Happy Retreat Request for Qualifications

Ticket Prices

General Admission – $30 in advance/$35 at the gate.

Designated Driver/Underage – $15 either online or at the gate.

General admission ticket holders will receive 6.5 oz tasting glass and 8 tasting tickets. Additional tasting tickets are available for purchase at the event.

Awesome Live Music

Someone to Ride the River With
Billy Thompson Band
Balkun Brothers
Bumper Jacksons

Awesome Beer

30+ Regional and National Breweries

Including: Abolitionist Ale Works, Founders, Mountain State, Evolution Brewing, Greenbrier Valley, Devils Backbone, Wild Wolf Brewing, Elysian, Flying Dog, Big Timber, Antietam, and many more

More Information

No coolers, food or beverages may be brought into the festival except bottled water. Guests my bring their own bottled water. Bottled water and soda will also be available for sale at the festival.

No pets will be allowed, other than service dogs.

Guests may bring their own lawn chairs or blankets. No tents or umbrellas are allowed. The area directly in front of the music stage is shaded by trees. There will be a large tent with chairs and tables for guests to sit, eat and to drink beer while they are listening to the music.

General parking is available at the site. In addition, on-street parking is available on nearby streets except that parking may be limited on Mordington Avenue due to safety concerns.

Handicap parking will be available in the parking lot at Happy Retreat near the entrance gate. Guests needing handicap parking will be directed to those spaces by the parking attendants.

The historic Happy Retreat house will be open to visitors during the festival. Due to ongoing restoration work, tours will be limited to portions of the first floor. The second floor will not be open to the public.

There will be no activities for children. However, parents may bring children with them. Children 12 years and under will be admitted at no charge. The price of admission for ages 13 through 20 is $15.

Learn more about this Festival and other upcoming Events: https://www.facebook.com/happyretreat/

parking map

Come enjoy a day of craft beer, music, food, and fun on the historic estate of Charles Washington in Charles Town, West Virginia