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All week long, we’ve been telling you about the beers coming to this year’s Inland Northwest Craft Beer Festival – the hoppy, the malty, the fruity and sour.

Now here’s everything else you need to know to make the most of your weekend at Avista Stadium:

Hours: The festival opens today with a 21-and-over night from 4 to 9, followed by an all-ages session Saturday from noon to 7 (last call is 15 minutes before closing).

Pricing: Tickets are $20 online (plus a $1.59 service fee), $25 at the door, which includes a tasting glass and your first six 5-ounce pours (extras are $2 each or three for $5). Admission is $15 for military with ID; designated drivers get in for $5, with free water and soda.

Food: Available from the 3 Ninjas, Mac Daddy’s, Meltz Extreme Grilled Cheese, Nick’s Shameless Sausages and Veraci Pizza trucks.

Entertainment: Live music tonight at 7 by Dimestore Prophets, and Saturday by Folkinception at 2 and Grand Avenue at 4.

For kids: Saturday, play area with bouncy houses and slide (under 21 admitted free with ticketed parent or guardian).

You can bring: Blankets, lawn chairs, food, water bottles (plastic or metal), coolers no bigger than 2 by 3 feet, strollers (on Saturday).

Leave at home: Pets, tents, folding tables, grills, glass bottles/glasses/dishes, weapons.

Parking: Plenty of it, for free.