Oktoberfest event set for Oct. 1 on the Fayetteville square

A crew from Little Rock-based Lost Forty Brewing serves beer samples during the Hot Springs Craft Beer Festival held May 30 at the Hot Springs Convention Center.

Photo: Brian Sorensen

If you like craft beer, live music, and hanging outside in Fayetteville in the fall, there’s an event coming up in a few weeks you might be interested in.

When: Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, 1-7 p.m.
Where: Fayetteville Square
What: A craft beer, live music, and family friendly event created by the Arkansas Brewers Guild
Tickets: $5-10, on sale at Eventbrite

The Arkansas Brewer’s Guild is once again hosting an Oktoberfest featuring all of the above on Sunday, Oct. 1 on the Fayetteville square.

This year’s event will include craft brews by 15 Arkansas breweries, along with live music by Handmade Moments, Yokohama Drifters, and Henna Roso.

Admission is $10, and includes entry along iwht a 12 oz commemorative sampling glass, two sampling tokens, and access to the beer, art vendors, food trucks, a kid zone, and other activities. Additional sampling tokens are available for $1 per token.

Designated drivers tickets are $5, and those 17 and under get in for free.

The event is a family friendly occasion, with a kid zone featuring games, crafts, and more.

Advance tickets are on sale now at Eventbrite. For more information, check out the Facebook page for the event.

Music schedule

1:30 p.m. – Yokohama Drifters
3 p.m. – Henna Roso
5 p.m. – Handmade Moments

Participating Breweries

Apple Blossom Brewing Company
Bentonville Brewing Company
Bubba Brew’s Brewing Company
Columbus House Brewery
Core Brewing Company
Diamond Bear Brewing Company
Flyway Brewing
Fossil Cove Brewing Co.
Gravity BrewWorks
Lost Forty Brewing
New Province Brewing Company
Ozark Beer Company
Saddlebock Brewery
Stone’s Throw Brewing
Vino’s Pizza-Pub-Brewery