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. Here’s everything you need to know about the event and how to get the most out of your experience.
Leavenworth is a hub of activity! In addition to the Leavenworth Ale Fest, you’ll want to add the celebrations found in our free Leavenworth Vacation Guide to your must-do list. It’s also filled with all the best recommendations for local attractions, dining, shopping, and more.
History of the Leavenworth Ale Fest
The first annual Leavenworth Ale Fest took place in April 2007, making it the town’s first beer festival! It was started by the Leavenworth Nutcracker Museum as a way to raise funds for the upkeep of their collection. The museum has become an integral part of the Leavenworth community, and all proceeds collected at the Ale Fest are used to benefit the non-profit organization. Since 2007, it has grown into a large and fun-filled event that fosters friendly competition for local breweries and good times for guests. This year’s festival is scheduled to begin April 20th and carry on into April 21st, so mark your calendars today!
What to Expect at the Leavenworth Ale Fest 2018
At the festival, you will sample the best beers from dozens of local and regional breweries. Each will be offering their most popular brews, so you can be sure each one will be undeniably delicious. Some of Leavenworth’s best restaurants and catering companies will also be present to delight your palate with mouthwatering foods.
The festival is set in the Festhalle, which is the perfect venue to experience Leavenworth beer, live music and entertainment, tasty cuisine, and more!
Here is a list of just some of the craft brewsters you will be able to meet at the Leavenworth Ale Fest! Find your favorites and be sure to save your tickets for a taste of their fresh beers.
- 20 Corners Brewing
- Alpine Brewing Company
- Badger Mountain Brewing
- Doghaus Brewery
- Ghostfish Brewing Company
- Hop Nation Brewing Company
- Icicle Brewing Company
- Pear UP Cider
- Lagunitas Brewing Company
- Old Schoolhouse Brewing
- Schooner Exact
- Triplehorn Brewing Co.
See a full list of participating breweries on the Leavenworth Ale Fest website!
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