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Porter’s Perfect Pint Fest

Porter’s Perfect Pint Fest

October 07, 2023
1:00PM - 5:00PM

Raise Your Glass to the Ultimate Beer Experience: Porter’s Perfect Pint Festival Returns on October 7th!
Hawthorne Park in Porter, Indiana is set to come alive once again with the vibrant atmosphere of malted barley and hops as the highly anticipated 12th annual Porter’s Perfect Pint Festival makes its return. Established in 2011 by local business owners Liz Tilden of Pat’s Liquors and Leroy Flores of Leroy’s Hot Stuff, this craft beer-centric event has become a beloved fall festival, benefiting the Town of Porter Park Department and Volunteer Fire Department.
Over the past decade, Porter’s Perfect Pint Festival has successfully raised over $200,000, providing significant support to the local community. Liz Tilden, the owner of Pat’s Liquors, expressed her delight in the festival’s continued growth and its positive impact on the town.

The festival offers attendees an opportunity to savor the offerings of more than 50 different brewers, showcasing the best in craft beer. Beyond the beer tasting, participants can engage in a silent auction and various drawings throughout the afternoon. The prizes range from enticing themed gift baskets and golf passes to exquisite jewelry and gift certificates from local businesses. All proceeds generated from these activities are divided between the Porter Park Department and the Porter Volunteer Fire Department. These funds contribute to essential programming, training, equipment, and other community events.

Mark your calendars for this year’s Porter’s Perfect Pint Festival, scheduled to take place on Saturday, October 7. The festivities will kick off at noon with a VIP entrance, granting eager beer enthusiasts an additional hour of tasting time. General admission will commence at 1:00 pm, allowing four hours of delightful beer sampling. Come rain or shine, the event will be held under the spacious big tent at Porter’s Hawthorne Park, conveniently located at 500 Ackerman Drive.

For those seeking an enhanced experience, VIP admission offers exclusive perks such as an extra hour of tasting, a commemorative t-shirt, a sports bag, and a special commemorative pint glass. General admission ticket holders will enjoy four hours of tasting and receive their own commemorative pint glass. Designated Driver tickets are also available for purchase, providing unlimited access to refreshing root beer and water.

To secure your spot at Porter’s Perfect Pint Festival, visit and search for “Porter’s Perfect Pint” to purchase tickets online. It is important to note that ticket sales are capped at 1,000, so act swiftly to avoid missing out on this extraordinary event.

Porter’s Perfect Pint Festival promises to be an unforgettable experience for beer aficionados and community supporters alike. With its wide array of craft beer, exciting activities, and the knowledge that you are contributing to the betterment of the local community, this event is a must-attend. So mark your calendars, purchase your tickets, and get ready to raise your glass to a perfect pint in Porter, Indiana.

Purchase Tickets HERE.


Liz Tilden at Pat's Liquors at 219-926-5460 or Bubba Flores at Leroy's Hot Stuff at 219-926-6211.

Event Location:

Hawthorne Park
500 Ackerman Drive


Tickets are required


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