Atwater Brewery, founded in 1997, says its "brewing process" is more than 200 years old. Photo via fb.com
A brewery will be celebrating Oktoberfest on Saturday at its taproom downtown.
Atwater Brewery will host an Oktoberfest celebration in Grand Rapids, at 201 Michigan St. NW.
The 21-and-over event will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.
The event will feature German-style food and drink, live German music, a lederhosen and dirndl costume contest, shuffleboard and a traditional German “mug-holding” contest. Winners will receive gift cards and Atwater merchandise. The first 25 guests will receive a free mug club membership for a year.
The party will be held rain or shine and have tented outdoor areas.
There is no fee for attending, but guests will be asked to show identification.
The Detroit-based brewery was founded in 1997 with a goal centered on making traditional, German-style lagers.
Atwater expanded to Grand Rapids in 2016 and is celebrating its 20th anniversary as a company.