KNOXVILLE, TN – [November 8, 2023] – Weigel’s is thrilled to announce the highly-anticipated arrival of the Budweiser Clydesdales, a true symbol of quality and tradition for Anheuser-Busch since 1933. These magnificent horses are set to make an exclusive appearance at Weigel’s Alcoa location, creating a unique opportunity for our loyal customers to witness this iconic spectacle up close.
“Witnessing the Budweiser Clydesdales gracing our store with their presence is a heartfelt reminder of the values that have defined our brand for generations – quality, community, and tradition. This event showcases the magic of coming together, and I’m delighted to share it with our loyal customers and friends. It’s a moment that makes us all proud to be a part of the Weigel’s family,” stated Billy Weigel, Owner of Weigel’s.
The iconic Budweiser Clydesdales, representing a symbol of excellence and tradition for Anheuser-Busch since 1933, are set to make a series of extraordinary public appearances right here in the heart of East Tennessee. These majestic horses, known for their breathtaking beauty and grace, will be featured to give our community the chance to experience the magic up close.
“”The Budweiser Clydesdales at Weigel’s is a truly magical moment. It’s a testament to the enduring spirit of tradition and quality that both these iconic brands represent. We are proud to share this enchanting experience with our community, and it’s a reminder of the extraordinary moments we can create when we come together.” said Nick Triantafellou, Director of Marketing at Weigel’s.
Witness the awe-inspiring eight-horse hitch as it is gracefully harnessed and attached to the world-renowned red beer wagon, an emblem of Budweiser’s storied heritage. These appearances are among the hundreds made annually by the traveling hitches, which have their origins dating back to the mid-1800s when Canadians of Scottish descent introduced the first Clydesdales to America.
When & Where: Thursday, Nov. 9, 3 – 6 p.m. – Weigel’s #92 in Alcoa, a must-see event at 1150 Hunters Crossing Drive, Alcoa, TN, 37701.
Who: The world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales will be marvelously harnessed and hitched to the iconic red beer wagon, complete with the signature Dalmatian coach dog. In the early days of brewing, Dalmatians were specially bred and trained to safeguard the horses and protect the wagon while the driver carried out deliveries. These remarkable appearances are open to the public, and we invite everyone to join us for this extraordinary event.
Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of this extraordinary experience, courtesy of Anheuser-Busch and Weigel’s. The Budweiser Clydesdales embody a rich tradition of excellence and are sure to leave a lasting impression. Weigel’s is proud to bring this iconic symbol of quality and heritage to our community.
Established in 1931, Weigel’s is a family owned and operated East Tennessee business. Weigel’s is a trusted name in the convenience store industry, known for its commitment to providing top-quality products and exceptional customer service. Weigel’s operates 75 convenience stores, a dairy, and a bakery. The bright spacious stores represent state-of-art convenience retailing, premium customer service, and locally sourced products. Weigel’s is dedicated to enhancing the convenience store experience for its valued customers.