2016 Beer Fest in West

The information below was for the 2016 Beer Fest In West. Stay tuned for 2017 details!
This year's Beer Fest in West includes our main beer tasting event on Saturday and a chef's pairing dinner on Friday. This year's Beer Fest in West will be Halloween-themed. Costumes are encouraged but not required, and there will be games and prizes, as well as a costume contest! All events are held at the Holiday Inn West Yellowstone. Participants must be age 21 or older to attend the events.

Lodging specials are available (see below).


Schedule of Events

Friday, October 28

7:00 PM - Chef's Pairing Dinner
The Branch Restaurant's executive chef, Jacob Tew, and Cory Dragone of Blacksmith Italian, of Bozeman, Montana, brings you a tasteful culinary experience. Join us for a unique dinner that showcases decadent Montana Cuisine highlighting various craft beers, courtesy of Bitter Root Brewing. Limited seating and only $60 per person. To purchase tickets, please use this link.

View our Chef's Pairing Dinner Menu (PDF - requires Adobe® Reader®)

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Saturday, October 29

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM - Beer Fest in West
It's on! For the sixth year in a row, join us for Beer Fest in West. Showcasing some of the best regional and national brewers, we invite you to enjoy unlimited samples, food, and great music. Come stay in West Yellowstone for the weekend.

Tickets are $25 in advance, or $30 at the door, and include live music, unlimited tastings, souvenir tasting glass, tickets for 2 full pints of your favorite draft, and light snacks. Tickets can be purchased online in advance here.


Purchase Tickets

Tickets for the 2016 Beer Fest in West are $25 in advance, or $30 at the door:

1. Purchase tickets in advance online (this link is also valid for purchasing tickets to the Chef's Pairing Dinner on 10/28).

2. Purchase tickets on-site the day of the event.

Reserve a Room

Holiday Inn West Yellowstone

Newly renovated in 2014, and located in the heart of West Yellowstone, the Holiday Inn West Yellowstone is our Beer Fest in West headquarters! Receive a discounted Beer Fest in West room rate of only $99 per night* on select dates when you use the booking link below!

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Gray Wolf Inn and Suites

Freshly remodeled in 2016, the budget-friendly Gray Wolf Inn and Suites is located mere blocks from the Holiday Inn. Receive a discounted Beer Fest in West room rate of only $79 per night* on select dates when you use the booking link below!

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Explorer Cabins at Yellowstone

Opened in July of 2013, the upscale Explorer Cabins at Yellowstone provide you with modern amenities and all the comforts of home.

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*Rates are per night, based on double occupancy, and do not include applicable sales tax and gratuity. Subject to availability. Discounted rates are available on a first-come-first-served basis.

Participating Breweries