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2019 Ticket Sale Dates

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

Member-Only Presale

Public Sale

Tuesday, July 30, 10:00 am MT Wednesday, July 31, 10:00 am MT
  • Member discount
  • Access to Member-Only session tickets
  • Access to PAIRED® + GABF tickets

Learn more about the presale.

 

2019 Ticket Information

Festival Sessions

Thursday, October 3

  • 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. PAIRED features incredible food tastings along side unique beers that can’t be found on the festival floor.

Friday, October 4

  • Festival Flair Friday: Assemble your brew crew and put on your best fest costume and you could win tickets to next year’s GABF. At the last night of PAIRED + GABF sample savory and sweet bites to your heart’s content prepared by award-winning chefs.

Saturday, October 5, 12:00 – 4:00 pm

  • Member Session aka Superfan Saturday: Be the first to taste this year’s medal-winning beers! This afternoon session follows the award ceremony where 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!

Ticket Types

  • General Session tickets include a festival program, commemorative tasting glass, and unlimited one-ounce samples of more than 4,000 beers.
  • Member-Only tickets include a festival program, glass commemorative tasting glass, and unlimited one-ounce samples of more than 4,000 beers.
  • 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 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 hospitalities in the Designated Driver lounge.

Thursday, October 3

5:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Member Presale $80
Public Sale $85
PAIRED + GABF $160
Designated Driver* $30
*Counts towards total ticket limit. Eight (8) ticket limit

Friday, October 4

5:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Member Presale $80
Public Sale $85
PAIRED + GABF $160
Designated Driver* $30
*Counts towards total ticket limit. Eight (8) ticket limit

Saturday, October 5

Member Session

12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Member Presale $70
Designated Driver* $30
*Counts towards total ticket limit. Four (4) ticket limit

Saturday, October 5

5:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Member Presale $80
Public Sale $85
Designated Driver* $30
*Counts towards total ticket limit. Eight (8) ticket limit

Member-Only Ticket Presale

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

Anyone is welcome to join; annual 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 17, 2019 11:59 p.m MT.

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