Saturday | October 5, 2019

Northeast Wisconsin Craft Beer Festival

Presented by Festival Foods

Event Description

All INFORMATION on this page is from 2018. 2019 dates and details coming soon! 

Raise your stein, it's drinking time! With more than 200 beers, 50 breweries and unlimited sampling, you're bound to have fun. Beer enthusiasts will receive a sampling glass and have access to unlimited two-ounce samples of beer and food. 

Must be 21 to attend, including designated drivers.

Share the festivities with #craftbeergb

What to expect at the Northeast Wisconsin Craft Beer Festival: 

  • Sam Adam's Stein Hoisting Competition 

  • Unlimited sampling of beer

  • Live music

  • Beard Competition with Level-Up Beard Company (Categories include mustache, partial beard and full beard)

General admission is open at 6pm, but FIRST CALL starts at 5pm.

FIRST CALL benefits:  

  • Limited tickets available (400)

  • One hour early entry to sample special edition selections before they run out!

  • Commemorative beer boot glass

Door Opening Times

Door times will be noted once the details of the event are confirmed.

Directions & Parking

The Northeast Wisconsin Craft Beer Festival is a beer tasting event that encourages responsible drinking and not mass consumption.  Local taxi cab companies will be made aware of the event in advance, and taxi service phone numbers will be listed in the festival guide. 

Parking information coming soon!

For more information visit Directions and Parking.

Special Needs

Have a special need visit Plan Your Visit 

Additional Questions?

Visit our FAQ section for answers to the more popular questions asked by our customers or email us your question and we will get back to you.

2018 Beer List *2019 coming soon!*


Level-Up Beard Competition

Think you've got the best beard? Put it to the test at the Level-Up Beard Competition!

Here's how it works:

1. Grow a beard, partial beard or mustache.
2. Come to the Northeast Wisconsin Craft Beer Festival, presented by Festival Foods on Saturday, October 5th.
3. More details announcing soon!

Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each of the 3 categories! 

Stein Hoisting Competition

Back this year -- the ever popular Stein Hoisting Competition with Samuel Adams! Times and prizes will be announced soon.

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