New York State’s largest craft beer festival, Buffalo On Tap, returns Saturday, February 12 to the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center.

Over 150 craft beers, hard ciders & seltzers from local, regional, and national breweries will be “on tap” for craft beer lovers to sample. A highlight of the event is the ‘Buffalo Brew Pub Buffalo Beer Zone,’ featuring a variety of local favorites. And no masks need be worn!  For 2022, Buffalo on Tap is being presented as a fully vaccinated event. Attendees just need to bring proof of their COVID vaccine with either their vaccination card or the Excelsior Pass on their phone. With this, attendees will not need to wear and mask and can enjoy all the great beer samples offered at Buffalo on Tap.  All attendees must also be 21 years or older to attend the event.

Buffalo on Tap offers two sessions: an afternoon and evening. VIP sessions are noon – 4pm and 5:30 – 9:30pm. General Admission sessions are 1 – 4pm and 6:30 – 9:30pm. In addition to early admission, VIPs receive a food voucher and a private area with rare beers to sample.

Buffalo on Tap tickets are available to purchase two ways: You can get physical tickets at any Consumer’s Beverages location or purchase online at Tickets include a souvenir glass, all the great beer samples, music and more. Purchasing a ticket also helps support a great local charity: Western New York Heroes. WNY Heroes works closely with local military families, veterans and those presently serving our country. Heroes volunteers will work with brewery reps to help pour the samples and educate attendees on the varieties of crafts featured at the event.

Buffalo On Tap sponsors include Consumer’s Beverages, Transitowne – Buffalo’s Ram Truck Headquarters, BuffaLocal, ECMC, Buffalo Brew Pub, Wesley Clark & Pashkin Divorce & Family Law, Runner’s Roost and Eden Valley Creamery.

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