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BEER GARDEN TICKET INCLUDES: A 12th annual commemorative glass (13 oz Belgian), 50+ craft beers to sample, A Cask Garden, Wine table, Snacks & Catered Bites, Football Games of the Day on screen, plus 2-day Admission to Moss Rock Festival’s 18th year.

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12th beer garden

2023 Details + Features announced in September.

Until then, take a look back with us at the 2022 Craft Beer Tasting Event lineup.

Constructing a great beer is truly an art form.

We hope you’ll join us and toast the 12th year of Moss Rock Festival’s BEER GARDEN this November 4-5, 2023 at the Hoover Met Complex. Discover a new beloved, enjoy a local favorite, or just relish in all that the Garden has to offer! Beer Garden promotes the artistry of craft brewers, their beers and the growing community of brewing enthusiasts in Alabama.


Saturday, November 4, 2023
Sunday, November 5, 2023


One Session Each Day: 12:30pm – 3:00pm


Under the 2 big tents at the Hoover Metropolitan Complex
5500 Stadium Trace Parkway, Hoover, AL 35244


BEER GARDEN TICKET INCLUDES: A 12th annual commemorative glass (13 oz Belgian), 50+ craft beers to sample, breweries, homebrewers, Special Casks/Firkins, Wine table, Beer Snacks, Football Games of the Day on Mr. Mancave’s killer display, plus 2-day Admission to Moss Rock Festival’s 18th year.


  • $35
  • Advance tickets are guaranteed the 2023 glass design – see below.
  • $45
  • Door tickets will get the 2023 design until supplies run out. Former glass designs will be given once out of stock.
  • Designated Driver: You must be 21+ years old with a valid photo ID to purchase a $5 designated driver ticket. These will be available at the Beer Garden door only.

lineup & special features

Cheers and huge thanks to all of our participants for their partnership and support!

The 2023 lineup will be announced in September.
Click here to view last year’s Lineup.

Beer Snacks

Beer Garden is featuring beer snacks to accompany your tastings. For more substantial eats, we encourage guests to visit the Festival Cafe for a great selection of local food trucks and other vendors. Feel free to grab lunch and bring it into Beer Garden to pair with your craft brews.

Football Games

Mr. Mancave is bringing out their 4 screen mobile display to broadcast the football games of the day. Toast touchdowns with a great selection of tasty craft brews.

13 oz Belgian Commemorative Glass

The 2023 Commemorative Glass will feature excerpts from “Meet me at the Playground” a polymer clay mixed media painting by Moss Rock Festival’s 12th annual Featured Artist, Debo Groover of Tallahassee, FL.  

Below are past glass pics showing the one-color etched look that will be printed on the 2023 glass.

other important information & faqs:

All ticket holders will be carded at the gate. No admittance without valid ID.

Open rain or shine. Beer Garden is tented with open air patios.

All sales are final. No refunds. Thank you for your support.

The event ticket price gets you admission to the tasting event. State law and ABC regulations do not allow events to give “unlimited free samples.” Each sample will be worth one penny. Guests will drop their penny into container at each tasting station in order to receive your sample. We will have pennies available for redemption using larger coins, as needed. We utilize the honor system so you can leave a quarter in one bucket and enjoy 25 samples.

Yes, $5 Designated Driver tickets are available for all sessions at the Beer Garden – venue door ONLY. Designated Drivers are welcome to enjoy the assortment of snacks provided, non-alcoholic bevs, walk around the festival, or hang out in the Beer Garden. DD will also have to pay $12 Festival admission at the gate.

We love dogs! But because of the crowded venue and past dog issues/skirmishes/messes, please leave your 4 legged friends home if attending Beer Garden. Thank you.

Moss Rock Festival is a family-friendly festival, but Beer Garden caters to adults. No one under 21 allowed.

1) All guests of the Moss Rock Festival Beer Garden are expected to drink responsibly and ensure they have a safe, responsible means of transportation before leaving the festival.
2) Any guest who is intoxicated before entering the event may be denied entry to the Beer Garden.
3) Any guest found intoxicated within the event and causing a disturbance, as determined by festival staff, will be asked to leave the facility without refund and may be subject to further consequences.

The Beer Garden is a non-smoking event.

There will be high boy tables and a some sit down tables in the venue for enjoying your beer tastes and more.

proceeds benefit:

Proceeds support Moss Rock Festival, a 501c3 non-profit festival.


Please follow us here and on social media for the most up to date information, lineups, rules, and patron policies for the 2023 tasting event. Thank you.

Special Thanks!

280 Living, Babypalooza, Bham Now, Birmingham Mountain Radio 107.3fm, Cahaba Sun,, High Level Marketing, Homewood Life, Homewood Star, Hoover’s Magazine, Hoover Sun, Iron City Ink, Shelby Living, Starnes Media, Vestavia Hills Magazine, Vestavia Voice, Village Living, and WBHM 90.3fm for announcing the 2022 Beer Garden!

To see all of Moss Rock Festival’s generous sponsors, click here.