May 8, 2023

Release - Lightning to Host the 6th Annual Bolts Brew Fest at AMALIE Arena on August 11



Event Brings Together Local & National Craft Breweries for a Night of Sampling

TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning announced today that they will be hosting the sixth-annual Bolts Brew Fest at AMALIE Arena on Friday, August 11, beginning at 8 p.m. The event will offer craft beers from a variety of different local craft breweries, oversized games, ThunderBug and more.


General Admission tickets include entry at 8 p.m. for beer sampling and other fun perks including games, photo opportunities, music and more. 


General Admission Plus tickets include early entry starting at 7 p.m. for an extra hour of sampling.


Craft beer enthusiasts can purchase a VIP Admission ticket which will allow them access into the event two hours prior to General Admission. VIP includes, 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 Ashley VIP Lounge featuring exclusive VIP-only beer and food, and an offer code for a BOGO ticket for one Lightning pre-season game* (*limited quantities are available and only while supplies last).


Fans are encouraged to get their tickets as early as possible. The following ticket structure will be in effect:


General Admission

Doors at 8 p.m.

$50.00 Advanced purchase

$60.00 Day of event


General Admission Plus

Doors at 7 p.m.

$75.00 Advanced purchase

$90.00 Day of event


VIP Admission

Doors at 6 p.m.

$120.00 Advanced purchase

$150.00 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.



TICKETS: Tickets for the event go on sale Friday, May 12 at 10:00 a.m. 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 Visit or call 813.301.2500 for more information. 


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