The Iowa Brewers Guild's annual Iowa Craft Brew Festival returns on Saturday, August 7, 2021, 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. at Water Works Park in Des Moines. Over 50 Iowa breweries will be sampling their beer, cider and mead, all for the price of just one ticket. VIP and General Admission ticket holders receive a commemorative sampling glass and access to over unlimited samples of over 300 varieties of craft beer. Included in the price of your ticket, live music from central Iowa reggae band The Sheet, and Mike Vallely & The Complete Disaster, a new music project from professional skateboarder and Black Flag frontman Mike V. Food available for purchase from a selection of central Iowa’s favorite food trucks. Free parking is available adjacent to the festival grounds, plus a bike valet will be provided courtesy of the Iowa Bicycle Collective. Tickets on sale online only. $55 VIP Ticket - Enjoy one hour early entry to the festival along with access to limited release offerings beginning at noon. Ticket also includes unlimited samples until 4:00, live music and commemorative sampling glass. $40 GA Ticket - Access to the festival at 1:00 with unlimited samples until 4:00, live music and commemorative sampling glass. $5 Designated Driver Ticket - Includes access to the festival and live music. The Iowa Craft Beer Festival will be held rain or shine and all tickets are non-refundable. This event is adults-only, aged 21 and older.