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Published On: August 16th, 2019

Third-annual Rushing Rapids Festival comes to Witter Field in September

The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters are excited to announce the third-annual Rushing Rapids Craft Beer Festival, presented by B’s Tap House, will return to Historic Witter Field on Saturday, September 7.

The fall event features beer, food and live music by Wisconsin-based Southbound. Rushing Rapids is open to festival-goers over the age of 21. In 2018, the Rafters welcomed over 35 breweries to provide over 140 drink selections.

One ticket to the 2019 event includes a five-ounce sampling glass with unlimited craft beer and malt beverage samples. In addition, a ticket is good for one select sandwich item and three wing samples from the festival. Tickets can be purchased here.

Tickets to the beer festival are priced at just $40 in advance and can be purchased at or by visiting the Rafters ticket office and calling 715-424-5400. Tickets purchased the day of the festival will be $45. Designated driver tickets are also available for $15 and include the sandwich and wing samples, as well as unlimited fountain soda.

Want to attend a Rafters game this season? Single-game tickets are on sale now. For more information on all Rafters ticket offerings visit, call the Rafthouse at 715-424-5400, or come visit us over at historic Witter Field. The Rafters ticket office is open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday at Witter Field, 521 Lincoln Street in Wisconsin Rapids.


The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 22 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, over 200 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET) and Curtis Granderson (TOR).  All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Rafters as your favorite team.