Welcome to Franklin Street

The Franklin Street Brewing Company is now open to the public Wednesday through Sunday! Brothers Chad and Kyle Sands founded the new brewery, renovating the historic Masonic building in downtown Manchester into a tap room and brewhouse. Franklin Street Brewing Company has nine serving tanks, allowing patrons to experience a wide-variety of beer styles. So come on down to Franklin Street and enjoy a pint of one of our award winning recipes or sample a flight of all your favorites at your neighborhood brewery and tap house!

River Runner Regatta

Hey!!! The first ever River Runner Regatta is coming!!!! Find out how to prepare right here!!!! River Runner Regatta Rules and Entry Form
It’s going to be an awesome good time! There will be 3 divisions.

  • Individual
  • Co-Ed
  • Team
  • And there will be awards and prizes!!!

  • First and Second place for each division
  • Awesome Sauce Award
  • Red Carpet Award
  • Titanic Award
  • … and just maybe, the On the Fly Award
  • Check out the registration form HERE for all of the details!

    There is no cost to enter, but you do need to be 21 to enter and you do need to be registered by September 16 at 10:00PM

    If you are still reading here, and wondering just what is the River Runner Regatta… well… It’s a whitewater cardboard boat race right here in Manchester, Iowa. Tell your friends and get started making your boats!!

    Do you like to paint???

    If you want to summon your inner painter, we have just the thing for you each month…. Cork ‘N Canvas comes to the brewery once a month and sets you up with everything you need to paint your very own masterpiece, and have a great time doing it right here at the brewery.   Check them out here to get your tickets.


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