Firestone Walker Oaktoberfest 2011
(Paso Robles, CA) — Firestone Walker’s Oaktoberfest beer festival is coming back for the seventh time on Oct. 15, 2011 and returning to the Avila Beach Golf Resort. And as always a portion of the proceeds will benefit Hospice of SLO County.
“Last year was the best Oaktoberfest yet,” Jamie Smith, Firestone’s Marketing Manager, said. “And we hope to do even better this year.”
Last year was the first year that the festival was held at the Avila Beach Golf Resort and saw more than 3,000 brew enthusiasts enjoying an array of events and beers.
This year’s festival will feature, Beer Olympics, live music from Polka favorites Trio International and the killer 80s cover band Fast Times, inflatable pubs, food and several beer gardens.
Returning Keg toss champion Teddy Swan said he is looking forward to the challenge of tossing the firkin farther than is 62-foot mark of last year.
“Yeah, I’m stoked to get back out there and throw back some beers and hurl that keg,” Swan said.
The event will kick off at 11 am and buses will available to transport people to and from the event leaving from San Luis Obispo and Paso Robles. Included in the $20 ticket price, $25 day-of, is a commemorative half liter beer stein, your first beer and admission into the event.
Tickets are available online at www.Oaktoberfest.com, or at Firestone Walker Brewing Company (Paso Robles. More info can be found by visiting www.Oaktoberfest.com.