It's not yet the new year, but we're already counting down the days until Arizona Beer Week 2016. The event is set to go down from Thursday, February 11 to Saturday, February 20 and, as usual, will include the giant, highly-anticipated Arizona Strong Beer Festival.
Tickets to the festival, which will be held on Saturday, February 13 at Steele Indian School Park in Phoenix, are on sale now — and going fast. So, if you want in on one of the state's biggest beer events, you're going to want to listen up.
VIP tickets to the 2016 Arizona Strong Beer Festival are already sold out, but you can still purchase general admissions tickets for $45. General admission includes entry and 40 two-ounce tasting tickets, which can be used to sample some of the more than 400 beers slated to be at the event. Designated driver tickets are also still available for $10.
The 16th annual Arizona Strong Beer Festival will feature dozens of breweries including local names such as Sun Up, Cartel, and Papago, as well as national brands including Lagunitas, Odell, and North Coast. Expect more than 400 beers available to sample after the gates open at 1 p.m. Last call will be at 4:45 p.m. and the event will end at 5 p.m.
For a complete list of participating breweries or to purchase tickets, visit the Arizona Strong Beer Festival website.