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Capital City Beerfest



Saturday, May 03, 2014 - 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.


Pinnacle Bank Arena
400 Pinnacle Arena Drive
Lincoln, NE, USA 68508 [ map ]


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UNLIMITED TASTINGS OF OVER 100 CRAFT BEERS, BEER ACADEMY SESSIONS, LIVE MUSIC, VIP LOUNGE, FOOD AND MORE!

SMG-Lincoln officially announce the inaugural Capital City BEERFEST at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Saturday, May 3 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. with a special VIP entry starting at 5 p.m. The event will feature over 100 domestic and imported craft beers, education seminars, local food fare prepared by area restaurants and live local music and more. Attendees will receive a commemorative sampling mug and have unlimited access to 2 ounce samples of beer.

“Capital City Beerfest will be a unique experience providing attendees the opportunity to sample craft beers while enjoying the arena’s atmosphere,” said Tom Lorenz, general manager at Pinnacle Bank Arena. “This is the perfect event for any beer lover, whether they are a connoisseur or a newcomer, as attendees will enjoy top-notch craft beer as well as have the opportunity to vote for ‘Best Local Beer,’ ‘Best Regional Beer’ and ‘Best Overall Beer.’ Our Beer Academy education sessions will offer insight into several topics.”

General admission tickets are $20 in advance, $30 at the door. All general admission tickets will include unlimited 2 ounce samples of craft beers, a commemorative tasting mug and access to Beer Academy sessions. The VIP ticket price is $45 and grants “Early” entry at 5 p.m. to visit the most popular booths before the general public, access to the VIP lounge that offers delicious pub food and specialty beers not available at tasting booths, a commemorative tasting mug and access to Beer Academy sessions. Designated driver tickets are $10 and available day of show only.

All Capital City Beerfest attendees must be 21 or older with a valid ID. Children, even when accompanied by an adult, will not be allowed entry.

Beer Academy Sessions

SESSION 1: 6:30 - 7:00 pm

Main Arena
Brewing Craft Beer in the Midwest with Brewmaster Craig Pijanowski of Boulevard Brewing Company

Goldenrod Room
Taste of Lincoln with Co-Founder & Head Brewer Marcus Powers of Zipline Brewing Company

VIP Club Room (VIP Patrons Only)
The Practical Guide to Brewing with Yeast with Rich Chapin of Empyrean Brewing


SESSION 2: 7:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Main Arena
The Art of Brewing German Craft Beer with Brewmaster Kyle Marti of August Schell Brewing Company

Goldenrod Room
The Art of Farmhouse Style Brewing presented by CIB
About CIB

SESSION 3: 8:30 – 9:00 pm

Main Arena
Using Primordial and Secret Ingredients with Brewmaster Robert Myer of Modern Monks.

SESSION 3: 8:30 – 9:00 pm
Goldenrod Room
Regional Brewing in the Midwest presented by Lucky Bucket Brewing Company


GENERAL ADMISSION TICKET:
$20 ADVANCE / $30 AT DOOR• Entry into Beerfest
• Souvenir glass
• Unlimited tastings
• Access to Beer Academy sessions
• Beerfest Program Listing

VIP TICKET: $45
• Early entry into Beerfest at 5PM to visit most popular booths before the general public
• Access to VIP Lounge – access to pub food and specialty beers not available at tasting booths
• Souvenir glass
• Unlimited tastings
• Access to Beer Academy sessions
• Beerfest Program Listing

DESIGNATED DRIVER TICKET AT DOOR ONLY: $10
• Entry into Beerfest
• Souvenir glass
• Water and soda samples
• Access to Beer Academy sessions
• Designated Drivers may not sample any beer
• Designated Driver tickets available only at door day of event

Upon entry, all patrons will receive a program that lists available beer and vendors. Please note that all breweries and beers listed are subject to change.

You must be 21+ with a valid ID to enter. Designated Driver tickets will be available for purchase day-of-show only. No outside food or drink allowed. Tickets will be available at the Pinnacle Bank Arena Ticket Office, all Ticketmaster locations, ticketmaster.com or charge at 1-800-745-3000. Tickets subject to applicable service charges. No service charge applies at the Pinnacle Bank Arena Ticket Office. All dates, acts, and ticket prices subject to change without notice.



Cost: $20, $30, $45
http://www.pinnaclebankarena.com/tickets/events.html/event/2014/05/03/2014-capital-city-beerfest


Contact Info


Jill Englehart
jenglehart@smglincoln.com
4029045605


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