Milwaukee Firkin Craft Beer Festival
Finally, Milwaukee will have its very own beer festival that will exclusively showcase the craft brews and breweries that continue to make Milwaukee famous.
Saturday, June 12 from 3-‐7pm in downtown
Milwaukee’s Cathedral Square Park, the samples of over 50 Milwaukee craft beers, including many special brews not regularly offered by the breweries.
Participating breweries and brands include: Sprecher Brewing Co., Lakefront Brewery, Chameleon Brewing, Milwaukee Valley Brewing, Milwaukee Alehouse, Water Street Brewing Co., Stonefly Brewing Co., Rockbottom Brewery, St. Francis, Horny Goat Brewing Co., III Dachsunds Brewing, Big Bay Brewing, and Buffalo Water Beer Co.
Each attendee will receive a ballot and be asked to vote for their favorite beer a the fest and the first ever “Big Firkin” award will be given to the brew that receives the most votes.
Enjoy live music from local favorites Southbound and The Alex Wilson Band and Chicago’s Ben Ripani Music Co.
Local restaurants will have a variety of food available for purchase.
Tickets for the fest are $39 and include unlimited samples and a souvenir Pilsner. Designated Driver
Tickets are available for $15 and include a fest T-‐shirt, unlimited soda, bottled water and pretzels. There are only 2500 tickets available and all tickets can be purchased online.
Firkin Fest is presented by the East Town Association, Inc., a non-profit downtown Milwaukee business organization that has promoted the downtown neighborhood since the early 1960’s.
East Town Association is also the organization that produces Bastille Days, Jazz in the Park and the East Town Market.
Follow this link for tickets, directions and more. Stop back soon to see if we can get a sneak peak on the big fest.