I’m a merchandise (not food) vendor. What can I do to be considered as a festival vendor? Email your request to email@example.com. Call 704 875 3113 for additional questions.
Why did the 2020 NCBMF get postponed?
What if I bought a ticket for 2020?
What bands will be playing in 2022?
We are working to have as close to the same lineup for next year as we possibly can and so far the The Steeldrivers, Jade Bird , Katie Pruitt , Acoustic Syndicate , Larry Keel Experience , Abby Bryant & The Echoes, and Ashley Heath & The Heathens are all signed up to be back. We will keep you posted as more bands are added.
Where is the North Carolina Brewers & Music Festival (NCBMF?)
What is the NCBMF?
What do I get with my festival ticket?
If you purchase a Tasting Ticket, you will be given admission to the show, a program guide / schedule, exclusive tasting glass and the right to try as many beers as you would like, for free, during the three + hour tasting session. That’s a lot of time and a lot of beer, we encourage you to pace yourself, try new flavors and varieties, meet new people and find new favorites!
To purchase 2022 tickets, click here
If you purchase a Music Only Ticket you will receive a program guide / schedule and admission to the festival. You may not take part in the tasting portion of the festival, but you may purchase beer / wine / cider from several locations throughout the day.
If you purchase a Designated Driver Ticket, you will receive a program guide / schedule, and admission to the festival. Designated Driver Ticket holders are not allowed to taste or purchase alcohol from any location throughout the day.
What do I need to check in at the gate, and what can I bring?
You may bring the following items for your personal comfort:
- Lawn / camp chairs
- Cameras (Photograph, NOT video)
- Pop-up tents (must be securely staked into the ground and kept within the designated area)
SEALED bottled non-alcoholic beverages (All bottles will be inspected for a seal, if seal is broken, the bottle may not come through gate. NO GLASS BOTTLES ALLOWED PERIOD) KEEP YOUR BOTTLE AND REFILL FOR FREE AT THE AVAILABLE WATER STATIONS.
*NCBMF is not responsible in any way for any lost and / or stolen items, personal or otherwise *
What CAN’T I bring to NCBMF?
- Pets other than service animals
- Firearms, Knives or any other weapons
- Glass Containers of any kind
Mugs, Cups, Thermoses or any other open drinking vessel
- Outside food
- Any Alcoholic Beverages
My friend isn’t feeling too well and has a cut – where can I take him for help?
Where’s the smoking section?
Will there be food vendors?
What about parking?
What is the schedule for the festival on each day?
Please check the schedule HERE.
Can we tailgate in the parking lot while we’re waiting to get in or ‘till our friends get here?
Can I leave and come back?
Okay, I’m inside the festival, where can I go?
When will beer be available to purchase?
I have a drone, can I fly it and take pictures of the property and people at the event?
Drones are not allowed on Rural Hill property or at ANY Rural Hill event unless written permission from Rural Hill Staff has been obtained. To inquire about obtaining permission, please contact the office of Rural Hill at 704 875 3113 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
What are those cool buffalo looking things inside that fence?
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE FENCE THAT THEY ARE KEPT INSIDE OF IS ELECTRIC AND WILL SHOCK YOU. IT WILL HURT BADLY.
Can I touch them?
This sounds awesome, we want to hang out all weekend!
What's the deal with the NCBMF Friday Night Jam?
I’m planning on camping- can I keep my car near my tent?
I have one tent but 6 people – how many camping reservations should I purchase?
If I buy a camping reservation does this include Saturday admission?
If I buy a Saturday ticket does that include camping?
Can I camp on Thursday night?
Can I camp for the weekend and not go to the festival?
What time should I arrive Saturday if I’m setting up camp?
You can arrive Saturday morning as early as 8:30 to set up camp. The gates open to the festival at 11:30, keep in mind that there will more than likely be a line to get in, so plan accordingly.
Have a question that you don’t see here in this list? Feel free to contact Rural Hill staff by emailing your question or comment to email@example.com.