Brews and Boos at 2016 Fair Brewfest
Mighty Monster Boo Fest on October 29
Palmer, Alaska – The Alaska State Fair’s annual brewfest is taking a Halloween twist this year. The Mighty Monster Boo Fest (aka Mighty Matanuska Brewfest) takes place Saturday, October 29 from 6 – 10 p.m. at Raven Hall on the fairgrounds.
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. Several new local breweries, including Arkose Brewery, Bleeding Heart Brewery and Bearpaw River Brewery are expected at this year’s brewfest.
In celebration of Halloween weekend, there will be a costume contest with great prizes, and live entertainment by Agents of Karma, who take the stage at 7 p.m. A silent auction and raffle with prizes is also on the agenda for the evening. There will also be food available for purchase, including tamales, roasted nuts, and BBQ.
Tickets are now available on the Fair website, as well as at Vagabond Blues, Three Bears, and Purple Moose Espresso. Each $35 ticket includes the choice of 20 3-ounce beer samples. Designated driver tickets are also available for $10, including a non-alcoholic beverage. Convenience fees apply.
All attendees, including designated drivers, must be 21+ and show a valid ID. Brewfest patrons are also reminded to plan in advance for a safe ride home by lining up a designated driver or planning to call a taxi.