Great Vegas Festival of Beer Returns for 10th Year

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April 22-23 weekend includes craft beer, spirits and culinary-focused lineup

Motley Brews’ CEO Brian Chapin announced tickets are on sale for the 10th Annual Great Vegas Festival of Beer. Postponed from 2020 due to the pandemic, the event will return better than ever on April 22-23, 2022 at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center. 

One of Las Vegas’ biggest food and beverage festivals, Great Vegas is building on its over 10 year legacy of supporting the local food and beverage industry and expanding to include all new culinary and beverage experiences. Expanding beyond its craft beer roots, this year Great Vegas will include a new Taco Tiki Throwdown on Friday, April 22, 7-10 p.m. ($60).

The Great Tasting will take place Saturday, April 23 from 3-7 p.m. ($45 General Admission, $55 for Early Entry at 2 p.m.) The wildly popular event has already sold out of all VIP tickets.

Taco Tiki Throwdown – Friday, April 22

Taco Tiki Throwdown is an all-inclusive food and beverage experience in a competition setting that primarily celebrates high-end, innovative tacos and elevated tiki-style cocktails. Building on the former Hopped Taco event, Taco Tiki Throwdown will feature a dozen local chefs from a multitude of cuisines competing to make their version of the best taco while Vegas’ leading mixologists compete for glory with tiki-inspired cocktails.

The Great Tasting – Saturday, April 23 

The Great Tasting offers three ways to experience unlimited samples of craft beer, cider, and other liquid treats from different selections in an immersive, high-energy environment featuring interactive games, beer education seminars, karaoke, a silent disco, and other fun activities. A curated food truck selection will offer snacks for all, while VIP ticket holders can enjoy special bites from over a half dozen of Vegas’ best chefs and exclusive beer pairings, as well as some new surprises. Details on participants to follow in a separate release. 

“We are thrilled to be bringing Great Vegas back, bigger and better than ever with an expanded focus on spirits and chefs,” said Chapin, “We’re especially thrilled to be celebrating all the amazing craft breweries of Nevada for the tenth year.”

Prices above reflect current advance online purchase prices (not including taxes and fees) and increase as each tier sells out. All events are ages 21+ with a valid ID.

To purchase tickets, click here.

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