Beau’s Oktoberfest in Vankleek Hill has kicked off its 2018 ticket sales today, with an announcement of the musical acts for this year’s festival. East Coast rocker Joel Plaskett and his band The Emergency will be headlining September 21, and Canadian power-pop legends Sloan will be performing September 22. Supporting acts include Weaves, The Flatliners, Fred Penner, Dubmatique, The Kingpins, and Wolf Saga.
Beau’s Oktoberfest is marking its 10th year in 2018 as the signature fundraising event for Beau’s Brewing Co.
Last year’s festival attracted 20,000 over two days, and raised $100,205 for charity and local community groups. Since 2009, the festival has generated $616,889 in funds for good work projects.