September 5th, 2013

The 1st Annual Youngstown Beer Fest is nearly a month away, the October 5th event will take place at the Youngstown Covelli Centre (229 Front Street) and will feature over 80 nationwide breweries and boast over 200 craft brews.

Tickets are on sale now at the Covelli Centre box office 1-800-745-3000 and online at General Admission tickets are $50 and VIP tickets are $75 (limited)
 VIP tickets holders can expect a sneak peek early session with the brewers from 1pm-3pm. VIP tickets holders will also enjoy a special Peroni VIP entrance, merchant giveaways, Beer 101 lessons taught by the areas most accredited Cicerones and Brew Masters and a food paring with special release brews. 

General Admission 3pm-7pm will feature over 200 craft beers and displays. Home Brew kit, Official Youngstown Beer Fest t-shirt and glassware giveaways, and merchandise giveaways. 

All Beer Fest patrons will also receive a Youngstown Beer Fest commemorative taster mug and will truly be a part of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to sample an incredible variety of beers from the local area, from across the country, and from around the globe.   Rub shoulders with the brewers while you share a glass with a few thousand of your closest friends.  Enjoy an unbelievable selection of amazing food and knockout entertainment. Check out our participating Breweries at and be sure to Like’ us on Facebook (Youngstown Beer Fest)

Gatta Productions would like to humbly thank our sponsors who have made this event possible: The Covelli Centre / Carter Lumber / Coventry Lighting Design Center / Hill Barth and King LLC / ISLE / Keynote Media Group / Kingly Auto Detailing / Main Street Moving and Storage / Pizza Hut / the Purple Cat / Trumbull Industries / Turning Technologies / the City of Youngstown / Youngstown Nation.      

Proceeds will go to Golden String Inc. Providing respite staffing, transportation, vocational training and social opportunities to persons with disabilities.