Top 10 Tips


1. Festival Passes

The best way to enjoy VBWFF is to buy a pass. Each pass grants admission to films and events. Some special events are available for purchase ala carte with your Festival Pass.  Purchase your passes now at or Riverside Theatre.

2. Will Call

Festival Passes will be available for pickup at Riverside Theatre the week of the festival. Please allow enough time before your screening to pick up your tickets.

3. Festival Beneficiary

100% of the net proceeds benefit Suncoast Mental Health Center. The Center provides emotional and mental health services for children and families who lives in the four counties on the Treasure Coast. For more information on this deserving organization please visit .

4. Festival Venues

VBWFF takes place at 10 different Vero Beach venues, some within walking distance of each other. Our main screening venues are the Heritage Center in downtown, Riverside Theatre and the Vero Beach Museum of Art.

5. Festival Films

VBWFF will screen over 40 independent short, feature, and documentary films. Visit to view movie trailers and make your film selections before the festival weekend begins.

6. Festival Wine Tastings

Enjoy wine tastings with friends before most film screenings. Bottles of wine will also be available for purchase at Riverside Theatre and select venues.

 7. Filmmaker Q&As

At VBWFF we’ve invited the filmmakers to attend and conduct a Q&A after their film. This is your opportunity to hear how their vision made it on to the big screen.

8. Festival Accommodations

Coming in from out of town? Book accommodations now with our hotel partners, as rooms fill quickly. Visit our Plan Your Stay page.

9. Festival Volunteers

Volunteers help make the festival possible by donating their time so please be patient, and don’t forget to thank them for their efforts. Join our team at or call 772-217-3786

10. Fest with Friends

Come with friends and enjoy a full-bodied weekend of cinema, Chianti and community!

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