On Saturday, October 12, Downtown Indiana and Holiday Beverages are sponsoring the 2nd Annual Oktoberfest. Regular session tickets are $35, and the VIP tickets are $60 (SOLD OUT). For regular session, the event is from 3-6pm, where patrons will be given a 5 oz. commemorative glass for sampling of all the available beers. Several food vendors will be on hand for separate purchase of sandwiches, kettle corn, funnel cakes, etc. Live music will be provided, too.
For those who purchased VIP tix, there will be a 2-3pm session, where patrons will be able to sample beers not available during the normal session. In addition, VIP ticket holders will be able to participate in the after party with festival volunteers and brewers at the Coventry Inn.
Participating brewers this year include: East End Brewing Co., North Country Brewing Co., Rivertowne Brewing Co., Church Brew Works, Marzoni's Brick Oven & Brewing, Penn Brewing Co., Yuengling, and Samuel Adams. Each brewery will be providing at least two different beers to try (not including VIP selections).
Each patron will be able to vote for their favorite beer of the festival, and the top three beers will be made available at a local pub sponsor (one beer each to the Coney, Twisted Jimmy's, and the Coventry Inn).
The weather forecast looks promising - partly cloudy with high of 70 and no chance of rain! All proceeds will benefit the Downtown Indiana initiatives.