T he 11th Annual World Beer festival in Columbia featured some great breweries. Here are our photo coverage. Stay tuned for the writeup on the great brews we had today.
Event: Tickets are on sale for the 11th Annual World Beer Festival Columbia is scheduled for February 16, 2019. It will be held once again at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds. This is a fantastic venue for this event. This year they are offering discounts for multiple ticket purchases plus a new ticket level called “Beer Enthusiast” which gets you in 45 minutes early. There are designated driver tickets as well as Uber rides available afterwards.
The VIP tickets usually sell out in advance. 30+ breweries are listed on the website, 200+ beers, UNLIMITED TASTINGS.
• The South Carolina State Fairgrounds offer world-class amenities and will prove the perfect space for the ninth annual World Beer Festival Columbia.”
• Excellent presentations– participate in seminars lead by beer experts and get your tickets for a cheese & beer pairing seminar!
• VIP tickets include early entry–you get to access the event 20 minutes early, private entrance, reserved seating area, private bathrooms and exclusive beer choices.
Order now and make the tickets for your or your favorite beer lover. (Good chance to make up for that lousy Valentine’s Day gift you gave them).
No one under 21 admitted.
When: Saturday-February 16, 2019. Two sessions: 12-4 pm, 6-10 pm. Each session requires a ticket.
Cost: General admission tickets are $40 per session plus fees ($50 at the door if not sold out). VIP tickets are $75 per session plus fees. Beer Enthusiast tickets are $50. VIP tickets are limited and only sold online. They also have a special $20 designated driver ticket. You get a $20 discount on 4 General Admission tickets bought at one time
Notes: There are two four-hour sessions of the World Beer Festival, each ticketed separately. We offer both General Admission tickets and VIP tickets. General admission attendees are given a tasting glass for four-ounce pours, and a festival program with the admission fee. VIP ticket-holders receive a World Beer Festival commemorative glass, complimentary food and access to the VIP hospitality area, where selected beers are offered that are not otherwise available.