Great American Beer Festival Plans for Return to In-Person Gathering in 2022

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2021 competition continues, awards ceremony to take place at Craft Brewers Conference® in September

Boulder, Colo. • April 5, 2021 — The Great American Beer Festival® (GABF), the country’s largest ticketed beer festival, will skip its public event in 2021 and return in person to celebrate its 40th anniversary October 6-8, 2022 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. Despite vaccination efforts and the gradual reopening of the country, the health and safety concerns for large indoor gatherings, like GABF’s 60,000-attendee event, remain.

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