Budweiser FastBar FAQ

Have a question on Budweiser FastBar you can’t find the answer to? We’ve got you covered for CMA Festival information and answers to frequently asked questions.

WHAT IS BUDWEISER FASTBAR?

Budweiser FastBar is a new, cashless payment system for events. It helps eliminate long bar lines by making payment quick, easy and secure.
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HOW DOES IT WORK?

When you arrive at CMA Fest, visit the one of the five registration stations located at Chevrolet Walk of Fame Park, Chevrolet Riverfront Park, SoBro, Budweiser Dome and Music City Center you get a wristband that's linked to your credit card. At the bars, you pay by tapping your wristband on a Point of Sale reader. With each purchase you receive a receipt. At the end of CMA Fest we automatically close you out with the credit card on file, and send you a final email receipt.

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HOW DO I REGISTER?

You can either register online on CMAFest.com/budweiserfastbar on your CMA Fest App or onsite at CMA Fest. If you pre-register online, it makes the process of picking up your wristband at the event a little quicker, and ensures we can send you an email receipt after the event.

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HOW DO I PRE-REGISTER FOR BUDWEISER FASTBAR ON CMAFEST.COM?

Step 1: Visit CMAfest.com 

Step 2: Click BEST OF THE FEST 2017 in the navigation

Step 3: Click Budweiser FastBar

Step 4: Underneath "Activate" Click the Register For Budweiser FastBar link.

Step 5: You will see all the fields and options you need to fill out.

Step 6: Fill out your first and last name, email address, a new password, and phone number OR click the "Sign Up Using Facebook" button.

Step 7:  Fill out the credit card information you would like to link  to your Budweiser FastBar account.

Step 8: Click "Sign Up"
After pre-registering, you will receive an email confirming your registration. Now, head to any  Budweiser FastBar located at Walk of Fame Park, Riverfront Park, or  SoBro to pick up your wristband!

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HOW DO I PRE-REGISTER FOR BUDWEISER FASTBAR ON CMA FEST APP?

Step 1: Log on to your CMA Fest App

Step 2: Click the FastBar button

Step 3: Click Register for Budweiser FastBar

Step 4: You will see all the fields and options you need to fill out.

Step 5: Fill out your first and last name, email address, a new password, and cell phone number.

Step 6: Fill out the credit card information you would like to link to your Budweiser FastBar account.

Step 7: Click "Sign Up". After pre-registering, you will receive an email confirming your registration. Now, head to any  Budweiser FastBar located at Chevrolet Walk of Fame Park, Chevrolet Riverfront Park, SoBro, Budweiser Dome or Music City Center to pick up your wristband!

 

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HOW DO I REGISTER FOR BUDWEISER FASTBAR AT CMA FEST?

Step 1: Visit one of our Budweiser FastBar Registration/Wristband Pickup Stations located throughout the CMA Fest Footprint

Step 2: A Budweiser FastBar Ambassador will guide you to the registration tablet.

Step 3: Click Budweiser FastBar button

Step 4: Click the Register For Budweiser FastBar button.

Step 5: Fill out your first and last name, email address, a new password, and phone number.

Step 6: Fill out the credit card information you would like to link  to your Budweiser FastBar account.

Step 7: Click "Sign Up".
After pre-registering, head to any  Budweiser FastBar located at Chevrolet Walk of Fame Park, Chevrolet Riverfront Park, or Music City Center to pick up your wristband!

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WHERE DO I PICK UP MY WRISTBAND?

You can pick up your wristband at any of the Budweiser FastBar Registration/Wristband Pickup locations. (Chevrolet Walk of Fame Park, Chevrolet Riverfront Park, SoBro, Budweiser Forever Country, Music City Center)

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DO I HAVE TO USE A CREDIT CARD TO REGISTER MY BUDWEISER FASTBAR WRISTBAND?

No, you can register onsite with cash or a credit card.

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HOW DO I LOAD CASH ON TO MY BUDWEISER FASTBAR WRISTBAND?

You can only load cash to your wristband onsite at the CMA Fest. Visit one of our Budweiser FastBar Registration/Wristband Pickup locations and a Budweiser FastBar Brand Ambassador will use the Registration app to to register your wristband. Our Budweiser FastBar are located at t Chevrolet Walk of Fame Park, Chevrolet Riverfront Park, Budweiser Forever Country Park, Budweiser Dome and  SoBro.

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HOW DO I PURCHASE BUDWEISER BEER WITH MY WRISTBAND?

Visit one of our Budweiser FastBar Order stations with Budweiser FastBar logo found at Walk of Fame Park, Riverfront Park, and  SoBro., order your beer, and tap your wristband against the scanner. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Mk5rPowRZQ&feature=youtu.be

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WILL MY WRISTBAND RUN OUT OF MONEY?

No funds are stored on the wristband. It's just linked to your credit or debit card. As long as you can still use your card, you will still be able to use your Budweiser FastBar wristband. Your tab, much like a bar tab, will be open the whole duration of the Festival, all weekend. At the end of CMA Fest we automatically close you out with the credit card on file, and send you an email receipt.

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CAN I LINK MULTIPLE CREDIT OR DEBIT CARDS TO MY WRISTBAND?

You will only be able to link a single credit or debit card to your wristband and that wristband can be replaced with a new card at any of the Budweiser FastBar Registration/Wristband Pickup Stations.

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WHAT DOES THE WRISTBAND LOOK LIKE?

Your wristband will be red with the CMA Music Fest logo and Budweiser logo running along the band in white text.

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HOW WILL I KNOW WHERE TO FIND THE REGISTRATION AND PURCHASE LOCATIONS?

These locations can be found on the physical map as well as the map on the CMA Fest Mobile app. The registration and Budweiser FastBar booths will be marked with either Budweiser FastBar Registration/Wristband Pick Up or Budweiser FastBar Beer along with a beer icon.

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DO I NEED TO KEEP IT ON THROUGHOUT THE FESTIVAL?

Yes, to continue using the cashless option at all of the Budweiser FastBar locations during CMA Music Fest you should keep the wristband on during the Festival.

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WILL I BE ABLE TO REMOVE IT?

While the wristband is able to be removed,  it should be worn throughout the ENTIRE Festival to utilize the cashless feature. If you lose your registration band you have to go through the registration process again.

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CAN I USE MY WRISTBAND AT NISSAN STADIUM, MUSIC CITY CENTER, OR ASCEND AMPHITHEATER?

No, if you would like to use your wristband please  visit  one of the Budweiser FastBar stations  located at Walk of Fame Park, Riverfront Park, Forever Country, Budweiser Dome or  SoBro to pick up your wristband!

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CAN I USE MY WRISTBAND AT ANY BARS OR BUSINESSES AROUND NASHVILLE?

No, your wristband will only be accepted for use at Budweiser FastBar  locations  located at Walk of Fame Park, Riverfront Park, Budweiser Dome or  SoBro to pick up your wristband!

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I HAVE A QUESTION ABOUT WRISTBAND ACTIVATION NOT ANSWERED HERE. WHO CAN I CONTACT?

Please contact our service provider, FastBar, or visit one of Budweiser FastBar registration stations located throughout the CMA Fest footprint.

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CAN I GET THE WRISTBAND WET? WHAT HAPPENS WHEN IT'S SUBMERGED IN WATER?

Yes, you can get your wristband wet. It is waterproof and should withstand being submerged in water.

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CAN I USE MY WRISTBAND TO PURCHASE ANYTHING OTHER THAN BEER?

No, the wristbands are accepted only at Budweiser FastBar Stations selling beer. You can also purchase beer and water located at the Budweiser Dome.

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WHAT IF I LOSE MY WRISTBAND?

Your Budweiser FastBar wristband won't fall off but if you did lose it, just go back to the registration station located at Chevrolet Walk of Fame Park, Chevrolet Riverfront Park, Budweiser Forever Country, Budweiser Dome or  SoBro to pick up your wristband! We’ll cancel the old one and give you a new one.

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