Drink for a Cause! About Our Beneficiary

Seattle Scotch & Beer Fest is a fundraising event for Youth Experiential Training Institute (Y.E.T.I)… just by buying your ticket you are benefiting this amazing organization. The Youth Experiential Training Institute (Y.E.T.I) uses the outdoors as a tool to create meaningful, adventure-based experiences for students aged 5 to 18 in South King County from diverse ethnic, religious, and socio-economic backgrounds. Y.E.T.I is a non-profit organization that helps its students realize their full potential by pushing them to step out of their comfort zone to reach peaks they never thought possible.

How Do Tokens Work?

Event Hours

Note: Admission to the event ends at 10:00 pm on Friday and 9:00 pm on Saturday. Last call is 45 minutes before event end and taps close 30 minutes before event end.

Event Location

Fremont Studios, 155 N 35th St. Seattle, WA 98103

Will There Be Food?

Yes! Seattle Scotch & Beer Fest brings one of the city’s best mobile kitchens to the event each year. Stay tuned for what food truck is on it’s way in 2022!

Don’t Forget!

Please know your limit and have a safe tasting experience. Be respectful, drink responsibly and call a uber, lyft, cab, ect. Find a ride!

We Know You Still Have Questions…

When Is the next Seattle Scotch & Beer Fest?

That’s an easy one… April 15-16, 2022.

Where is Seattle Scotch & Beer Fest Held?

The event is held indoors Fremont Studios, which is located at 155 N. 35th St., Seattle, WA 98103, in the heart of Fremont. The event is close to a large selection of restaurants, bars and shopping. Click here for directions

What Are The Hours of Seattle Scotch & Beer Fest?

Are There Bathrooms Inside Fremont Studios?

Yes. And they are clean!

Where Can I Find Parking?

Don’t drive. Be safe and take a cab, Uber, Lift, or the good ‘ol Metro. If you as the DD have to drive, Fremont has limited street parking available, may the odds be ever in your favor!

There are also several U-Park lots in Fremont. The following paid parking lots will be available during the event:

Can I buy Advanced Tickets?

Yes! Advanced tickets will be available to purchase online beginning in December 2021. Be sure to have your ticket available via your mobile phone (or print it out – old school!) and bring it with you to the festival.

What Are The Benefits To Buying Advance Tickets?

Let’s be honest, there are two things we all hate in life: spending extra money and standing in lines. By buying your tickets before April 15 you will save $10! Win-win!

What Is The Appropriate ID to Get In?

The WA Liquor Control Board will accept 1) a driver’s license with a photo from any state; 2) a current passport; 3) a DMV identification card; and 4) a military card. The state identification card and/or the military card must bear a picture of the person, the person’s name, address, date of birth, a physical description and the signature of the person.

What Is The Seattle Scotch & Beer Fest Guest Conduct Policy?

The festival has a strict alcohol policy that is designed to protect the guests and the public from alcohol related incidents. All festival guests are expected to maintain responsible and appropriate behavior at all times. Any behavior defying the guest conduct policy as determined by event management can result in ejection and possible arrest.

Event management has the right to refuse entry to any guest deemed intoxicated upon arrival to the Festival.  Additionally, the festival has the right to remove any guest from the premises who is intoxicated or causing a disturbance or is potentially dangerous to himself/herself or other guests.

Ejected guests will not receive a refund for their tickets or be compensated in any way.

Inappropriate behavior includes, but is not limited to:

The festival reserves the right to deny entry or eject from the facility guests displaying inappropriate behavior, as determined by event management.

Does Seattle Scotch & Beer Fest Accept Credit Cards Or Checks?

Seattle Scotch & Beer Fest accepts American Express, Mastercard, Discover, and Visa. Seattle Scotch & Beer Fest does not accept checks or cash.

Is There Re-Entry?

Seattle Scotch & Beer Fest is a No Re-Entry Event. Please plan accordingly as you will not be able to return to the festival after you leave. However, we will have an outside smokers Patio and Food Truck that can be accessed without leaving the festival.

Can I Bring My Child?

No. This is a 21 and over only event. We are heart attack serious.

What’s The Deal With Glasses & Tokens?

The Beer + Cocktails Ticket, the Beer + Cocktails + 1 Spirit Flight Ticket, and the Ultimate Ticket include a 5 oz commemorative tasting glass. Volunteers will not pour beer, wine, or cocktails into anything else. Volunteers will also not take cash in exchange for samples (nice try). This is where your tokens come into play. Hand ‘em over…get your beer sample.

When Do Admission & Extra Token Sales Cease?

On Friday, admission closes at 10 pm. On Saturday, admission closes at 9pm. Tokens sales will stop precisely one half-hour before the taps are closed (11pm on Friday and 10pm on Saturday). Be aware of this when scheduling your visit to the festival. We want you to be happy. So arrive early and allow yourself plenty of time to enjoy the festival.

When Do Taps Shut Down?

Taps will shut down at 10:30pm on Friday and 9:30pm on Saturday. The event will announce a last call at 10:15pm on Friday and 9:15pm on Saturday. No alcohol will be served after 10:30pm on Friday and 9:30pm on Saturday. The festival closes at 11pm on Friday and 10pm on Saturday.

Is There Food At The Festival?

Heck yea. We will have one food truck right outside of Fremont Studios, and we’ll have warm, soft pretzels for purchase. It wouldn’t be a Seattle festival without a food truck, right?

Is smoking allowed?

There is no smoking allowed inside the festival, but there is a smoking patio available for guests. We ask that you do not litter and use the cigarette cans located on the patio. Remember that Seattle Scotch & Beer Fest is a no re-entry event.

What About Designated Drivers?

If you are part of a group and plan to drink, assign a designated driver or take a cab. Designated drivers can purchase a Designated Driver Ticket in order to enter the festival. This admission includes water and soda tickets redeemable at the Merchandise Booth.

Can I Purchase Sprits At The Event?

Spirits featured in the flights, seminar, and cocktail club will be available for purchase at the Seattle Scotch & Beer Fest Bottle Shop. Best part? NO SALES TAX!