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Beer on the Boardwalk 2022 (SOLD OUT)

July 23 @ 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 2022: This year, we decided to kick it up a notch with additional breweries and more food menu options (food will be available for purchase)! 

Event details: 

DATE: Saturday, July 23
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).
  • First 100 tickets purchased will receive a 20% off e-coupon for one (1) climb at the TreeRush Adventures main park (see details below).
    Become a member today and save (see details below). 
Buy your Beer on the Boardwalk Tickets Now

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.
  • 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.


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



Non-Alcoholic Libations



Participating Food Vendors

(available for purchase on-site)

We’re featuring the same amazing food vendors as last year and will have even more food menu options available!


Watch Last Year’s 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 20% 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.

Parking and shuttle options:

Parking will be available in the main Nature Center parking lot and the north overflow parking lot (follow signage). Event participants can also park 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 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!



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.

Buy your Beer on the Boardwalk Tickets Now


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

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July 23
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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