OktoBREWfest 2016 Rolls Into Downtown Greeley This Weekend [SCHEDULE]
Greeley's OktoBREWfest 2016 is Friday, September 23rd and Saturday, the 24th at Lincoln Park in historic Downtown Greeley at 8th Street & 9th Avenue. The kick-off on Friday evening is from 5-10PM for some great beer, brats, games, and a traditional dance music from around the world with the Twirling Zucchinis followed by the experimental and funky bluegrass stylings of Ponder the Albatross.
Enjoy a full day of fun on Saturday from 11AM-9PM, including live music, a wide variety of regular and specialty brews, plenty of food vendors, and a crafts area. Bring the kids to run in the huge children’s area open until 7pm with face painting, an obstacle course, arcade games, princess story times, an inflatable slide, WOW Bubbles, balloon art, pumpkin decorating, the Greeley Fire Department smoke trailer, a fire truck and much more! Admission into the event is free.
Local Craft Beers
Be sure to purchase your commemorative 2016 ceramic stein and enjoy 31 different craft beers from 9 local breweries. Local wine and spirits will also be on hand.
There may be some tickets left for the VIP tasting tent where you can sample reserve beer, meet and greet professional brewers and take home a commemorative tasting glass. Tickets for the VIP tent are $30 and can be purchased at the Central ID/Token booth. Or if you’re planning ahead in case they sell out you can find them at Eventbrite.com.
Friday, September 23rd
- 5:30-7:00 pm The Twirling Zucchini Trio
- 7:30-10:00 pm Ponder The Albatross
Saturday, September 24th
- 11:00-11:10 am Introduction and Toast
- 11:10-11:45 am Greeley Children’s Chorale
- 12:00-1:15 pm UNC Jazz Lab Band 1
- 1:30-4:00pm Jim Ehrlich and the Polka Mates
- 5:30-7:00 pm Randy Eckhart and the Dutch Hop Makers
- 7:30-9:00pm The Brian Hornbuckle Band
- After Dark - Fahrenheit 360 Fire Spinners
- Time TBA - Blades of Moria Celtic Theater
Contests and Games
- Life Size Beer Pong
- Pie Eating Contests
- Stein Hoisting Contests
It's a Fundraiser
All proceeds from Greeley OktoBREWfest and the VIP Beer Tasting benefit the Greeley Downtown Development Authority, which helps foster economic development and revitalization of downtown Greeley. Come on out and help the DDA!