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WCTE's Blues & Brews 2021

Enjoy a cold brew after the Haunted Half race!

Location: Dogwood Park, Downtown Cookeville, Tennessee

 

OCTOBER 16TH, 2021 AT DOGWOOD PARK IN COOKEVILLE, TENNESSEE


Proceeds from the Craft Beer Fundraiser support WCTE PBS!

Food Trucks and VIP Tent Partners are confirmed and ready to line-up for you on October 16th! Checkout the Food Truck menus that are posted online or purchase VIP Tent Passes.

Food Truck Vendors

Check out our sponsors for this year's festival. Special thank you to each of the local and national breweries for participating! Special highlights are provided for each of our local brews.

Brews & Breweries

Want to give your time or share your expertise? Consider becoming a WCTE Volunteer! WCTE can use volunteers for many tasks at Blues & Brews! All volunteers MUST BE 21+ with valid ID for this event.

General Information & Frequently Asked Questions

TICKETS

  • DAY-OF TICKETS WILL BE SOLD FOR $55  GENERAL ADMISSION, $80  VIP. Advance ticket sales online are $50 general admission, $75  VIP.
  • Tennessee Tech Students are eligible for $5 discount on Blues & Brews Tickets. Must show Student ID at the festival entrance to receive discount.
  • THIS EVENT WILL BE SOLD OUT AT 1000 TICKETS, so please don't delay in purchasing yours today.

 

FOOD

  • Food may be purchased from Food Truck Vendors with cash or card, for those that accept card payments.

 

WHO/WHAT IS ALLOWED?

  • THIS EVENT IS 21+. YOU MUST HAVE YOUR ID WITH YOU TO BE ADMITTED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE FESTIVAL.
  • Patrons are welcome to bring lawn chairs or blankets for the amphitheater seating areas.

 

WHAT IS NOT ALLOWED?

  • Drone activity is prohibited on event grounds under Federal Issue 14CFR91.13
  • Due to City of Cookeville ordinances, smoking is prohibited on all city park grounds.
  • You may leave the festival area to smoke but alcohol is prohibited from leaving the gate.

 

VIP TICKETS & STEIN SOCIAL

  • The VIP Stein Social will be held from 11am-noon for VIP ticket holders.
  • This will be a chance for beer lovers to mingle with the brewers and distributors before general admission.
  • Your VIP ticket also includes all day hospitality tent with several beer and food options changing throughout the day and exclusive tented seating for VIP's only.
  • VIP reserved table of 10 available. Please call 931-528-2222 to reserve.

 

HOME BREWING SELECTION

  • Blues & Brews offers a unique glimpse into home-brewing with an entire section of the festival dedicated to the craft of home brewing. The Tennessee Home Brewers Association will have samples and brewing demonstrations.

 

WEATHER FORECAST

  • Event to be held rain or shine, all sales final. Beer & VIP areas are tented.

 

If you need more information about the event, please email Sam Gray at sgray@wcte.org or call 931-528-2222.

By attending this event, ticket holders expressly grant the promoter and its licensee permission to use holders' image or likeness in connection with any live or recorded transmission or reproduction of such event, or in any future promotion and/or advertising materials, in any medium, including the internet.

Blues & Brews Sponsors

To be a sponsor for the 2021 Blues & Brews, please contact Sam Gray at sgray@wcte.org or Tiffany McDonald at tmcdonald@wcte.org for information.

Our newest partnership, Pick Up Cookeville Powered By Uber, utilizes the Uber app allowing riders to schedule and pay for local trips within the City of Cookeville. This partnership is the same reliability and safety you are used to with our other UC Public Transit services, but with a new fleet of custom wrapped vans focusing on mobility in the City of Cookeville area. 

This service puts riders in control of flexible scheduling by expanding past UC Public Transit's regular hours of service. Hours for Pick Up Cookeville are Monday-Thursday 11am-9pm, Friday 11am-1am, Saturday 2pm-1am, and Sunday 10am-4pm.  Enjoy discounted rates with our Community Partners within the City of Cookeville.

Brew Partners