Brew in the Lou: Saturday, October 12

LESA’s 7th Annual “Brew in the Lou” Festival Returns to Francis Park – October 12, 2019.
Tickets go on sale July 1 at an “Early Bird” price of just $35 through July 31.

The St. Louis-based Lutheran Elementary School Association’s 7th Annual “Brew in the Lou” Festival will return to the Lily Pond at Francis Park, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, from 1-5 p.m. (5399 Donovan Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63109).

Wristbands will go on sale July 1 at a special pre-sale price of just $35 through July 31 – a $15 savings over event-day admission. After July 31, tickets will increase to $40 advance/$50 day-of-event.


“Brew in the Lou” offers one-stop tasting of St. Louis’ best beer, wine, spirits and food. Last year’s festival sold out for the third year in a row and raised a record $107,000 for Lutheran schools in the St. Louis Metro Area. More than 100 breweries, restaurants and craft artisans lined the banks of The Lily Pond, including 45 local and regional craft breweries.

Wristbands include unlimited tastings and a commemorative glass. Children and pets welcome.

To purchase a wristband, call (314) 200-0797, or visit:

Vendor applications are available at

More than 7,800 children attend LESA member Lutheran schools in the St. Louis Metro Area, making Lutheran schools the second-largest private school system in the Bi-State area. A Recognized Service Organization of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, LESA represents 34 elementary and high schools and five related agencies. For more information, visit

WHAT: 7th Annual “Brew in the Lou” Festival
WHO: Lutheran Elementary School Association
WHEN: Saturday, October 12, 2019, 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
WHERE: Francis Park, the Lilly Pond (5399 Donovan St. Louis, MO 63109, Adjacent to Word of Life Lutheran School)

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Media Contacts:
Katherine (Kit) Auble
Director Fund Development and Marketing
(314) 200-0797

Brenda Kimberlin
LESA Media Coordinator
(314) 496-1799 (cell)
(314) 416-9249 (home office)