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Friday, September 11, 2015

Fun Alert: Evanston Oktoberfest

Be a part of the first-ever Evanston craft beer fest! Bring your friends and family to enjoy an afternoon of craft beer, food, and fun, fall festivities right here in downtown Evanston!

October 11 - Evanston Oktoberfest will celebrate Evanston's craft breweries and brewpubs, featuring four pours each from Temperance, Smylie Brothers Brewing, Peckish Pig and Sketchbook Brewing. There will be plenty of delicious food available for purchase from some of Evanston's finest resaturants and food vendors. Attendees will also enjoy live music, dancing, kids activities and more!

Evanston Oktoberfest runs from 1:00 to 5:00 pm for General Admission ticket holders and VIP ticket holders get early admission at 12:00 pm. Please note that all food is available for purchase so please bring cash. See below for additional ticket information. Evanston Oktoberfest will take place at the parking lot behind the Hilton Garden Inn located at 1818 Maple Avenue (also known as the Downtown Evanston Farmer's Market location). 

Evanston Oktoberfest is hosted by Downtown Evanston, a nonprofit organization that manages and markets the downtown Evanston business district. Ticket sales help cover the event costs for the participating breweries and Downtown Evanston. 

VIP Tickets ($50 plus tax)
  • Early admission at 12:00 pm
  • Four 3-oz pours of a special cask ale (1 from each brewery)
  • 3-oz pour of a specialty drink from FEW Spirits (more info to come soon!) 
  • Commemorative beer sampling glass
  • Sixteen 3-oz pours (4 from each brewery)

General Admission Tickets ($35 plus tax)
  • Commemorative beer sampling glass
  • Sixteen 3-oz pours (4 from each brewery)
  • Admission from 1:00 to 5:00 pm

Designated Driver and Kids 13 and Older Ticket ($10 plus tax)
  • Commemorative water bottle

Kids 12 and Younger (FREE)

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