banner with beer glass, male and female superheroes and dated April 29

[egg id=”3″]Kirkland Spring Beerfest is a one-day tasting event featuring local beers and ciders.  This 21+ age event with ID takes place on Saturday, April 29, 2017 from noon to 6 PM at Areté, 450 Central Way, Kirkland, WA 98033

The event gates will close at 5 PM so don’t get locked out and thirsty.  Last call is at 5:15 PM with taps closing at 5:30 PM.

Sign up for the .5K run plus event entry for $43.19. This includes the .5K superhero run, admission to the festival, commemorative T-Shirt, commemorative glassware and 6 tasting tokens.  Extra tokens will be available for purchase at the festival.

Early Bird Tasting Tickets are $32.64 (we have to pay ticketing an admin fee) and include the festival entry, commemorative glassware and 6 tasting tokens.  Extra tokens will be available for purchase at the festival.

Advance tickets are non-refundable.

A full list of beers and ciders (all from Washington State) can be found here.

Areté is just two blocks from the Kirkland transit center, and of course ride sharing apps are always an option. If you must drive, please note the location of downtown Kirkland parking lots (


Check out the website here.

The Kirkland Downtown is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization representing the common interests of Kirkland’s downtown business community. KDA members include business owners, property owners, and members of the community who are dedicated to the vibrancy of Downtown Kirkland. They support each other, provide funds and volunteer hours to promote community events which encourage people to visit, shop, live, work, and play in Downtown Kirkland’s unique waterfront setting. The KDA actively supports the City of Kirkland and the Kirkland Chamber of Commerce efforts in business recruitment, growth, and development.


Truth. Justice. Local Beers.

We’re looking for rockstar volunteers who love to have fun, meet new friends and appreciate beery beer beer.

Volunteer positions include:

  • brew crew – all things beer
  • guest relations
  • street team / promotions
  • traffic control
  • entry gate
  • volunteer/brewery check in
  • load in / load out

Get ready to have a great time helping our community, having fun and and showing off your super smile!

Please remember to wear comfortable shoes and clothes, and to bring a jacket as you may be stationed outside. Drinking during or before your shift is strictly prohibited.

Everybody in attendance must be 21 and over, and have ID present at the event.

There are two shifts: 11 to 3 PM and the second shift 4 to 7 PM.

For more information about volunteering

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