If there is some event in Alaska and Beer is the focus...We want to know!!
Mighty Matanuska Boo Fest - Palmer, Alaska
Location: Raven Hall at the Alaska State Fair grounds
Time: 6:00-10:00 p.m.
Cost: The cost is $30 per person which includes admittance, commemorative tasting glass and 20 three-oz. samples. Additional beer samples will not be available for purchase. For Designated drivers the cost is $10 which includes admittance and one full sizedÊnon-alcoholic beverage. There is a $3.00 and $1.00 "convenience fee"per ticket for general admission and designated drivers respectively.
Tickets are available online at: http://alaskastatefair.org/mighty-matanuska-brewfest. This link will become active after the Alaska State Fair is over (i.e. after September 22nd).
Note that you may either print the tickets yourself or you can have them mailed to you. If they are mailed to you there is a charge of $4.50. The mailing charge applies per transaction not per ticket.
There will be live music, dancing, a costume contest, and a raffle. Food will also be available for purchase.
If you have any questions please contact Sheri Musgrave at (907) 746-7173 or email@example.com.
Beers by the Bay - Seward, Alaska
Location: Alaska Sealife Center (301 Railway Avenue)
Time: 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Cost: $45.00 per person
Tickets may be purchased online at: https://alaskasealife.ejoinme.org/MyEvents/BeersbytheBay2017/Tickets/tabid/907511/Default.aspx. Please print your receipt and bring it to the event as proof of purchase. Due to the popularity of this event advanced ticket purchases are recommended. Tickets went on sale October 1st.
Description: Included in the cost of admission are 12 drink samples and appetizers and deserts donated by local and regional chefs competing in the annual Chef-Off and Desert Challenge competitions respectively.
The following Beer, Cider and Wine sponsors will be represented at this event: 49th State Brewing Company, Alaskan Brewing Company, Bear Creek Winery, Bleeding Heart Brewery, Broken Tooth Brewing, Denali Brewing Company, Double Shovel Cider Company, Glacier Brewhouse, Kenai River Brewing Company, Kind Street Brewing Company, Midnight Sun Brewing Company, Seward Brewing Company, and St. Elias Brewing Company
Proceeds from this event will be used to support the Sealifw Center's mission of generating and sharing scientific knowledge to promote undestanding and stewardship of Alaska's marine ecosystems.
Cost: The cost is $35.00 if purchased at any of three La Bodega locations (1200 W. Northern Lights Boulevard in Anchorage; 530 E. Benson Boulevard in Anchorge; 194 Olympic Mountain Loop in Girdwood).
Tickets may also be purchased online at: http://bodegafest.com. Theonline purchase cost is $35.00 plus a $2.22 "service charge" per ticket (i.e. $37.22). Included in the cost are admittance, a commemorative tasting glass and 15 sample tickets. Additional samples can purchased. There is no additional cost unless prints the tickets at home or has been mail via 1st class mail. A charge of $5.95 and $21.18 will be added if the tickets are mailed via U.S. Priority Mail or UY.S. Express Mail respectively.
Description: There will be beer, mead and cider from Alaska and the Pacific northwest available to sample. There will be live music. Food available for purchase from local vendor.
Below is a listing of beer-related events taking place in Alaska during 2017. 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 2017
January 20 & 21
Great Alaska Beer & Barley Wine Festival - Anchorage, Alaska
Frozen RiverFest - Soldotna, Alaska
February 19 - April 30
Beer Tasting and Palette Training Class - Anchorage, Alaska
February 24 & 25
Fairbanks Beer Festival
BJCP Examination - Juneau, Alaska
Fur Rondy Homebrew Competition - Anchorage, Alaska
Taste of Alaska Beer Festival - Fairbanks, Alaska
Zymurgist Borealis National Homebrew Day Celebration/Big Brew - Fairbanks, Alaska
BJCP Examination - Anchorage, Alaska
May 26 & 27
Great Alaska Craft Beer & Homebrew Festival - Haines, Alaska
June 23 & 24
Euphoria Denali - Healy, Alaska
E.T. Barnette Homebrew Competition - Fox, Alaska
Golden Days Beer Fest - Fox, Alaska
The Culmination Beer Festival - Anchorage, Alaska
Downriver Beer Festival - Fairbanks, Alaska
August 11 & 12
Augtoberfest - Healy, Alaska
Kenai Peninsula Beer Festival - Soldotna, Alaska
Alaska Crafted Festival - Anchorage, Alaska
Talkeetna Beer Festival - Talkeetna, Alaska
Capital Brewfest - Juneau, Alaska
Zymurgist Borealis Septemberfest - Fairbanks, Alaska
HooDoo ChooChoo - On a train traveling from Fairbanks-Nenana-Fairbanks, Alaska
Eagle River Brewfest - Eagle River, Alaska
Oktoberfest and Home Brew Competition - Valdez, Alaska
Great Alaska Beer Train - On a train traveling from Anchorage- Portage-Anchorage, Alaska
Anchor Town Invitational Homebrew Competition - Anchorage, Alaska
Alaskan Homebrew Competition - Juneau, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or (907) 474-2138..
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