Frequently Asked Questions

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

This is a family friendly event but you must be 21 or older to sample. ID’s WILL BE CHECKED. Don’t leave it at home.

What Tickets are Available?

VIP Packages – $100

  • Friday Night Pre-Party for VIP Ticket Holders (Starts 8:00pm) • Event Collector Beer Glasses
  • VIP early entrance at 2 p.m.
  • Complimentary Signature Cocktails & Snacks
  • Air conditioned Restrooms
  • Access to VIP Lounge
  • Complimentary beer sampling until 6 p.m.
  • Live music (6 bands!) until 10 p.m.

VIP Guests will be able to enjoy an exclusive lounge for the ultimate Funk experience. It is recommended that you bring lawn chairs if you would like to sit outside the VIP area.

Regular Admission – $38

  • Doors open at 3 p.m.
  • Complimentary beer sampling until 6 p.m.
  • Live music until 10 p.m.

It is recommended that you bring lawn chairs or a blanket for sitting outside on festival grounds.

Designated Driver – $15

No alcoholic beverages will be served but you can enjoy all Funktoberfest has to offer!

Friday Night Pre-Party – $10

Start the Funk party early on Friday, October 5th at 8:00pm.

Military/Law Enforcement – $30

This sale is for military personnel and law enforcement only. Official military or law enforcement ID must be presented at the box office for wristband pickup. First and Last name on the ID presented must match the name of the purchaser. 

Is there food available?

Yes! Some of Cenla’s favorites. More info to come soon.

What can/can't I bring to the event?

CAN BRING…a lawn chair, a hat, sunscreen or maybe a poncho… either way it will be a FUNKY GOOD TIME!

CAN’T BRING…Please, no outside food or drink.

What about parking?

Parking will be limited near the event, and Spirits Food & Friends parking lot will be barricaded and only available to staff, vendors, and artists. We recommend carpooling, riding bikes, or public transportation. Please be respectful of area businesses and our neighbors in the garden district when chosing a parking spot.

What if it rains?

Funktoberfest is a rain or shine event. Drinking awesome craft beer and listening to great music for a great cause is a great idea, even in the rain! Just ask someone that went last year.

This sounds like a cool event and I'd like to help, can I volunteer?

Absolutely, like us on Facebook and sign up for email updates for more info.

To sign up to be a volunteer: Click Here

I bought a ticket, when will I receive my wristband?

A photo ID and your ticket will be exchanged for a wristband the day of Funktoberfest at the check in station in front of Spirits Food & Friends on Texas Ave. Check in opens at 1pm. Gates at 2pm for VIP. 3pm for GA.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

For additional information, please use the form available here.