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Beer on the Boardwalk 2023 (SOLD OUT)

July 29, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for an evening of beer, music, fun and of course nature!

Enjoy the unique opportunity to stroll the Fontenelle Forest Riverview Boardwalk while listening to music and taking in the scenic views of the Forest at dusk. Taste a variety of amazing beers from your favorite local breweries.

Breweries will be placed along the first two loops of our ADA-accessible Boardwalk. There will be fun swag, cool prizes and a live DJ!

New for 2023: This year, we decided to kick it up a notch with two new breweries and a new food vendor (food will be available for purchase)! 

Event details: 

DATE: Saturday, July 29
TIME:  6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Fontenelle Forest
Event FEE:

  • Tickets are $30 for members (limit 2) and $50 for non-members.
  • Members must sign in to receive discount (applied in cart).
    Become a member today and save (see details below). 
  • First 100 tickets purchased will receive a 20% off e-coupon for one (1) climb at the TreeRush Adventures main park (see details below).
  • Event is rain or shine! 

What’s included in the ticket price?

  • One (1) 5 oz. Beer on the Boardwalk tasting glass.
  • Unlimited free beer samples from participating breweries, while supplies last (4 oz. pours, using the tasting glass provided)
  • Stroll the boardwalk and enjoy the unique ambiance of the Forest at dusk
  • Get in the groove with music from our Live DJ (he takes requests!)
  • Applicable sales tax included.
  • Your ticket purchase supports Fontenelle Forest’s mission of inspiring current and future generations to care for the natural world through conservation, education and recreation.
  • This event is for ages 21+ only. Please drink responsibly.
    Important: Don’t forget your ID! A current state or government-issued ID will be required for entry – absolutely no exceptions.

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT! to be added to our waiting list, please call Visitor Services at 402-731-3140. 

Become a Member & Save!
Members save $20 per ticket (or $40 for two)! Not a member? Become one today!

By becoming a member today, you’ll get $20 off each ticket AND receive 12 months of access to Fontenelle Forest and Neale Woods, PLUS discounted (or free) admission to most programs, events and children’s day camps.

Purchase a membership today. Then sign in and buy your Beer on the Boardwalk tickets. Limit two (2) tickets per member at the $30 discounted rate.

(Note: Members can purchase additional tickets at the non-member price in the same transaction.) 

Learn more and become a member 


Participating Breweries

A picture of a rabbit with glasses and the text, "BENSON BREWERY"  

Bottle Rocket Brewing Company logo

New for 2023!

Brickway Brewery & Distillery logo
Full Fledged Brewing Company logo Homebrewers Anonymous logo Infusion Brewing Company logo
Jukes Ale Works Logo Keg Creek Brewing logo
New for 2023!
Gold Kros Strain Brewing logo Monolithic Brewing Company logo Nebraska Brewing Company logo

(Gluten-free Alcoholic & N/A Options)

Site-1 Brewing logo


Non-alcoholic Libations

Dry Spokes logo

Participating Food Vendors

(available for purchase on-site)

Brownie Bar logo

New for 2023!
Willie Dogs logo



Beer on the Boardwalk recap video 


*Bonus TreeRush Adventures Offer*

The first 100 Beer on the Boardwalk tickets purchased will include an electronic coupon for 50% off of one (1) main park climb at TreeRush Adventures at Fontenelle Forest. The TreeRush Adventures e-coupon will be sent in a separate email from your Beer on the Boardwalk ticket confirmation, is valid upon receipt and has no expiration date.

TreeRush Logo

Parking and shuttle options:

Parking will be available in the main Nature Center parking lot and the north overflow parking lot at 1213 Bellevue Blvd. North.  There will NOT be any Trolley services from the north overflow parking lot. 

Additional event parking is located in the Marathon Ventures parking lot (901 Fort Crook Rd N, previously Southroads Mall).

Ollie the Trolley will shuttle event participants to the Nature Center from the Marathon Ventures parking lot every 20-30 minutes starting at 5:30 p.m. and ending at 9:30 p.m. A big thank you to Marathon Adventures for the use of their parking lot and Ollie the Trolley for providing a fun and festive ride up the hill to the Forest!


Marathon Ventures Inc. logo

Ollie the Trolley logo

This event is sold out. Add your name to the waitlist!

Didn’t get your ticket in time? Call our Visitor Services desk at 402-731-3140 and request to be added to a waitlist. You’ll be notified if there are any cancellations for the chance to purchase tickets.

Questions? Call 402-731-3140. 
interested in upcoming events at the Forest? Click below to See our full calendar.

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July 29, 2023
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Fontenelle Forest
1111 Bellevue Blvd North
Bellevue, NE 68005 United States
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Fontenelle Forest is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt nonprofit.

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