Barrel & Flow Fest

black arts on tap

Ticket Prices:

$27 | Art Enthusiast (no taster glass)
$55 | General Admission + taster glass
$85 | Early Admission + taster glass + FREE swag bag (while supplies last)
$215 | VIP (3 day all access + swag bag + taster glass + t-shirt + full sized glass)

Barrel & Flow Festival (Saturday) will take place at The Stacks at 3 Crossings, 2865 Railroad St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Conference, bottle share, and Brewers Brunch will take place at Greentree DoubleTree, 500 Mansfield Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15205.

12:00 pm (noon) - 9:00 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
GENERAL ADMISSION: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Stay tuned for 2023 announcements!

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for entry into all Barrel & Flow events.

Ticket Options:

VIP Ticket: Admission to: Friday, August 12, 2022 all-day conferencing, Friday evening bottle share and appetizers, swag bag that includes: taster glass, stemless glass, t-shirt, and other fun merch, 12:00 pm (noon) entry for Saturday beer festival and private VIP area during festival hours, and entry for August 14, 2022 Sunday Brewers Brunch. Swag bag pick up will be at the festival. **Only 250 VIP tickets are available**

Early Admission Ticket: Entry into Saturday, August 13, 2022  festival from 3pm - 9pm and a small swag bag. Swag bag pick up will be at the festival, while supplies last for early admission.

General Admission Ticket: Entry into Saturday, August 13, 2022 festival from 5pm - 9pm

Art Enthusiast Ticket: Entry into Saturday, August 13, 2022 festival from 3pm - 9pm, no taster glass

Friday Conference Ticket:
All-access pass to an assortment of in-person conferences, symposiums, and panels at the Greentree DoubleTree hotel from 9:00am - 5:00pm on August 12, 2022.

Friday Evening Bottle Share: Admission from 7:00pm - 10:00pm to our exclusive bottle share and appetizer event on August 12, 2022 at the Greentree DoubleTree hotel.

Sunday Brewers Brunch: Admission to Meet the Brewers event and brunch at the Greentree DoubleTree hotel from 10:00am - 2:00pm on August 14, 2022.

Ticket Bundles Now Available: Purchase bundles of 10 tickets together and receive a 15% discount. Price includes booking fees. Available for General Admission and Early Access tickets only.

Barrel & Flow Fest

Barrel & Flow is one of America’s favorite festivals, as voted by the readers of USA Today, and we strive to be the most welcoming festival as well. We are more than just beer and want to continue to utilize the brewing industry to connect opportunity, accessibility, and artistry in ways that empower the Black community.

A story of celebration, collaboration, & community.

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Frequently Asked

How can I apply to perform, vend, collaborate, or pour at Barrel & Flow?

Links to our applications can be found on the home page. Follow us across social media for the latest updates, deadlines, and announcements. All applications close April 1, 2022 for Barrel & Flow 2022.

How do I redeem my 2020 Fresh Fest ticket?

Please email with your receipt and receive a voucher code. Only previously unused or those tickets that have not yet been redeemed can be honored.

What is the Covid-19 policy?


We have paid close attention to COVID-19 and related guidance so that we can ensure a safe and enjoyable festival for all in attendance. As a result, we will be requiring that all attendees provide proof of vaccination. This is a requirement for everyone. You will not receive a wristband without providing a proof of vaccine, and no wristband means no service. Both digital and paper copies of vaccination card will be accepted.

We have also instituted other safety protocols: keeping our attendees at half capacity to allow for adequate space to move about without being on top of one another, additional hand washing stations, social distancing signage, and more.

Our policy will continue to be updated per state and local restrictions. We will follow all local and state guidance. You will be required to agree to the following terms and conditions in order to purchase tickets: By purchasing a ticket for this event, you understand and expressly acknowledge that an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. In attending this event, you and any guests voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19, and waive, release, and discharge the host venue, Drinking Partners, LLC, Barrel & Flow Fest, and all of their affiliates, employees, contractors, staff, and associates from any and all liability under any theory, whether in negligence or otherwise, for any illness or injury.

How can I become a volunteer?

Email for more information on how to volunteer with our festival team.

What is the refund policy?

There will be no refunds unless we here at Barrel & Flow cancel the event, in which case all tickets purchased will be fully refunded. All sales are final in all other instances, however tickets can be given to a friend or family member.

When will tickets be available?

Tickets will be available for purchase March 1, 2022 at and

Where is the festival?

Barrel & Flow 2022 will be held at The Stacks at 3 Crossings, an open-air plaza along the Allegheny River in the historic Strip District neighborhood of Pittsburgh. This will be our in-person event.

What is the date for Barrel & Flow Fest?

The festival’s main event will be on Saturday, August 13, 2022. Symposiums and a speaker series will be held all day Friday, August 12, 2022 and a Brewer’s Brunch – where attendees can meet some of the festival brewers, artists, and collaborators – will be held on Sunday, August 14, 2022.