Ready to get FUNKY? Mark your calendars for the FUNKIEST festival in Central Louisiana. The 3rd Annual Funktoberfest will be held on October 14, 2017. This non-profit festival showcases craft beer samples from professional micro-breweries, a home brewers competition with sampling and incredible live music featuring local musicians along with regional headliners. Funktoberfest is proudly brought to you again by a group of amazing sponsors, enthusiasts of craft beer, music and the arts. We collectively share the desire to give back to the community in which we live. Funtoberfest VIPs get in at 2 p.m. avoiding lines for limited supply brews and General Admission will begin at 3pm. Attendees vote with their dollars for the “People’s Choice” award during the Homebrewer competition. Money raised will benefit the Tipitina’s Foundation. The homebrews will be judged by each homebrewer and a “Top Brewer” will be awarded. The first two Funktoberfests were LEGENDARY. The non-profit event has raised over $25,000 for TIPITINA'S INSTRUMENTS A' COMIN PROGRAM. Every penny stayed right here in OUR community. The recipients of last year’s gift was Alexandria Middle Magnet School and was utilized to put much needed musical instruments into their band program. Our local school music programs are counting on you to attend the most Funktabulous Party! You know we have a good time RAIN or SHINE! This year is going to be bigger and better with many new enhancements to the overall experience. Don't miss out on a VIP experience like no other. ALL SALES FINAL. NO REFUNDS. FUNKTOBERFEST IS A RAIN OR SHINE EVENT. 2:00PM - VIP ADMISSION BEER TASTING & LIVE MUSIC BEGINS 3:00PM - GENERAL ADMISSION BEER TASTING BEGINS 6:00PM - HOMEBREWER AWARDS 10:00PM - FESTIVAL CLOSE FAQs I don't have a question, but I do have a FUNKY-Awesome idea! Email us at: email@example.com Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event? This is a family friendly event but you must be 21 or older to sample. ID's WILL BE CHECKED. Don't leave it at home. What is the difference in a VIP Admission and General Admission? VIP Admission - $75 VIP Experience: Sponsored by Cleco + Outfitted by Stache Vintage Rentals & Jocelyn Tudor Don't miss the party inside the party at this year's Funktoberfest! We are creating an eclectic lounge environment with vintage ambiance for all our VIP's to hangout. Taste Exclusive Offerings in VIP only • VIP-Only Signature Cocktails provided by Southern Glazers Wine & Spirits and an Award Winning BBQ spread from "The Cowboy Chef" Brodie Paul included in the VIP ticket price Exclusive Amenities • Private Air Conditioned Restrooms • LSU Game on Giant Screen • Fun Games & Activities Collectors Tasting Glass Prime Viewing Area for ALL Bands Exclusive Funktoberfest VIP Kick Off 2nd Line Dance Party VIP early entrance at 2 p.m. Complimentary beer sampling until 6 p.m. Please note that this year we won’t have reserved tables, but instead are creating a VIP lounge experience for our guests. It is recommended that you bring lawn chairs if you would like to sit outside the VIP area. General Admission - $35 • Doors open at 3 p.m. • Complimentary beer sampling until 6 p.m. • Live music until 10 p.m. It is recommended that you bring lawn chairs or a blanket for sitting outside on festival grounds Designated Driver - $15 No alcoholic beverages will be served but you can enjoy all Funktoberfest has to offer What's this year's music line up? The 2016 music line up included: George Porter Jr & The Runnin' Pardners, The Hip Abduction, Billy Iuso & the Restless Natives, Eric Johanson, Tim Turner Band, and The Cenla Brass Band. Is there food available? Yes! Some of Cenla's favorites like Mi Tierra, Good People Kitchen, & Bayou Dogs with more to come.. I don't like beer but my friends do, what can I drink? No worries, Jack's Drinks will be onsite pouring your favorite frozen drinks, cocktails and other libations.
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