Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, Michigan City, Indiana, will host the ultimate beer sampling event, Blue Chip Brewfest, on Saturday, April 14 from 1-5 pm in the Stardust Event Center.
More than 120 specialty brews from more than 30 breweries will be available to taste, including selections from Abita Brewing, Anchor Brewing Company, Back Road, Bare Hands, Bells Brewery, Blue Moon Brewing, The Boston Beer Company, Brooklyn Brewery, Bulldog Brewing Company, Four Horsemen Brewing Company, Harpoon Brewery, Leinenkugel Brewing Company, New Belgium, New Holland and Upland.
Blue Chip will hold a silent auction during the show for premium items such as a mini-fridge, coolers and other beer-themed collectibles. Proceeds will benefit the United Way of LaPorte County.
Food offerings available for purchase at the event will include brats, hot dogs, nachos and pretzels. All of the Blue Chip restaurants will be open.
Tickets are $55 for VIP admission, $35 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.
VIP ticket holders can attend a private tasting and beer and food pairing presentations from brewmasters from noon to 1 pm in the Orleans Ballroom and will also receive a bottle opener, pint glass, pint glass lanyard and t-shirt. Guests with a regular admission ticket will receive a pint glass. Guests with designated driver tickets will receive a pint glass, t-shirt and soft drinks, but are not allowed to sample beer.
About Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa
Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, a Boyd Gaming property, 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.