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Lake Chelan Winterfest presents Alefest in Downtown Manson

  • Down Manson 145 Wapato Way Manson, WA, 98831 United States (map)

A couple days of tasting everyone will enjoy! Sample from a selection of over 40 unique craft beers and hard ciders from purveyors from the Pacific Northwest and many from Lake Chelan.  From ports to pale ales; traditional cider to unique style ciders – you’ll be surrounded by the incredible craft that is booming in our region.

NEW THIS YEAR – Don’t miss the Lake Chelan Brewers and Distillers Night on Friday, January 19 in downtown Manson! Enjoy some of the best ale, cider and spirits that the Lake Chelan Valley and surrounding communities produce! Celebrate the local brewers and distillers with us!

A General Alefest ticket includes 6 tokens (each 5oz. taste = 1 token), a Winterfest beer tasting mug and a Winterfest Button.  Your tastings can be used all in one day or over the course of the 2 days.  Additional tasting tokens available for $2/each.

A VIP Alefest ticket includes everything in the General Alefest ticket plus a special 1-hour early entrance on Saturday.  You will be able to spend quality time tasting and discussing your favorite beers and ciders. No tasting tokens are required during this extra hour.

Check out the full list of participating breweries, cideries and distilleries.

More on Lake Chelan Winterfest Festival

The Lake Chelan Winterfest Festival has been a community favorite for nearly 30 years. It started back in the 80’s and was put on by the Lake Chelan Recreation Association. Over the years, it has grown in size but has been able to retain its small town charm.

Winterfest is a barrel of fun for everyone; a true event for the whole family. This Lake Chelan Chamber of Commerce event is two weekends filled with incredible ice sculptures, live music, wine tasting, ale tasting,activities for kids of all ages, a polar bear splash, massive beach bonfire, spectacular fireworks show and much more! Plan your trip today and create your memories at the lake during our 2018 Winterfest Festival, January 12-21. Save the date!

Looking to get involved? Consider volunteering for a 4-hour shift. There are perks to go with the gig!

Tickets are now on sale!