Countdown to 2019 Great American Beer Festival Tickets

Countdown to 2019 Great American Beer Festival Tickets

The countdown is on for your chance to grab 2019 Great American Beer Festival® tickets. Get ready to set an alert on your phone so you don’t miss the window to buy tickets to the event that’s on every beer lover’s bucket list.

This year’s festival hits Denver Oct. 3 through Oct. 5. There are four sessions spread out over the course of those three days:

  • Thursday, October 3, 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Friday, October 4, 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Saturday, October 5, 12:00 – 4:00 pm* member session
  • Saturday, October 5, 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm

In 2018, more than 800 breweries were on hand, giving festival goers more than 4,000 beers to choose from. In all, GABF attracts more than 60,000 people — that number includes attendees, brewers, GABF competition judges, volunteers and media.

Are you ready to set your reminders on your iCal? The Brewers Association, the festival’s organizers (and publishers of, says 2019 Great American Beer Festival tickets will be on sale July 31 and August 1.

Ticket sales on July 30 are for members of the Brewers Association (BA) and the American Homebrewers Association (AHA). Join the AHA or BA by July 17, 2019, at 11:59 pm MT to be eligible to use the member presale code to purchase tickets. Public ticket sales happen the next day, July 31.

  • July 30, 12 pm ET/10 am MT – BA and AHA Member Presale Ticket Sales
  • July 31, 12 pm ET/10 am MT – Public Ticket Sales

You can keep up with the latest GABF 2019 news and announcements here at as well on Twitter @GABF and at the GABF Facebook page. is fully dedicated to small and independent U.S. breweries. We are published by the Brewers Association, the not-for-profit trade group dedicated to promoting and protecting America’s small and independent craft brewers. Stories and opinions shared on do not imply endorsement by or positions taken by the Brewers Association or its members.