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GR815 Beer Fest

  • August 15, 2020
  • Doors Open 2:00pm / Event Starts 2:00pm
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RESCHEDULED - Original Date : May 16th

Due to the unforeseen circumstances regarding COVID-19, the GR815 Beer Fest originally scheduled for May 16th has been rescheduled to 8-1-5 Day! Join us in celebrating the great city of Rockford at the 3rd Annual GR815 Beer Fest on Saturday, August 15th, 2020 inside the BMO Harris Bank Center. Tickets purchased for the origin​al date will be valid at the rescheduled date. If for any reason you are not able to attend the new date, a refund will be available at point of purchase. We appreciate your patience and understanding during this unprecedented time.

About the Event

Beer enthusiasts are encouraged to grab a group of friends to enjoy the GR8-1-5 Beer Fest, because let’s face it, great memories start with quality beer and good company! RAVE, Savor…, and ASM Rockford are bringing Rockford the 3rd annual beer fest inside the BMO Harris Bank Center. Beer lovers will gather at the BMO Harris Bank Center (300 Elm St. Rockford, IL 61101) on May 16 for GR8-1-5 Beer Fest. Doors to the GR8-1-5 Beer Fest open at 1PM for VIP ticket holders and 2PM for General Admission.

Attendees have the opportunity to:
-Sample many different beers
-Enjoy limited whiskey tastings
-Enter to win premium prizes
-Participate in fun games!
…and more


- Early entrance at 1pm
- Commemorative glass tasting cup
- Souvenir T-shirt
- Access to Private VIP area that includes its own bar, free appetizers and private lavatories

*Additional fees may apply. Prices subject to change.
*VIP Tickets will sell out, so get them early!

General Admission

- Commemorative glass tasting cup

*Additional fees may apply. Prices subject to change.
*General Admission tickets are $41 at the door on the day of event while supplies last.

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Premium Hospitality

Enjoy world-class entertainment and sporting events at an entirely new level of comfort and service with the Premium Seating options at the BMO Harris Bank Center. The Premium Seating options are a great way to impress important clients, reward employees with a corporate outing, or treat loved ones to a very special experience.


We want to help make your experience to the BMO Harris Bank Center the best it can be. For any questions, please contact us.

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COVID-19 Update

Due to escalating concerns regarding the spread of COVID-19, and at the recommendation of the Winnebago County Health Department (WCHD) and Governor of Illinois, the Coronado Performing Arts Center will be abiding by the government mandate. As a result, all events have been postponed, cancelled, or otherwise impacted.

Until further notice, our box office will be closed. For ticketing questions, please email .​

Please stay safe and stay tuned for further updates.

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