Bier Fest 2018 at Busch Gardens

Every weekend until September 16, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay will be hosting Bier Fest 2018, offering guests a unique spin on a traditional Oktoberfest Style celebration.

Bier Fest will feature over one hundred craft beers, locally brewed and from around the world, with a different selection each weekend and plenty of delicious cuisine and snacks that will pair well with the beverage selections.

Beers listed below will be available at one point during Bier Fest weekends, as well as others not listed:

  • 3 Daughters Brewing
  • Angry Orchard
  • 7venth Sun Brewery
  • Big Storm Brewing Company
  • Bold City Brewery
  • Cigar City Brewing Company
  • Dunedin House of Beer
  • Florida Avenue Brewing Co.
  • Coppertail Brewing Comapny
  • Four Stacks Brewing Company
  • Brew Hub
  • Bold City Brewery
  • Islamorada Beer Co.
  • Motorworks Brewing
  • North Coast Brewing Co.
  • Six Ten Brewing
  • Sixpoint Brewing
  • Sea Dog Brewing Co.
  • Tampa Bay Brewing
  • Tampa Beer Works

Bier Fest is included in the Busch Gardens General Admission price and will be open from 12:00pm until closing each weekend. There are a few upgrades that guests can add, for an additional cost, to enhance their Bier Fest experience.

Sampler Lanyards will offer guests an opportunity to try a combination of any food, wine and beer samples throughout the event. A 5-Sample Lanyard is $29.99 and a 10-Sample Lanyard is $49.99. Food samples will be equal to an appetizer size portion and beer samples will be about 7-ounces.

The food menus will consist of many snacks such as Cheese Curds and Soft Pretzels, Sandwiches with Bratwurst and Schnitzel, Sliders, Fish and Chips and Healthier Options such as Tomato and Peach Salads and Kebabs.

Wine connoisseurs might be interested in a “Sweet Wine Tasting” where guests will learn and sample five sweet, fruit-based wine samplings from Florida farmers. The “Sweet Wine Tasting”  experience will be $19.99 per person. There will also be a Bourbon Tasting Experience that will give guests 4-Bourbon tastings led by an experienced guide who will tell all you need to know about the featured Bourbon tastings. The Bourbon Tasting is $19.99 per person. If you wish to do a Wine and Bourbon Tasting Experience, there is a combination ticket for just $29.99 per person,  to enjoy both tasting experiences; a total of 9 samples. Identification will be required before any alcohol purchases.

To purchase Bier Fest 2018 experiences, Click Here. To purchase Busch Gardens Admission tickets, Click Here.

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