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VIP GR8-1-5 Beer Fest

May 18, 2019

2nd Annual GR815 Beer Fest
Come and have a great time with beer lovers at the

2nd Annual GR815 Beer Fest May 18 at the #BMOHarrisBankCenter

Beer enthusiasts are encouraged to grab a group of friends to enjoy the GR8-1-5 Beer Fest, because let’s face it, great memories start with quality beer and good company! RAVE, Savor, and SMG Rockford are bringing Rockford the 2nd annual beer fest inside the BMO Harris Bank Center. Beer lovers will gather at the BMO Harris Bank Center (300 Elm St. Rockford, IL 61101) on May 18 for GR8-1-5 Beer Fest. Doors to the GR8-1-5 Beer Fest open at 1PM for VIP ticket holders and 2PM for General Admission.

New this year:
-Expanded array of Breweries
-More liquor tastings
-3 Chicago Food Trucks

Attendees have the opportunity to:
-Sample several different beers from over 26 breweries with over 125 beers
-Enjoy limited whisky tastings
-Eats from three Chicago food trucks
-Be entertained with music sponsored by Luxe Productions
-Enter to win premium prizes including a bicycle from Kegels and a bicycle from LaMonica Beverages
-Participate in outdoor activities
-Enjoy cigars for purchase from Rudy’s Cigars

Tickets to the GR8-1-5 Beer Fest will be available for purchase to the general public starting Friday, December 14 at 10AM online at www.Ticketmaster.com, over the phone at 800-745-3000, or directly at our box office. General admission tickets are $35 and VIP are $75. Additional fees may apply. Only a limited number of VIP tickets are available. Tickets are sold at the door only if available and will increase in price by $5 day of.  

VIP Tickets: $75 1PM-5PM
-Early entrance at 1pm
-Commemorative glass tasting cup
-Souvenir T-shirt
-Access to Private VIP area that includes its own bar, free appetizers and private lavatories
*Additional fees may apply. Prices subject to change.
*VIP Tickets are $80 at the door on the day of event while supplies last.

General Admission: $35 2PM-5PM
-Commemorative glass tasting cup
*Additional fees may apply. Prices subject to change.
*General Admission tickets are $40 at the door on the day of event while supplies last.

Sponsorship packages are currently available, please contact Jessalyn Carlsen at 815-489-8238 or email jcarlsen@smgrockford.com.