Check out the Pavilion for the ultimate beer experience at the Great American Beer Festival. Formerly BeerX, the Pavilion offers a fun and interactive way to immerse yourself in the world of small and independent craft brewers.

Meet some of today’s hottest brewers and industry professionals, taste beers with professional beer judges, and more. Step into the world of, where you’ll find the perfect match between beer education and entertainment.

Sit & Sip

Skip the lines, have a seat and sip on craft beers with, as we learn about your favorite breweries from the breweries themselves. Come hang out with some of the best-known—and soon-to-be-discovered—independent craft brewers.

You Be the Judge

We all love beer, but how many of us can analyze it like a bona fide beer judge? Here’s your chance to learn from official GABF beer judges. Take advantage of this rare opportunity to see how certified beer judges evaluate the hundreds of beers in the GABF competition. #BeerTravel Pavilion

Beer tourism is the best tourism! What better way to explore a new area than by sampling the local flavors? The #BeerTravel Pavilion showcases some of the finest beery destinations in the known brewniverse. If you’re ready for a beercation, put this pavilion on your GABF itinerary.

2017 events coming soon!