Glendale hosting first ever Root Beer Bash

The City of Glendale will host the first ever Root Beer Bash presented by Sprecher Brewery at Richard E. Maslowski Community Park on Saturday, August 26.

Root Beer Bash will feature a variety of root beer-themed drinks and treats, along with family-friendly activities and entertainment.

The Glendale Police Department Run/Walk will kick off Root Beer Bash at 9:30 AM, and will benefit the police department’s bullet resistant vest fund as well as the crime prevention and K-9 units. Participants can register for the run/walk online or register in person at 8 AM.

The day’s festivities will also include the first ever Root Beer Olympics. Take advantage of discounted participation fees by registering online or sign up in person starting at 10 a.m. the day of the event. Participants can compete against other individuals in their age group, or enter the competition as part of a team. The games will include a root beer chug, keg roll, keg toss, root beer wagon pull, root beer obstacle run and other fun games.

Schedule of Events
Glendale Police Department Run / Walk

8 AM Run / Walk registration begins
9:30 AM Run / Walk begins

Food & Fun

10 AM Food & activity booths open
8 AM Noon Silent Auction

Root Beer Olympics

10 AM Registration begins
11 AM Root Beer Olympics begin


8 AM DJ Covelli
1 PM Blue Light Scene
5:30 PM Mount Olive

Vendors - Big Daddy's Brew and Que • Boy Scouts • Dr. Dawg • First Bank Financial Centre • Glendale Little League • Hom Woodfired Grill • iPic Entertainment • Johnson Bank • Kilwins Chocolates, Fudge & Ice Cream • North Shore Event Centre • North Shore Library Foundation, Inc • Pinstrikes Bowling • Robert Haack Diamonds • Rockin' Jump: The Ultimate Trampoline Park • Shorewest Realtors • St. Francis Children's Center • Stan's Fit For Your Feet • U.S. Cellular

A portion of proceeds from all vendors will benefit charitable organizations in and around Glendale.

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