NYC Beer Week is almost here! Tickets for our premiere event, the Opening Bash, are available now. 

February 24th, 2018
6-9:30 pm
Brooklyn Expo Center
72 Noble Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222

The 2018 Opening Bash Beer List is available here.

The 2018 NYC Beer Week Opening Bash Floor Plan can be viewed and downloaded here.

Please read through these tips and rules before heading out tonight.

  • Everyone one must have valid government issued ID in hand.
  • We discourage backpacks and other large bags. These will need to be checked at the door. No outside food or liquids will be permitted. 
  • The only beer available for purchase will be our collaborative NYC brewers 4pk. Supplies are limited. This beer is to go only and cannot be consumed on site. 
  • This event is rain or shine. Our food trucks will be available in the lot adjacent to the venue and will largely, but not entirely, be covered by tenting. Our line for check in will not be covered, but we’ll look to move people inside as expeditiously as possible, but please come prepared for a little light rain.
  • The only parking available will be street parking, which is limited around the venue. Please consider taking public transportation (The G at Greenpoint is the closest stop) or ridesharing.
  • Door will open at 6 pm.

VIP tickets are sold out!

Opening Bash Features:
+ 60 of the best breweries in the US with beer from up to 30 NYC Breweries and up to 30 invited guest breweries
+ Craft Beer Food Court because you're going to need some food to go with all that beer. Featuring pairing friendly food from awesome local vendors.
+ Music, games, brewery merch to take home, and more

General Admission includes:
+ Entry
+ All your beer samples
+ Souvenir sample glass
+ Plus access to all of the rest of the fun!

VIP Admission includes General Admission plus:
+ 4pk of limited release NYC Brewers Collab Vol.2 (Check out more on Vol 1. here; sold at Blocktoberfest 2017)
+ Souvenir Teku glass
+ Special VIP hang out area

Our Special NYC Brewers Guild Collaboration Cans will be available for purchase at the Opening Bash. To guarantee availability, please purchase them through the pre-release online sale here.

(Additional Breweries may be added & list is subject to change)

New York City Breweries:
Big aLICe Brewing Company
Braven Brewing Company
Bridge and Tunnel Brewery
The Bronx Brewery
Brooklyn Brewery
Circa Brewing
Coney Island Brewery
Fifth Hammer Brewing Co.
Finback Brewery
Five Boroughs Brewing Co
Flagship Brewery
Greenpoint Beer & Ale Co
Gun Hill Brewing Co
Harlem Brewing Company
Heartland Brewery
ICONYC Brewing Company
Interboro Spirits & Ales
Island to Island Brewery
Keg & Lantern Brewing Company
KelSo Beer Company
Kills Boro Brewing Company
Kings County Brewers Collective
LIC Beer Project
Lineup Brewing
Other Half Brewing
Randolph Beer DUMBO
Rockaway Brewing Company
SingleCut Beersmiths
Sixpoint Brewery
Strong Rope Brewery
Threes Brewing
Transmitter Brewing

New York State Breweries:
Barrier Brewing Co
Captain Lawrence Brewing Co
Common Roots Brewing Company
Defiant Brewing Co
Destination Unknown Beer Company
Empire Brewing Company
Equilibrium Brewery
Graft Cider
Greenpoint Harbor
Hudson Valley Brewery
Industrial Arts Brewing Co
Peekskill Brewery
Prison City Pub and Brewery
Rushing Duck Brewing Company
Sand City Brewing Co
Shmaltz Brewing Company
Westkill Brewing

Out-of-State Breweries:
Alvarado Street Brewery (CA)
Aslin Beer Co (VA)
Burial Beer Co (NC)
Casa Agria Ales (CA)
Civil Society Brewing (FL)
Frost Beer Works (VT)
Hoof Hearted Brewing (OH)
J Wakefield Brewing (FL)
Magnify Brewing Company (NJ)
Monday Night Brewing (GA)
Monkish Brewing Co (CA)
Mumford Brewing (CA)
Noble Ale Works (CA)
Pipeworks Brewing Co (IL)
Proclamation Ale Company (RI)
Pure Project Brewing (CA)
RaR Brewing (MD)
Sole Artisan Ales (PA)
The Answer Brewpub (VA)
The Veil Brewing Co (VA)
Trillium Brewing Co (MA)
Trve Brewing Co (CO)
Two Roads Brewing Co (CT)


Press Contact:

Holly Garman
HMG Public Relations, Inc.