Craft Beer Events

It’s no secret that Roanoke is home to some amazing craft breweries, and you can sample these delicious brews at GO Fest! 2019 GO Fest beer sponsors are  Parkway Brewing Company and Deschutes Brewery. Beers/ciders will be on hand from other local breweries in our “Hop Garden” from Big Lick Brewing, Chaos Mountain, Three Notch’d, Starr Hill, and Bold Rock Cider.

Parkway Brewing Beer Relay Run with Fleet Feet Sports

Friday, October 18 at 6:30pm

This race now has a cult following among GO Festers. What’s not to like? You dress up like your favorite Parkway Brewing character, drink beer and run around like hooligans with three of your friends.

Prizes from Parkway Brewing and Fleet Feet Roanoke are awarded to top team and best costumed team.

Oyster Roast at GO Fest

Presented by River and Rail Restaurant & Deschutes Brewery

Celebrate GO Fest this year with a tasty fundraiser featuring delicious Rappahannock Oysters. Each bucket will be expertly prepared by chef Aaron Deal of River and Rail Restaurant. Pair oysters with two 4oz. tastings from Deschutes Brewery.


  • One bucket of steamed Rappahannock Oysters (~18 oysters/bucket)
  • Two 4oz. beer tastings from Deschutes
  • Condiments- cocktail sauce, lemon, hot sauce, crackers
  • Access to the Zen Den (next to main stage) from 12-3pm for lounging.