Iowa City is moving its brewfest to the first day in October and calling it an Oktoberfest. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Regular tickets are $20 and available at John’s Grocery or at the website. The postings suggest that there are a limited number of tickets available. Brewmaster tastings tickets are $40. There will also be a soda fest.
The Oktoberfest will run from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm on Saturday October 1st. The Brewfest portion will only run from 11 am to 4 pm! Check out the schedule.
Music will be provided by a seven bands, beginning at 10:30 after a kick-off by the Old Capitol Chorus at 10:00. The Beaker Brothers round up the bands at 7:30.
The Iowa City Oktoberfest has both non-beer festivities and beer-drinking. The brewfest portion of the festival will be in the Paglai’s parking lot at the corner of Linn and Bloomington. Check out the Facebook page for a better map of where the different activities will take place.
Facebook: Northside Oktoberfest
Map: Facebook2011 Iowa City Octoberfest