Attention Craft Beer Lovers! If you can believe it, the time to purchase your tickets for this year’s Vermont Brewers Festival is quickly approaching. You heard it right, tickets go on sale next month, on Monday, May 16th. And for all of you who worry you might not get tickets this year (last year, the event sold out in less than ten minutes), there is a ticket registration to register for the chance to purchase tickets on May 1st & 2nd. To make that more clear, here’s a bit more information on the pre-sale ticket registration and general ticket information.

Pre-sale ticket registration begins Sunday, May 1st at 9:00AM and closes on Monday, May 2nd at 6:00PM. Register for a chance to purchase tickets prior to the general on-sale date! Registration Rules: Limit 1 tasting session per name, address, e-mail or credit card (required to register). Duplicates will be deleted. When you register for two tickets to the Vermont Brewers Festival May 1 & 2nd, you are agreeing to purchase those tickets, Your Credit Card Will Be Charged. If you are chosen, your tickets will be sent via a “WOO HOO-YOU ARE IN” e-mail. If you are NOT chosen by the Randomizer, your card will be refunded -and you will receive a “SO SORRY – Try again May 15” email. Foreign Credit Cards refunds are subject to day of exchange rate.

Retail tickets go on sale on Monday, May 16th at 4:00PM. Tickets are non-refundable and their are no exchanges, rain or shine. Please note: There is a 2-ticket limit per person/credit card/email for this event. Tickets are non-transferable, and ID is required for the ticket purchaser. Orders exceeding the ticket limit may be canceled without notice by Ticket Alternative at its discretion. This includes duplicate orders having the same name, billing address or credit card. For ticketing questions, please contact Ticket Alternative at 1.877.725.8849. Looking for tips on how to buy tickets? Click here. Lastly, the Guest Name/Secondary User Policy is: You may add a guest name at time of purchase or registration only. Either purchaser or guest is permitted to use the ticket with ID.

The Vermont Brewers Festival is “An Artisan Craft Beer Festival celebrating Artisan Craft Beer and the Brewers who brew them.” This year, the festival will take place at the Burlington Waterfront Park, on Friday & Saturday, July 15th & 16th. The cost for the festival is $35 + $2 Burlington Impact Fee & a Service Fee. Your purchase also comes with a 2016 2016 souvenir tasting glass & 15 beer tickets. Please note that this is a 21+ event and a photo ID is required to enter the festival. No persons under 21 years of age will be admitted to the festival.

Not only can you taste amazing craft beer from Vermont and beyond, this festival also offers some fun educational components, including “Meet the Brewer” and various sessions of beer, cheese and chocolate pairings. If you’d like to know more about this year’s festival, click here for general information.

We’re looking forward to attending this year’s festival. Have you been to a Vermont Brewers Festival in the past? If so, what’s your favorite part of the event? Share your thoughts with us on Facebook!