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Sip Kirkland FAQS 

  • What is the pet policy?

    Sorry, we don’t allow any pets at Sip Kirkland.

  • Are children allowed?

    This event is strictly 21+. No children or babies are allowed in the beer garden. All participants must have a valid ID on-site. Even you, granny and grandpa!

  • Will there be food available?

    Bring your own picnic or enjoy the food from vendors available right outside the beer garden. There will also be small bites available for purchase with drink tokens.

  • What are the drink options?

    Drinks are 1 token each. This is a tasting event so there will be 75+ wines and 35+ beers available for your tasting pleasure! There will also be ginger beer. There will be some non-alcoholic options available and very limited selections of full beers and wine.

  • How much is in a taste?

    Wine tastes are 1oz and beer/cider tastes are 5oz.

  • Will there be entertainment?

    Yes! There will be some live acoustic music & games to play, not to mention you’ll be right on the waterfront!

  • What can I do with leftover tokens?

    These tokens can be used for alcohol purchases throughout the Kirkland Summerfest weekend in the beer garden on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday.

  • What is the guest conduct policy?

    Sip Kirkland 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 festival management can result in ejection and possible arrest.

    Festival 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, 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:

    • Drunk and disorderly conduct

    • Fighting or challenging others to fight

    • Throwing, tossing, or discharging any object

    • Bringing weapons of any kind in to the festival

    • Failing to comply with festival personnel

    • Violating festival rules, regulations, and policies

    • Violating any local, state, or federal laws

    • Interfering with the event or participants of the event in any way

    • Standing on chairs/seats

    • Taunting or using offensive language

    • Disturbing other guests enjoyment of the event

    • Bringing alcohol from outside the festival

    • Attempting to enter the festival with a fraudulent ID

    Sip Kirkland reserves the right to deny entry or eject guests from the facility if they display inappropriate behavior, as determined by festival management.

    The purpose of the guest conduct policy is to assure the safety and well-being of all guests. Thank you for your cooperation.

  • Is smoking allowed?

    Sip Kirkland is an outdoor event and smoking is permitted in the designated area only. We ask that you refrain from smoking in other non-designated areas. We ask that you do not litter, you use the trash receptacles, and be respectful of other guests.  It is illegal to consume marijuana in public and is prohibited at Sip Kirkland, in accordance to Washington State law.

  • Bag Search Policy

    All bags will be searched by security prior to entering the beer garden. No weapons or illegal substances of any kind will be allowed on the premises. Liquids are also not allowed to be brought into the beer garden.

  • What else should I know?

    • No outside beverages or alcohol allowed in the beer garden.

    • No outside alcohol allowed at the event.

    • State approved ID required for beer and wine garden access.

    • No weapons allowed.

    • No pop up tents allowed.

    • No aggressive behavior.

    • No standing or dancing on the tables, benches, or chairs.

    • No behavior that is disruptive to other guests' enjoyment of the festival.