No! This is a free event, open to the public. You will need to purchase tickets for alcoholic beverages. Other food and drink will be available for purchase from the vendors. Alcohol purchases will require a valid state or federal ID proving that the individual is 21 years of age or older.
Yes. They can enjoy our park and playground equipment. No child-specific events are planned.
If you must bring your pet, please remember to ensure his or her health and safety by providing ample water and remember to show respect to your fellow festival-goers by cleaning up after your pet.
If your pet shows aggression or doesn't play nicely with the festival goers, you will be asked to remove your pet from the event.
You may bring in outside food and drink, but you may not bring in alcohol. We must comply with state liquor laws, and they prohibit outside alcohol at the event. We offer a large variety of food and beverage, and a good assortment of beer and wine.
If you have a special chair that makes you comfy, bring it. We will have some chairs around the event.
There will be parking available all around downtown. Follow the signs to event parking. Main Street will be blocked off between 9th and 11th Streerts, so you will need to use alternates.
Because there are laws and we like to keep in compliance with them. It’s complicated, and you can read all about it HERE. Selling drink tickets allows us to validate ID requirements, and the wristband provided identifies the wearer as a legal-age drinker.
We need rain! IF we happen to get some that day, we will do our best to carry on. If it gets too intense, we may need to take appropriate action. We'll deal with it as it comes.
Yes. All activities are on the streets and sidewalk areas. There are ramps at the corners. Handicap accessible restrooms are available.
The 8th Annual Clarktoberfest festival held the first Saturday in October in Historic Downtown Clarkdale.
We have beer, wine, food, fun & games, and live music.
Always the first Saturday in October, the event is on October 1, 2022, from Noon to 5pm.
Downtown Clarkdale, we block Main Street for the event, from 9th to 11th streets and into Clarkdale Town Park.
Why not? We encourage everyone to attend. The event is put on by the Clarkdale Downtown Business Alliance to benefit the Clarkdale Foundation.