Tickets

MEMBER SALE: July 11, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. MT to July 12,2023 at 8:00 a.m. MT

PUBLIC SALE: July 12, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. MT

Tickets are only sold via AXS.com or the AXS mobile app.

General GABF Session

Thursday, September 21, 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Friday, September 22, 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Saturday, September 23, 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm

General session tickets include a commemorative tasting glass, unlimited one-ounce samples plus soooo much more! Member Pricing.

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2023 Festival Sessions

The Great American Beer Festival is held at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, CO.

Thursday, September 21, 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm

  • Thirsty Thursday: Be there opening night–energy is high, kegs are fresh, and the bagpipes are blaring as we kick off the festival and the first night of PAIRED, where scrumptious savory and sweet bites designed by award-winning chefs are paired with unique beers that can’t be found in the festival hall.

Friday, September 22, 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm

  • Festival Flair Friday: Assemble your brew crew, don your best fest costume, and vie for tickets to next year’s GABF. Don’t miss the last night of PAIRED!

Saturday, September 23, 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm

  • Evening Session: Celebrate good times as we close down the last day of the festival! Ultimate beer fans, this is your night to kick kegs, shake your groove thang, but just don’t drop your cup. It’s a celebration!

$95


Member Presale Price:

$85

Member-Only Session

Saturday, September 23, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Member Session tickets are only available to American Homebrewers Association (AHA) and Brewers Association members and include a commemorative tasting glass, unlimited one-ounce samples plus soooo much more!

Join the AHA for access to this session!

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2023 Member-Only Session

Saturday, September 23, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

  • AHA and BA Member-Only Session, aka Superfan Saturday: Be the first to taste 2023’s medal-winning beers! This afternoon session follows the award ceremony where the best of the best beers in the U.S. are announced.

$75

per ticket. Available during presale only

PAIRED

Thursday, September 21, 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Friday, September 22, 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

PAIRED tickets include unlimited tastings of unique beers not found in the festival hall matched with award-winning chefs.

This ticket does not include admission to the GABF General Session.

$129

per ticket, per session

PAIRED + GABF

*PAIRED 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm | GABF General Session 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Thursday, September 21, 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm*

Friday, September 22, 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm*

PAIRED + GABF tickets include unlimited tastings of unique beers not found on the festival floor matched with award-winning chefs.

This ticket also includes admission to the GABF General Session. PAIRED closes at 9:00 pm; General Session ends at 10:00 pm.

$199

per ticket, per session


Designated Driver

  • Member/Public Price: $30 per ticket, per session

Designated Driver tickets for the General Session and Members Session include a special gift, unlimited sodas, and hospitality in the Designated Driver Lounge.

  • Thursday, September 21, 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Friday, September 22, 5:30 – 10:00 pm
  • Saturday, September 23, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Saturday, September 23, 5:30 – 10:00 pm

Ticket Limits

  • Tickets are sold per session
  • Maximum eight tickets per session
  • Designated Driver tickets count toward total

***** Ticket prices do not include taxes, AXS fees, or additional fees.*****


Note: Ticket presale access and the Member-Only Session are exclusively available to American Homebrewers Association and Brewers Association members.

Member-Only Ticket Presale

Only members of the American Homebrewers Association (AHA) or Brewers Association (BA) are eligible for the member presale, which provides exclusive first access to all festival and PAIRED session tickets.

Ticket discounts for general session tickets are available only during the presale.

Anyone of legal drinking age is welcome to join at anytime; annual AHA memberships start at $43.

  • AHA/BA members receive one unique presale code via email
  • You must opt-in and subscribe to GABF emails to receive this code
  • Member purchase deadline to be eligible for the presale: TBA at 11:59 p.m MT

Due to the fast pace of ticket sales, membership does not guarantee success in securing tickets.