TAMPA, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Lightning announced the return of its annual Bolts Brew Fest ahead of the new hockey season.

The third annual Bolts Brew Fest will be Aug. 16 at Amalie Arena. The three-hour event will have local craft beers, oversized games, Lightning players and personalities and food vendors.

General admission includes unlimited beer sampling and other perks for $50 in advance, $60 the day of. 

VIP tickets are also available for $110 and include the unlimited beer sampling, early entry, access to the Lexus Lounge with exclusive food and beer, a Tampa Bay Lightning experience and a free ticket voucher for a pre-season game.

Designated driver tickets are also available for $35.

Tickets are on sale now at the Amalie Arena ticket office and through Ticketmaster.

More information about Bolts Brew Fest here.

The Lightning start the preseason on Sept. 17 and begin the regular season on Oct. 3.

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