|Courtsey of Walking Man Brewing
A small town beer festival featuring BIG beers in the Columbia River Gorge
Stevenson, WA – Walking Man Brewing will host their annual Hoptoberfest on Saturday, September 12th from noon to 10pm. This 21 and over event will take place in the field bordering the brewery in Stevenson, WA. In addition to live music, great food, lawn games and prizes throughout the day, this years festival will feature beers from the ten breweries that comprise Breweries in the Gorge (BIG).
Breweries in the Gorge is an alliance formed in 2014 to promote the abundance of craft beer in the region. As a collective they are “united in promoting and progressing our craft, and in helping you discover some of the Nation’s finest beer, in one of the most beautiful places on earth!”
Walking Man Brewing’s Hoptoberfest provides the perfect setting to celebrate and enjoy the end of summer with friends and beer lovers from throughout the Northwest. The small town’s beautiful setting along the Columbia River offers a quaint, intimate feel that make this festival a highlight in the Stevenson, Washington community.
“We’re really happy with the turnout last year and we’re excited to build on that success by including a fantastic lineup of beers by Breweries in the Gorge,” said James Landers, head brewer at Walking Man.
Live music will kick off at noon with the Portland based Celtic group New Shilling followed by the Americana folk group, Fields of May. Sockeye Sawtooth of Portland and the Oly Mountain Boys from Olympia will get your feet stompin’ with high-energy bluegrass. Headlining this year’s festival, Portland’s funk band Manimalhouse will groove until 10pm.
Lawn chairs are welcomed. No dogs or coolers allowed inside the festival. 21 and over event. Admission is $5 and includes re-entry throughout the day. Walking Man Brewing will be open for regular business from noon to 9pm. Dogs and minors are welcomed at the brewpub although not permitted to enter the festival.
|Courtesy of Walking Man Brewing
About Walking Man Brewing
Nestled in the small town of Stevenson, WA in the scenic Columbia River Gorge, Walking Man Brewing began impacting the Northwest craft beer scene in late 2000. Garnering medals and honors in some of the top beer competitions in the world, it has long since become a destination for beer enthusiasts from around the globe.
The brewery and brewpub is located at 240 SW 1st Street in Stevenson, Washington. For more information about Walking Man Brewing including brewpub hours, menus and happenings, please visit www.walkingmanbeer.com