The Northside Oktoberfest benefiting Iowa City area nonprofits showcases the Bohemian nature of the Northside Marketplace with great craft beers, neighborhood food, beer games and much more! Join us on Saturday, October 5th, as we take over the streets of the Northside, just blocks north of downtown Iowa City. This is an open festival, ANYONE can come in and enjoy the atmosphere, food vendors, activities etc. ONLY those with tickets will be allowed the tasting glass that will allow them to sample beers, ciders and wines from over 65 booths.
Last Year’s Schedule of Events:
10:00am – SodaFest begins. Ticketholders can start getting wristbands and their ID’s checked.
11:00am – BrewMaster ticket holders can pick up their glasses.
11:00am – Blessing of the beer.
11:00am – 1:00pm – River Breitbach performance outside High Ground Cafe
11:00am – 3:00pm – Adult games (Hammerschlagen, Beer Slide, Keg Bowling, Giant Jenga) in the Lawyer Lot between El Banditos and High Ground Cafe.
12:00pm – General Admission ticket holders can pick up their glasses.
12:00 – 2:00pm – Die Tieffen Keller performance in City Lot/Biergarten.
1:00 – 2:00pm – Juniper Brothers performance outside High Ground Cafe.
2:00pm – Brat and scotch egg eating contest in Lawyer Lot next to El Banditos. Lederhosen costume contest to follow.
2:00pm – BrewMaster ballots for Real Ale contest must be turned in by this time. Submit ballots at Volunteer Booth outside of El Banditos.
2:00 – 3:00pm – LIttle Monsters performance in City Lot/Biergarten.
2:00 – 3:00pm – Cedar County Cobras performance outside High Ground Cafe.
3:00pm – Taps close and Northside Oktoberfest/Iowa City BrewFest ends.