Ales on the Trails

Ales on the Trails

Presented by Community First Credit Union

Friday, June 11  —  5:30 – 8:30 PM

An evening hike on the preserve paired with a wine, beer and craft cocktail sampling.

Grab a group of friends, coworkers or your significant other and let the great outdoors take you on a one-of-a-kind sampling adventure surrounded by over 700 acres of nature!  Your adventure begins with a custom sampling glass and a map that will lead you on a 1 mile trail hike packed full of sample locations where you will taste unique wines, summer cocktails and local craft beers.

Continue your exploration as you find additional sampling locations on your map! After your beer trek sip some wine in the pines and grab something to eat while listening to live music from Hayden Spears.

This event is designed for ages 21 and over. A photo ID is require at check-in to receive sampling glass and wristband

No event is complete without some awesome raffle prizes. We will have raffle baskets located at each sampling spot along the trail. Several local businesses have provided raffle items including; Antojitos Mexicanos, Appleton Axe, Appleton Indoor Golf, Copper Rock, Festival Foods, Field & Fire, Island Sushi, Jaripeo Mexicana, Josef’s Gyros, Green Bay Packers, Stone Yard, Triggers, XE: 54 Wine Bar and many more from the participating breweries and wineries!  Raffle winners will be announced on our website and Facebook after the event.  They will be contacted by e-mail.

Schedule of Events

  • Arrive anytime between 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. and take to the trail
  • Sampling event will be open from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
  • Live Music from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.


  • $45 – All Access Pass 
  • $20 – Designated Driver – Includes all of the fun below minus the beer, wine and cocktails. We will have free water, soda and non alcoholic beverages available.

The price includes a one-of-a-kind Ales on the Trails tasting glass, access to the unlimited sampling event, a 1 mile trail hike through the preserve and live music. The funds raised will benefit Bubolz Nature Preserve and enable us to provide meaningful experiences to our community through education, recreation and conservation.

Live Music & Food

Party in the Pines with live music from Hayden Spears from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Participants can kick back and listen to great music and enjoy a cookout! Each participant will receive a ticket for their choice of a burger, brat or hot dog.

Sampling Line Up


Is this event open to all ages?  – This event is designed for adults 21 and over.

Will the event be held rain or shine? – Yes


Event Sponsors

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Premier Sponsors


Outagamie County

*Because this is a fundraiser for Bubolz Nature Preserve there will be no refunds unless the event is cancelled by Bubolz.