Boulevardia Announces Brewer Lineup

Kansas City — Announced earlier this week, tickets for the inaugural beer, food and music event, “Boulevardia,” will go on sale at 10a.m. on March 5th at As part of the urban street fair, the exclusive “Taps & Tastes” craft beer sampling experience will take place on Saturday, June 14, from 3-7pm. Comprised of principals and brewmasters from more than 35 national and international craft breweries along with twelve local restaurants and Kansas City culinary stars, Taps & Tastes guests will enjoy unlimited beer and food sampling, along with a keepsake tasting glass. Tickets are $75 (includes Saturday general admission Boulevardia ticket too) and like other beer festivals, only a limited quantity will be available.

“Kansas City already has great beer festivals throughout the year, so to make ours unique, we reached out to brewery brethren who don’t usually pour at local events to be a part of this experience,” said Steven Pauwels, Boulevard’s Brewmaster and Boulevardia supporter. “Guests will be able to raise a glass of flavorful beers with some of our industry’s finest brewers and fellow friends of other local breweries.”

Confirmed breweries include (alphabetical order — more to be added in coming weeks):
23rd Street Brewery
2nd Shift Brewing
4 Hands Brewing Co.
75th St. Brewery
Allagash Brewing Co.
Blind Tiger Brewery
Boulevard Brewing Co.
Brewery Ommegang
Cambridge Brewing Co.
Cinder Block
Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project
Deschutes Brewery
Firestone Walker Brewing Company
Free State Brewing Company
Funkwerks, Inc.
Gellas Diner and LB Brewing
Green Room Burgers and Beer
Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
Kansas City Bier Company
Martin City Pizza and Tap
McCoy’s Public House
Mother’s Brewing Company
Nebraska Brewing
New Belgium Brewing
O’Fallon Brewery
Odell Brewing
Off Color Brewing
Oskar Blues
Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project Inc.
Rahr and Sons
Russian River Brewing Company
Schlafly Beer
Side Project Brewing
Sierra Nevada
Ska Brewing Company
Tallgrass Brewing Company
The Big Rip Brewing Company
Virtue Cider

While there are limited tickets available to Taps & Tastes, there will be an abundant number of general admission tickets accessible to Boulevardia for the entire weekend. A number of additional breweries, some of which are featured in Taps & Tastes, will also have special tappings at the Boulevardia bars throughout the weekend for general admission ticket holders to purchase. Boulevardia general admission tickets include entry into the festival grounds, national, regional and local music acts on two stages, and access to tasty food trucks, local artisans, a family-friendly carnival and eco-expo.

Announcements regarding the entertainment lineup, food providers and local merchants will be made in the coming weeks.

About Boulevardia
The three-day urban street festival is scheduled to take place June 13-15th in the historic West Bottoms area, specifically in and around the iconic, multi-leveled 12th Street viaduct. The multi-day event will be highlighted with a craft beer and food sampling experience, but will also include family activities, entertainment, shopping, and eco-education in a unique urban setting. Learn more at, and

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