Ticket Packages
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Click here to purchase in advance.
Tickets are always available at the door, but VIP is sure to sell out early, see below for details.

This Louisville celebration of local, independent brewers, independent businesses, and independent thinkers will shelve uniformity and celebrate our uniqueness. 

Interested in volunteering?
Plenty of perks and shifts are filling up fast!

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to sign up for a shift (or two!).

VIP Package - $45

  • Special Brew that will be available ONLY in the VIP section, and no where else at event, for free flow (as supplies last). Currently lined up for the VIP: Beer Engine!
  • Kevin Gibson (Author) signed copy of the new "Louisville Beer: Derby City History on Draft"
  • 16 oz Brewfest (3 color logo) pint glass that can be used for full pour purchases (2 oz more pour than general admission mugs), and is yours to take home.
  • 12 vending tickets (to be used for beer, wine, bourbon, or food anywhere in event)
  • Complimentary hors d'oeuvres
  • Admission into event, and a separate VIP entrance to avoid general entry lines.
  • Covered, seated area with tables, adjacent to the field.
  • My Old Kentucky Home Brew "old time" bottle opener
  • Louisville Water Company reusable water bottle
  • Westport Whiskey and Wine Koozie & 2 for 1 tasting cards to be used at Westport
  • Free admission and $1 off any drink, all night, in the bar for the official after party at Haymarket Whiskey Bar.

The Basics:

$5 admission includes a souvenir cup. Drink/food tickets are $1 each. Beer (12oz) or Wine (4-5oz) is 4 tickets each (samples are 1 ticket each), Bourbon (1/2 ounce) is one ticket, food and wine prices will vary. Menu will be posted before the event. Attendees must be 21 or older to enjoy the beer, wine and bourbon. Designated Drivers get free admission.

Slugger charges $5 for on site parking. Plenty of free street parking after 6pm. Bike rack available in front of Against The Grain.

This event is not particularly kid-friendly. If you must bring your little one, please do not bring strollers. Thanks!

Questions? Email Mendy@cherryredevents.com.

Before, During and After...

Kentucky Science Center
Thu. 10/2, 6pm-10pm
$15 KSC members/$20 non-members

Explore the science of brewing with three floors of eclectic beer samples from several local partners. Get a front row seat for our famous explosive demonstrations and experience the Science Center like never before. We’ll have something for everyone, from retro brew-mercials in our 4-Story Digital Theater to delicious local food trucks! Must be 21 and up. Present your exBEERiment ticket stub and receive FREE admission to LIBA’s Brewfest on Oct 17.

Brewfest After Party!
Haymarket Whiskey Bar
Friday, 10/17, 10pm - ?

Get free admission to the Haymarket Whiskey Bar (one block from Slugger Field) with your Brewfest wristband. SqueezeBot will perform and special drinks from event partner Heaven Hill!

Be sure to visit the Brewseum at the Brewfest. It's a self-directed journey through the history of craft beer in Louisville, supported by demos and a ‘how-to’ area. See the impact that local beer has had on the Louisville community over the years. The Brewseum will be located on the Overlook Deck within the ballpark. Brought to you by

Pictures from last year's Brewfest:

Here's what we have lined up for you so far:

Brewers from The Ville

Apocalypse Brew Works
Beers TBA

Cumberland Brewery
Beers TBA

Beers TBA


Schedule coming soon!

(These tappings will go until they run out, we have varying quantities of each, so get there early!)

Regional Brews

Beer Engine (Danville)
Beers TBA

Beers TBA

Flat 12 Bierworks (Indianapolis)

Kentucky Ale (Lexington)
Beers TBA

West Sixth (Lexington)
Beers TBA

Rivertown Brewing Company (Cincinnati)
Beers TBA

Upland (Bloomington)
Beers TBA

Local Restaurants

BoomBozz Pizza

Rocky's Sub Pub 

Kentucky Bourbon

Heaven Hill Distilleries
(1 ticket/half oz. sample)
* Larceny
* Elijah Craig 12 Year Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Kentucky Wineries

Forest Edge Winery

Pinot Grigio, Merlot, Moscato, Black Cherry, Pomegranate, Ridge Runner Red, Chocca-Con

Old 502 Winery

White Noise, Reece Ling, Kentucky Lady, Bore Dough, Bourbon Barrel Red

Millanova Winery
(Mt. Washington)

menu coming soon

Silent Auction


from breweries, keep Louisville weird, etc.

Live Local Music



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