Hilo Brewfest Info

Designed for a perfect afternoon, the annual Hilo Brewfest has become one of Hilo’s most favorite festivals. Check out all of the important info below!

 

Of course it goes without saying (but we will anyway), you must be 21+ to attend. Please bring valid government issued photo ID. 

Brewfest Hours

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We'll see you on June 26, 2021!

Brewfest Site Map

Location

Wainaku Executive Center

26-238 Hawai'i Belt Rd.

Hilo, HI 96720

Get to know your way around the fest

Ticket Info

ALL ATTENDEES MUST BE 21+ AND BRING A VALID GOVERNMENT ISSUED PHOTO ID

REGULAR PRICE $60:

  • Entrance to the venue at 2pm

  • Transportation from downtown Hilo to/from Wainaku Center – General Admission ticket holders can start getting on the buses at 1:45 pm.

  • 8 four-ounce sample pours

  • A souvenir pilsner glass

  • Free food sampling at food booths by local chefs

  • Live entertainment

VIP TICKETS INCLUDE THE ABOVE, PLUS:

  • You can enter the venue at 1 pm (one hour before the normal opening time) – VIP ticket holders can start getting on the buses at 12:45 pm.

  • 2 additional sample pours

  • Access to the VIP Room, where you will find air-conditioning, seating, and access to some special food and beers

Getting There and Parking

PARKING AND TRANSPORTATION

  • There is NO PARKING at the Wainaku Center. You can be dropped off at the Wainaku Center, but your ticket will determine what time you may enter the event. (1pm VIP; 2pm Regular)

  • If you are being dropped off (and picked up) at the event (by a friend, taxi or Uber) please have the driver take you to the upper Parking lot and then ride the mini-bus down to the event. (Upper Parking lot directions: drive PAST the event and take the first left turn. Drive up to Wainaku and take a right hand turn. Just a few yards down on your right, you will see a tent and the Upper Parking Lot. WE want everyone to be safe during the Brewfest  and stopping long the highway is not a safe plan.

  • Buses leave from 25 Aupuni Street (the old County Building), and return throughout the afternoon.

  • There is parking at the old County Building and on nearby streets.

  • Lyft promotions are available for the event

BUS LOADING TIMES:

  • VIP ticket holders can board the bus at 12:45

  • Regular ticket holders should not board until 1:45. If you arrive at the venue before 2:00 pm, you will wait in the driveway at the bottom of the hill.

  • 4 buses will be running between the Aupuni Parking Area and the Event Location scheduled to arrive at each location every 15 minutes.

Hilo Brewfest

Presented by the Rotary Club of Hilo

 

Wainaku Executive Center

26-238 Hawai'i Belt Rd.

Hilo, HI 96720

© 2020 by Rotary Club of Hilo. Site created by PECO Arts.

Contact

For more information about the event, feel free to contact us.