Bolts Brew Fest
Bolts Brew Fest returns to AMALIE Arena on Friday, September 17, beginning at 7:00 p.m. The three-hour event will offer craft beers from a variety of different local craft breweries, oversized games, ThunderBug and more. Bolts Brew Fest will kick off Lightning Launch Weekend presented by Florida Blue, a three-day event which will include a number of Lightning activities.
General Admission tickets will include unlimited beer sampling and other fun perks including games, music and more. 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 photo opportunities with the Stanley Cup in the VIP area, unlimited beer sampling, early entry from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. for an extra hour of sampling without the crowds, access to AMALIE Arena's VIP Lounge featuring exclusive VIP-only beer and food and a special offer for an upcoming Lightning preseason game.
Get your tickets as early as possible. The following ticket structure will be in effect:
$50.00 Advanced purchase
$60.00 Day of event
$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, with a wide array of craft beer variety from local and national breweries available for individuals to choose from. The full lineup of participating breweries will be announced prior to the event.
For more information on Bolts Brew Fest, visit boltsbrewfest.com.
Fan Safety Guidelines
Parking + Transportation
As our partners at Water Street Tampa continue to develop the 60 contiguous acres in the neighborhood surrounding AMALIE Arena, we ask for your patience and consideration when planning your visit to cheer on the Lightning or enjoy a concert or family show. We are pleased to report that the development project is well underway with a hotel and USF Health's Morsani College of Medicine in the midst of construction while we expect to see groundbreakings on several other projects. Roadways are being realigned, traffic patterns are changing and new transportation options are emerging - all with a vision of creating a more user-friendly environment in the blocks surrounding AMALIE Arena.
As you plan your trip downtown, we aim to keep you informed of these new developments, offering you all you need to know about arriving at AMALIE safe and on time for your event.
For the quickest arrival and departure, we suggest the following parking options.
Prohibited Items + Camera Policy
The following items cannot be brought into AMALIE Arena events:
- Bags larger than 12x12x12 inches, backpacks or wrapped packages
- Small "point and click" cameras are permitted, and all other cameras are prohibited. Video and audio recording devices and camera bags are also prohibited.
- Binoculars are permitted. Binocular bags are not permitted
- Laser pointers
- Weapons of any kind
- Bottles, cans, or containers of any kind
- Sharp objects, sticks or poles of any kind
- Pepper spray or mace
- Food or beverage items
- Drugs or controlled substances
- Chairs, folding chairs or any other type of individual chair for use
- Large banners or signs, banners or signs with objectionable language, banners or signs on a pole of any kind
- Noisemakers and horns
Keep in mind that AMALIE Arena will utilize a variety of search techniques at all entry points. Thank you for your cooperation.