SAN FRANCISCO – The San Francisco Brewers Guild is pleased to announce that tickets for the 2013 SF Beer Week Opening Celebration are now on sale. The event is scheduled for Friday, February 8, 2013, from 6:00pm to 10:00pm, and will take place inside the East Hall of the Concourse Exhibition Center at 620 7th Street in San Francisco.
More than sixty-five California breweries and 2,600 beer fans will attend this highly anticipated event that will sell out. It kicks off a ten-day marathon of craft beer events that take place throughout the Bay Area from February 8-17, 2013.
Early bird tickets are now available for $65 each until January 15, 2013. Each attendee will receive a commemorative glass and enjoy unlimited samples of new, rare and classic beers from newly minted nanobrewers to craft brewing pioneers.
The event will also include live music curated by Noise Pop and artisan food from some of San Francisco’s best restaurants and food trucks will be available for purchase. A complete list of attending breweries, musical acts and food vendors will be published next January.
A VIP, Media, and Industry hour will take place prior to public admittance from 5:00pm to 6:00pm. If you would like to receive a free pass to this event, please fill out the online form. The number of passes is extremely limited and your request will be carefully evaluated due to high demand.
About SF Beer Week:
The 5th edition of SF Beer Week, presented by the San Francisco Brewers Guild, will take place February 8-17, 2013. It’s a grassroots collection of over 300 beer events hosted and organized by breweries, brewpubs, restaurants, bars, retail beverage stores and other venues that celebrate the diversity and quality of craft beer. Beer fans travel from as far as Europe and Japan to attend the festivities, that include meet the brewer nights, beer dinners, special tastings, educational events and more. When it was founded in 2009, SF Beer Week was only the second event of its kind. Now it serves as a model for the 80+ beer week celebrations that take place around the country.
About the San Francisco Brewers Guild:
The San Francisco Brewers Guild is a non-profit 501(c)(6) organization, founded in 2004, that is currently composed of fifteen member breweries that operate in the city. Its mission is to unite those who make local beer with those who love it, and revive the vibrant heritage of artisan beer brewing in San Francisco. The members strive to educate the public about craft beer, advocates for the craft beer industry in city government, donates product to local charities, partners with artisan producers in the food, beverage, and hospitality industries, and organizes events such as SF Beer Week.