(715) 726-2505

839 First Ave.
Chippewa Falls

Annual Northwest Beerfest

Held in late April. Sample hundreds of beers from over 50 breweries. 2016's event featured. 150+ varieties of craft, import, ales, porters, lagers, and stouts from over 40 vendors.

N56 W14750 Silver Spring Drive
Milwaukee

Beer Barons’ World of Beer Festival

Held in early June. Last year's event featured dozens of breweries with lots of food and entertainment. This could be the best beer festival you’ve never heard of.

(920) 758-JAYC

4921 Expo Dr.
Manitowoc

Beer Lover’s Brewfest

Held in late February. Each year, beer lovers from the lakeshore and beyond partake in one of Wisconsin’s largest brew fests. All those who attend the event receive a complementary commemorative beer mug or glass. Many participants have a large collection of Brewfest glassware.

(715) 832-6942

2000 N Oxford Ave
Eau Claire

The Big Brew

Held in early May. Presented by the Chippewa Valley Better Brewers, local homebrewers take their hobbies outside for a day of food, drinks and celebration.

(866) 701-BLUE

725 Blue Harbor Dr.
Sheboygan

Blue Harbor Resort Craft Beer Festival

Will be held on September 23rd. On Friday enjoy a “Best of Wisconsin” four-course craft beer dinner with executive chef Jason Richardson. A more conventional beer tasting fest is held Saturday.

Cheesetopia Milwaukee

Will be held April 8, 2018. Cheesetopia 2018 returns to downtown Milwaukee in the historic Grain Exchange room of the Mackie Building. Each year, this traveling festival brings the best artisan and farmstead cheeses to the heart of a different American city. In 2016, attendees in Chicago had the opportunity to meet, greet, sample and purchase cheese from more than 40 of the best artisan producers from around the Great Lakes Region – the largest gathering of artisan cheesemakers ever assembled.

(262) 654-6200

12304 75th St.
Kenosha

Dairy State Cheese & Beer Festival

Held in mid-late April. This festival brings the best of everything Wisconsin has to offer with cheese from Laack Bros Cheese Co., Vern’s Cheese, Inc., and Jim’s Cheese, Inc. as well as beer from many local breweries.

Town Hall Park
Baileys Harbor

Door County Beer Festival

Held mid-june. A full day of great beer, music, and culinary experiences with more than 120 beers, and a home brewing contest, plus seminars on cheese, beer and other food.

(715) 235-2465

E5690 County Rd. D
Menomonie

Dunn County Humane Society Furkinfest

Will be held September 9, 2017. Sample beer from local breweries and also food from Jake’s. We will have adoptable animals coming around to visit. This is a family friendly event. Great prizes, raffles, and live music.

(800) 236-1025

3000 Poberezny Road
Oshkosh

EAA Airventure Museum Hops & Props

Held early March. Sample over 250 different beverages provided by microbreweries and distributors from across the world. Learn about the brewing process and history, meet masterbrewers, and understand the distinguishing characteristics of  beer styles. Great music from several live bands, plus great food and coffee.

7809 WI-42
Egg Harbor

Egg Harbor AleFest

Will be held September 16, 2017. Enjoy craft beers from 40 different brewers with live music. There will be more than 100 different craft beers to sample. Bring your friends for a fun day of tasting and sampling.

(262) 636-9312

2131 North Main Street
Racine

Great Lakes Brewfest

September 16th, 2017. Featuring unlimited sampling of more than 250 craft beers and sodas from nearly 100 brewers on the beautiful shore of Lake Michigan. All paid attendees receive a souvenir tasting glass. Food served by local restaurants. Live music including the world renowned Kilties Drum and Bugle Corps.

1156 Olin-Turville Ct
Madison

Great Taste of the Midwest

Will be held August 12, 2017. The Great Taste is the second longest-running craft beer festival in North America. Every year over 150 breweries and brewpubs serve about 1000 different beers in a beautiful lakeside setting in Madison, Wisconsin. Live music, great local food vendors, and a view of the state capitol. Plenty of food available including Mediterranean, Lebanese, brats, burgers, falafel, Caribbean, pizza, subs, Chicago-style dogs, and more.

920-788-7390 (x303)

100 Van Buren St.
Little Chute

The Great Wisconsin Cheese Festival

Enjoy live music, food, amusement rides, children’s entertainment, a walk/run, parade, petting zoo, cheese carving demonstrations, cheese tasting, cheese curd eating contest, cheese breakfast, cheesecake contest, and more.

1016 16th Ave.
Monroe

Green County Cheese Days

Will be held September 14-16, 2017. Green County Cheese days is packed with old world traditions, entertainment, Wedgie the cheese mascot, food vendors, merchandise, parades, the crowning of the Limburger Queen, and of course plenty of cheese.

915 Menomonie St
Eau Claire

Hops for Hockey Beer Fest

Will be held September 9, 2017. Quench your beer drinking thirst at this event benefiting the Center Ice Club Foundation. Tickets on sale at all Gordy’s locations. Find this event on Facebook to stay up to date with news and fun promotions.

400 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee

International Cheese Technology Expo

Held in mid-April. The Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association and Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research will host cheese manufacturers and suppliers from across the nation and around the world for morning seminars, afternoons of trade show exposition and evening social affairs.

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Leinie Lodge
124 E Elm St.
Chippewa Falls