Art & Ale is now Education on Tap! 

Our most popular event returns for its 15th year with a new name, new look and new purpose! 

This year, proceeds will benefit the CU South Denver Community Education Fund.

Eat, Drink and Do Good!
At Education on Tap you can indulge in an all-inclusive tasting at South Denver’s longest running beer festival. Enjoy food and drinks from local craft breweries and restaurants, live music from That Eighties Band, lawn games, fun educational programming samplers and more!

VIP hour | 5 – 6 p.m.
Enjoy the breweries and restaurants without the crowds during this exclusive hour. VIP tickets include a special commemorative mug, lanyard and an exclusive VIP lounge area that will serve a special selection of beer and hors d’oeuvres not available to the general public.
Buy VIP Tickets

Worry-free packages are available from Element Denver Park Meadows. Hotel packages include two tickets, shuttle service to and from the event, late check-out and more. Click the logo or link above for rates and information.

The CU South Denver Community Education Fund is designed to help CU South Denver deliver quality programming to lifelong learners of every age. As part of the University of Colorado, CU South Denver accepts tax-deductible donations to support this fund which contributes to K-12 scholarships and other program and facility improvements to ensure we continue to offer innovative applied learning experiences, educational activities and high-quality curriculum all infused with CU expertise and values.

Enjoy beer and food samplings from our ever growing line up of breweries and restaurants:

Alaskan Brewing Company
Barnett & Son Brewing Company
Blue Moon Brewing Company
Blue Spruce Brewing Company
Breckenridge Brewery
Brio Tuscan Grille
Bristol Brewing Company
Caribou Coffee
Colorado Cider Company
Cranelli’s Italian Restaurant
Eddyline Brewery
Elk Mountain Brewing
Grist Brewing Company
Hacienda Colorado
Halfpenny Brewing Company
Hall Brewing Company
Henry’s Hard Sodas and Hard Sparkling Waters
Hop Valley Brewing
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
Lagunitas Brewing Company
Living the Dream Brewing Company
Lone Tree Brewing Company

Lost Highway Brewing Company
MouCo Cheese Company
Noodles & Co
Odell Brewery
Oskar Blues Brewery
Parker Liquor Company at Costco
Pug Ryan’s Brewing Company
Red Bird Chicken
Redd’s Apple Ale
Resolute Brewing Company
Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant
Rockyard Brewing Company
Rudi’s Deli & Catering
Schultz’ Gourmet
Sir Chocolate
Strange Craft Beer Company
The Wine Barrel
Uinta Brewing Co
Upslope Brewing Company
Vapor Distillery

All ticket prices will increase $10 on the day of the event. Discounts do not apply to designated driver tickets. This event is rain or shineCU South Denver has a no-refund, no-exchange policy. All sales are final. Refunds will be given only if CU South Denver cancels a program. This is a 21+ event; no children will be admitted into the event including infants.

Event Details

August 11, 2017 | 6:00pm – 11:00pm


Aug 11


6:00pm – 11:00pm

VIP $100
VIP Designated Driver $50
General Admission $50
General Admission Designated Driver $25
CU Alumni, Faculty, Staff, Students and Annual Pass holders 20% discount
Age Restriction: