- Date: Friday, September 1, 2017
- Time: 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
- Location: Cheapside Pavilion
- Cost: $30 for those who want to sample
- Tickets: Tickets are limited to 1500 and will be available for purchase at the event (cash or credit card only, no checks please). 
- Ticket price gets you a collectible tasting glass and 20 beer samples.
- This event is Rain or Shine!
- Enjoy Yourself Responsibly: The festival employees reserve the right to deny drinks to attendees if they are behaving irresponsibly, even if they have drink tickets remaining.

Tickets Sold At (On-Sale August 1):

  • Liquor Barns
  • Pazzo's
  • The Beer Trappe
  • Central Bank Thursday Night Live
**If you wish to purchase using a credit card, you can call the Downtown Lexington Corp at 859-335-8640. There will be a service charge of $2.50 per order for credit card and shipping.


Live music will be playing from 5:30 - 8:30 in the pavilion.

Official After-Party:

There will be an Official After-Party at Pazzo's starting at 9PM. Pazzo's is on the corner of Euclid and Limestone (six blocks from the festival). Free transportation to the After-Party will be provided by the Colt Trolley!

Early Check-In:

Ticket holders may come to the event as early as 4:30PM to receive their tasting glass, wristband, and tasting tickets if they wish to avoid lines later. Still, no beer will be poured until 5:30 PM. All guests checking in early will be required to put on their wristbands at time of check-in. Every person checking in early must be present - you cannot check someone in that is not present.

Sober Rides:

There will be plenty of taxi stands near the festival as well as the Colt Trolley for those who need a sober ride home.

More Questions?:

Email the organizer:

Planned Breweries Represented in 2017 (62 total):

Against the Grain (KY)
Akasha (KY)
Alltech (KY)
Apocalypse (KY)
Bad Tom Smith
Bearded Iris
Blue Stallion (KY)
Braxton (KY)
Central State
Country Boy (KY)
Cumberland (KY)
Dark Horse
Dry Ground (KY)
Ethereal (KY)
Evil Twin
Falls City (KY)
Golden Road
Goodwood (KY)
Goose Island
Gravely (KY)
Great Flood (KY)
Jarfly (KY)
Lemon's Mill (KY)
Maiden City (KY)
Mile Wide (KY)
Mill Creek (KY)
Mirror Twin (KY)
Monnik (KY)
New Belgium
New Holland
Paducah Beer Werks (KY)
Pivot (KY)
Rock House (KY)
Rooster Brew (KY)
Shock Top
Sierra Nevada
Southern Tier
Tap on Main (KY)
Tennessee Brew Works
The Bruery
West Sixth (KY)
White Squirrel (KY)
Wooden Cask (KY)