FOR TICKET HOLDERS ONLY: If you purchased your tickets on the event website and are in need of customer service regarding your ticket purchase, please call 1-877-435-9849 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
No one under the age of 21 will be allowed entrance in the festival! This includes designated drivers who must also be at least 21 years of age. NO children, toddlers, infants, strollers, or pets are permitted. No one will be admitted without a valid photo ID (no exceptions). Proper identification is the responsibility of the attendee. Failure to present proper, valid photo identification (driver’s license or passport) will result in denial of entry with no refund offered.
The event takes place on the covered open-air concourse in the venue’s grandstand area. While heat is provided by portable heaters installed specifically for event day, the concourse will be cold. Attendees are advised to dress accordingly.
You will pay one fee to get in by purchasing an event ticket online. When you arrive, you will receive a souvenir five oz. tasting glass with a two ounce pour line. You are welcome to sample any beer that the brewers have.
For the safety of all attendees and workers at the venue, all bags and containers that are hand-carried into the venue are subject to search. Fireworks/explosives, narcotics, drug paraphernalia, firearms, knives, glass bottles, alcohol, and coolers are not permitted. Security retains the right to search for, disallow, and confiscate anything they deem illegal, prohibited, or suspicious.
The designated driver ticket works the following way. The designated driver pays $12 to get in. The designated driver does NOT receive a wristband and they do not receive a tasting glass. They are able to enjoy all the activities of the expo except they are not allowed to drink any beer. Any designated driver who is seen drinking will be escorted out immediately.
NO. You are only permitted to use the ticket for the session you purchased. The scanners are programmed with the ticket number and will reject your ticket. If you need to switch sessions and tickets are still available, you can do so up to 24hrs in advance by calling 1-877-435-9849.
The LIRR is NOT running trains to Belmont Park Racetrack at this time, only during racing season.
Local Bus Service: N6 (NICE Bus Line): Operates along Hempstead Turnpike, West Hempstead, Franklin Square, Elmont,
Hollis and Jamaica. From Jamaica, the bus starts at Jamaica Bus Terminal (165th Street & 89th Avenue)
and runs along Hillside Avenue to Francis Lewis Blvd. to Hempstead Ave. Stops in front of Belmont
Park. Connections: Transfer from the F Train at either 169th Street or 179th Street stations.
Q110 (MTA Bus): Service provided every 20 minutes to and from Belmont during racing days. Buses
are available at Parsons Blvd. and Hillside Avenue and from Parsons Blvd. & Archer Ave., and various
locations eastbound on Jamaica Avenue and Hempstead Avenue in Queens. Connections: Transfer from
F Train at Parsons & Hillside; Transfer from E Train at Parsons & Archer.
Q2 (MTA Bus): Originates at the Jamaica Bus Terminal (165th Street & 89th Ave.) and runs along
Hillside Ave. to 187th Place to Hollis Ave. and ends at Hempstead Ave. and 225th Street adjacent to
Belmont Park. Connections: Transfer from F Train at 169th Street or 179th Street stations.
Take the F train to 169th street or 179th street then take the N6 or the Q2 bus to Belmont or take the E train to Jamaica Center (Parsons Blvd.) and then take the Q110 bus to Belmont.
Hempstead Station: Walk one (1) block to the Hempstead Bus Terminal. Take either the N70, N71, or N72, which will drop you off on Hempstead Turnpike opposite the Nassau Coliseum
LIRR does NOT stop at Belmont Park Racetrack for this event, this special LIRR stop is active during horseracing season only. LIRR DOES make scheduled stops at Queens Village, Bellerose and Floral Park which are close to the racetrack. Click here for LIRR schedule. Call All Island Taxi to make arrangements for transport from LIRR station to Belmont Park Racetrack. For Floral Park Station (516-352-6666) for Queens Village and Bellerose (718-229-5454).