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19th annual Hoptoberfest coming to Yakima

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YAKIMA, Wash.-- The 19th Annual Hoptoberfest hits Yakima on Friday.

It includes a buffet dinner, silent auction, and live music. Beers from eight local micro breweries will be served. The event is held by the American Hop Museum in Toppenish. Proceeds go to the museum. Organizers say the event is a good time for everyone.

"Hoptoberfest is an absolutely amazing event. Everyone comes with a really, really good attitude and of course the beer doesn't hurt," says Hoptoberfest Co-chair Mary Jane Craigen

Craigen says the event is the main fundraiser for the museum.

If you'd like to attend Hoptoberfest, it starts tomorrow night at 5 PM and goes until 11. It will be in the Modern Living Building in State Fair Park in Yakima. Tickets are $75 each, and you can buy those at the door or preorder them at 509-453-4749.