Beer Fest set for June 15 in Bettendorf

A new celebration – Beer Fest – is set for 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 15,  at “The Warehouse” at Isle Parkway, Bettendorf.

The new festival will celebrate craft beer from the Quad Cities and the Midwest. The event is being held to support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Ticket prices are $35 for general admission, and $10 for a designated driver attending the event. Go here for more information on tickets. Purchasing tickets in advance is highly recommended to ensure entry, according to events organizers. 

Here are some of the scheduled highlights of Beer Fest:

  • Local and regional craft beer: Sample an extensive selection of beverages from local breweries such as Crawford Brew Works, Great Revivalist Brewery and Front Street Brewery. Notable regional breweries include Confluence Brewing Company (Des Moines, Iowa), The Busted Cup (Burlington, Iowa), Jefferson County Ciderworks (Fairfield, Iowa) and 3 Floyds Brewing (Munster, Indiana). 
  • Food trucks: Enjoy delicious food from local food trucks (La Flama, Hot Dog Guy, Grafoodi and more) offering everything from tacos to burgers and cheese curds. 
  • Live music and broadcasts: Jam all day with a live broadcast from 97X radio station, featuring music from radio host Hairball. 
  • Unique experiences: Dive into the fun with a retro arcade, The Great Escape Patio lounge, and wings from Hooters of Davenport. 
  • Scenic venue: “The Warehouse” at Isle Parkway offers an industrial, roof-covered venue with stunning views of The Mississippi River and the Interstate 74 Bridge.

Proceeds from the festival will benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, which will have a presence on-site throughout the day. 

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