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There are only a few tickets left to SIPtemberfest and if yesterday is any indication, don’t waste time – get your tickets before they go >POOF!<

SIP FULL LOGO FRONT

What’s Left?

  • SIPtemberfest Meet the Brewers DinnerFriday, Sept 27, 6:30-10pm – Only about 20 tickets left! This is an awesome way to take your beer appreciation to the next level. Learn from the pros who have carefully paired their beers to a four-course dinner. But don’t worry – this is a snob-free event! For more info click here.
  • SIPtemberfest Beer Tasting – Saturday, Sept. 28, 1-5pm ONLINE TICKETS SOLD OUT! There are a handful of tickets left but to get them you have to head to one of our 5 retail locations. Good thing these are all cool places to get dinner and drinks… or maybe lunch and drinks… Call ahead for availability and accepted payment options (they might not take cards for tickets!)

Latest Retail location ticket status as of 8/6/13, 5:30 pm:

Don’t forget there are still ways to WIN tickets! You can enter as many times as you like – we are giving away ONE more Saturday ticket, TWO sets of 2 Saturday VIP passes and ONE set of 2 tickets to Friday! Click here for more info.

Finally, we are looking for volunteers still – if you’d like to join our team, send us an email: siptemberfest@madriver.com.

NOW!

Tickets are on sale NOW for both SIPtemberfest events! We anticipate sales going quickly so don’t wait! If you want to get tickets from a real-live person instead of online click here for more information. There’s also lots of ways you can WIN tickets so channel your creative beer-lover and enter as many times as you like.

A mock up of the 2013 SIP t shirt

A mock up of the 2013 SIP t shirt

  • SIPtemberfest Meet the Brewers Dinner – Friday, Sept 27, 6:30-10pm Taking place in General Stark’s Pub at Mad River Glen, the Meet the Brewers Dinner will feature Mike Gerhart of Otter Creek Brewing and Sean Lawson of Lawson’s Finest Liquids. Guests will be treated to hand-picked pairings from both brewers over four courses, (specific menu and pairings will be announced soon.) Guests will also be invited to take part in a question and answers session and the chance to pick up some nuggets of wisdom from two of the states top brewers. Ticket are $65 each and include four courses with two beers/course and a souvenir glass. Tickets are extremely limited to this event!
  • SIPtemberfest Beer Tasting –  Saturday, Sept. 28, 1-5pm Taking place  in the scenic and unique setting of Mad River Glen’s base area this main event features a great selection of brewers and distillers as well as local food, music and even foliage rides on MRG’s historic Single Chair. Tickets for the best little beer fest in Vermont are only $30 each and include 10 tasting tokens and a souvenir glass.
  • SIPtemberfest Beer Tasting Plus –  Saturday, Sept. 28, 1-5pm This year for a limited time, when you buy tickets to SIPtemberfest you’ll also be able to pre-order SIPtemberfest t-shirts at a discounted rate!  T-shirts are available in Men’s (S-3x) and Women’s (S-XL) and can be picked up at anytime at the retail booth on the day of the event.

Monday Funday!

Oh my!! The one Monday of the year to actually look forward to! The moment that SIPtemberfest tickets go on sale! Monday Funday!

Ok, ok. Not today. NEXT Monday. It’s ok to still hate today. But a week from today, Monday, August 5 at 7am, tickets for SIPtemberfest will go on sale! (Woo Hoo!)

We’re mixing things up a bit this year so have a look-see at what you can get, bookmark the links and set your alarms because you won’t want to miss out! You snooze, you lose!

  • Friday Night Meet the Brewers Dinner Tickets – There are only 60 tickets for this killer event. Your ticket includes a 4 course dinner with brewer-selected beers paired to each course by brewers Sean Lawson of Lawson’s Finest Liquids and Mike Gerhart of Otter Creek brewing. For more details click here.
  • Saturday Beer Tasting  – The best little beer fest in Vermont continues to get better! We have a great line up of breweries heading to Mad River Glen this year and you won’t want to miss out. We will release the full list soon.
  • Saturday Beer Tasting Plus – This year for a limited time, when you buy tickets to SIPtemberfest you’ll be able to special order SIPtemberfest t-shirts at a discounted rate!  We will post photos of our t-shirt soon.

Tickets will also be available in limited numbers at the following Vermont locations:

Of course, as always we will offer several chances for you to WIN tickets and we will give two of them away before we even start selling them! All you have to do is like Meg’s Events on Facebook, RSVP to our SIPtemberfest and share it with your friends. We will give away one day pass each to Saturday’s Beer Tasting to two this week! You can also start submitting entries for other  contests right now. Winners will be selected soon (and yes, if you purchase tickets and then win, we hope you’ll bring some friends, but if not, we can probably work something out.) There is no limit to the amount of times you enter so try, try and try again! Enter by commenting here, posting on Meg’s Events Facebook Page, our SIPtemberfest Invite or by emailing us at siptemberfest@madriver.com. All winners will be selected by the week before SIPtemberfest, if not sooner. We will announce all winners here on the blog so don’t forget to sign up to get updates emailed right to you.

  • Haiku Contest – Enter to win big/SIPtemberfest is the best/t-shirt and more, yay! – Enter your SIPtemberfest and/or beer related Haiku any time to like. The winner will receive 2 VIP passes to Saturday’s Beer Tasting. We will accept other forms of poetry and creative writing too, but we are a little biased and like Haiku’s the best!
  • Joke Contest – What was the chicken’s favorite beer at SIPtemberfest? Bock! – Enter your SIPtemberfest and/or beer related Joke any time to like. The winner will receive 2 VIP passes to Saturday’s Beer Tasting. Please keep your humor relatively in check – a little trashy and a little classy. Thanks!
  • Beer+Food Photo Contest –  Share your beer + food pairing photos with us and you could win tickets for 2 to our Meet the Brewers Dinner on Friday Night!