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28th Annual
Great Tucson Beer Festival
Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium
27 September 2014

presented by

desert diamond casinos and entertainment

Get a jump start on the festival by joining us for our 2014 Pub Crawl. A number of businesses participating at our beer festival are each hosting an evening of promotions - T-shirt and mug giveaways, drawings for beer festival tickets as well as offering discounted brews. Stop by between 5-7 pm for all the fun.


Pub Crawl Dates and Locations

Friday, September 19

On the Border Restaurant
5205 East Broadway (near Rosemont)


Beer Tasting at Plaza Liquors

Plaza Liquors, long time supporter of Sun Sounds and the Great Tucson Beer Festival, is hosting a series of beer and wine tastings in September with all proceeds benefiting Sun Sounds of Arizona.


Plaza Liquors & Fine Wine

2672 N Campbell Ave


Wednesdays, wine tastings, 4-6.30 pm

September 17, and 24


Thursdays, beer tastings, 4-6 pm

September 18 and 25


Saturdays, alternate beer and wine weekly, 2-4 pm

September 13, 20 and 27


For more information call Mark Thompson at 520-327-0452



The Great Tucson Beer Festival is held at the ball park - Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium, part of the Kino Sports Complex, located at 2500 E Ajo Way, Tucson. It's right next door to the University of Arizona Medical Center South Campus. Click here for directions to the stadium. An event map is available here - shows the location of beer, soda, vendors, and entertainment (subject to change).


Delectable snacks and food samples, from eateries around town, are also on tap (included in your ticket price). There are fun games such as horseshoes, beep ball, souvenir T-shirts by PAC promotions, silent auction, and static steer roping! Excellent music all night long.


Admission to our VIP section brings extra benefits, including entry earlier than general admission, food provided by Desert Diamond Casinos and Entertainment's Chef Tam (BBQ pulled pork with chipotle watermelon BBQ sauce on a pretzel bun with cole slaw and ranch beans), a wine garden, Diablo's Micheladas contest winner, rum tasting by Desert Diamond Distillery from Kingman, Brushfire Ice Creamery adult ice cream, as well as vodka and moonshine tasting by Kill Devil Spirit Company.




All proceeds benefit Sun Sounds of Arizona. There's plenty of free event parking! No pets, except service animals, of course.This is a non smoking venue. No one under 21 years old will be allowed into the festival as an attendee, staff member, brewer or vendor. No children, no babies. There are absolutely NO exceptions. Please ensure you have the appropriate ID with you as you will be carded. In the interest of safety be prepared to have bags, back packs searched. There will be no rain checks. If you have questions please call us at 520-296-2400.



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