On Saturday, October 6th, from 3-6pm, the 2nd annual Oxtoberfest Beer Fest will take place at the Covington Trailhead. Tickets are $30 ahead of time and can be purchased online at www.oxtoberfest.org, or at the door (if it does not sell out first) for $35. Tickets include sampling cup, local and national brewery samples, live music by local favorite, Krooked Step, and other traditional beer fest activities! All proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Club- Covington Unit.
Cody Ludwig, event coordinator, and a group of friends came up with the concept of the beer fest after going to the local Boys & Girls Club unit’s annual gala and falling in love with the organization saying, “We always knew it was good for the community but after learning more about the children that they mentor and give a place to go after school and during the summer really does make a huge difference in these kids’ lives and gives them a future that they may not otherwise have. It’s such an important cause that needs more funding and attention. They have a few fundraisers throughout the year but this was something we thought fit well with Covington.”
“A play on the “ox-lots” around town and the unofficial Covington mascot, the oxen, mixed with the whimsy of an Oktoberfest type event in downtown Covington, we had a feeling it would be received well within the community. Last year was our first year and despite the threat of rain, we had a great turnout and got a lot of positive feedback… Apparently the Northshore loves sampling craft beers, live music and an Oktoberfest vibe! Who knew?! Just kidding, we knew the folks in Covington love a good a time… and we are happy to provide another fall event for them!”
Food will be available for purchase and of course lots of beer to be sampled. Patrons are welcome to dress up in traditional German garb or just come out and enjoy a beautiful fall afternoon. A limited amount of t-shirts and beer steins with the event’s logo will be available for purchase as well and given to the top 3 best dressed!
Sponsorships are still available and can be submitted to email@example.com facebook.com/theoxtoberfest
Must have valid ID (21 years of age to consume beer.)