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2019 Ticket Information

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

Ticket Types

  • General Session tickets include a festival program, commemorative tasting glass, and unlimited one-ounce samples.
  • Member Session tickets include a $5 discount on each general session ticket, festival program, commemorative tasting glass, and unlimited one-ounce samples.
  • PAIRED + GABF tickets include a special entrance to PAIRED with unlimited tastings of 50 unique beers from more than 25 small and independent breweries 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.
  • Designated Driver tickets includes festival program, special gift, unlimited sodas, and hospitality in the Designated Driver Lounge.

Thursday, October 3

5:30 pm – 10:00 pm

General Session $85 Eight (8) ticket limit
PAIRED + GABF $160 Eight (8) ticket limit
Designated Driver $30 Counts towards total ticket limit

Friday, October 4

5:30 pm – 10:00 pm

General Session $85 Eight (8) ticket limit
PAIRED + GABF
Designated Driver $30 Counts towards total ticket limit

Saturday, October 5

Member Session

12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

General Session Four (4) ticket limit
Designated Driver Counts towards total ticket limit

Saturday, October 5

5:30 pm – 10:00 pm

General Session $85 Eight (8) ticket limit
Designated Driver $30 Counts towards total ticket limit

Festival Sessions

Thursday, October 3, 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 38th annual festival and the first night of PAIRED + GABF, where scrumptious savory and sweet bites designed by award-winning chefs are paired with unique beers that can’t be found on the festival floor.

Friday, October 4, 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.

Saturday, October 5, 12:00 – 4:00 pm 

  • Member Session aka Superfan Saturday: Be the first to taste 2019’s medal-winning beers! This afternoon session follows the award ceremony where more than 300 of the best of the best beers in the U.S. are announced.

Saturday, October 5, 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!

Member-Only Ticket Presale, Tue., July 30

Only members of the American Homebrewers Association (AHA) or Brewers Association (BA) are eligible for the member presale.

Anyone of legal drinking age is welcome to join at anytime; annual AHA memberships start at $38.

  • 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: July 23, 2019 12:00 p.m. MT.

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