More Than 20 Breweries, 60 Beers for Sampling at AMP Fest

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS, September 25, 2017 – Beer enthusiasts won’t want to miss the second annual AMP Fest on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 from 4 to 9 pm. This year, the festival is bringing 20 breweries and more than 60 beers to the Walmart AMP. 

Confirmed breweries include Bike Rack Brewing, Core Brewing Co., Flyway Brewing, Bentonville Brewing Co., Lost 40 Brewing, Black Apple Crossing, Fossil Cove Brewing Co., Columbus House Brewery, Lagunitas Brewing Co., COOP Ale Works, SweetWater Brewing Co., Lazy Magnolia Brewing, Mother’s Brewing Co., Great Raft Brewing, Shiner, Sam Adams, Springfield Brewing Co., Founders Brewing Co., Independence Brewing Co., Rendezvous Junction Brewing, New Holland Brewing and Small Town Brewing.

Ticket prices are $45 and include a glass for beer sampling and access to all onsite activations. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Walmart AMP Box Office in Rogers, Walton Arts Center Box Office in Fayetteville, by calling 479.443.5600 or visiting For downloadable photos, visit the AMP Fest Dropbox.

In addition to great craft beer, AMP Fest will feature cutting-edge games, technology activations and interactive experiences as well as live music on three stages. All proceeds from the event go to support Walton Arts Center’s arts education programs.

The annual beer, music and tech festival for a good cause is organized by Walton Arts Center’s Corporate Leadership Council and designed to raise awareness and to benefit Arts Education programming at Walton Arts Center. In 2016, AMP Fest raised approximately $83,000 that was used to improve classroom learning through arts integrations and inspire people of all ages by connecting them to performing and visual arts programs through Walton Arts Center.

The Walmart AMP (Arkansas Music Pavilion), a Walton Arts Center venue since February 2011 is Arkansas’ premier outdoor concert venue. The AMP has presented headlining concerts for the past 11 years, including rock, country and pop. In its permanent home in Pinnacle Hills at 5079 W. Northgate Rd., Rogers, Ark., the Walmart AMP has the largest outdoor stage house in Arkansas.