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Lightning to host 3rd annual Bolts Brew Fest at Amalie Arena on August 16

Event brings together local and national craft breweries for a night of sampling

by Press Release /

TAMPA, FL - The Tampa Bay Lightning announced today that they will be hosting Bolts Brew Fest at AMALIE Arena on Friday, August 16, beginning at 7:00 PM. The three-hour event will offer craft beers from a variety of different local craft breweries, oversized games, Lightning personalities and more.

General Admission tickets will include unlimited beer sampling and other fun perks to be announced. 

Craft beer enthusiasts can purchase a VIP Admission ticket which will allow them access into the event one hour prior to general admission. VIP includes, unlimited beer sampling, early entry from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM for an extra hour of sampling without the crowds, access to AMALIE Arena's Lexus Lounge featuring exclusive VIP-only beer and food, a Tampa Bay Lightning experience and one (1) complimentary ticket voucher for one (1) Tampa Bay Lightning pre-season game.

Get your tickets as early as possible. The following ticket structure will be in effect:

General Admission
$50.00 Advanced purchase
$60.00 Day of event

VIP Admission
$110.00 Advanced purchase
$140.00 Day of event

A Designated Driver ticket will also be available for $35.00, for General Admission only.

Rapidly becoming one of Tampa Bay's biggest beer events, more than 200 craft beer varieties from more than 50 local and national breweries will be available for individuals to choose from. The full lineup of participating breweries will be announced prior to the event.

TICKETS: Tickets for the event go on sale Friday, June 7, at 10:00 AM at the AMALIE Arena Ticket Office, Ticketmaster outlets and at Please see above for price breakdown for price points. Prices do not include facility fee or service charges. Advanced parking passes are available at or the ticket office. Visit or call 813.301.2500 for more information. 

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