Tickets to the beer tasting event of the year are on sale tomorrow!
RIDGEFIELD, WA. (December 13th, 2021) – Beer lovers rejoice; ilani’s BrewFest returns February 17th through the 20th! Indulge your senses as you select from hundreds of beers, seltzers, ciders, and spirits. Celebrate the Pacific Northwest with delicious food, celebrity chef demonstrations, games, live entertainment, and more! The weekend will be packed full of exciting events including beer pairing dinners, three days of Grand Tasting events, exceptional Brew Brunches, and a very special Burgers, Brews, Bourbon & Bacon Lunch at Michael Jordan’s Steak House!
Tickets for all ilani BrewFest events go on sale tomorrow, December 14th, at 10:00 AM via Ticketmaster.com and ilaniresort.com. With the safety of guests in mind, tickets for events are limited. For a full list of event details and ticket pricing information, please visit ilanibrewfest.com.
Beer and Food Pairing Dinners
BrewFest weekend kicks off on Thursday, February 17th with the first round of ilani’s Oregon vs. Washington beer pairing dinner featuring local favorites. Indulge in artfully crafted cuisine, expertly paired with brews from some of the region’s best breweries. Taste and decide which craft selection takes home the state title! Don’t miss the non-stop excitement as you vote for your favorite brew while enjoying local live entertainment from 7:00 to 9:00 PM inside Muze Lounge for just $49 per person.
The brewery brew down continues Friday, February 18th with round two of ilani’s Battle of the Beers: Oregon vs. Washington inside Muze Lounge from 6:00 – 8:00 PM. Enjoy a finely prepared meal paired with curated selections from the region’s best brews as you decide which craft selection takes home the state title! Will the fan-favorite state win again? Enjoy non-stop excitement, live entertainment, and vote for your favorite brew for just $49 per person.
If you’re in the mood for seafood, don’t miss the Beer Battered Triple Header: Fish & Chips Beer Dinner on Friday from 6:00 – 7:30 PM at Line & Lure for $49 per person. Chef Ryan Ziegler of Line & Lure is cooking up three distinct fish & chips beer batters featuring beers from three different breweries – and he needs you to be the judge! Dig into light and flaky battered Pacific Cod, paired with each batter’s respective beer, and decide who will be the beer-battered champ!
Tickets to all the beer pairing dinners include $10 in Promo Play and can be purchased starting tomorrow, at 10:00 AM via Ticketmaster.com or ilanibrewfest.com.
The Main Event: Grand Tastings
ilani’s BrewFest will feature three days of Grand Tasting events with one session on Friday, two sessions on Saturday, and a final session on Sunday, February 20th. Enter the doors of the Cowlitz Ballroom and transport yourself to a world of hops, malts, delicious food, and fun. Enjoy hundreds of beers, seltzers, ciders, and spirits while you witness live celebrity chef demonstrations on the main stage. Sample some of the coveted recipes the country’s top chefs have created while listening to live music or learn more about how your favorite beer was created.
Friday’s session will be 6:00 – 10:00 PM for $39 per person while Saturday’s sessions will take place from 1:00 – 5:00 PM and 6:00 – 10:00 PM for $49 per person. Sunday’s Grand Tasting will take place from 1:00 – 5:00 PM for $39 per person. All ticket purchases include $6.00 worth of food tokens and $10 in Promo Play. If that’s not enough, be one of the first to purchase and receive $15 off each Grand Tasting ticket.
Saturday Morning Warm-Up: Beers & Burgers Brunch
Enjoy Saturday morning brunch at Rose & Thorn from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Dig into an all-American burger bar featuring Black Angus sliders, truffle fries, mac n’ cheese, beer battered favorites, including the famous onion ring tower from The Stadium Sports Bar & Grill, and much more! Wash everything down with flights of crowd-pleasing beers and close lunch out with an ice cream sundae and brownie/cupcake bar. If that wasn’t enough, sit back and relax while enjoying live entertainment. Tickets to this event are $39 per person and include $10 in Promo Play.
Sunday Morning Warm-Up: Smokehouse Brew Brunch
Celebrate Sunday Funday with brunch at Rose & Thorn from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM! What’s better than brisket and beer? Rose & Thorn will host a mouthwatering smokehouse feast featuring their 14-hour slow-cooked beef brisket, baby back ribs, house-cured salmon, and more! Paired with chilled flights of beers and delectable side dishes including your beer-battered favorites. Finish brunch with a must-try IPApple Brown Betty in a shot glass, all while enjoying live local entertainment! Tickets to this event are $39 per person and include $10 in Promo Play.
Half-Time Refuel: Burgers, Bacon, Brews and Bourbon Lunch
Nothing goes better together than burgers and beer, and no one does it better than Michael Jordan’s Steak House. Treat yourself to a one-of-a-kind burger only the chefs at Michael Jordan’s Steak House could create, paired with Zed PDX’s fantastic Shrug and sides that are so good they should be an entrée. Learn more about the pairing selection and the key choices that make this burger the best in the business and Zed PDX one of the tops in the region. This can’t miss dining experience will take place Sunday, February 20th from 1:00 – 2:30 PM. Tickets are $69 per person and include $10 in Promo Play.
For more information on the event, combination ticket packages, Designated Driver tickets, and more, please visit ilanibrewfest.com.
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**Please note: the mentioned schedule of events, locations, and appearances are subject to change.
Located on the Cowlitz Reservation in Ridgefield, Washington, ilani, developed by the Cowlitz Tribe and Salishan-Mohegan, a partnership that includes Mohegan Sun, one of the world’s foremost gaming and entertainment developers and operators, is the Pacific Northwest’s premier gaming, dining, entertainment and meeting destination. With nearly 400,000 total square feet, ilani includes 100,000 square feet of gaming space with nearly 3,000 slots and 75 gaming tables; 15 different restaurants, bars, and retail outlets; and a 2,500-seat meeting and entertainment venue hosting nationally recognized performances. For more information, visit ilaniresort.com and follow ilani on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.