Lazy River Beer and Wine Fest in Marquette Saturday
The McGregor-Marquette Chamber of Commerce is hosting the fourth annual Lazy River Beer and Wine Fest on Saturday, June 22, from noon to 4 p.m. The location is on the beautiful Mississippi River frontage near Lady Luck Casino in Marquette.
Discounted tickets are available at the McGregor-Marquette Chamber of Commerce office in McGregor, or Eagles Landing Winery in Marquette. Tickets are also available online at www.lazyriverfest.com through Wednesday, June 19. Any tickets purchased online at this time will be held at the “Will Call” table located at the entrance to the event. Tickets are also available at the gate on the day of the event.
The purchase of a ticket includes the opportunity to relax and enjoy 10 samples of your choice from five Iowa wineries and five regional breweries, including: Eagles Landing Winery, Marquette; Empty Nest Winery, Waukon; Engelbrecht Winery, Fredericksburg; Park Farm Winery, Bankston; Promise Land Winery, Guttenberg; Potosi Brewing Co., Potosi, Back Pocket Brewing, Coralville, Iowa, Millstream Brewing Co., Amana, Iowa; Minhas Brewery, Monroe, Old Man River, McGregor.
Three local vendors will have booths set up and selling items from their menus, including McGregor Beer and Bratz Garden, Uncle Sam’s Saloon and Valley Fish and Cheese. Live musical entertainment will be provided by Take Two on stage.
Also included with the ticket are a souvenir sampling glass, signature event wine bag and a $5 food voucher. You must be 21 to attend; I.D. is required. There will be no carry-ins allowed. The festival is held rain or shine.
“This year’s event looks to be quite exciting and well-attended. I hope you have marked your calendar and made plans to attend,” stated Carolyn Gallagher, executive director of the chamber.