City Brew Fest
NEW DATE: Sunday, April 11, 2021
2:30 to 6:00 PM
ATHENS COTTON PRESS
149 Oneta Street
If you CAN'T make the new date
and already have tickets, please consider writing-off the ticket price
as a donation to the Athens Area Humane Society. You can also sell/give
your tickets to friends. As a last resort, if you want a ticket refund,
please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your refund request, including your confirmation number.
- Tickets purchased for the original date will be valid for new date.
- All indoors - no weather worries.
- 50+ unique, one-off cask ales with special ingredients!
- Draft beer booths with local Athens breweries!
wild ales, hazy IPAs, fruit beers, wood-aged brews, pastry stouts, sour
ales, special dry-hops, awesome classic styles, and MUCH MORE!
- Rare, special beers uncapped each hour!
- Food truck! Live Music! Free limited parking! Free shuttle bus!
- Every ticket is a VIP
ticket! Sample any of the beers for one ticket price!
- A benefit for the Athens Area Humane Society.
Live Blues & Bluegrass from local music legend JIM COOK!
CLASSIC CITY BREW FEST
One of the Southeast's Longest-Running
& Favorite Craft Beer Fests!
- The Athens Cotton Press meeting hall offers
a trendy, attractive, indoor space to enjoy all the beers and
live music in a fun, uncrowded atmosphere. The event space will offer
around 50 delicious cask ales available no where else, draft beer
Athens breweries, and "special treats" booths that
will uncap rare, amazing bottles every hour!
- Each cask
holds 10.8 gallons of unfiltered beer, and brewers often add spices,
wood, fruit, dry-hops, wild yeasts, and other intriguing ingredients to
these one-off, unique casks that will be available no where else but
the Classic City Brew Fest. Yeast cells inside each cask provide soft,
subtle carbonation, allowing the flavors of the beer and special
ingredients to really shine. Expect wild ales, hazy IPAs, fruit beers, wood-aged brews, pastry stouts, sour ales, special dry-hops, and MUCH MORE!
will be limited parking at Cotton Press, but we encourage carpooling, Uber, and Lyft. Trappeze Pub will also sponsor a free Stephens Limousine Service shuttle bus that will run between Trappeze Pub downtown and Cotton Press. Seats
on the free shuttle bus are limited, and space for everyone is not
guaranteed. The shuttle should start about three runs from Trappeze
around 1:20 pm. Three runs back to Trappeze from Cotton Press will
start around 5:30 pm. Georgia Gameday Center will also provide a free
shuttle from the Washington Street parking deck to the Cotton Press
every 30 minutes starting at 2 pm, with the last pick up at the Cotton
Press at 6:30 pm.
- At the Classic City Brew Fest, check out the awesome food truck from Biggum's BBQ.
TICKETS ON SALE AGAIN SOON!
- Tickets go for the DISCOUNTED price of only $39.99 plus tax and a low processing fee. THIS IS GEORGIA'S
BEST BEER FEST VALUE! Tickets will sell out online in advance, and no
tickets will be available at the door.
your ticket on your phone or printed out for entry. Also bring photo
ID. We can check you in without a copy of your ticket, but this will
- Tickets are transferable to other persons. We do NOT need prior notice on ticket transfers.
you CAN'T make the new date and already have tickets, please consider
writing-off the ticket price as a donation to the Athens Area Humane
Society. You can also sell/give your tickets to friends. As a last
resort, if you want a ticket refund, please email
email@example.com with your refund request, including your
- 21 and up. No children or pets please.
- Tickets are completely NON-refundable.
- By purchasing tickets, everyone in your party agrees to the online liability waiver and terms posted on our ticket vendor site.
is limited space at this event, and every ticket supports the Athens
Area Humane Society. Uber and Lyft are available, along with our free
shuttle bus. Unfortunately, we cannot offer discounted tickets for
designated drivers. Thanks for your understanding.
ATHENS AREA HUMANE SOCIETY
The Classic City Brew Fest is proud to be one of the largest fund-raisers for the Athens Area Humane Society.
Athens Area Humane Society is a donor supported no-kill 501(c)3
non-profit organization dedicated to lowering area euthanasia rates
through adoption, spay/neuter, and pet retention programs.
It is so important to focus on the rescue and care of animals who would
otherwise be euthanized. We are a group of animal welfare activists who
started Athens Area Humane Society nearly three decades ago. Our
mission is to rescue, spay/neuter, and find homes for animals in
Georgia and beyond. Your attendance at the Classic City Brew Fest
provides much-needed support.
downtown Athens after the festival and stay at one of our two discounted Athens hotels?
reserve a Graduate Athens hotel room for Classic City Brew Fest, CLICK HERE.
For a room at the Georgia Gameday Center for
Saturday and/or Sunday nights, call (706) 583-4500 and use discount
code BREW20 for one bedroom suites at $139 per night and two bedroom
suites at $159 per night. Parking is included in Gameday's parking
deck. Gameday will also be running a free shuttle on BrewFest day from
its Washington Street parking deck to the Cotton Press every 30 minutes
starting at 2 pm, with the last pick up at the Cotton Press at 6:30 pm.
Shuttle is free for any BrewFest attendee.
- We ask
that all attendees be responsible, use moderation and remember that
this event is for beer tasting and appreciation - not overindulgence.
- We encourage use of Uber, Lyft, and our free shuttle bus from Trappeze Pub downtown to Athens Cotton Press.
- Do not drive after
the event, as police will be out in force. Your safety is important.
beers at this event come through proper channels of Georgia's 3-tier
system from licensed wholesale distributors through the Athens Area
Humane Society's 501C city and state special event, non-profit
organization alcohol licenses. Brewers/distributors do not pay for nor
provide any monetary or promotional consideration to the organizers or
to the location of the event.
- Some beers will run
out before the end of the event.
- This year's festival will only require about 30 VOLUNTEERS. If you are interested, please email us at owen@ClassicCityBrew.com to check on a volunteer slot. Volunteering is fun!