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Utepils Brewing Oktoberfest Celebration

Daily from Sept. 15-16
12-11 p.m.
Sept. 17
12-8 p.m.
Free
Barhopping, Festivals, Food and Drink

In contrast to many breweries of the hophead era, Utepils Brewing kicked off operations earlier this year with an emphasis on traditional, sessionable beers inspired by Europe. For this new-world-meets-classic-style facility, Oktoberfest is the perfect time to open the grounds for a weekend-long party. For three days, the spacious brewery will pour new, limited-edition Oktoberfest-style beer. There will also be games, contests, and a Deutschland food truck. As a tribute to the wedding origins of the month-long German festival, Utepils will also host a massive, nondenominational vow renewal ceremony on Saturday (11 a.m.; sign up at utepilsbrewing.com), and a public marriage party for a U.S. Army couple on leave. In addition to Receptional Oktoberfest, they’ll have their core lineup—Alt 1848 altbier, Copacetic Kölsch, and Ewald the Golden hefeweizen—flowing all weekend long. All ages.