Steeped in the unique culture and history of Tampa, Florida, Cigar City Brewing began handcrafting award-winning beer in 2009. Cigar City Brewing’s ales and lagers bring to mind the sun and citrus for which Florida is known, while taking cues from the cigar industry upon which Tampa was built. Behind all of Cigar City Brewing’s liquid is the philosophy that quality is achieved by giving first rate ingredients to first rate people in a space where they are free to pursue their passion.
Here are some of our more frequently asked questions and answers to help you navigate Hunahpu’s Day 2020.
Where do I pick up my bottles for Hunahpu’s Day 2020?
Please note, bottle pick up is NOT at the festival site. All bottles are available at the brewery on Spruce Street from March 6 – March 16 between 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Please note, we WILL NOT ship and we WILL NOT hold your bottles past this date. Any bottles left will be forfeited as of March 17. You will need your actual Hunahpu’s Day 2020 wristband to pick up your allotment as these will be scanned and bottles credited off of each wristband.
What is Hunahpu’s Day?
Every March, Cigar City Brewing brings together over 100 breweries and over 4,000 craft beer drinkers to celebrate the one-day release of Hunahpu’s Imperial Stout in Tampa, Florida. Breweries travel from far and wide to serve their finest and rarest offerings in unlimited 2 ounce pours to the masses thirsty for the finest ales, lagers, ciders, and meads. Bottles of Hunahpu’s Imperial Stout, a commemorative tasting glass, food samplings, entertainment, and camaraderie are all included in the cost of your ticket.
Is there an app for this year's festival?
Yes there is! Download the official Hunahpu’s Day 2020 app today and start planning your festival experience.
App features include:
Festival map (coming soon)
List of participating breweries and the beers they’ll be pouring (additional breweries and specific beers will be added soon)
Interactive photo challenge during the festival
Vote for your favorite brewery and favorite beer of the day during the festival
Register your event wristband right inside the app
Where is Hunahpu’s Day 2020?
Hunahpu’s Day 2020 is located at Amalie Arena in downtown Tampa, FL. The festival will take place inside the arena.
Where do I park for Hunahpu’s Day 2020?
Even though there will be plenty of metered spaces and garage parking just adjacent to the festival site, we strongly encourage everybody to take an Uber, Lyft, taxi, hotel shuttle, or rideshare to the festival.
What time should I arrive to Hunahpu’s Day 2020?
We will begin checking IDs and scanning wristbands at 5 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m.
What can I bring to Hunahpu’s Day 2020?
You can bring:
A water bottle, which must be empty
A Camelbak which must also be empty
Snacks which must fit in a one quart sized CLEAR plastic bag
Remember to bring your Hunahpu’s Day 2020 wristband and valid photo ID with you for entrance into the festival!
What is the bag policy for Hunahpu’s Day 2020?
Large backpacks are not permitted into the venue. Fanny packs and purses are ok.
Note: All bags are subject to security screening prior to entry. If you do not need it, do not bring it.
What can I not bring to Hunahpu’s Day 2020?
Large or framed backpacks
Cans & bottles
Lawn/camping chairs or seat cushions
Weapons of any kind
What if I bring a prohibited item to Hunahpu’s Day 2020?
Prohibited items will be confiscated at the gate by Amalie Arena security.
What will I need to enter the Hunahpu’s Day 2020?
All guests must be 21 years of age or older and have a valid a US driver’s license, military ID, or passport to gain entrance to the festival. The only non-US issued identification that will be accepted is a passport.
You must also have your Hunahpu’s Day 2020 wristband.
What can I do to get ready for Hunahpu’s Day 2020?
REGISTER your wristband! You absolutely must activate and register your wristband prior to arriving at the festival.
More information about wristband registration will be available once wristbands begin to ship out.
What if I have an International shipping address?
If you provided a shipping address outside of the United States, your wristband will be waiting for you at the will call window at the Amalie Arena box office.
Should I bring cash to Hunahpu’s Day 2020?
If you want to grab any merchandise at the event, or get something from the arena concessions, you will need to use a credit card. Parking garages and on-street meters will also take credit cards.
What time does Hunahpu’s Day 2020 officially start?
Although we will begin to scan IDs as early as 5 p.m., the festival does not start until 6 p.m. At 6 p.m. the doors will open and you will have access to hundreds of rare, exciting, and world class beers from all over the globe.
How long is Hunahpu’s Day 2020?
The festival lasts from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., with a very last call for alcohol at 10:45 p.m.
Can I leave and re-enter Hunahpu’s Day 2020?
Hunahpu’s Day is a no re-entry festival. Once you are in, you are in. Once you are out, you are out.
Will there be food at Hunahpu’s Day 2020?
After getting your ID checked and your wristband scanned, you will receive a Hunahpu’s Day 2020 tasting glass. There will be several beer / food pairing stations located inside the arena where light bites can be sampled as part of the event.
Additional food, via the concessions in the arena, will be sold at the event should you want more to munch on.
Where do I go to enter Hunahpu’s Day 2020?
The guest entrance and exit to Hunahpu’s Day 2020 is via the main entrance of Amalie Arena off of Thunder Alley. Look for the Hunahpu’s Day Fest Entry flags help you get in and out of the festival. ADA will enter at plaza level.
What happens if it rains at Hunahpu’s Day 2020?
Hunahpu’s Day 2020 is a rain or shine event. 99% of the event is located inside the arena so even if it is storming, you will be dry.
Are there any other rules for Hunahpu’s Day 2020?
For more information and guidelines about Hunahpu’s Day 2020 tickets, check out the ticket notes section at the bottom of the tickets page.
Where do I pick up my bottles for Hunahpu’s Day 2020?
Please note, bottle pick up is NOT at the festival site. All bottles are available at the brewery on Spruce Street from March 6 – March 16 from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Please note, we WILL NOT ship and we WILL NOT hold your bottles past this date. Any bottles left will be forfeited as of March 17. You will need your actual Hunahpu’s Day 2020 wristband to pick up your allotment as these will be scanned and bottles credited off of each wristband.
Can I upgrade a ticket that I already purchased for Hunahpu's Day?