|General Event Policies
|Please review this page prior to attending an event. You agree to comply with our policies and festival manual upon RSVP to our events.
|Saturday, October 30, 2021
|Montgomery County Fair Grounds
16 Chestnut St Gaithersburg, Maryland [map]
|Grow & Fortify
|Montgomery County Fair Grounds. Members will be pouring in covered pavillions through out the grounds
|Approximately 3,000 people
|Each distillery is afforded 2 [two] volunteer passes for use by legitimate staff and volunteers only. They will be checked in at the front gate. Please bring your volunteer list to the front gate when you arrive Saturday morning.
LICENSING & INSURANCE DETAILS
|Off-Site Event Permit – Grow & Fortify, LLC is applying for a Non-Profit Beer Festival Permit for the festival. Distilleries will attend under the state-issued Off-Site Permit.
|RSVP deadline: June 1
Insurance/Rental deadline: June 20
Off-Site Event Permit submitted to Comptroller: June
*PLEASE READ CAREFULLY*
|The certificate must indicate that you have general and liquor liability (General = $1mil per occurrence). *Distilleries in Planning only need general liability insurance*
List the following as additional named insured:
|Send information to:
|Send insurance certificate to:
Grow & Fortify, LLC
Attn: Janna Howley <firstname.lastname@example.org>
1783 Forest Drive, #343
Annapolis, MD 21401
RSVP / RENTALS / FEES
|RSVP & Commitments
|Each Distillery attending brings its own 10×10 pop-up, tables, and linens.
SAMPLING & SALES
|Minimum Age for Pourers
|Off-Site Permit = 18 years old
|Alcohol Server Information
LAYOUT & SETUP INFORMATION
|Pop-up tents scattered around venue in covered pavilions
|Sitemap and layout
|All producers will be in 10×10 spaces.Layout will be available the week before the event. Members will be assigned a spot at random
|8am-11am Saturday morning
|Ice is available on-site for a fee.
|Water is available on-site.
|Demonstration Tent details
|LINK TO PROMO MATERIALS
|Comp Guest Passes
|MDG has complimentary guest passes for Distilleries to share with VIPs and top wholesale customers. Please email us if you’d like to add names to the list.