The first event during the two-day festival kicks off Friday, October 19, with the All American Craft Beer Tasting sponsored by Samuel Adams, from 7-10 P.M. in The Grand events center. Guests will have the opportunity to sample over 120 craft beer selections and enjoy chef-inspired appetizers while listening to live music and mingling with some of America’s hottest award-winning brew masters. Additionally, each guest will receive a commemorative glass as a souvenir. Tickets to the event can be purchased individually for $50.
Rounding out the second day, guests will enjoy a traditional Oktoberfest Pool Party, sponsored by Paulaner, at The Tank, the property’s award-winning pool and shark aquarium, on Saturday, October 20 from 3-9 P.M. Admission is free and beer enthusiasts can sample over 150 American craft beers available for purchase while listening to a mix of both current music and traditional German music.
In addition to the Beer Festival’s two signature events, Golden Nugget will be home to the Paulaner Biergarten (beer garden) located directly outside the hotel on Fremont Street beginning Thursday, October 18 through Sunday, October 21. The Biergarten, wrapped in white fencing will feature two Paulaner draft beers, Oktoberfest and Hefeweizen on tap, sexy beer maidens and select food options.