*All information is subject to change*

Please note that specific details of the Dark Lord Day 2017 event may change. Check back frequently as we will continue to update this page and answer your questions.

We will not be selling packaged beer other than Dark Lord and Dark Lord variants at Dark Lord Day. Three Floyds packaged beer varieties will be available from our Beers To Go Kiosk on the days leading up to and following the festival. They will also be available at retailers nearby.

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Frequently Asked Questions

When is the festival?

Saturday, May 13th 2017 from 9am to 9pm. See the Schedule page for specific Dark Lord Group times and the band schedule.

*times subject to change.


Do I need a ticket to attend the festival?

Yes. Everyone must have a ticket to attend Dark Lord Day. No exceptions.


Do I need my ID?


Dark Lord Day is a 21+ event. You must have a valid government issued ID or passport to enter the festival.

Your ID will need to match the name on your tickets. If the tickets do not match your ID or passport you will not be allowed to enter the festival.


When will tickets go on sale?

Dark Lord Day tickets are SOLD OUT


Can I be notified of the sales of these tickets?

Dark Lord Day tickets are SOLD OUT


What is the cost of a ticket?

Tickets are $180 each. This includes entry to Dark Lord Day, 4 bottles of 2017 Dark Lord, 1 rare Dark Lord variant or 2 bottles of vintage Dark Lord, and a commemorative bag, which you will receive with your allotment.

Dark Lord Day tickets are SOLD OUT


How many tickets can I purchase?

There is a 2 ticket per person limit.

Dark Lord Day tickets are SOLD OUT


Can I change the name on my tickets?

No. Tickets are non­transferable which means you cannot change the name on the ticket. There are no exceptions to this policy.


What is the process for purchasing Dark Lord?

Each ticket is printed with a group designation (A­-E). There will be a line for each group to enter the brewery and collect your Dark Lord allocation. Each Group will be allowed to enter during or after its designated time frame. Check out the Schedule page of this website to determine what time your group will be allowed to collect bottles of Dark Lord. We highly recommend that you do not line up more than 30 minutes prior to your group’s designated time, and that you enjoy the festival, the other beers available, and the music until your group time arrives.

*Those with physical disabilities will be escorted to the front of the line at the start of each Group. Please reach out to us at info@darklordday.com if you are in need of assistance into the festival.*


Will I be guaranteed to get Dark Lord Russian-Style Imperial Stout?

Yes, provided you enter during your group time. You will only be able to pickup your beer during the day of the festival. Guests who do not pick up their allotment during their assigned time are able to pick it up starting at 7 p.m., after Group E. We will not provide bottles before or after the festival. The brewery will not provide bottles to those who left the festival prior to collecting their allocation. Three Floyds will not be replace lost or broken bottles.


What Dark Lord variants will be available? How will I get to choose my variant?

2017 Variants:

ChemTrailMix — Dark Lord aged in bourbon barrels with cinnamon and pink peppercorns

Ronaldo — Dark Lord aged in Muscat barrels with tart Michigan cherries

Dark Lord De Muerte — Dark Lord aged in bourbon barrels with guajillo peppers

Marshmallow Handjee — Bourbon barrel aged Dark Lord with vanilla beans

Bourbon barrel-aged Dark Lord — Dark Lord aged in bourbon barrels

Dia Oscuro — Dark Lord aged in ardbeg barrels

French Vanilla Militia — Dark Lord Aged in Muscat Barrels with Vanilla, Cocoa Nibs and Coffee

All ticket holders will receive one bottle of a 2017 Dark Lord barrel-aged variant OR two bottles of vintage Dark Lord (2014, 2015, or 2016)

The tote bags will be pre-packed, and the variant/vintage bottles you receive will be at random. The total quantities of each variant will be divided evenly among groups A-E.


Will packaged beer sales of other Three Floyds varieties be available at Dark Lord Day?

No. You can find Three Floyds products by using our beer locator.


What are the group times for collecting my bottles of Dark Lord?

Group A 9:00am – 11:00am

Group B 11:00am – 1:00pm

Group C 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Group D 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Group E 5:00pm – 7:00pm

*times are subject to change

We encourage you to pick up your Dark Lord allotments during your assigned group time. Guests who do not pick up their allotment during their assigned time are able to pick it up starting at 7 p.m., after Group E.


What charities benefit from this festival?

We donate a portion of the proceeds from ticket sales to the following charities: Munster Area Elementary Schools, Humane Society Calumet Area, and other charities.


Can I bring children or my dog to Dark Lord Day?

No. Dark Lord Day is an ADULT ONLY event with a STRICT 21 and over policy. Only official service animals will be allowed on the festival grounds.


Is there food at the festival?

Yes there will be food vendors at the festival.


What bands will be playing at this year's festival?

Band Schedule

Powermad 1:00pm – 2:00pm

River Black 2:30pm – 3:30pm

Goatwhore 4:00pm – 5:00pm

High on Fire 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Amon Amarth 7:30pm – 8:45pm

To learn more about the festival entertainment visit the schedule page.


What is the address of the brewery?

The brewery is located at 9750 Indiana Pkwy, Munster, IN, 46321.


Where do we park?

Parking is very limited. We highly recommend that you take a cab, limo service or carpool. Uber also operates in the Munster area. Please respect our neighbor’s property and note that there is no RV parking available in any areas of the business park. There is no RV parking slated for elsewhere in Munster.


Will there be buses leaving from Chicago?

Information about shuttles from Chicago can be found here.


Can I use an ATM/credit card at the festival?

THIS EVENT IS CASH ONLY. There will be ATMs on the festival grounds.


Can we camp out?

No. We are in a business park, so there is no space for camping or for RV parking. The Munster Police have specifically requested that we keep RV’s out of the business park. Please help us respect this.


Is there lodging in the area?

There are several hotels in the area.

Courtyard by Marriott

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott

Hampton Inn

Residence Inn by Marriott

Homewood Suites by Hilton


Are there any prohibited items?

No animals allowed

No minors allowed

No coolers allowed

No chairs allowed

No firearms or weapons allowed


Are backpacks permitted?

Backpacks are permitted at Dark Lord Day provided that they do not have wheels. If it’s a bag with wheels, leave it at home. Please note, all bags will be searched prior to entering the festival.


Will I be permitted to leave the festival and re-enter later in the day?

Yes. Guests who have previously produced a valid ticket for entry and passed through the security will be allowed re-entry to the DLD Festival. For re-entry to be granted, each person must show the following:

Your 2017 Dark Lord Day festival ticket, 2017 DLD wristband, and a 2017 DLD hand stamp.

Re-entry will be allowed through the Exit Gate at the South entrance. A person reentering will not be required to line up in the main entry lines at the South Gate.

Security check on guests re-entering with bags will be required.


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Dark Lord Day general information info@darklordday.com


This concludes our FAQ. Details of this FAQ may change without warning.

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