Nevada’s largest beer festival, will now be held indoors at the World Market Center Pavilion in preparation for high winds projected for the weekend. Located in downtown Las Vegas at 207 W Symphony Park Ave., World Market Center Pavilion will transform into a craft beer mecca, hosting the same great lineup of activities with the Mad Craft Experience on Friday, April 6 and the Great Vegas Grand Tasting on Saturday, April 7.
The weekend will begin with the return of the Mad Craft Experience, which was added to the Great Vegas lineup last year, from 7-10 p.m. on April 6, with culinary competitions and select beer tastings from notable breweries. The Grand Tasting will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 7, with early entry at 2 p.m., and will offer more than 500 craft beers from more than 120 local, regional, national and international breweries, in addition to beer-inspired and infused cuisine from some of Las Vegas’ top chefs.
Tickets for the Mad Craft Experience start at $60 plus fees. Tickets start at $45 plus fees for Saturday’s Grand Tasting, providing access to the festival from 3 to 7 p.m. along with a tasting glass, unlimited beer samples and entertainment options including a silent disco, BrewLogic seminars and more. Early admission tickets are also available, providing entry at 2 p.m., priced at $55 plus fees.
VIP tickets to the Grand Tasting, Great Vegas’ most coveted credential, are priced at $100 plus fees, and include early entry at 2 p.m., access to the VIP Brewers Lounge, which includes a rotating tap of limited release and rare beers, a decadent spread of top-notch cuisine prepared by celebrated Las Vegas chefs, a lounge area and more. VIP tickets are limited, and all tickets are available for purchase now atwww.greatvegasbeer.com.
Founded in 2010, Motley Brews was created for locals, breweries and brew fans alike to share great libations in a true local setting. Motley Brews develops beer-centric festivals and events throughout the Southwest, including San Diego, Las Vegas and Pasadena, Calif. Motley Brews’ annual Great Vegas Festival of Beer, founded in 2011, is Nevada’s largest craft beer festival. More information about Motley Brews is onFacebook, Twitter and Instagram @MotleyBrews, or on their website at http://motleybrews.com/.
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