CANFEST. As the worlds first international canned beer festival, CANFEST is held in the Peppermill Resort Hotel's 62,000-square-foot Tuscany Ballroom, and features dozens of breweries from around the world, a live band, DJ, and a revamped VIP area. Attendees enjoy unlimited tasting of canned beer from breweries including Anderson Valley Brewing Company, Sun King Brewing Company, Oskar Blues, and more.
Truly an ode to canned beer, CANFEST celebrates the ever-growing trend of canning beer and its benefits, such as protecting taste, lightening travel loads, and convenient packaging.
General admission tickets are $35 in advance, or $40 at the door, and allow event access from 7-10 p.m. VIP tickets, which include a dinner buffet and private beer booths, are also available for $60, and allow attendees to enjoy the event from 6-10 p.m. Tickets are on sale now at CRAFT Wine and Beer, 775 Gastropub Restaurant, and the Peppermill Resort Hotel Box Office in Reno.
Reno Bike Project, a non-profit bicycle shop that promotes and educates the community on the importance of bicycle use. CANFEST offers beer lovers a chance to attend the festival for free by donating a new or used bicycle to the Reno Bike Project through August 2.
CANFEST VIP tickets are also awarded to those who purchase a Reno Bike Project Commuter Membership. The CANFEST VIP Membership package is a $160 value offered at $100 during the CANFEST Bike Drive campaign.