- Sat Oct 28 • 6:00pmRaven Hall
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Do you love great beer and Halloween? Then don’t miss the Mighty Monster BooFest at the Alaska State Fair! The popular annual brewfest takes place Saturday, October 28 from 6 – 10 p.m. at Raven Hall on the fairgrounds. This event is endorsed by the Brewers Guild of Alaska and brought to you by Q 99.7 Valley Radio. All attendees, including designated drivers, must be 21+ and show a valid ID.
There will be plenty of brews and Halloween fun at this year’s event, which will feature beers and brewers from the Mat-Su Valley, across Alaska and around the world. Among the featured local breweries are 49th State Brewing Co., Alaska Ciderworks, Alaskan Brewing Co., Bearpaw River Brewing Co. Bleeding Heart Brewery, Denali Brewing Co., Double Shovel Cider Co., Glacier Brewhouse, Kassik’s Brewery, King Street Brewing Co., Lazy Mountain Brewing Co., Matanuska Brewing Co., Midnight Sun Brewing Co., Susitna Brewing, Turnagain Brewing, and 203 Kombucha.
In celebration of Halloween weekend, there will be a new faster format for the costume contest with great prizes beginning at 8:00 p.m. Live music by I Like Robots starts at 7 p.m., and a silent auction is also on the agenda for the evening. There will be beer friendly food available for purchase by Bushes Bunches, Espress Yourself, Grandma Wei’s Homemade Dumplings, Honey Sourdough Jack’s Jerky, Loco Mama, Macarons, Moosequito Eatery, and The Nut House.
Tickets are also available at Vagabond Blues, Three Bears on Palmer-Wasilla, and Purple Moose Espresso. Each $40 ticket comes with 20 3-ounce beer samples. Designated driver tickets are also available for $10, and includes a non-alcoholic beverage. Convenience fees apply.
All attendees, including designated drivers, must be 21+ and show a valid ID. Brewfest patrons are reminded to plan in advance for a safe ride home by lining up a designated driver or planning to call a taxi.