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2022 Lilac Craft Beer Expo

Saturday, May 21, 2022

Location: Special Events Tent Presented by:

21+ Only | Valid ID Required | Please Drink Responsibly

No Children | Tickets good for one session only


VIP: 12:00pm-4:00pm | GA: 1:00pm-4:00pm


VIP: 4:30pm-8:30pm | GA: 5:30pm-8:30pm

The Rochester Lilac Craft Beer Expo features over 40 breweries, craft cider makers, and distilleries showcasing rare selections at Rochester’s nationally renowned Lilac Festival. This is your chance to attend one of Rochester’s hottest events, during the city’s largest and first of the season Festival. This expo is designed to showcase craft beers from around New York State and the US to an audience of local, regional, national, and international visitors.

What’s NEW in 2022?

In 2022, the Lilac Festival Craft Beer Expo will be bigger and better than ever before! This year the expo will have an expanded footprint, lawn games, an official Lilac Craft Beer Expo Award, designated food vendors, and MORE! Grab a friend, or 5, and don’t miss out on what is set to be the best Lilac Craft Beer Expo yet!


VIP: $60

  • Included in VIP: Early access to beer vendors and exclusive samplings, $5 food voucher to participating food vendors, free tasting glass, lawn games, VIP Can Koozie, VIP Lanyard.

GA: $45 

  • Included in General Admission: Access to beer vendors, $5 food voucher to participating food vendors, free tasting glass, lawn games.

Designated Driver: $15 (includes entry to the event, $5 food voucher, and 1 bottle of water)

Day of Show Pricing:

GA: $50 | VIP: $65 | DD: $20


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