The Arizona Strong Beer Festival is moving to a new location for 2023. The annual event will take place Saturday, Feb. 18 from 11:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, 7555 N. Pima Road in Scottsdale.
“The Strong Beer Festival is about bringing people together to make a cultural statement about craft beer and why we love it,” said Rob Fullmer, Executive Director of the Arizona Craft Brewers Guild. “Get your pretzel necklaces ready and join us for a beer-filled afternoon at Salt River Fields.”
Nearly 10,000 attendees are expected to enjoy samples from their favorite breweries, taste test new beers, and enjoy a fun day with family and friends. The annual event is for ages 21 and up.
Craft brews from more than 130 different breweries from all over Arizona and across the country will be on tap to sample during the event. Tucson breweries include 1912 Brewing Company, Barrio Brewing Company, Crooked Tooth Brewing Company, Dillinger Brewing Company, FireTruck Brewing Company, and MotoSonora Brewing Company.
A limited number of VIP tickets that provide entry to the event 90 minutes early, at 11:30 a.m., are available for $90. The VIP tickets also provide attendees with extra tasting samples, express entry on Saturday, and access to a VIP area with shade, tables, and VIP-only restrooms.
In addition, VIP ticketholders will be able to pick up their wristbands Friday at the Pepsi Party Deck at Salt River Fields and enjoy a $4 can of beer while watching a live MLB4 Collegiate Baseball Tournament game.
The 2022 event will also feature a limited supply of Super VIP tickets, which include everything that comes with the VIP admission plus a special edition swag item and admission to an exclusive Sunday Brewers’ Brunch Reception. Super VIP tickets are $110.
The Arizona Strong Beer Festival is happening at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, 7555 N. Pima Road in Scottsdale. For more information or to purchase tickets, visitstrongbeerfest.com.
About the Arizona Craft Brewers Guild
The Arizona Strong Beer Festival is the largest of more than one hundred events planned throughout the state in celebration of the 12th Annual Arizona Beer Week, which runs from Thursday, February 16 – Sunday, February 26.
The Arizona Craft Brewers Guild was established in 1998 and represents nearly 100 breweries, breweries in the planning stages, craft beer bars, partners, and distributors across the state of Arizona. The Guild promotes the craft brewing industry in Arizona by providing educational opportunities to brewers, distributors, and consumers and promotes quality craft beers and the responsible consumption of those products.
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