Freedom Food Festival
FAQs
<h3><strong><em>Inquiring minds want to know...</em></strong></h3><h3><br></h3><h2><strong style="color: rgb(0, 102, 204);"><em>What does it cost to attend the Freedom Food Festival?</em></strong></h2><p>The festival is admission FREE!</p><ul><li>The public may enjoy watching the bands and sitting in the general admission area at no cost, and no tickets are necessary.</li><li>Attendees who are Event Sponsors will have exclusive access to the VIP area, which requires a wristband for entrance.</li><li>Attendees who have reserved a private table will find their marked table next to the VIP area.</li><li>Reserved Tables, Cook-off Meals, Kid's Meals, Desserts, Non-alcoholic Drinks, Beer/Wine/Alcohol, and People's Choice tickets are fee based. Bring $...this is a fundraiser!</li></ul><p><br></p><p><br></p><h2><strong style="color: rgb(0, 102, 204);"><em>What do I need to bring if I bought a Meal Ticket online?</em></strong></h2><p>You'll need to bring a <u>printout</u> of your meal ticket receipt/attachement with the&nbsp;<u>QR Code.</u></p><ol><li>If you purchased multiple meal tickets, print out copies so each person can take their ticket to the Cook-off tent of their choice.</li><li>Take your QR Code to a food tent—they will scan your QR Code and you receive your meal.</li><li>Once the QR Code has been scanned, it is "Verified" and will become invalid.</li></ol><p><br></p><p>Not into paper? Be prepared to show the digital QR Code on your phone.</p><p><span style="color: rgb(230, 0, 0);">***However you choose to redeem your meal ticket, you (and your guests) MUST have a QR Code—printed or digital.***</span></p><p><br></p><p><br></p><h2><strong style="color: rgb(0, 102, 204);"><em>What do I need to bring if I purchased a Reserved Table?</em></strong></h2><p>The individual who purchased the table will receive 8 individual Meal Tickets/QR Codes.&nbsp;</p><p>Distribute those QR Codes to your guests accordingly.</p><p><span style="color: rgb(230, 0, 0);">***However you choose to redeem your meal ticket, you (and your guests) MUST have a QR Code—printed or digital..***</span></p><p><br></p><p><br></p><h2><strong style="color: rgb(0, 102, 204);"><em>Can I really carry my alcoholic beverage outdoors and&nbsp;drink&nbsp;it on Main Street?</em></strong></h2><p>YES! Attendees may consume their alcholic beverage outdoors within the <span style="color: rgb(230, 0, 0);">Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA).&nbsp;</span></p><p><br></p><p>Alcohol sales will be available at&nbsp;participating restaurants&nbsp;for both INSIDE and OUTSIDE consumption.</p><ul><li>Look for DORA signs identifying participating restaurants.</li><li>Participating restaurants will check your ID and sell you a required Freedom Food Festival wristband for $3.</li><li>Order the beverage of your choice. Options, pour sizes, and prices are set by the individual restaurants.</li><li>Enjoy your beverage inside the restaurant. No outside alcohol permitted—please do not take your beverage to another restaurant for inside consumption.</li><li>OR take your beverage outside and enjoy the festival!</li><li>Beverages MUST be served in a restaurant branded container for outdoor consumption AND may only be consumed within the festival footprint*.</li><li>Do not take alcoholic beverages past any sign that says, "No Alcohol Beyond This Point."</li><li>Please sip responsibly.</li></ul><p><br></p><p><br></p><h2><strong style="color: rgb(0, 102, 204);"><em>Are coolers permitted?</em></strong></h2><p>No coolers or outside alcohol are permitted. Food and beverages may be purchased at cook-off tents or from local restaurants, and may be consumed within the Festival footprint.</p><p><br></p><p><br></p><h2><strong style="color: rgb(0, 102, 204);"><em>Are dogs allowed?</em></strong></h2><p>We recommend leaving your fur baby at home enjoying the AC and a cold water bowl, away from the heat, blazing hot asphalt, large groups of people, loud music, and tempting food. If you choose to bring your dog, they must be leashed and well-behaved, and the owner must properly dispose of any waste.</p><p><br></p><p><br></p><h2><strong style="color: rgb(0, 102, 204);"><em>Is the Festival kid-friendly?</em></strong></h2><p>YES! Children are welcome to attend. Kid's meals and desserts will be available for sale. A Kid's Zone will be set up at Courthouse Square from 4-7pm.</p><p><br></p><p><br></p><h2><strong style="color: rgb(0, 102, 204);"><em>What if it rains?</em></strong></h2><p>This is a rain or shine event. We like to say there is no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothing choices!</p>