The Great American Beer Festival® returns to Denver Oct. 3 through Oct. 5 for the event’s 38th annual celebration.
An exclusive benefit of being a member of the American Homebrewers Association is access to the coveted Great American Beer Festival member presale, discounts on general sessions, access to the Saturday afternoon session tickets, and more opportunities to purchase tickets during the public sale.
Use promo code GABF19 to join and get a free “Proud AHA Member” insulated tasting glass holder on a beer ingredient-themed lanyard!
To be eligible for the member presale, you must join by July 23 at 12:00 noon MT.
If you’re new to the American Homebrewers Association, take a look at the benefits members enjoy in addition to accessing the GABF member presale.
Already a member? Add up to three household members to your account–each member will receive a unique presale code.
How the Member Presale Works
Your Ticket Presale Code
- On Your Member Profile: If you are a current AHA member, the easiest way to access your Great American Beer Festival presale code is to log into HomebrewersAssociation.org and visit your My Account section. There you will find the presale code near your member number and expiration date.
- Via Email: Individual presale codes will also be sent out via email on July 23 and resent on the morning of the presale. Have you not been receiving our emails? Manage your email preferences here.
IMPORTANT: Be sure that you are subscribed to the American Homebrewers Association email newsletter or you will not receive your code. If you have unsubscribed in the past, you can resubscribe by scrolling to bottom of this page.
Why Support the AHA to Gain Presale Access
Members of the American Homebrewers Association get a presale code and enjoy these exclusive benefits:
- Chance to purchase tickets during member presale
- Access to Saturday afternoon member session tickets
- Discounts on general sessions
- More chances at tickets: add up to three household members and receive additional presale access codes
- All the other great AHA benefits including discounts and special offers at more than 2,000 AHA Member Deals locations nationwide
About the Great American Beer Festival
Each year, Great American Beer Festival represents the largest collection of U.S. beer ever served, in a public tasting event plus a private competition. GABF brings together the brewers and diverse beers that make the U.S. the world’s greatest brewing nation. More than 4,000 beers were available from a record 800-plus U.S. breweries during the 2018 event. In all, it attracts more than 60,000 people—that number includes attendees, brewers, judges, volunteers, and media.