canvitational 2018

September 8th, 2018



The Sun King CANvitational will take place in the heart of Midwest – Indianapolis, IN.  Located on Georgia Street, known for Super Bowl XLVI festivities and Pan Am Plaza, the CANvitational is set to showcase 50+ craft breweries from all over America and beyond who CAN.


On Saturday, September 8th, 2018, the 6th Annual CANvitational will provide patrons with samples of craft beer from award winning breweries from across the USA and beyond, local eats provided by local food trucks, music that will be sure to get everyone dancing in the streets - all in an urban downtown atmosphere.



2017 Brewery Lineup

2018 lineup subject to change


sun king brewery indianapolis, in • 18th Street Brewing HAMMOND, in • 21st amendment brewery san leandro, ca • 4 hands brewing co. st louis, mo • Against the Grain lOUISVILLE, KY • Austin Beerworks AUSTIN, TX • Bell’s Brewery kalamazoo, MI • Boulevard brewing company KANSAS CITY, MO • Brewery Vivant GRAND RAPIDS, MI • BRICKSTONE BREWERY BOURBONNAIS, IL • BROOKLYn BREWERY BROOKLYN, NY • Central State brewing co. indianapolis, in • Cigar City brewing TAMPA, FL • Country Boy Brewing GEORGETOWN, KY • Creature Comforts brewing co.  ATHENS, GA •  Crooked Stave artisan beer project DENVER, CO • DARK CITY BREWING COMPANY ASBURY PARK, NJ • DC Brau brewing company WASHINGTON, DC • DESTIHL NORMAL, IL • Firestone Walker Brewing company PASO ROBLES, CA • Founders brewing co. GRAND RAPIDS, MI • Half Acre Beer Co. CHICAGO, IL • Haymarket pub & brewery bridgman, mi • Kenai River Brewing company SOLDOTNA, AK • Lord Hobo Brewing co. WOBURN, MA • Lost forty Brewing LITTLE ROCK, AR • MadTree Brewing CINCINNATI, OH • Marble Brewery ALBUQUERQUE, NM • MAUI BREWING COMPANY KIHEI, HI • MELVIN BREWING ALPINE, WY • Offshoot Beer co. (The Bruery) PLACENTIA, CA • Oskar Blues brewery LONGMONT, CO • Other Half brewing BROOKLYN, NY • PERRIN BREWING COMPANY COMSTOCK PARK, MI • Piney River brewing co. BUCYRUS, MO • Pizza Port brewing company BRESSI RANCH, CA • PLATFORM BEER COMPANY CLEVELAND, OH • PROOF BREWING CO. TALLAHASSEE, FL • Rahr & Sons brewing company FORT WORTH, TX • RED HARE BREWING MARIETTA, GA • Revolution brewing CHICAGO, IL • Rhinegeist CINCINNATI, OH • San Tan Brewing company CHANDLER, AZ • SHORTS BREWING COMPANY ELK RAPIDS, MI • Sierra Nevada CHICO, CA • snake river brewery JACKSON, WY • Solemn Oath brewery NAPERVILLE, IL • SWEETWATER BREWING COMPANY ATLANTA, GA • Three Weavers brewing INGLEWOOD, CA • Third Space brewing MILWAUKEE, WI • Two Brothers artisan brewing WARRENVILLE, IL • urban chestnut  brewing company ST. LOUIS, MO • Vander Mill Cider GRAND RAPIDS, MI • VICTORY BREWING COMPANY DOWNINGTOwN, PA • Warped Wing brewery DAYTON, OH • WARPIGS BREWING MUNSTER, IN • West sixth brewing LEXINGTON, KY • Wiseacre brewing MEMPHIS, TN




The Sun King Canvitational will take place at Pan Am Plaza and on the 100 block of Georgia Street in downtown Indianapolis. The Pan Am Plaza and Georgia Street are conveniently located in downtown's southwest quadrant between Lucas Oil Stadium, the primary entrance to the Indiana Convention Center and the Circle Center Mall.


Georgia Street was redesigned during Indianapolis' Super Bowl efforts and combines a pedestrian boardwalk, overhead lighting, integrated seating, and landscaping.


The event location is surrounded by the Wholesale District, which provides numerous lodging, dining, shopping, and entertainment options.




The Omni Severin in downtown Indianapolis


Looking to stay in Indy for the CANvitational? Book your room at partner The Omni Severin Hotel in Downtown Indianapolis. It's just across the street from the CANvitational event site.


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The Omni Severin

40 West Jackson Place

Indianapolis, Indiana 46225

Phone: (317) 634-6664


A Landmark Indianapolis Hotel


Ideally located in the heart of downtown Indianapolis and just across the street from the Sun King Canvitational event facilities, the Omni Severin Hotel stands as Indianapolis' longest running luxury hotel and is a beautifully restored piece of the city’s history.  This luxury hotel elegantly combines the grandeur of the early 1900’s with the modern amenities and superior service of today.


From the moment you walk into the lobby, the Omni Severin staff will make you feel right at home.  Retreat to the comforts of your private guest room accommodations. Enjoy a fine meal at the critically-acclaimed 1913 Restaurant. Join your friends and watch your favorite sporting event in the Severin Bar. Or simply have a can of delicious Sun King beer and a small cheese plate in the Wine Thief lobby bar.


Just steps outside our front door, you can explore over 300 nearby shops, restaurants and entertainment venues.  The hotel is connected to Circle Centre Mall and the Indianapolis Convention Center via skywalks and is just a short walk to Lucas Oil Stadium and Banker’s Life Fieldhouse.


Whether visiting for business or pleasure, the Omni Severin Hotel offers convenience and luxury in downtown Indianapolis.



Event Sponsors

The CANvitational is brought to you by the following sponsors

Event Photos

Photos from the 2015 canvitational

canvitational charities


Proceeds from the 2017 canvitational benefited the following:


Art with a Heart • Gleaners • IndyHub • Indy City Market

Joy’s House • Little Red Door • Outreach Inc. • Second Helpings