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2017 Emerald Coast Beer Festival

Sep 08th, 2017
VIP Entry: 5:00 PM, General Admission: 5:30 PM, Closing: 8:30 PM
$25 In Advance from a club member, $30 from a ticket outlet, $40 Day of Festival

2017 Emerald Coast Beer Festival

Escambia Bay Homebrewers


Emerald Coast Beer Festival™

Thursday & Friday, September 7th & 8th

Once again, the Emerald Coast Beer Festival™ returns to the world famous "Rosie O' Grady's Good Time Emporium" entertainment complex in Seville Quarter. There are seven different rooms and two courtyards, each dedicated to its own unique style of entertainment. This is the best street party in Pensacola!

On Thursday September 7, 2017 the beer pairing dinner will be held in the Apple Annie's Room, and Friday September 8, 2017 the beer tasting will take place through out the entire complex and Government Street.


Tickets on sale now!

You may buy them in advance from a club member or by mail for $25, or from a ticket outlet for $30. On the day of the event tickets will be $40. VIP tickets will be available from a club member or by mail for $50, or from a ticket outlet for $55. On the day of the event VIP tickets will be $60 if available.

The Festival continues on Friday, September 8th at 6:00 to 8:30 pm, at Seville Quarter with Pensacola’s largest Beer Tasting featuring more than 50 breweries and brewers from throughout the United States including microbrews and homebrew styles. Some of the featured breweries include Pensacola Bay Brewery, Terrapin, Rogue, Sweetwater, Highland Brewing, Abita, Dogfish Head. There will also be food vendors and live music.  

Tickets are on sale now; you may buy them in advance from a club member, retail outlet, and now online!

This year, the retail outlets are:

Seville Quarter, Gary's Homebrew Supply, Pensacola Bay Brewery, The Shady Lady, Gulf Coast Brewery

Emerald Coast Beer Festival™ Online Ticket Store Opens in July 2017!

Mail Order tickets: Please use the Online Form to print your invoice and send it with your check or money order to the address provided.

Ticket Prices:

General Admission Ticket Prices

Escambia Bay Homebrew Club Member Advance Purchase$25.00

Buy Now Online Advance Purchase $30.00

Day of Event General Admission$40.00

VIP Ticket Prices (limited to 200, VIP ticket holders receive early entry to the VIP room, hors d’oeuvres and special exclusive hand-selected beers chosen by the top breweries)

Escambia Bay Homebrew Club Member Advance Purchase$50.00

Buy Now Online Advance Purchase $55.00

Day of Event $60.00

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The charities supported by the 2017 Festival are:

Alfred-Washburn Center is a ministry of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul serving the homeless and poorer members of our community.

Seville Rotary Club works locally, regionally, and internationally to combat hunger, improve health and sanitation, provide education and job training, promote peace, and eradicate polio under the motto Service Above Self.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What about festival lodging and other events?

For more information about the festival hotel and the other events email

What’s the age to get in?

Attendees must be 21 or older and have a valid picture ID.

What if it rains?

The events take place rain or shine. The only cancellation would be if a hurricane is imminent and then there are no refunds. Tickets will then be honored at next year's festival.

Will a shuttle be available?

The shuttle bus will make trips from the Days Inn on the Beach to Seville Quarter beginning at 3:00 pm and return to the hotel beginning at 8:00 pm.

Will I have to pay for beer in addition to an admission ticket?

Your beer festival ticket allows you unlimited samples of all brews offered by participating breweries, brew-pubs, homebrew clubs and distributors.

What about designated drivers/non-tasters, is there special pricing for them?

Ticket Prices are the same for all participants.

Will smoking be allowed?

Smoking is allowed in the outdoor courtyards at Seville Quarter.

Will souvenirs be available?

The first 2,500 attendees will receive a festival tasting glass. Other participants may be giving away coasters, koozies, glasses or other items. Some participants will have items for sale.

What if I want a mixed drink or something to eat?

Mixed drinks will be available from the other bars in Seville Quarter. The Palace Cafe Restaurant will be open during and after the event. Food stands will also be available.