2017 Big Texas Beer Fest

The Big Texas Beer Fest, Dallas’s original beer festival, returns to the Auto Building in Fair Park March 31-April 1 and will feature over 500 beers from 120 breweries.

As one of the Southwest’s largest beer events, this year’s fest expects to draw 8,000+ attendees across 2 days.  In addition to award-winning beers from all over the world, the festival will also feature 11 local food trucks, local and regional bands such as Matt Tedder (formerly on The Voice) and, so much more.

From Chad Montgomery, one of the festival organizers:

Each year we add new components to make things fresh and interesting. We’re committed to making the experience better each year for attendees, brewers and vendors.

To that end, the festival has partnered with Noble Rey Brewing Company and Free Play Richardson (a vintage arcade) to create a vintage ‘Arcade Alley’ where attendees can relive favorite arcade games of their youth.


Big Texas Beer Fest sells out every year so, get your tickets now. A portion of the proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the North Texas Food Bank. Since its founding in 2012, The Big Texas Beer Fest has raised nearly $50,000 for the North Texas Food Bank.


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The 13th annual celebration of food, wine and spirits will feature five events over four days, with 75+ restaurants and chefs, 450+ wines and 70+ spirits.


General admission tickets start at $35 and Friday VIP tickets are $60. (Saturday VIP tickets have been sold out for months!!) VIP tickets allow attendees one hour early entry to enjoy all of the rare and unique beers first, with minimal lines.

Festival’s hours are Friday, March 31 from 7:00pm to 11:00pm, and Saturday from 2:00-6:30pm. Each VIP session is set to begin 1 hour prior.


Parking will be available on Fair Park grounds for $10, but it is recommended to use DART rail – which has a stop on the Green Line at Fair Park, dropping attendees just steps away from the venue – or use the event transportation partner Lyft.