HOW DO I ACCESS THE INTERNATIONAL BEER FEST FEATURE?
The International Beer Fest will be accessible in the Grand Tasting Pavilion during show hours, 10am - 6pm daily: If you choose to enjoy the International Beer Fest during the day along with the features of the Fabulous Food Show, you will need to purchase a general admission or chef show ticket to enter the Fabulous Food show in advance online or at any of our advance discount ticket outlets. You can also purchase them at the I-X Center Box office the day of the show; however, pricing will go up $5 per ticket when purchased at the Box Office the day of the event. This ticket will give you access to the Fabulous Food Show features and vendors, including elevated seating to all chef shows on a first-come, first-served basis. To sample alcohol during the Fabulous Food Show from 10am - 6pm, you will then have several Tasting Passport sampling options available to you for purchase:
Tasting Passports for $15.00 each include:
Six (6) tasting tickets to use for sampling or in the Wine Theatre Wine tasting glass or collectable International Beer Fest tasting cup Grand Tasting Passport to help guide you through various countries and delicious wines and beers
Tasting Passports for $25 each include:
Twelve (12) tasting tickets to use for sampling or in the Wine Theatre Wine tasting glass or collectable International Beer Fest tasting cup Grand Tasting Passport to help guide you through various countries and delicious wines and beers
International Beer Fest Grand Tasting Session for Saturday Evening: The International Beer Fest Saturday evening session (7:30 - 11:00 pm) is exclusively held for alcohol sampling in the Grand Tasting Pavilion, which includes the International Beer Fest featuring craft beers, meads & ciders and much more. All other Fabulous Food Show features will be closed during this time. For this option, you will just need to purchase one International Beer Fest Grand Tasting Session ticket which includes more sampling tickets than the daytime passports (since the Fabulous Food Show is not included). The Main Kitchen Theatre will then be transformed to hold a "Concert in the Kitchen" with G. Love & Special Sauce. Here are the ticket purchase options for this evening tasting session:
General Admission - $45, Includes Beer Cup or Wine Glass for sampling, 24 sampling tickets, and "Concert in the Kitchen" with G. Love & Special Sauce.
VIP Admission - $75, Includes Beer Cup or Wine Glass for sampling , 36 sampling tickets, VIP Room access, appetizers, special programming/beers, and "Concert in the Kitchen" with G. Love & Special Sauce.
You can also purchase additional sampling tickets, if you wish, for either the daytime or nighttime sessions.
- All day admission into the show. You may come before your selected celebrity chef performance and stay until the event closes if you wish. The show opens at 10:00 a.m. daily!
- Access to ALL celebrity chef demonstrations in the Main Kitchen Theatre via elevated seating.
- The Market Place
- Culinary Celebration Theatre
- Celebrity Autograph Pavilion
- Taste of the Neighborhood
- Wine Theatre
- Grand Tasting Pavilion
- International Beer Fest
- Bubble Lounge
- Shop & Drop with free gift wrapping
- Fabulous Bistro
- 2013 Official Fabulous Food Show Program (while supplies last)
- Free admission into the Cleveland By Hand Fine Arts and Craft Festival
- much more!
Note: Event tickets DO NOT guarantee free autograph(s). Performance schedules are subject to change.