Raleigh, N.C. — Tickets for World Beer Fest Raleigh went on sale today, Jan. 28, at noon.
All About Beer magazine is bringing the festival to downtown Raleigh. The event takes place in Moore Square Saturday, April 5, and features over 250 beers.
General admission and VIP tickets are available. General admission tickets are $45 and include unlimited two-ounce tastings and access to the Art of Beer Experience, which features beer ingredient samplings, pairings, educational seminars and more.
VIP tickets are $90 and include all of that and more – access to the VIP lounge in Cobblestone Hall (private bathrooms!), a traveling beer dinner, where guests can sample dishes from local chefs paired with beer, and a commemorative gift from the festival. Plus, VIPs have the opportunity to sample beers not available to the rest of the festival.
There are two four-hour sessions to choose from at the festival. The afternoon session is from 12-4 p.m. and the evening session is from 6-10 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online through etix.com.
Beer, food and live music lineups are still in the works, so we'll be looking out for those announcements coming soon!