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Boulevardia announces ticket packages

Boulevardia 2014.
Boulevardia 2014. The Kansas City Star

Boulevard Brewing Co. has announced ticket prices and packages for Boulevardia, the brewery’s annual street festival in the West Bottoms.

Boulevard Brewing Co. on Thursday announced ticket prices and packages for the second annual Boulevardia, the brewery’s street festival in the West Bottoms.

Boulevardia offers live music, family activities, shopping, eco-education and a craft beer tasting event. This year’s festival will be June 19-21, Father’s Day weekend. Tickets won’t go on sale until March, but here is a look at prices and packages:

General admission: A single-day pass costs $15 and gets you into the festival on Friday, Saturday or Sunday. Children younger than 12 get in free. General admission tickets are not expected to sell out, unlike other packages, which are available in limited quantities.

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.-2 p.m. Sunday, cost $65 and include general admission to the festival.

Ride to Boulevardia: Tickets are $40-$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 4-7 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, go to

In other Boulevard news: Chocolate Ale comes out in Kansas City on Monday, and Imperial Stout X with Coffee, brewed with beans from The Roasterie, comes out Feb. 10.

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