Budweiser Clydesdales to Appear at River Roots Live with Chad Pregracke PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Kyle Carter   
Friday, 12 August 2011 00:05

What: World-Famous Budweiser Clydesdales to Appear at River Roots Live with Chad Pregracke
Saturday, August 20  

Time: 4:30 p.m. (Budweiser Wagon arrives in park for beer tasting) 7 p.m. (Full Hitching of horses in Freight House lot)
LeClaire Park and Freight House Parking Lot
Media Contacts: Please see below  

We’re excited to announce that the world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales will be appearing at River Roots Live on Saturday, August 20!  The iconic Budweiser wagon will arrive at the festival at 4:30 p.m. to provide beer samples, and all 8 Clydesdales will be hitched to the wagon in the Freight House parking lot beginning at 7 p.m.  The public is welcome to come and meet the Clydesdales while they’re being hitched at 7 p.m.   

The Quad Cities’ own Chad Pregracke, founder of Living Lands & Waters, will be riding up to the stage in the wagon later in the evening to welcome everyone to River Roots Live.  Chad will be available for comment this evening (Thursday, Aug. 11) at the Living Lands & Waters Barge Party taking place at the Lake Davenport Sailing Club from 5:30 – 9:00 p.m.  All media are welcome to attend; please visit the media tent by the barge upon your arrival.   


The Budweiser Clydesdales have a rich and interesting history; please refer to the fact-sheet provided for additional details regarding the horses.  A DVD with approved video of the Clydesdales is available upon request at the Chamber’s Davenport office.  Visit www.RiverRootsLive.com for additional festival details, and please take note of the Budweiser contact listed below for additional questions pertaining to the Clydesdales.

Media Contacts
Kyle Carter
Marketing Director, Downtown Partnership
Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce
130 W. Second St. Davenport, IA
Phone: (563) 823-2674

Dale Wienke 
Sales Director 
Vanguard Distributing Corp
(563) 391-7777 Ext. 820.

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