Dubuque residents are invited to enjoy a day of craft beverages and community fun at the Key City Beer & Seltzer Festival. Scheduled for Saturday, August 3rd, 2024, the event will take place downtown under the iconic Town Clock on the 700 block of Main Street.

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This year’s festival brings several exciting additions. Attendees can look forward to an expanded selection that now includes seltzer tastings alongside a variety of craft beers. To enhance the experience, more shaded areas will be available to keep guests cool and comfortable. Additionally, the cost of VIP tickets has been lowered to make the premium experience more accessible.

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A new food court, open to the public, will offer a range of delicious options perfect for pairing with the beverages on offer. The festival aims to cater to everyone, from seasoned craft beer enthusiasts to those simply looking for an enjoyable day out with friends.

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The event is organized by a dedicated committee of volunteers, including craft beer lovers, event planners, and community members. The committee is actively seeking additional sponsors and volunteers to help ensure the festival’s success. Interested parties, including breweries that would like to participate, are encouraged to visit the Dubuque Main Street website for more information.

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Tickets for the festival are now available. General admission includes entry to the event, unlimited tastings of craft beers and seltzers, and a souvenir tasting glass. VIP ticket holders will enjoy early entry, a swag bag, a t-shirt, and $15 in food court credits.

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Updates will be provided as breweries are confirmed for the event. Residents are encouraged to stay tuned for more details.

Event Details:

  • Name: Key City Beer & Seltzer Festival
  • Date: Saturday, August 3, 2024
  • Time: General and VIP times to be announced
  • Place: Under Dubuque’s Town Clock, 700 block of Main Street, Dubuque, IA
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For tickets, volunteer opportunities, and the latest updates, visit dubuquemainstreet.org. The community looks forward to another fantastic festival under the town clock.

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