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Beer on the Boardwalk 2024 (SOLD OUT)

July 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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

Whether you’re a beer enthusiast or simply looking to enjoy a relaxing evening in the great outdoors, Beer on the Boardwalk is an unforgettable experience for fans of the Forest, ages 21 and older! Sip on locally crafted brews from 15 different beverage vendors as you stroll the Riverview Boardwalk at dusk.

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.

DATE: Saturday, July 27
TIME:  6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Fontenelle Forest
Event FEE: Tickets are $45 for members (limit 2) and $60 for non-members. Members must sign in to receive discount.

What to expect:

  • One (1) 5 oz. Beer on the Boardwalk tasting glass
  • Unlimited free beer samples from participating breweries, while supplies last
  • Food for purchase and a live DJ on the plaza
  • Bid on unique silent auction packages
  • This event is for adults ages 21+ only. Children will not be admitted.
    Please drink responsibly.
    Important: Don’t forget your ID! A current state or government-issued ID will be required for entry – absolutely no exceptions.


Become a Member & Save!
Members save $15 per ticket (limit 2)! Not a member? Become one today!

By becoming a member today, you’ll get $15 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, then sign in and buy your Beer on the Boardwalk tickets. 

Learn more and become a member 


Participating Beverage Vendors

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

Bottle Rocket Brewing Company logo

Brickway Brewery & Distillery logo
Full Fledged Brewing Company logo Homebrewers Anonymous logo Infusion Brewing Company logo
Jukes Ale Works Logo Keg Creek Brewing logo
Gold Kros Strain Brewing logo
New for 2024!
Nebraska Brewing Company logo

New for 2024!

(Gluten-free Alcoholic & N/A Options)

Non-alcoholic Libations

Dry Spokes logo

Participating Food Vendors

(available for purchase on-site)

Brownie Bar logo
Willie Dogs logo


Cheers to another year of Beer on the Boardwalk


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. 

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 27
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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