ARIZONA NEWS

2 Valley breweries partnering to host Oktoberfest in downtown Chandler

Jul 18, 2022, 4:35 AM

(SanTan Brewing Company Photo)...

(SanTan Brewing Company Photo)

(SanTan Brewing Company Photo)

PHOENIX — A pair of local breweries are partnering to put on an Oktoberfest event in downtown Chandler this fall, featuring many attractions the German festival is known for.

Pedal Haus Brewery and SanTan Brewing Company will host the event on Oct. 1 from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Dr. A.J. Chandler Park located at 3 S. Arizona Avenue.

“Oktoberfest is always one of the most festive and fun times of the year,” Alejandro Fontes, sales director with SanTan Brewing Company, said in a press release.

“We’re excited to partner with our friends and neighbors at Pedal Haus Brewery and look forward to serving our award-winning brews and spirits to patrons of the 2022 event in Chandler.”

Tickets are available online for $15, or $20 at the door.

The festival, which draws inspiration from the iconic annual festival held in Munich, Germany, will have beer from both breweries, including German-style Oktoberfests.

Attendees can also enjoy craft cocktails, German food like Bavarian-style soft pretzels and brats, as well as games and contests including stein holding, wiener toss and sausage eating competitions.

Julian Wright, founder and CEO of Pedal Haus Brewery, will be emceeing the contests.

“I’ll be emceeing the stein holding and sausage eating competitions, so grab your friends and lederhosen, this is going to be a fun event,” Wright said in the release. “We are stoked to be joining forces with our friends at SanTan to throw one of the best Oktoberfest events in the Valley this year.”

There will also be live music, with performances by Hit Rewind and The Dirt, as well as a Desert Polka party, the breweries said.

We want to hear from you.

Have a story idea or tip? Pass it along to the KTAR News team here.

Arizona News

Refuge Fire: Arson suspect arrested, given multiple charges...

Serena O'Sullivan

Arizona man accused of starting fire in wildlife refuge near California border

The Yuma County Sheriff's Office said a man accused of starting the Refuge Fire near the Arizona-California border was arrested.

36 minutes ago

A Porter Airlines plane soars above the clouds. The Canadian carrier will debut a Phoenix-Toronto r...

Kevin Stone

Canada-based Porter Airlines to make Arizona debut with Phoenix-Toronto route

Porter Airlines, a Canadian carrier, will make its Arizona debut later this year with a new nonstop route between Phoenix and Toronto.

1 hour ago

deadly heat wave last summer...

Associated Press

After a deadly heat wave last summer, metro Phoenix is changing tactics

Fresh memories of the deadly heat wave last summer have led Arizona authorities to launch new tactics ahead of summer 2024.

3 hours ago

Suspect dead after shooting involving Phoenix Police officer...

KTAR.com

Suspect dead, police officer injured after shootout in Phoenix

A suspect is dead after a shooting involving an officer with the Phoenix Police Department on May 28, 2024, authorities said.

4 hours ago

Bar and grill chain Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers is opening its 17th location in Arizona and first in...

Bailey Leasure

Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers to open new location in Surprise

Bar and grill chain Cold Beers and Cheeseburgers is opening its 17th location in Arizona and first in Surprise.

6 hours ago

Loop-101-off-ramp...

Nick Borgia

Loop 101 off-ramp set to close in Scottsdale for highway expansion

The off-ramp of northbound Loop 101 at Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard is scheduled to be closed for approximately 60 days, officials announced.

6 hours ago

Sponsored Articles

...

Sanderson Ford

3 new rides for 3 new road trips in Arizona

It's time for the Sanderson Ford Memorial Day sale with the Mighty Fine 69 Anniversary, as Sanderson Ford turned 69 years old in May.

...

Day & Night Air Conditioning, Heating and Plumbing

Beat the heat, ensure your AC unit is summer-ready

With temperatures starting to rise across the Valley, now is a great time to be sure your AC unit is ready to withstand the sweltering summer heat.

...

Condor Airlines

Condor Airlines can get you smoothly from Phoenix to Frankfurt on new A330-900neo airplane

Adventure Awaits! And there's no better way to experience the vacation of your dreams than traveling with Condor Airlines.

2 Valley breweries partnering to host Oktoberfest in downtown Chandler