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Inland Northwest Craft Beer Festival

Sept. 27-28. Formerly known as Spokane Oktoberfest, the festival features 30 Washington and North Idaho craft breweries pouring over 70 different beers, including a selection of pumpkin beers. Live music and food will also be part of this celebration. Admission includes a souvenir tasting glass and five 5-oz. tastes. Additional tastes are $1.50 each or four for $5. Must be 21 years old or older and have a valid ID to be admitted. Designated driver admission is $5 and available at the door.