Below is a list of frequently asked questions about Toast to Taste at Germantown Town Center Urban Park.
Where is the event?
Germantown Town Center Urban Park is located at 19840 Century Boulevard in Germantown, MD.
Where are tickets sold?
Tickets are available for purchase online via ActiveMONTGOMERY. Tickets may also be purchased on-site on the day of the event, as long as the event is not sold out in advance.
What is included in the ticket price?
Each ticket includes the following:
-Admission for one person
-One Beer Tasting Glass
-Food for pairings
-Beer samples for the duration of the event
Are "Food only / Non-alcohol" admission tickets available for purchase?
Yes. “Food only / Non-alcohol admission” tickets are available for purchase in advance and on-site. The ticket includes food, however these ticket holders are not permitted to taste any beer, and must still be 21+.
Are tickets refundable?
No. All tickets are non-refundable.
Will the event be canceled in case of inclement weather?
No. The event will be held rain or shine.
What to bring / not bring?
-Friends and family (ages 21+)
-Re-sealable water bottle (plastic or paper)
Do Not Bring:
-Outside food & alcohol
-Illegal or controlled substances
Is ID required in order to enter the event?
Yes. All ticketholders must show a valid government-issued ID before being allowed to enter Toast to Taste. If you do not have the proper identification, you will not be allowed into the event.
Do tickets have to be printed or can they be scanned off a smartphone too?
Tickets must be printed. If you have purchased your ticket online via ActiveMONTGOMERY, we will be able to access your registration. However, your entry may be slightly delayed, as it will take a moment to pull up your account and confirm your purchase. We strongly recommend you bring your printed ticket(s).
What time do the gates open for the event?
Attendees may enter the tasting area at 1:00 pm.
Is re-entry permitted?
We recommend you plan to remain inside the tasting area for as long as you wish to stay at the event. Re-entry will be up to the discretion of Park Police and is subject to change during the course of the event.
Can attendees bring umbrellas, pop up tents, covers to the event?
Small umbrellas are permitted, however beach umbrellas are not. Pop-up tents (of any size) are not permitted at the event.
Are pets allowed at the event?
No. Pets are not permitted (except service animals) at the event.
Are the tents at the venue for patrons or only for vendors?
Tents will be set up for vendors only. However, attendees are allowed to have umbrellas for cover from sun or rain.
Is smoking permitted?
No. Smoking is not permitted in any Montgomery County Park.
Is this Festival suitable for children?
No. The event is suitable for those aged 21 or older. There are no children’s activities and it would be difficult to maneuver a stroller or keep a child entertained throughout the event. Montgomery Parks has many events that are more appropriate for children and we recommend you check them out by visiting www.montgomeryparks.org to see activities geared for all ages.
Is the event venue accessible?
Yes. Germantown Town Center Urban Park is generally ADA accessible. Those needing assistance should indicate the need for ADA assistance when purchasing tickets online via ActiveMONTGOMERY. Our ADA team is available to assist during the event. If you have concerns about mobility on the day of the event, please notify staff or volunteers.
Can I bring outside food and water?
You may bring water in a sealable plastic container, but no glass or ceramic. Outside food and alcohol are not allowed at the event.
Can I buy more tastings?
There will be no add-on sales of food or beverages during the event. All samples of beer and food are covered under your ticket price. Beer samples will be served until last call, and food will be served throughout the event. Beer samples are to be consumed during the event and cannot be taken off of park property.
Will there be a shuttle?
No. There will not be a shuttle. Ride sharing is encouraged.
Where can I park my bike?
Attendees can bring their bike to the front entrance and will be able to secure it to our bike rack. Riders must use their own lock to secure their bike. Montgomery Parks cannot be held responsible for lost or stolen items.
Can I buy an extra glass as a souvenir?
Extra souvenir glasses will not be sold on-site during the event. Depending on availability, ticketholders may have the opportunity to purchase additional glassware after the event.