The following is an official press release from the Brewers Association:
As the premier U.S. beer festival and competition, the 33rd annual Great American Beer Festival (GABF) offers 49,000 attendees the opportunity to sample almost 3,000 beers from approximately 700 U.S. breweries.
Thursday, October 2: 5:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Friday, October 3: 5:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 4*: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
*Brewers Association and American Homebrewers Association members-only session
Saturday, October 4: 5:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Colorado Convention Center
700 14th Street
For more than 30 years, GABF has been bringing great brewers, beers and beer lovers together. The event has grown and evolved as beer consumer’s thirst for quality and diversity continues to grow and is the largest ticketed beer festival in the U.S. GABF captures the innovative zest of the brewing community in the format of a public tasting in which attendees are presented an opportunity to try a vast array of beers from producers all across the country. Coupled with a private competition and awards ceremony, the overall event showcases the U.S. as the most diverse brewing destination on the planet.
GABF tickets will be available for purchase to the general public online on July 30, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. MDT/12:00 p.m. EDT via Ticketmaster.com.
Members-Only Session tickets are $65 each, with a two ticket limit per member number.
General Session tickets are $80 public/$75 members and include:
- Commemorative tasting cup
- One-ounce samples of your choice of more than 3,000 beers
- Festival guide and free app to help attendees navigate the festival hall
- Access to attend more than 30 educational seminars total (all sessions combined) focused on beer appreciation
Note: GABF General Session ticket sales are limited to four tickets per session per ticket buyer. There is limited availability.