hamilton Street behind the AvidXchange office tower.
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!
Click HERE to see our awesome list of bands performing this year!
Who are the bands this year?
Do the tickets include beer?
VIP tickets include early entry and come with a sampling glass and include unlimited sampling from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm.
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.
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 25 breweries and space is limited, so if you’re interested please reach out to email@example.com
for more info.
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?
Please leave the following at home or in your car:
Explosives of Any Kind
Weapons or Firearms of Any Kind
Bladder Style Backpacks
Outside Food, Alcohol, or Drinks INCLUDING Water Bottles.
Audio Recording Devices
Professional Video or Photography Equipment
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!
Yes! All Dogs Must be Kept on a Leash.
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?
When can I buy my ticket?
Early bird tickets will be released on Friday, December 16, 2022. While supplies last. Click HERE
to purchase. Once Early Bird Tickets are sold out, prices will go up; so, grab your tickets today and save some loot!
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.
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.
for more info.
If you’d like to have space for your company or business, please click here to apply to be a vendor.
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?
No, due to larger crowds the fire marshal is not allowing chairs or blankets.
Is this fest ADA Compliant?
Yes! However, while the festival site is all on one level, please note that the fest is primarily on gravel.
NOTICE OF FILMING AND PHOTOGRAPHY
When you enter Moo, Brew & ‘Que Music Fest, 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, webcasts, promotional purposes, telecasts, advertising, inclusion on websites, social media, or any other purpose by MBQMF and its affiliates / representatives. Images, photos and/or videos may be used to promote similar MBQMF events in the future, highlight the event and exhibit the capabilities of MBQMF. You release MBQMF, 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 sound recordings. By entering the event premises, you waive all rights you may have to any claims for payment of royalties in connection with any use, exhibition, streaming, webcasting, televising, or other publication of these materials, regardless of the purpose or sponsoring of such use, exhibiting, broadcasting, webcasting, 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 MBQMF or the person or entity designated to do so by MBMF. When you enter MBQMF, you have consented to this waiver of liability.