Fort Myers, FL (Aug. 24, 2023) – Millennial Brewing Company is once again the host for one of the most exciting Oktoberfest events in Southwest Florida, Sept. 29-Oct. 1 at 1811 Royal Palm Ave. in downtown Fort Myers. Sanibel Captiva Community Bank is the presenting sponsor for the fifth year.
The event has something for everyone from locally crafted German Beer and authentic German food to axe throwing to a children’s play area.
Event times are from 4-10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29; noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30; and noon to 6 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 1.
For beer lovers, there will be eight house brewed authentic Oktoberfest releases, including pumpkin beer guest taps. All beers are $5 and souvenir cups will be provided to the first 5,000 pours. A pumpkin seltzer, cider and other cocktails also will be available at three fully stocked bars. For food lovers, load up on authentic German Bavarian cuisine, including bratwurst, schnitzel, potato pancakes, pretzels, roast pork and much more. There also will be fusion food trucks and delicious hand-crafted pretzels.
For fun, listen to live music each day, including the headliner, The Ben Allen Band, from 2-5 p.m. Sunday presented by Cape Coral Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. Throw an axe or two, participate in the free stein hoisting competitions, multiple free eating contests and the Hammerschlagen Hammer and Nail competitions. Free bounce houses and face painting will be available for the children. There also will be a dedicated pet care and treat area featuring The Wiggle Bar Dog Food Truck.
Over 500 seats will be available under a huge tent and outside. People can also bring their own tents and chairs. A portion of sales each day will benefit local charities.
About Millennial Brewing Company
Millennial Brewing is a microbrewery located in downtown Fort Myers and established in 2016 by two Millennials hoping to escape the regular 9-5. Millennial Brewing seeks to provide a comfortable environment where both the novice and beer enthusiast can have a great time, while learning more about craft beer. The brewery is known for hosting unique and creative events that often benefit local nonprofits. Millennial Brewing has helped raise thousands of dollars for more than 75 different nonprofit organizations through beer donations and sales donations, as well as providing a venue for local causes and nonprofit organizations to raise awareness and funds.