2015 Great American Beer Festival Ticket On Sale

2015 Great American Beer Festival (GABF)

The return of the Great American Beer Festival draws nearer as General Session Tickets go on sale beginning Wednesday, July 29 at 9:00am PDT. However, members of the American Homebrewers Association or Brewers Association can purchase tickets beginning today at 9:00am PDT.

The 34th Annual Great American Beer Festival (GABF) returns on Thursday, September 24 through Saturday, September 26 to the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, CO. This year’s edition of GABF will feature a much larger space that will also bring in many more attendees. The convention hall floor will increase with an additional 90,000 square feet that will allow and an additional 11,000 attendees all vying for unlimited 1oz pours of beer from more than 800 brewers from all across the United States. In all GABF expects to see 60,000 attendees over the course of the weekend sampling over 3,500 different beers.

One of the new items to take place at GABF will be its Meet the Brewer. Part of the halls expansion will be home to its Meet the Brewer booths. The breweries pouring in this section are committed to having brewers or brewery staff on hand the entire time, pouring at their booths and talking to attendees about their offerings, with no assistance from GABF volunteers.

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Barley Browns and Baker City Brewing Company staff under owner Tyler Brown and Brewmaster Eli Dickison accept their award for Very Small Brewery of the Year at the 2013 Great American Beer Festival (photo by D.J. Paul)

The 2015 GABF will take place during the following four sessions.

  • Thursday, September 24: 5:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
  • Friday, September 25: 5:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 26*: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (*Brewers Association and American Homebrewers Association members-only session)
  • Saturday, September 26: 5:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

GABF tickets will be available for purchase to the general public online on July 29, 2015 at 9:00am PDT via Ticketmaster.com. A ticket pre-sale exclusively for members of the American Homebrewers Association and Brewers Association will take place on July 28 at 9:00am PDT

Members-Only Session tickets are $65 each, with a two ticket limit per member number. General Session tickets are $80 public/$75 members (if purchased during the members only sale on July 28) and include:

  • Commemorative tasting cup
  • One-ounce samples of your choice of more than 3,500 beers
  • Festival guide and free app to help attendees navigate the festival hall
  • Access to attend dozens of educational seminars across all four sessions, focused on beer appreciation

Note: Due to limited availability, GABF General Session ticket sales are capped at four tickets per session per ticket buyer.

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Stay up to date on GABF by following the festival on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and make sure to use hashtag #GABF.

Colorado Convention Center
700 14th Street
Denver, Colorado
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