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Budweiser InfieldFest

  • Globally recognized artists
  • Specialty bars and activations
  • Unique attractions
  • View of the excitement from the Infield
Infield, Outdoors

For the 10th anniversary, we’re taking things to the next level. Forget what you know about the Budweiser InfieldFest, because 2018 is prepared to bring an entirely new and elevated festival experience. Party with Post Malone, ODESZA, 21 Savage, Frank Walker and DJ Vice. Through all the sounds and attractions, it’s easy to forget you’re partying in the middle of Pimlico track, during one of the most historic races in the world!

NEW - Effen VIP Lounge:

Want the ultimate concert experience?! Take in the sounds of Budweiser InfieldFest and the excitement of the races from the comfort and luxury of our premium access ticket.  Be the first to experience both from our first ever-elevated Effen VIP Lounge!

MUG & Vine Lounge:

The majestic evolution of The Preakness experience continues with our newest destination. Introducing The MUG & Vine Lounge at the Top of the Stretch. While still part of the Fest, you can be away from the rest. MUG Club, Fine Wine, Full Cash Bar, Water & Soda, Private Restrooms, Jumbo TV Screen, Picnic Lounge and YOU!

MUG Club:

Grants an upgraded experience to Preakness InfieldFest 2018, with access to all Infield Festival party areas, featuring exclusive MUG Club stations where ALL BEER is included. (Must be 21 or older to use MUG Club ticket.)


VIP Lounge ticket holders enjoy a curated and catered food menu.

There are gourmet food concession locations available to all other ticket holders. 


VIP Lounge ticket holders enjoy ultra premium bar service.

Variety of drinks available including option for MUG Club or MUG & Vine Lounge.


Access to wagering windows.


Parking closed.

Additional Information:

VIP Lounge Ticket Exclusive Privileges

  • Elevated and unobstructed point of view of the Megastage
  • Luxurious and relaxed lounge seating with best views of the show
  • Elevated view of the races
  • Dedicated hostesses
  • Private, ultra premium bar service
  • Curated and catered food menu
  • Access to private restrooms

MUG Club Ticket Exclusive Privileges

  • You must be 21 to enter MUG Club areas and receive MUG Club benefits.
  • There are limited quantities of MUG Club tickets available.
  • In order to receive a mug, a ticket must be presented. 1 ticket per person. 1 person may NOT present several tickets and receive corresponding mugs.
  • MUG Club tickets will be exchanged for mug onsite.
  • MUG Club ticket includes access to all Infield Festival party areas, as well as exclusive MUG Club areas.
  • All your beer is included in the MUG Club ticket price at MUG Club stations!*
  • A complimentary, limited-edition Budweiser InfieldFest 2018 souvenir cup.
  • Only official Preakness-issued souvenir MUG Club cup will be accepted at filling stations.
  • Mug will not be replaced if lost or stolen.

View the Security Policy for this ticket area.

*Please note that all beverage brands are subject to change. Based on consumptions some brands may not be available throughout the day.

Budweiser InfieldFest

Tickets for Preakness + InfieldFest
Saturday, May 19
  • Gate opens at 8:00
  • Section opens at 8:00

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