Las Vegas Celebrates the Fifth Anniversary of the Great Vegas Festival of Beer and Declares Saturday, April 11 “Motley Brews Craft Beer Day”

LAS VEGAS – In honor of Motley Brews’ Great Vegas Festival of Beer’s fifth anniversary, the City of Las Vegas has declared Saturday, April 11 as Motley Brews Craft Beer Day.

“Having the day named after us is a great way to celebrate these past five years and how craft beer culture has grown in leaps and bounds over that time,” said Brian Chapin, founder of Motley Brews. “The craft beer community, culinary masterminds and local businesses have been incredibly supportive since we hosted our first festival in 2011, and we owe a lot of our success to them.”

The 2015 Great Vegas Festival of Beer, Nevada’s largest craft beer festival, will celebrate this milestone throughout the streets of Downtown Las Vegas on Saturday, April 11 from 3 to 7 p.m. The event will host over 6,000 beer enthusiasts, 400 brews from more than 100 breweries, live music, beer-infused culinary treats, life-size pub games, a silent disco and more.

Tickets are on sale and priced at $40 for General Admission and $50 for Early Entry, available online until the day of the festival. Pending availability, General Admission and Early Entry tickets will be available at the door for $45 and $55 respectively. VIP tickets have already sold out. Doors open for Early Entry and VIP ticket holders at 2 p.m. A portion of ticket proceeds will benefit Goodie Two Shoes Foundation and Nevada Craft Brewers Association (NCBA). For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit the Great Vegas Festival of Beer website.

About Motley Brews:

Founded in 2010, Motley Brews was created for locals and breweries and brew fans alike to share great libations in a true local setting. The organization hosts beer-centric festivals and events designed to bring a local flavor to thousands of Las Vegans who thirst for good times and great beer. Since its founding, Motley Brews has established two signature events each year with a focus on enhancing the local craft brewing industry. The annual Great Vegas Festival of Beer each spring is Nevada’s largest craft beer festival, attracting more than 5,000 attendees each year. The Downtown Brew Festival held each fall is a more intimate affair that showcases the best tastes of the season. Motley Brews believes in giving back to the local community; each festival always benefits a deserving local non-profit organization. To date, Motley Brews has raised more than $40,000 for Nevada charities.

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