You’re invited to join an “ale of a party” this spring in Leavenworth! The Leavenworth Ale Fest is an annual event that celebrates the art of craft beer with a wide variety of activities. It’s the perfect opportunity to enjoy some of the region’s best ales while enjoying live music, delicious food, and much more.
Read on to learn all the details about this year’s Leavenworth Ale Fest, and don’t forget to request your FREE copy of our Vacation Guide to discover even more local events, activities, and attractions to add to your itinerary.
Overview of the Leavenworth Ale Fest 2019
The annual Leavenworth Ale Fest has undergone some major alterations over the past year, and now it’s ready to come back even bigger and better than ever!
On Saturday, April 13, 2019, the event will host just a handful of the region’s best breweries and cideries for a craft beer tasting experience unlike any other. Of course, you can also look forward to fantastic live music performances that perfectly compliment your favorite beers and the magnificent alpine setting of Leavenworth.
Proceeds collected at the event will benefit the Icicle Creek Center for the Arts and fund one of our area’s top entertainment venues. Cheers to that!
The Leavenworth Ale Fest showcases several fantastic breweries and cideries each year, giving you the opportunity to try a wide variety of unique crafts and ask your most pressing questions to the brewers themselves.
Although the full Ale Fest lineup won’t be announced until mid-February, here is a quick overlook at one local brewery that you can certainly expect to see.
Icicle Brewing Company
Icicle Brewing Company in Leavenworth, WA distributes award-winning craft beers throughout Washington state and Northern Idaho. The brewmasters believe that making great beer means using only high-quality ingredients. That’s why each of their beers is crafted with fine malt, yeast, and hops from local companies.
Plus, the water used to make the beer comes straight from Icicle Creek, located less than a half mile from the brewery itself!
Home Brew Competition
Put your home brew skills to the test and compete for “best in show” during the Leavenworth Ale Fest Home Brew Competition!
Submit your favorite creation and your entry will be assessed by a panel of certified and knowledge judges. The winner will be announced on stage during the Leavenworth Ale Fest!
Leavenworth Ale Fest Tickets
Tickets to the Leavenworth Ale Fest are available now! Choose from the available tickets and packages below and be sure to get yours soon before the event is sold out.
Early Bird Special: $25 (Available until March 1st).
General Admission: $35 (Includes entry, a tasting glass, and eight taster tokens).
VIP Ticket: $55 or $45 with Early Bird Special (Includes extra hour of tasting, a tasting glass, and eight taster tokens).
Designated Driver Admission: $5 (Includes a special wristband and access to free water, soda and coffee during the event).
Additional tokens can be purchased for $2 per piece or $5 for three.
Need a Place to Stay for the Leavenworth Ale Fest? You’re Invited to Pine River Ranch
Located just minutes from the Bavarian village of Leavenworth, our romantic inn and wedding venue is the perfect hideaway for tranquil escapes in Washington state.
Our premier lodging is a favorite among couples and provides everything you’ll need for a memorable stay including rustic-style guest suites, thoughtful amenities that you’d expect from luxury resorts, and a tasty gourmet breakfast delivered straight to your door each morning.
If you’ll be staying with us for the Leavenworth Ale Fest, why should your beer tasting experience end at the festival? Indulge yourself in our delectable treat add-on’s and you can enjoy a growler of beer from Big E Ales or sparkling cider in your room! It’s a great way to wind down from a full day of Leavenworth adventures and add just the right touch to your Leavenworth getaway.
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