Monday, September 22, 2014

Greeley Oktobrewfest returns September 26-27 2014

2014 Greeley OktobrewfestGreeley might be unexpected to some, but to locals they know that some fun is coming up this weekend. Here's the latest on this weekend's Greeley Oktobrewfest set for Friday and Saturday, September 26 & 27, 2014.

[PRESS RELEASE] Greeley's Oktobrewfest 2014 will be September 26th - 27th at Lincoln Park in historic Downtown Greeley at 8th Street & 9th Avenue. Join us at the kick-off on Friday evening from 5-10PM for some great beer, brats, games, and a free concert with the Polka Mates followed by the Raggae/Island sounds of Burnt Lips.

Then prepare for a full day of fun on Saturday from 11AM-9PM. Enjoy a whole day of music, a wide variety of regular and specialty brews, food from more than a dozen vendors, a crafts area, and a huge children’s area with face painting, obstacle course, a bubble tower, arcade games, inflatable slide, WOW Bubbles and more!

Saturday's entertainment includes the Children's Chorale, UNC Jazz Band, the Volkstanzgruppe German Dancers, Randy Eckhart and the Dutch Hop Makers, and Ben Pu and Crew. You can also compete in Volleyball, pie eating contests, stein lifting contests, life-size beer pong and more. Shop the craft area, peruse the delicious food selections and enjoy the music.

Join us at the 2014 Greeley Oktobrewfest VIP Beer Tasting Tent. Similar to last year, VIP Beer Tasting tickets are $30 and include 2 beer tokens for use in the General Area, a complimentary tasting glass, reserve beers from Black Bottle, Broken Plow, Crabtree, Grimm Bros, High Hops, Odell, Oskar Blues, and Wiley Roots, with food from Stuft Burger and cheese from MouCo. 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.

Event Schedule:

Friday, September 26th

Gazebo Main Stage Schedule
--- 5:30–7:00 pm: Polka Mates.
--- 7:30–10:00 pm: Burnt Lips.

Contest & Games
--- 5:00-10:00pm: Life-size Beer Pong.
--- 7:00pm & 7:15pm: Iron Stein Contest.

Saturday, September 27th

Gazebo Main Stage Schedule
--- 11:00-11:10 am: Welcome.
--- 11:10-11:45 am: Children's Chorale.
--- 12:00-1:15 pm: UNC Jazz Band.
--- 1:30-2:00 pm: Volkstanzgruppe German Dancers.
--- 2:15-4:15 pm: Just for Kicks Big Band.
--- 4:30-5:00 pm: Volkstanzgruppe German Dancers.
--- 5:30-7:15 pm: Randy Eckhart and the Dutch Hop Makers.
--- 7:30-9:00 pm: Ben Pu and Crew.

Contest & Games
--- 11:00 am–7:00 pm: Volleyball
--- 11:00 am- 9:00 pm: Life-size Beer Pong
--- 2:00, 4:15 & 5:15pm: Pie Eating Contest
--- 5:00 & 7:15 pm: Iron Stein Contests

For more information please contact the Downtown Development Authority at 970-356-6775 or email alison[at]


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