Hoptober Fest: Sept. 16, 2023

Jul 11, 2023

It’s happening again this fall! Hoptober Fest will take place at our Hicksville, Ohio, location on Saturday, September 16 from 3-9 p.m. We’ll have guest breweries, German-inspired food specials, games, live music, and a whole lot more! Stay tuned, as we’ll add details here as the event gets closer. This is a family-friendly event.

Kick off the day with our world-famous (or at least locally-famous) 0.8K. Proceeds support Helping Hands of Hicksville and all runners/walkers receive free admission to the beer tent.

Beer Tent: Open 3-9 p.m. with $5 admission supporting Helping Hands of Hicksville. Enjoy beers and wines from some of northwest Ohio’s best, including 1820 BrewWerks, 4KD Crick Brewery, Aistear Brewing, Benfield Wines, Brewing Green, Buffalo Rock Brewing Company, Carey Brewing Station, Drop Tine Winery and Tap House, Findlay Brewing Co., Funky Turtle Brewing Company, Great Black Swamp Brewing Company, Inside the Five Brewing Company, Lake Rat Brewing, Leisure Time Winery Napoleon, Moeller Brew Barn – Troy, Ohio, Oncore Brewing, Outskirts Brewing, Ramblin’ Red’s Brewing Company and Quenched & Tempered Brewing Co. Food will also be available for purchase in the beer tent, including gourmet quesadillas & burgers from Wildwoods Grill and pizza by the slice from Hometown Pizza.

Games: Masskrugstemmen (stein-hoisting), 5 p.m. & wing-eating contest, 6:30 p.m.

Live Music: Dan Smyth, 3-5:30 p.m. & Swimming into View, 6-9 p.m.

Special Menu: Those who want to dine in the brewery can enjoy our day-long specialty menu with German-inspired favorites. Reservations are encouraged.

Emerson’s Cigar Lounge: This completely contained mobile lounge will be available throughout the day!

Thank you to our event sponsors: Sam Switzer Realty, Jim Schmidt Family of Dealerships, F&M, Edward Jones – Financial Advisor: Bryan Post, Tribune Printing, Arc Solutions, Inc., and Klepper Building.


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