• Tampa Bay Lightning, Creative Loafing to Host Bolts Brew Fest at AMALIE Arena

    Event Brings Together Local & National Craft Breweries for a Night of Sampling

    (May 2, 2017 – Tampa, Fla.) The Tampa Bay Lightning announced today that they will be hosting Bolts Brew Fest, presented by Creative Loafing, on the event floor at AMALIE Arena on Saturday, August 5 beginning at 7 p.m. The three-hour event will include craft beers from many different local craft breweries.

    Cost for a general admission ticket is $50 in advance or $60 on the day of the event. The general admission ticket will include unlimited beer sampling and a free ticket voucher for a 2017 Lightning preseason game. Craft beer enthusiasts can purchase a VIP ticket for $100 in advance or $125 on the day of the event, which will allow them access into the event one hour prior to general admission. The VIP ticket will allow individuals an extra hour of sampling without the crowds (from 6 – 7 p.m.), free parking, a tour of the Lightning locker room, access to the Lexus Lounge featuring exclusive VIP-only beer and food, as well as a free ticket voucher for a 2017 Lightning preseason game.

    Tickets for the event will go on sale to the general public on Friday, May 5 at 10 a.m. A presale for Creative Loafing subscribers and Lightning Insiders will be available on Wednesday, May 3 beginning at 10 a.m. Tickets can be purchased by going to Ticketmaster.com.

    There will be more than 100 craft beer varieties from more than 50 local and national breweries for individuals to choose from at the event. Local and national craft beer choices will include: Ballast Point, Big Storm Brewing, Cigar City Brewing, Coppertail, Cycle, Elysian, New Belgium, Oskar Blues, Saint Somewhere, Sierra Nevada, Sweetwater and Tampa Bay Brewing Company. The full lineup of participating breweries will be announced prior to the event.

    TICKETS: Tickets for the event go on sale Friday, May 5 at 10:00 AM at the McDonald’s® Ticket Office at AMALIE Arena, Ticketmaster outlets and at Ticketmaster.com. Order tickets by phone by calling 800.745.3000. Ticket prices are $50 in advance or $60 day of event for general admission. VIP tickets will also be available for $100 in advance or $125 day of event. Prices do not include facility fee or service charges. Advanced parking passes are available at Ticketmaster.com or the ticket office. Visit amaliearena.com or call 813.301.2500 for more information. 

    For more information on Bolts Brew Fest presented by Creative Loafing, visit cltampa.com/bolts