If there is some event in Alaska and Beer is the focus...We want to know!!
5th Annual Augtoberfest - Healy, Alaska
Location: 49th State Brewing Company (Mile 248.4 Parks Highway)
Cost: $20.00, $25.00, $35.00, $45.00, and $60.00 plus convenience various fees for one, two, and three day passes with the cost varying depending upon the days and the numbers of days. It is all very confusing. Tickets may be purchased at: https://www.etix.com/ticket/online/upcomingEventSearch.do?method=venueSearch&venue_id=11173&performance_id=3944205&country=US&language=en
Description: This a three day Bavarian style outdoor beer festival with live music and authentic German food. On August 4th, music will be provided by: Blackwater Railroad and Trampled by Turtles. On August 5th, music will be provided by Steve Brown & The Bailers, Swing 49 and Dead Winter Carpenters. On August 6th music will be provided by J Wagner, Alaskablaskapelle, DJ Mancat and The Movement. There will be specialty German beer and a menu of authentic Bavarian cuisine.
6th Annual Kenai Peninsula Beer Festival - Soldotna, Alaska
Location: Soldotna Sports Center (538 Arena Drive)
Time: 5:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Cost: $30.00 per person which includes admission, a sample glass and eight 4-oz. samples. Additional samples may be purchased for two for $3.00 or 12 for $15.00.
Tickets may be purchased in advance at St. Elias Brewing Company, Kassik's Brewery and Kenai River Brewing Company or at the Sports Center the day of the event. Tickets may also be purchased in Anchorage at La Bodega.
Tickets may be purchased online at https://events.admitoneproducts.com/tkt_sales.php?test=true&event_id=827116&sales=. Note that there is a $2.00 per ticket service fee.
Description: Breweries from throughout Alaska will be present with beers to sample. There will be live music and food will be available for purchase. This is a fund raiser for the Rotary Club of Soldotna. Profits from this event will employed to fund local Rotary Club projects.
Discounted cab rides from the event will be provided by Alaska Cab.
If you have any questions or for additional information please visit http://www.kenaibeerfest.com.
Capital Brewfest - Juneau, Alaska
Location: Juneau Arts & Culture Center (350 Whittier Street)
Time: 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Cost: Tickets may be purchased starting on July. The regular ticket price is $35.00. VIP tickets which gets allows you to get in one half hour early (i.e. 12:30 p.m.) are $60.00. Non-drinking tickets are $10.00.
This includes admission, a sample glass and 2 oz. samples.
Description: This event is a fund raiser for the Juneau - Stop Heroin, Start Talking. This is a local nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide awareness, education and open the discussion about preventing opiate deaths. This event is organized by Rotary Club of Juneau.
If you have any questions please the "Brew Crew" at email@example.com or use their online form.
Zymurgist Borealis Septemberfest - Fairbanks, Alaska
The Zymurgist Borealis Homebrew Club will meet on Saturday, September 17 at the Chena Pump Campgrounds.
The festivities will start at around noon or so.
There will be a potluck of good food and, of course, plenty of great beer/mead to sample. This event is free to anybody interested in learning about homebrewing.
The meeting will take place rain or snow or shine.
Shown above is a view of the campgrounds seen from Chena Pump Road (coming from the Geist Road). We usually meet at the shelter shown on the right.
The coordinates of the shelter we meet at are about: 64.795° N, 147.953° W.
For more information contact Scott Stihler at firstname.lastname@example.org or (907) 474-2138.
Below is a listing of beer-related events taking place in Alaska during 2016. Upcoming events for which I have information are listed above and the details are given there. The dates of several of the events listed below may not be known at present (or at least not known to me). This information will be updated when I have more details. Most events listed here are annual events and although the exact dates may vary from year to year the approximate dates are correct and can be used as a guide to the remainder of the year as well as next year.
The Following Events are for the Year 2016
January 22 & 23
Great Alaska Beer & Barley Wine Festival - Anchorage, Alaska
BJCP Examination - Juneau, Alaska
February 14-May 1
BJCP Study Course - Anchorage, Alaska
Frozen River Fest - Soldotna, Alaska
Fur Rondy Homebrew Competition - Anchorage, Alaska
Talkeetna Beer Trippin' - Talkeetna, Alaska
Anchorage On Tap Beer Festival - Anchorage, Alaska
Taste of Alaska Beer Festival - Fairbanks, Alaska
Alaska IPA Masters Championship - Anchorage, Alaska
Zymurgist Borealis National Homebrew Day Celebration/Big Brew - Fairbanks, Alaska
May 7 & 15
BJCP Examination - Anchorage, Alaska
Alaska Crafted Festival - Anchorage, Alaska
May 27 & 28
Great Alaska Craft Beer & Homebrew Festival - Haines, Alaska
June 17 & 18
Euphoria - Healy, Alaska
E.T. Barnette Homebrew Competition - Fox, Alaska
Golden Days Beer Fest - Fox, Alaska
The Culmination Beer Festival - Anchorage, Alaska
Talkeetna Beer Festival - Talkeetna, Alaska
Southeast Alaska's Autumn Pour Homebrew Competition - Juneau, Alaska
HooDoo ChooChoo - On a train traveling from Fairbanks-Nenana-Fairbanks, Alaska
Eagle River Brewfest - Eagle River, Alaska
Great Alaska Beer Train - On a train traveling from Anchorage- Portage-Anchorage, Alaska
Bodega-Fest - Anchorage, Alaska
Oktoberfest and Home Brew Competition - Valdez, Alaska
Mighty Matanuska Brewfest - Palmer, Alaska
Anchor Town Invitational Homebrew Competition - Anchorage, Alaska
Resurrection Bay Conservation Alliance Beer and Wine Tasting - Seward, Alaska
Humpy's Big Fish Homebrew Competition - Anchorage, Alaska
If you have any information regarding a beer related event that should be listed in this calendar please contact Scott Stihler at email@example.com or (907) 474-2138..
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