New Date - New Location!!!

Friday, October 18, 2019

Pontiac Convention Center, Janesville, WI

6-10 PM

  • The Ryan McGrath Band is on tap for this year's sounds!

    Ryan McGrath Band logo

    Need a place to stay? Spend the night at TownPlace Suites, Janesville for a special rate of $119 per night! Click the link below:

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  • Click this photo to see some 2018 memories

    2018 photos

    Cold Sweat Rocked the house in 2018!!

    Cold Sweat and the Brew CIty Horns logo

    Voting Results from The 2018 Fest :

    Best Ale: Alltech Kentucky Vanilla Barrel Cream Ale
    Best Lager: WarPigs Salmon Pants Premium Lager
    Best Seasonal: Rock County Brewing Company Oktoberfest
    Best Red Wine: Tie between Staller Lady in Red and Timber Hill Throwback Thursday
    Best White Wine: Hawk's Mill Weenie White
    People's Choice: Tie between City Lights Coconut Porter & Mershon's Cider Snowed in Cinnamon
    A special honorable mention should go to Rock County Brewing Company. We got the most votes for them, but either a specific beverage was not listed or the vote was in the wrong category!!

    We had over 105 Beers from these Brewers

    Vintage Brewing logo New Glarus Brewing logo Port Huron Brewing logo Alltech Lexington Brewing logo
    Great Lakes Brewing logo War Pigs Brewing logo Tangent Brew Pub logo Mershon Cider logo
    Rock County Brew logo City Lights Brewing Logo Mighty Swell logo Pecatonica logo
    Next Door Brewing logo Milwaukee Brewing logo hop-haus-brewery logo 3 Sheeps logo
    Pabst logo Lake Louie logo central-waters-logo smirnoff-logo logo
    Dogfish-Head-logo Gray Brewing logo Stevens Point Brewery logo Sand Creek logo
    Shorts Brewing logo Hofbrau logo mobcraft-beer-brewery logo Oso logo
    Potosi logo WI Brew logo Hinterland Brewing logo One Barrel logo

    We had 20 different Wines from these Wineries in 2018 as well!

    Northleaf Winery logo Hawks_Mill_Logo Timber_Hill_Logo Elmaro Vineyard_Logo Staller Estate Winery_Logo

    If you have past photos to share, email them to us and we'll post them on this site!
    Email the Kiwanis Fall Fest Team at janesvillekiwanis@gmail.com.

    Thanks to all of our breweries, distributors and most of all - our fantastic team of vollunteers who make this event possible!

    Here is a sample of the 2017 fun:

    Check out our photo galleries

    2011 photos 2012 photos 2013 photos
    2014 photos 2015 photos 2016 photos
    2017 photos 2018 photos

    Here is what you may have missed from the 2015 fun:

    If you have photos we can post, email them to janesvillekiwanis@gmail.com or post on our Facebook page!

  • Fest Facebook Page!
  • This is a really fun event. You should come and bring a friend.

    Here's a snippit from the 2010 fun featuring Kind Of A Big Deal!

    Good stuff, isn't it??

    If you have past photos we can post, email them to janesvillekiwanis@gmail.com or post on our Facebook page!

  • Fest Facebook Page!
  • Please don't drink and drive. Seriously, we don't want you behind the wheel if you've been drinking.

    Spend the night at TownPlace Suites, Janesville for a special rate of $119 per night! Click the link below:

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  • The Janesville Kiwanis OktoberFest-Of-Ale is a premiere beer tasting event bringing together some of the finest microbrews in Wisconsin and Illinois.

    This fundraiser has helped us fund many of our charitable events over this past year and will help us continue them into the future.

    Some of these events are: High School Scholarships, Badger Boy's State and Girl's State, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Healthnet, as well as maintaining and beautifying Kiwanis Park, Kiwanis Pond and Kiwanis Trail in Janesville.

    "Beauty lies in the hands of the beer holder. - Anonymous"

    "Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy. - Benjamin Franklin"