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Published On: October 7th, 2014

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Get ready for an afternoon of German cuisine, games, music, and of course…BEER!  Saturday, October 18 from 1-7pm at Homer Stryker Field will be the first ever OktoBEERfest!  This event will offer anyone over the age of 21 with loads of entertainment, while attending the first-time event at Homer Stryker Field, home of your Kalamazoo Growlers.

Oktobeerfest will feature a variety of beverages, including more than 30 authentic German beers and your favorite American craft breweries. This includes Oktoberfests and pumpkin beers from across the country!  Of course there will also be beers from some of your favorite Kalamazoo brewmasters.

The Kalamazoo Growlers will be creating traditional German cuisine such as beer brats, schnitzel, and sauerkraut along with a number of other German dishes.

There will be live entertainment and a wide variety of games including dodgeball, cornhole, and hammerschlagen available throughout the day. 

Tickets are only $10 in advance and include a 16-ounce glass beer mug! All beers at the event are just $5 each for a full 16-ounce pour.  To purchase tickets go to  Be sure to like the Faceboook page for more information and to stay updated!