Brewtober chili and homebrew festival planned for Oct. 7 in Springdale


The 4th annual Brewtober Chilifest event is set for Saturday, Oct. 7 at St. Raphael Catholic Church Courtyard, 1386 S. West End St., in Springdale.

The event runs from 5-9:30 p.m. and will showcase homebrews and homemade chili from some of the finest homebrewers and chili makers in Northwest Arkansas.

Festivities include all-you-can-sample tastings of over 60 chilis and 30 different homebrews, bratwurst, live music, a silent auction, and people’s choice awards for favorite homebrew and favorite chili. This year will also include a panel of beer judges to award prizes in two separate homebrew categories.

The event is open to the public for those ages 21 and older (ID required).

Tickets are $25 ($30 on day of the event) and can be purchased online or at the church office.

To enter a home brew or chili, or to purchase tickets, visit the Brewtober page at