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Update: Boulevardia Taps & Tastes sells out; other tickets still available

Boulevardia, Boulevard’s annual street festival in the West Bottoms, takes place Father’s Day weekend and features live music, craft beer, food trucks, artists, eco-education booths and a family activity area with a Ferris wheel. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Wednesday, February 25.
Boulevardia, Boulevard’s annual street festival in the West Bottoms, takes place Father’s Day weekend and features live music, craft beer, food trucks, artists, eco-education booths and a family activity area with a Ferris wheel. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Wednesday, February 25. The Kansas City Star

Update: Boulevardia VIP passes and Taps & Tastes tickets sold out about 15 minutes after they went on sale Wednesday. General admission tickets and tickets to other Bouelvardia events, such as the Father’s Day Beer & BBQ Brunch, were still available at 4 p.m. Wednesday.

Attention, beer lovers: Boulevardia tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Wednesday.

Single-day passes to Boulevard Brewing Co.’s annual street festival, set for June 19 to 21 in the West Bottoms, are not expected to sell out. But tickets to specific events at Boulevardia, such as the Taps & Tastes craft beer-tasting event, are available in limited qualities and could sell out fast. Last year, Taps & Tastes tickets sold out in 17 minutes.

Here’s a look at all of Boulevardia’s ticket packages.

General admission: A single-day pass costs $15 and gets you into the festival on Friday, Saturday or Sunday. Boulevardia features live music, family activities, shopping and eco-education booths. Children younger than 12 get in free.

VIP admission: VIP passes cost $65 and come with single-day admission on Friday or Saturday. The VIP passes also come with three beer tickets, complimentary water and access to a private VIP space (with a bar and restroom) on the 12th Street bridge overlooking the festival. Purchasers must be 21 or older.

Father’s Day Beer & BBQ Brunch: Tickets to the brunch, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, cost $65 and include general admission to the festival.

Ride to Boulevardia: Tickets are $40 to $50 for Boulevardia’s guided Saturday morning bike rides, depending on how long you want to ride and when you buy your tickets. Boulevardia offers 15-, 30-, 60- or 100-mile rides that begin and end at the festival grounds. Ride to Boulevardia tickets also come with general admission to the festival, a Ride to Boulevardia T-shirt, swag bag, secure bike parking, and vouchers for food and beer.

Taps & Tastes: Tickets to Boulevardia’s craft beer-tasting event cost $75. The event, scheduled for 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, will offer unlimited beer samples from 40 national and international breweries, plus food samples from Kansas City chefs. Taps & Tastes ticketholders get general admission to Boulevardia and a keepsake glass.

Taps & Tastes VIP tickets: The $100 VIP pass to Taps & Tastes includes early entrance to the event at 3 p.m.

Ultimate VIP weekend pass: Boulevardia’s biggest package costs $1,000 and comes with general admission for two people to all three days of the festival, plus two VIP tickets for Friday or Saturday, two VIP Taps & Tastes tickets, two Father’s Day Beer & BBQ Brunch tickets, and hotel accommodations for three nights. Purchasers must be 21 or older.

For more info on these ticket pages or Boulevardia, follow @Blvdia on Twitter or go to boulevardia.com.

Email Sarah Gish at sgish@kcstar.com or tweet @sarah_gish.

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