One of my favorite beer events is coming up soon! Blue Chip Brewfest will feature over 300 beers from dozens of craft brewers from the Midwest and beyond. Get your tickets to the April 8 event through Ticketmaster.com or the casino box office. And you'll find a little Brewfest-related reading on past Brewfests here and here and here and here and here and here.
Blue Chip to Host Seventh Annual Blue Chip Brewfest April 8
More than 300 brews from more than 80 specialty breweries will be available to taste at the ultimate beer sampling event, the Seventh Annual Blue Chip Brewfest, sponsored by Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, Michigan City, Indiana, on Saturday, April 8 from 1:30 to 5 pm. Last year’s sold-out event attracted more than 2,500 beer enthusiasts.
Three ticket packages are available, including the Brewmaster package, which includes lunch with Laura Bell from Bell’s Brewery in the Orleans Ballroom from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm, the VIP Session, with the Dogfish Head Beer tasting event in the Sam’s Town Ballroom from noon to 2 pm, early entrance to the main tasting event at 1 pm and a commemorative pint glass and t-shirt. The VIP package includes the Dogfish Head Beer tasting event, a pint glass and early entrance to the main tasting at 1 pm and the general admission package includes the main tasting event from 1:30 pm to 5 pm. The $15 designated driver ticket includes complimentary specialty soda and water.
Tickets are $99 for the Brewmaster Package, $75 for VIP admission, $45 for regular admission and $15 for designated drivers and are available at Ticketmaster.com or at the Blue Chip Gift Box in the casino pavilion. Guests must be 21 or older, with a valid state or government-issued photo ID.
Blue Chip will hold a silent auction during the event for premium items and other beer-themed collectibles. Proceeds will benefit a local charity.
Live entertainment will be provided by the Allen Wronko Band. Food offerings available for purchase include brats, hot dogs and pretzels. All of the Blue Chip restaurants will be open.
About Blue Chip Casino Hotel Spa
Blue Chip Casino Hotel Spa is the premier entertainment destination in Northwest Indiana. Located an hour’s drive east of Chicago in Michigan City, Indiana, Blue Chip features a 65,000-square-foot single-level casino, two hotel towers with a total of 486 upscale rooms; five restaurants, a spa, full-service salon and fitness center, two gift shops and the 20,000-square-foot Stardust Event Center. For more information, visit www.bluechipcasino.com. Blue Chip Casino Hotel Spa is a property of Boyd Gaming. Headquartered in Las Vegas, Boyd Gaming is a leading diversified owner and operator of 24 gaming entertainment properties located in Nevada, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. Boyd Gaming and Blue Chip press releases are available at boydgaming.mediaroom.com.