Tailspin Ale Fest, the premier celebration of craft beer and community, is back for its 11th year on Saturday, March 2, 2024, at the iconic Bowman Field in Louisville, Kentucky. This year promises to be bigger and better than ever, with a lineup of exceptional features and activities for attendees to enjoy. The Tailspin Crew is ready to produce a “Knock Out” Experience benefiting Pints for Parkinson’s-TKO, serving people with Parkinson’s through regular exercise, a bit of boxing and community enrichment enabling them to fight against the progression of the disease while staying functionally active – giving hope for the future.

Tickets and info available at tailspinalefest.com/tickets

Hoppy Highlights of Tailspin Ale Fest: 

  • Over 250 American Craft Beers
  • Cox’s Cigar Lounge
  • Green River Bourbon Barrel Beer Bar
  • Cider & Sour Bar
  • Drake’s Silent Disco
  • Live Music from Tony & the Tan Lines
  • 10 Local Food Trucks + Snack Vendors
  • Piss Pour Karaoke
  • Planes on display
  • Photo Opportunities

NEW for 2024 The Royal Flush Tom Drexler Potty Passes

NEW Benefitting Pints for Parkinson’s | TKO

Ticket levels and packages include:

  • Limited First Class VIP | $80+ tax/fees – ALMOST SOLD OUT
  • Coach General Admission | $55+ tax/fees
  • Flight Attendant Designated Driver | $15+ tax/fees
  • Shuttle Passes from 11 area locations | $20+ tax/fees
  • Stay and Play Packages from the AC Nulu Hotel
  • NEW Potty Passes powered by Tom Drexler | $30+ tax/fees for the Luxury Loo
  • NEW The INVITE ONLY Private Potty | $200 + tax/fees

Important “Take-Off” Information:

  • Dress for the weather; this event is 100% outdoors.
  • All attendees must be 21+, no exceptions. Must have ID.
  • No pets/dogs and no umbrellas allowed.
  • The event is handicap accessible.

Tailspin Ale Fest sells out every year. All tickets must be purchased in advance.

NEW Charity Partner for 2024: Benefiting Pints for Parkinson’s | TKO:

Tailspin Ale Fest 2024 is honored to announce its partnership with the 501c3 organization Pints for Parkinson’s | TKO. Attendees will not only contribute to a noble cause but will learn all about TKO’s mission and the Fight with Parkinson’s. In addition to supporting this vital organization, festival-goers will witness a live boxing demonstration highlighting the importance of exercise and movement in combating the challenges of Parkinson’s disease. The demonstration pays tribute to Louisville’s own legend, Muhammad Ali, whose battle with the incurable disease underscored the significant role that boxing and commitment to life played in extending his earthly existence beyond expectations. This unique feature adds a poignant and inspiring dimension to the Tailspin Ale Fest experience, emphasizing the festival’s commitment to making a positive impact in the community.

About Tailspin Ale Fest:

Tailspin Ale Fest is an annual event that brings together craft beer enthusiasts and local communities to celebrate the artistry of American craft brewing. With a rich history spanning 11 years, the festival is known for its diverse selection of beers ranging from beers brewed in the Bluegrass from locals like Against the Grain and across the state including Country Boy Brewing and Scout & Scholar from Bardstown and regional breweries like Rhinegeist, New Belguim (CO), Bell’s (MI) and HiWire hailing from North Carolina, Tailspin not only for the beer enthusiast, but there is something for everyone with unique attractions and commitment to supporting charitable causes. Tailspin Ale Fest is produced and owned by HB Productions LLC located in the heart of Louisville.