Where is the festival?
The Little Woody is located at the Deschutes Historical Museum (129 NW Idaho Ave, Bend, OR 97701)
Is re-entry allowed?
Re-entry is allowed with valid wristband and tasting glass.
Why do breweries run out of beer?
Occasionally, a brewery will run out of a certain beer. The beer may be overly popular with the festival crowd. If you miss a beer this year, you will have to remember show up early next year!
Will there be any food or non-alcoholic beverages available?
We have selected several food items to compliment the beer and whiskey and it will be available for purchase. Non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase.
Why is there a line to get in?
An ID check of all who enter the festival is required. The line will move quickly if you have your ID out to make the age verification process run smoothly.
Can I bring my child?
Family members are welcome until 6pm Saturday with a paying parent or guardian in attendance. Parent/guardian is required to sign a pledge acknowledging the responsibility of preventing children from consuming alcohol and the penalties for the parent and child. Please note that by 6pm all guests under the age of 21 must leave the venue. The event is 21+ Friday from 4pm-10pm and Saturday from 6pm-10pm.
What do I get for the price of my ticket?
The 2018 Little Woody will also feature a tasting of small-batch American rye whiskeys and bourbons, live music, and local food vendors. Entry to the festival is $15 ($12 in advance) with a commemorative tasting glass. A tasting package is $20 ($15 in advance) and includes a glass and 8 tasting tokens. VIP tasting packages are $35 ($30 in advance) and include a t-shirt, special VIP glass and 10 tasting tokens, plus early Friday entry. When purchased individually, tokens are $1 each, and tastes cost 2-5 tokens each. Beer & Cider tastes are 4 ounces, whiskey tastes are .5 ounce (larger whiskey samples are also available).
Where can I buy my ticket?
Tickets can be purchased online. Tickets will be sold at the gate as well. You must be 21+ years old with a valid photo ID to purchase a tasting package. Those under 21 will receive a DD/ Under 21 wristband
What are the event hours?
Friday, August 31st from 5-10pm (VIP entry begins at 4pm) and Saturday, September 1st, from noon-10pm.
Do you accept credit cards or checks?
We accept cash and major credit cards including Visa, Mastercard and American Express. We do not accept personal checks.
How much are tickets?
Entry to the festival is $15 ($12 in advance) with a commemorative tasting glass. A tasting package is $20 ($15 in advance) and includes a glass and 8 tasting tokens. VIP tasting packages are $35 ($30 in advance) and include a t-shirt, special VIP glass and 10 tasting tokens, plus early Friday entry. When purchased individually, tokens are $1 each, and tastes cost 2-5 tokens each.
Can I bring my furry, four-legged friend?
As much as we love dogs, they are not allowed in the event. Please leave Fido at home.
Intoxicated Guests Rules and Regulations
All guests of The Little Woody are expected to drink responsibly and ensure they have a safe, responsible means of transportation before leaving the facility. Any guest who is intoxicated before entering the event may be denied entry to the facility. Any guest found intoxicated within the event and causing a disturbance, as determined by management, will be asked to leave the facility without refund and may be subject to further consequences.
Can I get into the festival without purchasing a tasting package?
We understand that beer isn't for everyone. If you would like to enjoy the festivities, but not the beer there is a $5 Designated Driver ticket or a $15 ($10 in advance) Basic Entry which includes a glass. Soft drinks and water will be available for purchase inside the festival.