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Sly Fox Bock Fest and Goat Race, Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
The history of the Sly Fox Bock Fest and Goat Race
The Sly Fox Bock Festival & Goat Race is held on the first Sunday of May every year, rain or shine. It has become one of the Philadelphia region’s favorite beer-focused celebrations, drawing crowds estimated in the 2,500 to 3,000 range to the Sly Fox Brewhouse & Eatery in Phoenixville in recent years.


BOCK FEST: Goat Races,
German Food
& Fun!
A German menu is offered to complement what might be the largest offering of bock-style beers by any brewery in the United States at one time. Brewmaster Brian O’Reilly and his crew produce a mouth-watering lineup: Slacker Bock, Helles Bock, Instigator Doppelbock, two Eisbocks (usually Slacker and Instigator) and a Maibock. The day marks the release of the Maibock which is tapped immediately after the race and named in honor of the winner.

The festival takes place in front of the pub with a huge tent helping provide shade on what is usually a perfect spring day. The running of the ruminants is held from the rear of the building in which the pub sits down along a roadway to a finish line near the back of festival area, in front of a grassy hillside where early arrivals have staked out their place. Afterwards, some of the goats and their owners mingle with the crowd, delighting the many children in attendance with their families.
Bock Fest and Goat Race Hall of Fame Past Winners

2000
George


2001
Clover


2002
Ernie


2003
Nelly


2004
Weird Beard


2005
Savannah


2006
Han


2007
Sundae


2008
Jasper


2009
Dax


2010
Dax


2011
Peggy


2012
Peggy

2013
Simon
       
Sly Fox Instigator Doppelbock


2000-2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

May 04, 2014
Start time: 11:00 am
End time: 6:00 pm
@: Phoenixville

PARKING
Bockfest Attendees are NOT permitted to park in ACE hardware or Planet Fitness Parking lot. Your vehicle will be subject to towing!

Parking available at the Kimberton Fairgrounds with shuttle service available from 11am to 6pm. Click HERE for directions.

BUSES
There will also be buses running continuously from 10:30am-6pm with stops at Hall & Main and Main & Bridge

AFTER PARTIES
Bistro on Bridge, Molly Maguire's and the Phoenixville Moose Lodge will be hosting downtown Bockfest after parties!

GOATS
Goat handlers park behind Maple Lawn Shopping Center.

ALL GOATS MUST BE CHECKED IN BY NOON! RACES START @ 2:00.

Sly Fox Bock Fest and Goat Race Registration
Registration for the 2014 Goat Race has CLOSED. Stay tuned for 2015!
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Sly Fox Brewing Company 331 Circle of Progress Drive
Pottstown, Pennsylvania 19464
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Sly Fox Brewhouse & Eatery 520 Kimberton Road (RT.113)
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania 19460
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