Win Tickets to BREW and the Great Raft Brewing Anniversary Party from 20×

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED AS OF 8:30 A.M. ON THURSDAY, OCT. 16. Congrats to Theresa C., who won the free passes to the Great Raft Brewing Anniversary Party and BREW!

Oct. 17-18, 2014 is going to be the biggest craft beer weekend in Shreveport-Bossier history. 20× is giving away a pair of tickets to both of the year’s largest beercentric celebrations: Great Raft Brewing’s First Anniversary Party, 3-11 p.m., Friday, Oct. 17 and the sold-out annual BREW Festival, 2-6 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 18. One winner will win two tickets to both events. 

A photo of beer growlers
A wall of empty growlers wait to be filled at Great Raft Brewing in Shreveport.

About the Events
Great Raft Brewing’s First Anniversary Party will feature more than 10 Great Raft beers on tap, including some limited edition brews like double dry-hopped Commotion, oak-aged Born in a Barn II and the brewery’s latest small-batch release, the India pale lager At Arm’s Length. Learn more about the party or buy tickets online here. The party, which will be held at Great Raft’s tasting room at 1251 Dalzell Street, will also feature food vendors like Missing Link and Ki’Mexico as well as live music from Hwy Lions, Bristol Hills and The Devil Anse. RSVP or share the Facebook event for Great Raft Brewing’s First Anniversary Party.

The 6th annual BREW Festival will take place in downtown Shreveport’s Festival Plaza and will feature more than 100 domestic, foreign and home brewed beers. Among the impressive list of beers being poured at this year’s BREW are several that will catch the attention of local beer fanatics: Great Raft will be pouring double dry-hopped Commotion, Southern Drawl and At Arm’s Length; Red River Brewing Co. will be pouring Louisiana Hay Ryed, River Monster, Napoleonic Code and Oh! My Dajarling. As always, BREW will also feature live music and food from some of Shreveport-Bossier’s best eateries. Visit for a complete list of featured beers. RSVP or share the Facebook event for BREW.

How to Enter:
-To enter, simply e-mail with the subject line “Beer weekend giveaway” by 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 16. You must be 21 years of age or older to enter. 

What You’ll Win:
-Two VIP passes to the Great Raft Brewing First Anniversary Party (these passes are sold out, though regular tickets are still available)
-Two tickets to BREW (all BREW tickets are sold out!)

In Order to Claim Your Prize:
-Winner must be 21 years of age or older and willing to personally visit the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau office at 629 Spring Street in downtown Shreveport before 3 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 17 in order to present an ID verifying winner’s age. Tickets will be presented to the winner following age verification. One randomly selected winner will be notified by e-mail at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 16. 

One Last Thing:
-Please celebrate responsibly. We love our readers at 20×, and we hope that you’ll be smart enough not to drink and drive. Please use a designated driver or call a cab.


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