South Bend BrewFest to feature more than 150 craft beers

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) More than 150 craft beers will be available to sample at the 8th annual South Bend BrewFest.

It's taking place on Jan. 19.

Three different ticket options are available: general admission ($45), VIP ($75) and designated driver ($20).

You can buy tickets or find more information at or

From Century Center:

South Bend Century Center is excited to reveal the details of its eight annual South Bend BrewFest presented by U93 and Rock 97.7 to be held in downtown South Bend. BrewFest will take place at the Century Center on Saturday, January 19, 2019, and will showcase specialty and craft beers from local breweries from South Bend and the surrounding areas.

This year, BrewFest is offering three options for event tickets: general admission, VIP tickets and designated driver tickets. All attendees with receive a commemorative Brewfest glass. The VIP tickets have proven to be a popular choice and have sold out quickly in years past and can be purchased at $75. The VIP, general admission and designated driver tickets are available for purchase online through or for $75, $45 and $20, respectively.

For those who have purchased general admission tickets, BrewFest will be open from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. and includes a tasting mug, lanyard and commemorative glass. VIP participants will be granted early access to the event at noon, in addition to their own VIP lounge, food in the lounge, pretzel necklace station, BrewFest T-Shirt, an exclusive “Meet and Greet” with brewers and the Michiana Beer Reviewers. The designated driver ticket includes unlimited soft drinks and a commemorative glass.

BrewFest features an impressive list of sponsors, including South Bend Public Transportation Corporation (Transpo). As part of their sponsorship, Transpo will offer free rides on Transpo fixed routes. The collaboration between Century Center and Transpo comes as an effort to promote safety and responsible practices amongst BrewFest participants. Participants can now take advantage of complimentary transportation to and from the event location at Century Center. The system map and individual route maps are available online at

BrewFest has been well received by the Michiana area, drawing in hundreds of participants in the past years, proving that the craft beer craze is here to stay. Not only does BrewFest provide the opportunity to sample several beers under one roof, but it delivers a special occasion to support small, local businesses in the Michiana area. Once again BrewFest will host a silent auction to benefit a local charity and this year St. Margaret’s House will be the recipient of the proceeds.

For more information and a complete list of sponsors, visit or contact Century Center at 574.235.9711. To purchase tickets, visit