Event – CANFEST – August 26 – GSR
The ninth annual CANFEST will take place on August 26, 2017 at The Grand Sierra Resort, where it all began. The event will offer four hours of beer-sampling (6 pm – 10 pm) and live music. 70 breweries are currently scheduled to participate. Music from Steel Breeze and DJ Montegue.
According to their press release:
The event will offer more than 100 international canned beers to sample, many of which are available in
Northern Nevada exclusively for one night at CANFEST. Award-winning breweries from around the world participate. The event will also feature live performances from local artists like Steel Breeze, a silent disco, local vendors, raffles and more.
“CANFEST is one of the best nights of the year for craft beer lovers from Reno and surrounding areas,”
said Constance Aguilar, co-producer of CANFEST. “It’s a blast of a party—and a chance to squash any
negative stigma surrounding canned beer. Reno locals appreciate our local craft beer selections, and we
are passionate about bringing other cities craft beer scene to Reno.”
A portion of CANFEST’s proceeds benefit local nonprofit partner, The Reno Bike Project, in order to support its two-wheeled mission of creating a cycle-friendly community through education, cooperation and advocacy.
Tickets are available at the GSR ticket office, at Craft Beer & Wine and Ticketmaster (fee). Tickets will also be available at the door the day of event. $50.00 General Admission.
Local breweries Alibi Ale, Brewer’s Cabinet, BJ’s will be pouring at CANFEST. A complete list of breweries attending this event will be published closer to the event.