LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Great Vegas Festival of Beer will return to Downtown Las Vegas for two days on April 5-6. The festival is expected to be the state’s largest craft beer festival, with more than 500 beers and 10,000 attendees anticipated throughout the weekend.
With a new venue at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center, the festival will kick off with its Mad Craft Experience from 7-10 p.m. on April 5, where local brewers, mixologists, chefs and restaurateurs will enter into an epic craft beer and culinary competition. The Grand Tasting will take place from 3-7 p.m. on April 6, with early entry starting at 2 p.m.
Tickets for the all-inclusive brew and food Mad Craft Experience start at $55 plus fees. Tickets for the Grand Tasting start at $40 plus fees, with entry access at 3 p.m. along with a tasting glass for unlimited beer samples. Early admission tickets are also available, providing entry at 2 p.m. starting at $50 plus fees. Limited VIP tickets to the Grand Tasting are priced at $85 plus fees, complete with early entry at 2 p.m., access to the VIP Brewers Lounge, which includes limited-release and unique brews, a decadent spread of beer-inspired cuisine prepared by top chefs from Las Vegas, upgraded seating and more.
All tickets are available for purchase now at https://greatvegasbeer.com/. A portion of the proceeds from the event benefits local non-profits, this year including the Vegas Golden Knights Foundation and the Nevada Craft Brewers Association.