Tickets on sale for the Kirkland Oktoberfest September 16-19

Kirkland Oktoberfest claims to be the Seattle area's oldest and largest Octoberfest. The three-day festival on the Kirkland waterfront features a large biergarten, live entertainment on multiple stages, games, competitions, and lots of food. Some of the best beers from Germany and the Pacific Northwest will be served there. This is a 21-and-older event, so … Continue reading Tickets on sale for the Kirkland Oktoberfest September 16-19

Odessa’s Deutschefest celebrates 50th anniversary September 16-19

Photo by Cheryl Landes Odessa is a small town in Eastern Washington (population 882), but when Deutschefest rolls around the third weekend in September, thousands of people flock here to enjoy delicious authentic homemade German food, a biergarten stretching a city block, parade, live music, and even helicopter rides. Odessa's Deutschefest, which celebrates its 50th … Continue reading Odessa’s Deutschefest celebrates 50th anniversary September 16-19

Fremont Oktoberfest September 17-19 in Seattle

Seattle's largest beer festival is back in 2021 after being cancelled last year due to COVID-19. It's in the Fremont district Friday-Sunday, September 17-19. Hours are 5-10 p.m. Friday, noon-4 p.m. Saturday, and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Capacity is limited this year to ensure everyone's safety from exposure to the virus. Tickets are now on sale … Continue reading Fremont Oktoberfest September 17-19 in Seattle

There’s a new food trail in the Willamette Valley

Grapevines at Aurora Colony Vineyards in Aurora, Oregon (photo by Cheryl Landes) If you're a foodie, here's a new tasty treat for you: a new food trail in the Willamette Valley. This new guide for the Mid-Willamette Valley Food Trail marks the third trail that has been created to experience the farms, restaurants, breweries, wineries, … Continue reading There’s a new food trail in the Willamette Valley

Craft & Brew Fest June 5 on Staten Island

The Alice Austen House Museum and Flagship Brewery are relaunching Comfort Home, a hibiscus-infused Pilsner named after photographer Alice Austen's family home on the north end of Staten Island, to celebrate Pride Month. The celebration also commemorates the fourth anniversary of the Alice Austen House receiving its LGBTQ+ historic site designation. The celebration, which will … Continue reading Craft & Brew Fest June 5 on Staten Island

Brew Five Three, Tacoma’s beer and music festival, goes virtual in 2021

Update, February 12, 2021: The pickup for Brew Five Three has been postponed because of the weather. Updated will be announced soon. If you have questions, call the Tacoma Arts Live box office at (253) 591-5894. Join Tacoma Arts Live with some of the top local breweries and cideries for the pandemic edition of Brew … Continue reading Brew Five Three, Tacoma’s beer and music festival, goes virtual in 2021

Brrrurgers, Bites, & Brews this week in Clark County, Washington

The bar at Loowit Brewing Company, one of the breweries and taphouses participating in the 2021 Brrrugers, Bites, & Brews in Vancouver, Washington (photo by Cheryl Landes) Support the Police Activities League (PAL) of Southwest Washington and Clark County breweries and taphouses at Brrrurgers, Bites, & Brews, Sunday, January 30 through Saturday, February 6. Here's how … Continue reading Brrrurgers, Bites, & Brews this week in Clark County, Washington

The Couve’s North Bank Beer Week goes virtual October 1-4

Photo by Cheryl Landes Trivia games, bowling, fun runs, scavenger hunts, beer can car races, and discounts on pub grub are among the many activities on tap for the North Bank Beer Week in Vancouver, Washington October 1-4. Take a look at the full schedule at northbankbeerweek.com/dates and select your favorites to attend online. North … Continue reading The Couve’s North Bank Beer Week goes virtual October 1-4