14th Annual Winterfest

Winterfest logo 2023

Winterfest Snowflake Breweries

Winterfest Snowflake Sponsors
Winterfest Snowflake Hotels
Winterfest Snowflake Vendors
Winterfest Snowflake Prebanding


Drink Beer. Support Indiana Brewers.

Join the nonprofit Brewers of Indiana Guild for its 14th annual winter fundraiser, Winterfest, benefiting Joy’s House for our main event Saturday, Feb 11th, 2023  from 1:00 – 6:00 p.m. and for our VIP event on Friday, Feb 10th from 7:00 – 10:00p.m. at the Indiana State Fairgrounds West Pavilion in downtown Indianapolis.  Sample hundreds of beers, ciders, and meads brewed by dozens of Hoosier breweries while enjoying local food, shopping, games, and more. 

As an added bonus we’re also teaming up with the Indiana Brewery Running Series & Half Liter for a pre-fest run!


At 1 p.m., Early Entry ticket holders will receive a limited edition taster glass to enjoy an hour of first dibs on beers from all 80+ participating Hoosier breweries and guests, with a smaller crowd size and shorter lines.  Early Entry guests will also receive a limited edition Winterfest pint glass upon exit.

General Admission ticket holders may enter at 2 p.m. and will also receive a taster glass good for as many 3 oz. pours of local beer, mead, and cider as they can responsibly drink..  

Designated drivers can enter at the same time as the rest of their party and will enjoy unlimited non-alcoholic beverages from DD vendors.

The event will also feature cask ales! No refunds or exchanges. This is an all-weather (rain, snow, sleet, or shine) event.


11/25/22 – 12/3/22 BLACK FRIDAY SALE
$65 Early Entry (1p entry) UNAVAILABLE
$35 General Admission (2p entry) UNAVAILABLE

$75 Early Entry (1p entry) UNAVAILABLE
$40 General Admission (2p entry) UNAVAILABLE

Winterfest Merchandise On Sale at 9AM Jan 6th in the ticket link below!

1/2/23 – 2/10/23
$75 Early Entry (1p entry) if available
$45 General Admission (2p entry)

2/11/23 – DAY OF EVENT
$85 Early Entry (1p entry) if available
$55 General Admission (2p entry) if available



See photos of last year’s event in the Facebook album, check out #IndyWinterfest on Instagram and Twitter, RSVP on the official Facebook event page, and stay tuned for more info.

This event isn’t just a good time: It’s a crucial fundraiser that directly supports your favorite local brewery and the Guild’s mission to represent Indiana breweries in legislative, promotional, and educational initiatives.

Our charity partner Joy’s House will receive a portion of ticket proceeds to support their mission.

About the Brewers of Indiana Guild

About the Brewers of Indiana Guild: Organized in 2000, the Brewers of Indiana Guild is the 501(c)(6) non-profit trade association that provides a unifying voice for the 200+ craft breweries and brewpubs of Indiana.

The objectives of the Brewers of Indiana Guild are to:

  • promote the highest standards of professional brewing in Indiana
  • increase public awareness and appreciation for the variety and quality of Indiana craft beer
  • advocate for laws that promote Guild Members’ ideals and that foster brewery profitability
  • provide a forum for discussion, support, and initiatives for the common good of Indiana’s breweries and associated businesses

The Brewers of Indiana Guild is the driving force behind the Drink Indiana Beer public awareness campaign which strives to support Indiana’s craft breweries.

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