The Tumwater Artesian Brewfest is a very fun event with participatory skils and endurance games like horizontal mug holding contests, giant beer pong, giant jenga blocks and other fun things to do in addition to having some of the best craft beers to sample – and Oly!!!
I went last year – click this link – and had an absolute blast. I am going again this year.
Here are the particulars you will need to know:
Olympia, Wash. – August 5, 2015 – Celebrate the roots of Washington’s brewing industry and sample selections from 40 craft breweries as well as local wineries and cideries at Tumwater Artesian Brewfest on Saturday, August 22 from 1 – 8 p.m. Sip suds from around the state along with the original Olympia beer on tap while enjoying lawn games, music and food vendors in the shadow of the former Olympia Brewery at the Tumwater Valley Golf Course Driving Range (4611 Tumwater Valley Drive SE).
“This third annual event has quickly become a local favorite and we’re thrilled to see the groundswell of support and excitement around the state,” said Becci Welsh, partnership development director of Visit Olympia. “We’re fortunate to have such a dynamic craft brewing industry in Washington, and what better place to celebrate it than the birthplace of the state’s most iconic beer brand.”
Make a craft beer weekend out of it with the Tumwater Artesian Brewfest package, which includes a one night stay at a variety of participating hotels along with two event tickets, two tasting mugs and a Brewfest Fedora to stay “cool” at the event. Visit www.tumwaterartesianbrewfest.com and click on “Hotels” for more information or to book travel.
Pre-sale tickets are $20 ($25 at the gate) and include five tastings and a mug. Military and designated driver discounts are available. For more information visit www.tumwaterartesianbrewfest.com or stay up to date on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TumwaterArtesianBrewfest and Twitter via @VisitOlympia and #tabrewfest15. Tumwater Artesian Brewfest is hosted by The Olympia, Lacey, Tumwater Visitor & Convention Bureau (Visit Olympia) and sponsored by a variety of local businesses which can be found at www.tumwaterartesianbrewfest.com/sponsors.
About Visit Olympia
One part charming college town, one part Washington state capital and two parts untouched natural terrain, Thurston County – including the cities of Tumwater, Olympia and Lacey – is nestled at the foot of Puget Sound one hour south of Seattle and two hours north of Portland by car. With 817 hotel rooms throughout Thurston County there are several options ranging from downtown digs to remote rooms. Visitors enjoy the range of offerings – from the culture of the state capital to countless miles of beachfront and mountain trails to a creative culinary crowd offering top notch food, wine, coffee and craft beer. For more information visit www.visitolympia.com or connect on Facebook, Twitter (@VisitOlympia) and Instagram (@Visit_Olympia).