Thursday, August 28, 2014

Soda Pop Tour heading to Downtown Dixon on Sept. 20

Soda Pop Tour comes to Dixon
September 20, 2014 * Dixon, Illinois

Expand your taste buds and sample over 100 unique craft soda pops and more as the world’s first traveling Soda Pop Tour rolls into the downtown Dixon riverfront on Saturday, September 20, 2014. 
The tour will showcase 100 flavors of sodas produced by many of the nations unique craft soda manufacturers.  Sodas available will include specialties brands such as Green River, Jelly Belly, Captain Eli,  Goose Island and a variety of flavors such as Grape, root beer, cream, orange, ginger, cherry and more!
Produced by Jay Goldberg Events & Entertainment and Plan Ahead Events, the festival is partnering with Dixon Main Street, “This unique festival promises to be one of the best family events of the year,” says Josh Albrecht, Director of Dixon Main Street.

Admission is FREE and soda samples will be available for purchase.  The Soda Pop Tour soda tasting festival will run from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.  There will be lots to see and do.  Bring the family.   Bounce houses, kid’s corner, great food, live music and delicious soda.  All soda pops featured are all made with natural sugars -  no artificial sweeteners!
The Soda Pop Tour will also feature an entertainment stage featuring three shows by The Way Down Wanderers: Midwest's Hottest New Alternative Folk Act.   Also local variety acts will be performing all day.
Another great feature as part of the event will be the Dixon Riverfront Dash Fun Run for adults and kids. The Little Fizz Dash is a 1.5 mile run for 12 & under and the Big Pop Dash is 2.5 miles. Both courses do a .5 mile circuit course around the Riverfront, going over both bridges and starting and finishing near the Reagan Statue on the Riverfront. Registration forms are available at Dixon Main Street, online at or register at Race time is 4 p.m. with day-of registration starting at 2 p.m. Cost is $10/$15 day of for kids, $15/$20 day of for adults. Every racer will receive soda tasting tickets to sample the great sodas at the event. Top finishers will receive prizes and there will be a finish line clock.
Local crafters and artists that would like to be involved should contact Annette at
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