July 2021
Pier 4 Park
Hamilton, ON

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Because Beer is closely tracking the evolving COVID-19 situation and working to adapt to best practices and advice of public health experts. We look forward to announcing additional details regarding our 2020 programming in early June. Until then, please stay safe.

Thank you for your patience as we work through this process — and thank you for your support in this unprecedented time. 

We look forward to raising a glass with you soon!

BECAUSE BEER 2020 will feature dozens of craft brewers and cideries from across Ontario and beyond, plus headlining musical performances from outstanding artists, a dozen great food trucks,  an awesome free arcade, beer yoga, and much more!

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BECAUSE BEER 2020 takes place Friday July 10, 2020 from 4pm-12am and Saturday July 112020 from 2pm-12am at Pier 4 Park in Hamilton, Ontario. 

Friday:  $24.99 (+Fees and HST)   
Saturday:  $24.99 (+Fees and HST)         
Weekend:  $34.99 (+Fees and HST)    

Friday:   $34.99 (+Fees and HST)   >> ON SALE UNTIL 12PM JULY 10 <<  
Saturday:   $34.99 (+Fees and HST)   >> ON SALE UNTIL 12PM JULY 10 << 
Weekend:   $44.99 (+Fees and HST)  >> ON SALE UNTIL 12PM JULY 11 << 

GATE  [ JULY 10 / 11 ]
Single-Day:  $54.99 
Weekend Pass: $64.99

Physical tickets ($50 single-day, $60 weekend pass — taxes included, though service charges may apply) will be available at the Advance tier.  

Single-day passes include one Because Beer tasting glass and three craft beer tokens.
Weekend passes include one Because Beer tasting glass and six craft beer tokens. 
Additional sampling tokens may be purchased onsite — six for $10, 12 for $20.​

Designated Driver tickets will be available online in advance for $15 (+Fees and HST), or $24.99 at the Gate. Designated Driver tickets omit tasting glassware and tokens, do not permit the handling or consumption of alcohol, and cannot be used in conjunction with VIP tours.

BECAUSE BEER is a licensed 19+ event. Valid government-issued photo identification must be presented to enter the festival area. 

In accordance with City of Hamilton By-Law No. 11-080, the Smoke-Free Ontario Amendment Act, 2016, and Sec. 45(2), Reg. 719 of the Liquor Licence Act, no smoking or vaping of any kind is permitted within festival grounds.  
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