Brews & Boos At 2018 Fair Brewfest

Mighty Monster Boo Fest on October 27th.

PRESS RELEASE from Alaska State Fair, Inc.

Mighty Monster Boo Fest/Mighty Matanuska Brewfest
10/27/2018 – 6PM
Alaska State Fair, Inc.
Raven Hall, Alaska State Fairgrounds
2075 Glenn Hwy. Palmer
Tickets: $30 Regular Admission, $10 Designated Driver Admission

Like Halloween? Love great beer? Then don’t miss the Mighty Monster Boo Fest (aka Mighty Matanuska Brewfest) at the Alaska State Fair! The popular annual brewfest, sanctioned by the Brewers Guild and supported by KAYO, takes place Saturday, October 27th, from 6pm-10pm at Raven Hall on the fairgrounds.

There will be plenty of brews and Halloween fun at this year’s event, which will feature beers and brewers from the Mat-Su Valley, across Alaska and around the world. Among the featured local breweries are 49th State Brewing Co., Alaska Ciderworks, Alaskan Brewing Co., Arkose Brewery, Bear Paw River Brewing Co. Bleeding Heart Brewery, Denali Brewing Co., Gakona Brewing Co., Girdwood Brewing Co., Glacier Brewhouse, Kassik’s Brewery, Kenai River Brewing Co., King Street Brewing Co., Last Frontier Brewing Co. and Matanuska Brewing Co.

In celebration of Halloween weekend, there will be a new, faster format for the costume contest with great prizes beginning at 8:4 pm. Live music by Agents of Karma starts at 7pm, and a silent auction and raffle with prizes is also on the agenda for the evening. Food, including tamales, roasted nuts and BBQ, will be available for purchase.

Tickets are now available on the Alaska State Fair website, as well as at Vagabond Blues, Three Bears, and Purple Moose Espresso. Each $35 ticket comes with 20 3-ounce beer samples. Designated driver tickets are also available for $10, and include non-alcoholic beverages. Convenience fees apply.

All attendees, including designated drivers, must be 21+ and show a valid ID. Brewfest patrons are reminded to plan in advance for a safe ride home by lining up a designated driver or planning to call a taxi.

For more information, please visit or contact Dean Phipps, Alaska State Fair director of marketing and communications, at or 907.746.7153.