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SanTan Oktoberfest

  • Dr. AJ Chandler Park 3 South Arizona Place Chandler, AZ, 85225 United States (map)

Fans of polka music, German food and craft beer will don their lederhosen and dirndls and gather in Downtown Chandler Saturday, October 1st, to celebrate SanTan Brewing’s 9th annual Oktoberfest. The entertainment lineup includes: Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers, Reel Big Fish and other local acts.

Professionally produced by HDE Agency and presented by Bashas’, this year's event will highlight beer games, Von Hanson's brat eating contest, and family zone all in celebration of SanTan Brewing’s 9th anniversary from 3-11 p.m.

The SanTan Brewing Oktoberfest will feature a Bavarian-style beer garden where thirsty patrons will enjoy SanTan’s Oktoberfest lager. Other highlights include a beer pong tournament, bag toss, the buddy carry, stein holding, keg stacking and tricycle races. The festival will be located in Dr. AJ Chandler Park across from SanTan Brewing Company at 3 S. Arizona Place, Chandler.

Presale general admission tickets are on sale now for $12 online or you can pick them up at SanTan Brewing Company. Kids 12 and under are admitted for free with a paid adult. Day of general admission will be $15. Starting September 1, 2016, pre-sale tickets will be available for $10 at all valley Bashas’ locations. Day of admission will be $15 per person.

VIP tickets are available for $75 online, with limited availability. VIP admission is for patrons 21 and over and includes catered food from SanTan Brewing, six beers, private seating area, private restrooms and exclusive stage viewing access. For details and to purchase tickets, visit this link

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