Win Tickets ($80): Rescheduled 3rd annual Kriekfest @ Hood River Waterfront Park | 30+ Sour Cherry Beers, + Ciders, Wine, Marketplace, Treats, Family Friendly

We are giving away a pair of tickets to Kriekfest @ Hood River Waterfront Park on October 6 . To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Monday, October 1.



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From our sponsors:
3rd Annual Kriekfest: Cherry Beers (and Ciders and Wine)
October 6, 2018
ADV $40- includes 25 drink tickets
ADV $25 – includes 5 drink tickets
Doors $45 – includes 18 drink tickets
21+ | 11a-7p
More info: merctickets.com

Hood River Waterfront Park
650 Portway Ave, Hood River, OR 97031

Kriekfest returns for its third annual inception, harvesting an even bigger basket of cherry beers (and ciders and a sparkling cherry wine). Hood Valley’s abundance of cherry orchards serves as the inspiration for the largest celebration devoted exclusively to barrel-aged cherry beverages that will take place at Waterfront Park directly on the Columbia River. Tickets are available at merctickets.com/go/KriekfestAdmission is $40 and includes 25 drink tickets, or $25 that includes 5 drink tickets. Gate admission is $45 and comes with 18 tickets.  All paid attendees will receive a commemorative stemmed glass. The festival this year takes place Saturday, July 28 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Kriek, Flemish for cherry, is a four-centuries-old style of spontaneously-fermented, lambic ales aged on cherries (pits and all). This year’s lineup features an even larger collection of world-class examples imported from Belgium for Kriekfest including Brasserie Cantillon, Brouwerij Drei Fonteinen, Brouwerij Boon, Brouwerij Brasserie De Ranke, and Hanssens Artisanaal. Cherry-growing regions are natural for such beers so it’s no surprise the Hood River Valley’s Belgian-inspired breweries make excellent krieks. The 30-plus lineup is rounded out mostly by Oregon breweries and a few from other states and countries.

This family-and-dog-friendly celebration of cherry-laced drinks features a Cherry Marketplace and other delicious food from Hood River caterers including special cherry gelatos created by Cicci Gelato. Follow updates on Facebook at facebook.com/Kriekfest, Instagram at @Kriekfest, or Twitter at @Kriekfest.

The following breweries will have cherry beers or ciders at the festival.* (*Line-up is subject to change)

  • Ale Apothecary (Bend, OR) This bottled beer was created for Kriekfest
  • Block 15 (Corvallis, OR)
  • Brouwerij Boon (Belgium)
  • Bruery Terreux (Orange County, CA)
  • Cantillon (Belgium)
  • Cascade (Portland, OR) Two blends exclusively created for Kriekfest
  • Drei Fonteinen (Belgium)
  • Double Mountain (Hood River, OR)
  • Firestone Walker (Paso Robles, CA) 2017 & 2018 vintages, winner: World Beer Cup
  • Garden Path (Seattle, WA)
  • Great Notion (Portland, OR)
  • Hanssens (Belgium)
  • Lindemans (Belgium)
  • Little Beast (Beaverton, OR)
  • Logsdon Farmhouse Ales (Hood River, OR)
  • The Lost Abbey (San Diego, CA) Both Cuvee de Tomme and Red Poppy
  • Modern Times (Portland, OR)
  • New Belgium (Ft. Collins, CO)
  • Nøgne Ø (Norway)
  • Odell (Ft. Collins, CO)
  • pFriem (Hood River, OR) Both Flanders Red Kriek and Oude Kriek
  • Scratch (Ava, IL)
  • Upright (Portland, OR)
  • Wolf Tree (Seal Rock, OR)

Cideries*

  • Reverend Nat’s (Portland, OR)
  • Rack & Cloth (Mosier, OR)
  • Wildcraft (Eugene, OR)

Frederiksdal sparkling cherry wine (Denmark)

 

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260 Responses to Win Tickets ($80): Rescheduled 3rd annual Kriekfest @ Hood River Waterfront Park | 30+ Sour Cherry Beers, + Ciders, Wine, Marketplace, Treats, Family Friendly

  1. Tracy July 3, 2018 at 9:51 am #

    Cherries! In all forms! Yes, please :-)

    • Kriekfest July 4, 2018 at 12:54 pm #

      Thanks, Tracy. Hope to see you there. Just 3 1/2 weeks.

      • Lisa September 16, 2018 at 8:12 pm #

        Can I. Beg to recive these tickets , cause ill do it.

    • Thomas Lunsford July 5, 2018 at 10:26 am #

      Tracy, would you drink the cherry beer?

      • Kriekfest July 19, 2018 at 11:30 am #

        Of course Tracy would. It’s one of the top 2 or 3 ways to get your cherry intake!

      • Kriekfest July 19, 2018 at 11:30 am #

        Of course Tracy would. It’s one of the top 2-3 ways to get your cherry intake.

        • Lisa September 22, 2018 at 11:31 am #

          No brainer , I defentily can attend.

    • Kriekfest July 19, 2018 at 11:29 am #

      Hi Tracy, yes please indeed! Hope to see you at the fest in a week from Saturday.

    • Valerie Skala August 14, 2018 at 12:28 pm #

      Oh MY GOSH!! What a beautiful and tasty event.

      Cannot wait to taste the cider.

      Thank you!!

    • Kath August 17, 2018 at 10:06 pm #

      What a great time!

    • Laura Bennett September 26, 2018 at 3:42 pm #

      Yes please! Everything cherry sounds amazing!!

  2. Devin July 3, 2018 at 12:21 pm #

    This looks nothing short of AMAZING! Winning tickets to this would make my summer!

    • KathR July 5, 2018 at 7:15 pm #

      Sounds like a great time!

    • Kriekfest July 19, 2018 at 11:31 am #

      Devin, thanks. Indeed it’s a pretty amazing lineup that we hope you (and everyone) will dive into. Cheers.

  3. AJ July 3, 2018 at 1:01 pm #

    20 drink tickets?!

  4. Tonya July 3, 2018 at 3:52 pm #

    This sounds amazing!

  5. Leslie July 3, 2018 at 4:04 pm #

    What a gorgeous location and event! A perfect day!

  6. Alex July 3, 2018 at 6:10 pm #

    This sounds like a great festival. Sour beers are my favorite and sour cherry beers sound even better!

    • Kriekfest July 19, 2018 at 11:32 am #

      Thanks Alex. Certainly hope to see you there in just 8 days. Kriek on!

  7. John July 3, 2018 at 6:52 pm #

    This sounds like a fun Saturday!

  8. Jillian Powell July 3, 2018 at 8:34 pm #

    Getting into sour beers. Looks like a great opportunity to try some more.

  9. Shane July 4, 2018 at 1:59 am #

    what a great festival, 20 drink tickets thats almost enough to taste all the breweries, wow, thanks for the awesome chance!

  10. Molli Taylor July 4, 2018 at 9:22 am #

    i’ve never been a beer drinker but this sour trend has hooked me. and cherries are my absolutely favourite. and i can bring the kids?!?!?!? count me in!

  11. Thomas Lunsford July 5, 2018 at 10:27 am #

    I like cherries and things.

  12. Tina July 5, 2018 at 12:26 pm #

    Yum yum!

  13. Teresa July 5, 2018 at 2:20 pm #

    Sounds like a fun getaway

  14. Emily July 5, 2018 at 2:25 pm #

    Beers, ciders, AND wines? Sign me up! Plus, I’m hoping to brew a sour fruit beer soon, so tasting some good ones would be a good education!

  15. Sam July 5, 2018 at 2:29 pm #

    Love Hood River and their cherries!

  16. Gregory Garabedian July 5, 2018 at 3:53 pm #

    Beer and cherries, cherries and beer. I can’t think of a better place than here.

  17. Danielle C July 5, 2018 at 4:09 pm #

    Wow, an event for Kriek! There is a lot of history behind this brewing style; I’m grateful that it still exists so we can continue to enjoy these cherry-fueled creations from all over the world. This is so cool, and I can’t believe it’s happening in the most beautiful place in the world: Hood River, Oregon. I am really looking forward to seeing what Cascade will present since they are so well known for their quality sours. It is also very exciting to see Modern Times on the list because they have only recently expanded to Portland from San Diego, California in the past few months. They make some good quality beer though, and we love them for it. As for the imports, I’ve tried the Lindemans Kriek Lambic before, and it was great, but it will be nice to compare it to more traditional styles like Hanssens.

  18. celia July 5, 2018 at 7:27 pm #

    Cherries are my favorite fruit and I am just now learning that there are cherry beers?? Honestly, it’s a travesty I’d never heard of this event before now!

    I would love to check this out!!

  19. Robert Trombley July 5, 2018 at 8:32 pm #

    sounds like a swell time!

  20. PDXNative85 July 5, 2018 at 10:40 pm #

    I’m dreaming of mouth puckering one of a kind Krieks!!! Pick me! I’d love to make it to this festival

  21. CherryBeerMePlease July 6, 2018 at 12:08 am #

    Thanks for the chance!

  22. Daniel Brophy July 6, 2018 at 2:47 pm #

    Ok, this sounds amazing! I’m new here from Alaska, and I remember visiting in 2010 for the Oregon Brew Festival. The variety in this state is so great. This festival would be a blast!

  23. Heidi July 7, 2018 at 10:24 am #

    I love this!

  24. sara July 8, 2018 at 1:11 pm #

    Yes Please!

  25. Bogdan July 9, 2018 at 9:35 am #

    Great lineup of beers, can’t wait!

  26. Tracy July 9, 2018 at 2:49 pm #

    Cherry beer sounds delicious!

  27. Paul July 9, 2018 at 6:01 pm #

    I’d love to let my freak and kriek flag fly high at this sour event!

  28. Monica Witt July 10, 2018 at 12:07 pm #

    I love beer.

  29. Ryan July 10, 2018 at 12:08 pm #

    Oooh…I want to go to this event…winning tickets would make it possible.

  30. Jamey July 10, 2018 at 12:19 pm #

    All cherry everything plz! This event sounds awesome!

  31. Sara July 10, 2018 at 12:19 pm #

    Kriek Lambic was the first beer my dad ever let me drink!

  32. Julie S. July 10, 2018 at 12:26 pm #

    I’m a sucker for beer and cherries, please make my life more entertaining!

  33. Harley July 10, 2018 at 12:35 pm #

    I haven’t been to a beer festival yet!

  34. Alexis Braly james July 10, 2018 at 12:50 pm #

    This looks amazing and SOUR Cherry beers are my hands down favorite. I cannot think of a better way to spend a weekend.

  35. Bernice July 10, 2018 at 1:14 pm #

    Please with a cherry on top ;)

  36. Jamie July 10, 2018 at 1:27 pm #

    Please and thank you!

  37. Emily Zarr Herrera July 10, 2018 at 3:54 pm #

    MMMM cherries. I love that its just a hint of cherries or laced in cherries.

  38. Luis Herrera July 10, 2018 at 3:55 pm #

    love Hood River and cherries

  39. Patricia Brown July 10, 2018 at 3:56 pm #

    good luck all

  40. Madeline July 10, 2018 at 4:15 pm #

    Yay, cherries!

  41. Miranda July 10, 2018 at 6:24 pm #

    Honestly one of my favorite styles of beer – this would make for a nice overnight/long weekend trip!

  42. Cris July 10, 2018 at 7:20 pm #

    Cherry everything awesomeness! So many luscious beers & ciders, hope to win :-)

  43. Nicole July 10, 2018 at 7:33 pm #

    I’ve never been to Hood River. This would be a good reason to go.

  44. Lena July 10, 2018 at 8:39 pm #

    This would be amazinggggg to go to!

  45. Collin Foster July 10, 2018 at 10:23 pm #

    I like all these things but really just need an excuse to go to Hood River and return some stuff to my friends who live there.

  46. Dawn July 11, 2018 at 7:59 am #

    What’s not to love?…cherries and beer and cider and Hood River…and a beautiful summer day! Sign me up!

  47. Laurele July 11, 2018 at 8:39 am #

    Love me some barrel-aged cherry sours! Thanks for the opportunity to win tickets!

  48. William Dollarhide July 12, 2018 at 1:38 am #

    This sounds like a fantastic event and it would e fun to go!

  49. Karl Rusterholtz July 12, 2018 at 8:48 am #

    I need to get out of town and ferment my liver with brews from this luscious little fruit… and enjoy some cherries, too!

  50. Hdk July 12, 2018 at 9:46 am #

    Kriek me in!

  51. Christine Skorjanc July 12, 2018 at 3:06 pm #

    This would be such fun date out with my guy!!

  52. Bobby July 13, 2018 at 7:37 am #

    I love cherries, Belgian beers, festivals, hood river, sunshine, and sours! Pick me!

  53. Chris July 13, 2018 at 9:49 am #

    I love sours!

  54. Tim July 13, 2018 at 4:54 pm #

    I grew up with a Bing Cherry tree in our backyard. Unfortunately, we lost her one harsh winter. Winning these tickets would be a sentimental journey.

  55. Marie July 13, 2018 at 5:06 pm #

    This is right after my birthday, so you should probably pick me

  56. Brett Welches July 14, 2018 at 9:35 am #

    Bushwhacker cider closed……….. THIS IS THE ONLY THING THAT CAN MAKE ME HAPPY NOW

  57. Casey mcelwee July 14, 2018 at 9:38 am #

    I dont like cherrries. my BF does… He won pentatonix tickets for me and he hates pentatonix. It would only be fair that I won these to take his stupid ass.

  58. Rachel July 15, 2018 at 12:53 pm #

    Sours are the BOMB!!!

  59. Jared Wolschlager July 15, 2018 at 10:10 pm #

    I am a kriek freak. Into cherry verry. Give it a beer snear. Want all that sour power. Send me

  60. Emily July 16, 2018 at 4:36 pm #

    Cherries, beer, wine and dog friendly?! Sounds like an awesome way to spend a Saturday!

  61. Renee July 17, 2018 at 12:25 pm #

    Love Hood River Waterfront Park! What an excellent way to enjoy the summer.

  62. Christina July 17, 2018 at 12:26 pm #

    Sounds fun!

  63. Erin B July 17, 2018 at 12:27 pm #

    Sour beers getting their glory :)

  64. Destiny July 17, 2018 at 12:30 pm #

    Hood river + good music = My Favorite

  65. Kayla July 17, 2018 at 12:36 pm #

    This sounds wonderful! Delicious sours + Hood River? Count me in!

  66. Taylor P July 17, 2018 at 12:37 pm #

    Cherry sours?! Ah! Yes please!! With a cherry on top!

  67. Shravan July 17, 2018 at 12:41 pm #

    Love hood river, been in Portland for more than 10 years better never been to this event, would be great. :)

  68. Joey Poynter July 17, 2018 at 12:43 pm #

    My birthday is July 29! This will be my 25th birthday and there’s nothing that sounds better than celebrating it with great food, beer and people!

  69. Brian Strub July 17, 2018 at 1:02 pm #

    I’ll really be up Shits Kriek with out a glass if I don’t win these tickets.

  70. Cassi B July 17, 2018 at 1:10 pm #

    This looks very cool- I would love to go!

  71. Anna July 17, 2018 at 2:39 pm #

    Cherry sours in the most beautiful location?! We would love to go!!!

  72. Melissa July 17, 2018 at 7:29 pm #

    Sounds like a great time!

  73. Lauren E. Smith July 18, 2018 at 8:47 am #

    Love me some cherry lambics!

    • Kriekfest July 19, 2018 at 11:39 am #

      Lauren, than this is the fest for you. nonstop cherry lambics from Belgium to your backyard.

  74. Steven Estes July 18, 2018 at 1:46 pm #

    Would love to check out some of our great PNW bounty!

  75. Tracie July 18, 2018 at 1:57 pm #

    I’m ready let’s go!

  76. Debi July 18, 2018 at 5:18 pm #

    Sounds like a blast in the hood river!

  77. d c July 18, 2018 at 6:36 pm #

    i’d like to attend because the best beer i ever had was a cherry porter from the now defunct lang creek in montana, lost abbey brews the finest beer, cascade brews the best sours and even if i couldn’t find the perfect beer, i’d still love to spend the weekend in the gorge.

    • Kriekfest July 19, 2018 at 11:34 am #

      Hey DC, agreed! This fest will introduce you to many of your new favorite cherry/sour/cherry-sour beers. Hope you can make it.

  78. Robin July 19, 2018 at 2:54 pm #

    Fun in the sun!

  79. Pepper Varga July 19, 2018 at 3:22 pm #

    Cherries! How exciting! Plus love hood river

  80. Amy N. July 19, 2018 at 3:28 pm #

    Friday is my birthday so this would be an awesome treat!

  81. Dana July 19, 2018 at 4:42 pm #

    We LOVE sour beers!!! This would be a great excuse for a mini weekend getaway. Thanks!

  82. Brittanie July 19, 2018 at 9:09 pm #

    Wow this sounds awesome!

  83. Rochelle Reynolds July 20, 2018 at 1:05 am #

    Cherry festival!!! Yummmmy!!
    It’s my Birthday month and This sounds like a fabulous way to spend it!!!

  84. sara July 20, 2018 at 12:33 pm #

    win!

  85. Mary S July 21, 2018 at 12:41 am #

    Would love to bring my friend & have a day out in the Gorge – we love cherries! Go Kriek! =]

  86. Aud July 21, 2018 at 9:24 pm #

    Full disclosure: at four years old, I was kicked out of a u-pick cherry orchard for over-sampling.

  87. Tabitha Aasen July 23, 2018 at 8:00 am #

    Just got back in June from Belgium and touring all things bier there. We even brought at our own expense Pfriem, Double Mountain, Everybody’s, Walking Man, Backwoods, Maryhill, ExNovo, Fremont and gave gifts as beer diplomats (no we don’t work for anyone). We just love our PNW home so much and want to spread the love. We also went to Paris Bier week this year and took the love and PNW beer there and to Zurich Craft Bier festival 2017, Edge brewing & Garage brewing in Barcelona, to Lisbon Portugal and Southern Spain as well, all spreading the love along the way. We are so proud of, especially Gorge beers because of the high standards of local organic ingredients used. Which is also what is so special about Belgian biers. We would love to get to go to Kriekfest because it’s not just about having a fun weekend, it’s about learning, exploring and sharing.

  88. Keli Farrrington July 24, 2018 at 9:23 am #

    We just moved here from Iowa a couple months ago and would love to experience the culture and venues of everything around this area this would be amazing for us and we would love to win.

  89. Bowe August 11, 2018 at 5:17 pm #

    I mean yea, plus my chances seem high….pick me!

  90. Aurianna August 12, 2018 at 12:37 pm #

    Omg! I’m so happy this was rescheduled! Pick me!

  91. john a thomas August 12, 2018 at 9:00 pm #

    sounds very cool,would love to be picked to go!

  92. Christina August 13, 2018 at 12:08 pm #

    Delicious!

  93. Brandon August 14, 2018 at 8:30 am #

    I would love to take my fiancé (who loves cherries & wine) to this!

  94. clloop August 14, 2018 at 11:26 am #

    ohh Kriek and the day before my BDay

  95. Sascha August 14, 2018 at 12:05 pm #

    I love kriek and I love October and I love Hood River!

  96. Jean August 14, 2018 at 12:12 pm #

    Hood River and cherry sour beers? Who wouldn’t want to go!

  97. Rhianna Byrd August 14, 2018 at 12:13 pm #

    This event sounds amazing! Anf it ib beautiful Hood River!

  98. Saul M Korin August 14, 2018 at 12:15 pm #

    LOVE ME CHERRY BEERS! Brian Yaeger is the man!!

  99. Brittany August 14, 2018 at 12:17 pm #

    Haven’t gotten to spend any time in Hood River since moving to OR :( love beer/cider/sours, is there a better way to explore a new town than with beer a friends?!?!

  100. Renee August 14, 2018 at 12:21 pm #

    This would be so much fun!

  101. Valerie Skala August 14, 2018 at 12:31 pm #

    Yes PLEASE!! Cherries for yum!!

    Beautiful sights, too!

  102. Robert August 14, 2018 at 12:41 pm #

    Oh sweet sour
    You hold so much power
    Always smiling never dour
    My liquid flower

  103. Bronwyn Ewers August 14, 2018 at 12:56 pm #

    Cherries, cherries, cherries! Sounds like heavenly bliss! Love it! Wishing to be a winner.

  104. MacKenzie August 14, 2018 at 12:59 pm #

    Sounds amazing! Can’t wait!

  105. Linda S August 14, 2018 at 1:42 pm #

    I like sour beers.

  106. Cassi August 14, 2018 at 2:28 pm #

    Never been to Hood River-this sounds awesome!

  107. Coleman August 14, 2018 at 2:29 pm #

    My wife would love to go to this-it sounds fun!

  108. Brig Otis August 14, 2018 at 2:55 pm #

    OMG, I was heartbroken when I learned we got signed up for another Hood River event on the same date. I absolutely love cherries. Kriekfest is one I have been trying to get to for 3 years now. I like cherry pie, cherry ice cream, cherry soda, cherry anything and love fresh cherries in my hand with stem and seed the most. I will cherry myself to death during cherry season and can’t wait until the next one. Please please please help me get to Kriekfest.

  109. Tricia August 14, 2018 at 3:18 pm #

    Wow, rescheduled to perfectly fit our schedule and help us celebrate our 35th anniversary!! Cherries, Belgian and Oregon beer…a perfectly romantic combo!

  110. Ari August 14, 2018 at 4:35 pm #

    Kriek is my favorite style of beer! I love it, and it’s hard to find. Would love to go to this festival and try them all!

  111. Sara Goldman August 14, 2018 at 5:25 pm #

    What a great time!! I’d love to go!

  112. Julie August 14, 2018 at 7:12 pm #

    This would be a excellent trip, Love the Gorge and Ciders!!!

  113. Rachael August 14, 2018 at 8:15 pm #

    Sounds like a fun event! I’d love to take my bf who will be in town from working overseas!

  114. Chas August 15, 2018 at 6:11 am #

    Trying to get out of my IPA “ box” I would love a chance at tickets

  115. Maura August 15, 2018 at 8:15 am #

    Winning these tickets wouldn’t leave a sour taste in my mouth!
    Yum!

  116. Laura August 15, 2018 at 6:09 pm #

    Sounds delicious!

  117. Cath August 16, 2018 at 5:14 am #

    Yes please!

  118. Valerie August 16, 2018 at 2:40 pm #

    YAS! I’d LOVE to go but tickets are a bit pricey, so I hope you pick me!!!

  119. Dana Goodale August 16, 2018 at 2:49 pm #

    OMG I’d love to win tickets!!! This looks amazing but is definitely out of my budget. We love sours and would really like to check a lot of these off our list.

  120. Madeline August 16, 2018 at 2:54 pm #

    Yum, cherries!

  121. Rosy Zavala August 16, 2018 at 3:00 pm #

    This looks like so much fun! pFriem is the best!

  122. AJ August 16, 2018 at 3:39 pm #

    Kriekin’ Awesome!!

  123. Sean August 16, 2018 at 4:05 pm #

    We love cherries! And ciders! And sparkling sparkles!!!

  124. Mark August 16, 2018 at 7:41 pm #

    Just the first 10 breweries are fabulous!
    Ale Apothecary (Bend, OR) This bottled beer was created for Kriekfest
    Block 15 (Corvallis, OR)
    Brouwerij Boon (Belgium)
    Bruery Terreux (Orange County, CA)
    Cantillon (Belgium)
    Cascade (Portland, OR) Two blends exclusively created for Kriekfest
    Drei Fonteinen (Belgium)
    Double Mountain (Hood River, OR)
    Firestone Walker (Paso Robles, CA) 2017 & 2018 vintages, winner: World Beer Cup
    Garden Path (Seattle, WA)

  125. Lynne Cherry August 18, 2018 at 10:00 am #

    I love cherries so much that I married my husband just to take his last name – Cherry!

  126. Mary August 19, 2018 at 3:42 pm #

    The beers that complement my attitude. Sounds like the place to be!

  127. Mark Baker August 19, 2018 at 11:48 pm #

    For/with my mom, age 81. She’s not much of a drinker, but six years ago I tuned her onto Kriek at a 500-year-old bar in Belgium and she’s been a big fan ever since! (Also, she grew up in Bingen.)

  128. Christa Wessel August 21, 2018 at 12:12 pm #

    Crikey! My sweetie LOVES Krieks — I’d be thrilled to be able to surprise him with tickets to this!

  129. Mary Harding August 21, 2018 at 12:18 pm #

    Missed this the last two years because of work- third times the charm!

  130. Kimberly August 21, 2018 at 12:28 pm #

    This looks very cool! Would love to check it out!

  131. Jennifer Reid August 21, 2018 at 12:30 pm #

    Never been to Hood River. Great opportunity to go!

  132. Leigh G August 21, 2018 at 12:43 pm #

    This event sounds amazing, and a great excuse to go to Hood River!

  133. Christina Hungerford August 21, 2018 at 12:50 pm #

    Who doesnt love Hood River especially in the fall. I’ll have a beer or two for you ;)

  134. Amber August 21, 2018 at 12:51 pm #

    Sour Beers are my absolute favorite!

  135. andrea August 21, 2018 at 12:57 pm #

    Would love to go! I havent been to Hoodriver in quite awhile & would love to attend& taste all of the delicious beers, etc! I need a getaway!

  136. Nicole August 21, 2018 at 1:08 pm #

    I would love to go!

  137. Jeanne Snow August 21, 2018 at 1:29 pm #

    I LOVE HOOD RIVER, LOVE CIDERS (ESPECIALLY CHERRY) AND LOVE FALL IN THE GORGE!

  138. Rocio Zavala August 21, 2018 at 1:32 pm #

    Hood River is such a beautiful town! Hope I can enjoy a few great beers on my next visit there

  139. Shelly Capka August 21, 2018 at 1:51 pm #

    I’m not going to miss this regardless if I win or not but if I do win then I will bring more friends with me!!!! Can not wait. Cherries, River and friends…perfect end of summer fun! Thanks for having it.

  140. Ken August 21, 2018 at 2:44 pm #

    Sour cherry is my all time favorite flavor! This would be epic.

  141. Courtney August 21, 2018 at 2:44 pm #

    Yes!! Kreiks are my #number1. I would love to hit Hood River and drink cherries in their best form

  142. Terri Paxton August 21, 2018 at 4:57 pm #

    Cherries are good for you

  143. Benjamin August 21, 2018 at 5:32 pm #

    Im from michigan which is one of the largest cherry producers in the world, it will be fun to taste the difference of hood river cherrys. (and enjoy a weekend in the gorge)

  144. Byron C August 22, 2018 at 4:34 am #

    Sounds like it’d be a good time! Thanks for the chance.

  145. Dora P August 22, 2018 at 8:01 am #

    I would love to be in Hood River drinking all things sour and cherry! Thank you!

  146. Britt August 22, 2018 at 10:41 am #

    mmmmmmmmm, can’t say I have EVER had a cherry beer, and I drink a lot of beer………………………………….

    Please give me the opportunity to fix this problem, to pop that cherry beer ;)

  147. Rachel A. August 22, 2018 at 12:18 pm #

    My first summer back in PDX in over 6 years and I forgot how AMAZING the fruit season is here! Would love to soak in more of what Oregon has to offer before we head into Fall!

  148. Ariana Overton August 22, 2018 at 12:34 pm #

    Mmmmmm Cherries , sounds deliciously powerful!

  149. Dave G. August 22, 2018 at 8:42 pm #

    Hope I don’t get caught up the Kreik, without a mug! That would be the pits!

  150. Valerie August 23, 2018 at 10:18 am #

    Please please please pick me! Love Hood River, love beer, would love it all!

  151. david August 23, 2018 at 12:32 pm #

    i am, somewhat sadly, moving back to my home state of texas after twenty-two years calling portland home. please fly me home drunk by making this my send-off. thank-you.

  152. Rob August 23, 2018 at 3:12 pm #

    I’d love to go and continue to fall in love with this wonderful part of the world – through food, and drinks, and meeting new people!

  153. Lynn August 23, 2018 at 5:42 pm #

    I sure miss hood river, wth all the smoke cleared out I want to go back!

  154. Laura August 23, 2018 at 9:10 pm #

    This is my birthday! I would love to go to this.

  155. Mo August 24, 2018 at 7:42 am #

    So excited for this! :)

  156. Heidi August 24, 2018 at 9:40 am #

    Would love to spend a day in hood river at this festival.

  157. Julie D August 24, 2018 at 8:44 pm #

    Sour Cherrry Beers? What’s not to love? Count me in!

  158. Rebecca August 25, 2018 at 11:45 pm #

    Sour beers are my favorite!!

  159. Amelia August 26, 2018 at 8:42 am #

    To me, cider is the definition of fall. I love a good cider and trying many different kinds. My friends & I would love to meet up in Hood River for the weekend to attend this festival (we live in Umatilla & Portland). It’s our first fall in the PNW!

  160. Gaby August 27, 2018 at 4:22 pm #

    I’m so glad this event was rescheduled- now I can go! Nothing says Hood River like some tasty sour beers, i would love to take my partner who loves Hood River and sours even more than me!

  161. Sharon August 28, 2018 at 12:27 pm #

    Hood River cherries + sour beers in the fall = perfection!

  162. Esther Shim August 28, 2018 at 12:32 pm #

    An event like this in Hood River has been on my bucket list for 7 years! I would love to go!

  163. Pamela August 28, 2018 at 12:54 pm #

    What an awesome event. Count me in.

  164. Lisa Long August 28, 2018 at 1:07 pm #

    Yummy!! Would love to try all the delicious Kreik’s ❤

  165. Brent August 28, 2018 at 1:32 pm #

    Kreig up the volume!

  166. Erin B August 28, 2018 at 1:55 pm #

    Ohmygoodness. This would be amazing. Finally, sour beer lovers all together :)

  167. Lourinda August 28, 2018 at 5:06 pm #

    This sounds like a wonderful time in Hood River.
    I love Harvest season and everything Cherry!

  168. Roxana Negru August 28, 2018 at 6:25 pm #

    Yes to cherries and yes to beer! This sounds great!

  169. Tara Keitz August 28, 2018 at 6:48 pm #

    Cherries and Beer at the perfect time of the year…. who could ask for anything more? Please pick me for this amazing experience!

    • Corrina Chase September 13, 2018 at 10:13 pm #

      Kreiky this sounds fun! As an amateur brewer, I find festivals are a great way to learn a lot and be inspired for what to try in my next batch!

  170. Doug Child August 28, 2018 at 8:21 pm #

    I would love this!

  171. Catherine August 29, 2018 at 10:56 am #

    Count me in!!

  172. TaraFM August 29, 2018 at 9:17 pm #

    Kriekfest… yessiree!!

  173. Mike August 29, 2018 at 9:48 pm #

    Yes please!!

  174. Melissa August 30, 2018 at 9:30 am #

    Cherries, beer & Hood River? Yes, please.

  175. amcmurry August 30, 2018 at 3:49 pm #

    Cherry! anything, anytime

  176. MeghanT August 30, 2018 at 4:30 pm #

    This would be great!!

  177. Erin V August 30, 2018 at 5:38 pm #

    I would love to try cherry beers and ciders. I love the cherry sour beers, especially.

  178. Jen B August 31, 2018 at 7:24 am #

    I would just love to go to this! Please pick me so I can surprise my bf, we have been struggling so much this year!

  179. Adrian August 31, 2018 at 11:42 am #

    This would be so great! I have not had a cherry beer but I absolutely love sour beers. They are hands down my favorite

  180. Dan September 1, 2018 at 7:44 am #

    As a former cherry farmer this would be great to attend. All I’ve made is cherry jam. A beer would be great and my gf is a sucker for ciders.

  181. MacKenzie September 4, 2018 at 12:51 pm #

    I’ve never been out to hood river and would love to use this to check it out!

  182. Marianne Silva September 4, 2018 at 2:59 pm #

    It’s my birthday weekend and I love beer!! And Hood River! And Sour Krieks!

  183. Kylie Rappe September 4, 2018 at 3:51 pm #

    Oh YES!! A few of my favorites things- sour beers, cherries and Hood River!

  184. TJ Baxter September 4, 2018 at 5:08 pm #

    Sounds delicious

  185. TIM September 4, 2018 at 7:16 pm #

    I need to go to a Kriekfest!
    Please and thank you, with a cherry on top!
    I love anything Hood River.

  186. Julianne R. September 4, 2018 at 10:57 pm #

    I’d love to treat my future Mother In Law to an amazing PNW birthday! (Her birthday is 10/6!!) She’ll be visiting that weekend and it would be amazing to go with her!

  187. Sarah Folsom September 6, 2018 at 11:03 am #

    This would be fun.
    Ch ch ch cherry bomb

  188. Joe S. September 6, 2018 at 2:17 pm #

    Looks like fun, would love to go.

  189. Kianne September 6, 2018 at 3:12 pm #

    Sounds like a great time!

  190. Jamie September 6, 2018 at 8:56 pm #

    I love Hood River!

  191. Amy September 7, 2018 at 11:02 am #

    Fun! Hood River is one of the best parts of the PNW!

  192. Matt Phillips September 10, 2018 at 4:52 pm #

    Kriek Fest in Hood River! Amazing… Belgian beers and Kriek’s in particular are some of the first sour beers I ever drank back in the day when international beers and craft beers were a pretty new thing in the early 2000s. Now there are whole festivals devoted to individual beer styles. I look forward to all the selections!

  193. Chris Johnson September 11, 2018 at 12:52 pm #

    Cherry sour, yum!

  194. Amanda September 11, 2018 at 1:18 pm #

    Sour Cherry beers and Hood River? I would love to go!

  195. Kelly September 11, 2018 at 1:23 pm #

    This sounds like so much fun!

  196. Jean Sung September 11, 2018 at 1:53 pm #

    This sounds so fun!

  197. MacKenzie September 11, 2018 at 4:07 pm #

    This would be such a cool way to discover Hood River for the first time!

  198. Brittany September 11, 2018 at 6:58 pm #

    I love krieks and Hood River.

  199. Laurie September 11, 2018 at 7:17 pm #

    Hood River is known for great apples and wine, but I had no idea they also put on a sour cherry beer festival. Foodies of the world, attend!

  200. Alan M September 11, 2018 at 7:46 pm #

    Beautiful time of year in Hood river.

  201. Diana September 12, 2018 at 1:50 am #

    Count me in for most events that include cider. Being bound to my job and my budget, it’d be nice to have an evening out with my partner to do something fun like this.

  202. Mary Jane Pierce September 13, 2018 at 3:00 pm #

    My dog and I would love to attend!

  203. Vikas A September 13, 2018 at 3:12 pm #

    Please pick me!!

  204. Kate September 13, 2018 at 4:09 pm #

    Yes! This sounds awesome.

  205. Mary S September 13, 2018 at 5:48 pm #

    Would love to bring a friend and enjoy the fermentations of my favorite fruit! =]

  206. Thomas Pham September 15, 2018 at 4:23 pm #

    Want plz

  207. Deborah Bowen September 18, 2018 at 12:27 pm #

    Sounds fun

  208. Heather September 18, 2018 at 6:36 pm #

    Time to.pop the cherry, I’ve never been.

  209. Terasa Platt September 19, 2018 at 6:04 pm #

    OMG BECKY, I LOVE CHERRY BEERS!!

  210. david September 20, 2018 at 7:32 am #

    woah. chances may be slim, but any chance to hit hood river for such deliciousness seems foolish to pass. did i mention three is my favourite number?

  211. Robin September 20, 2018 at 2:43 pm #

    Win win win

  212. Brad September 20, 2018 at 3:18 pm #

    kreiky! Sounds tasty!

  213. Brad September 20, 2018 at 3:19 pm #

    kreiky! Sounds tasty!!

    • jay September 20, 2018 at 3:21 pm #

      This will be a terrific day. I will take a Cherry lover.

  214. Martina September 20, 2018 at 9:22 pm #

    If not to late – please me, I’d love to go to Hood River for cherry beer and much more!

  215. Monique September 21, 2018 at 2:45 pm #

    I’m allergic to cherries, but not to Kriek! Help a girl out! Thank you in advance.

  216. Mary Margaret C September 23, 2018 at 11:07 am #

    Hood River is beyond beautiful and beer, well then you have me!

  217. Hillary September 24, 2018 at 6:42 am #

    Winning this would get me a slew of brownie points from my husband!!

  218. Molli Taylor September 24, 2018 at 8:47 am #

    my husband i would enjoy this so much, i keep seeing posts about it!

  219. Ryan September 24, 2018 at 10:08 pm #

    Never been to this festival but I’ve always wanted to!

  220. Lauren September 25, 2018 at 12:21 pm #

    Kriek is my favorite! What a great lineup

  221. Sara September 25, 2018 at 12:25 pm #

    Pick me!

  222. Kyrstin Sexton September 25, 2018 at 12:27 pm #

    I would love to attend (and hopefully win tickets for) this event! Here are the reasons why this would mean the world to me:

    (1) It’s dog-friendly and we have two pups that we are going to be away from for a couple weeks so it would be great to take them on an adventure with us!
    (2) My fiance and I have yet to visit Hood River, even though we’ve been in Portland for over a year
    (3) We LOVE sours and ciders. We exclusively buy these for our home, no IPAs for us
    (4) This is our LAST weekend as an unmarried couple, and we have been trying to find the perfect outing to celebrate (without going over budget)

    We’ll be keeping our fingers crossed! :)

  223. Nikki Hansell September 25, 2018 at 12:32 pm #

    Another wonderful local event to get to participate in, cherry’s, festivals, hood river.

  224. Valerie September 25, 2018 at 12:42 pm #

    Can I please please pretty please win this?! Would LOVE to go!

  225. Katrina September 25, 2018 at 1:02 pm #

    This sounds like an amazing way to spend an autumn afternoon! Love me some cherries!

  226. Mac September 25, 2018 at 1:08 pm #

    Just found out my Mom will be visiting me for this! I’d love to take her!

  227. Elizabeth September 25, 2018 at 2:18 pm #

    I would LOVE to surprise my husband with tickets!

  228. Courtney September 25, 2018 at 2:30 pm #

    I would love to see how our local cherry beverages compare to the overseas ones!

  229. ALEXIS September 25, 2018 at 2:59 pm #

    So many people here, how do you choose who to give this amazing opportunity? Just like everyone else, I’d love to go but can’t afford it.

  230. Jamie Wilmarth September 25, 2018 at 4:22 pm #

    My husband is a sour beer fanatic! Plus we loooooove hood river. What a great little weekend away this would be!

  231. Tara Keitz September 25, 2018 at 6:35 pm #

    This will be a fantastic event! Pretty please pick me!

  232. Bryan V. September 25, 2018 at 7:24 pm #

    My doggie loves cherries and I love kriek!

  233. Alan M September 25, 2018 at 8:37 pm #

    Delicious cherry bombs.

  234. Brandi September 26, 2018 at 1:31 pm #

    Sour cherry beer mmmmm *drools while typing this* Hood river is one of my favorite places in Oregon. So stunning with so many delicious beverages and food!! I’d also love to treat my friend because October 9th is the one year anniversary of her pup being killed by a car. It broke her heart and I think a fun festival like this would help take her mind off of that memory.

  235. Ari Freitag September 26, 2018 at 2:15 pm #

    I LOVE KRIEK!

  236. Leah Waud September 27, 2018 at 3:21 pm #

    This would be so great! Best Fall activity!

  237. Trish September 27, 2018 at 4:32 pm #

    Hood River + sour cherry beer + waterfront setting = PARADISE! Yes, please!!

  238. Daniela Ortiz September 27, 2018 at 4:42 pm #

    What the Kriek! This sounds yummy!

  239. Derek B. September 27, 2018 at 7:34 pm #

    Where’s the romance? : D

  240. Aurianna September 27, 2018 at 9:46 pm #

    Mom’s fave fruit, we pick 50+ pounds every year.

  241. Patricia irby September 30, 2018 at 11:42 pm #

    Cider with my Sweetie

  242. Arturo Calilung October 2, 2018 at 11:50 pm #

    Like the Bard said in a Midsummer Night’s Dream:

    So we grew together,
    Like to a double cherry, seeming parted,
    But yet an union in partition,
    Two lovely berries moulded on one stem.

    Please grant me and mine passage to visit this most joyous festival!

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