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Five Delicious Food + Drink Events You Shouldn’t Miss

bacon, beer, food trucks, and more

V1 Staff, photos by Andrea Paulseth |

GET IN MY BELLY! Part of the plethora of offerings at Food Truck Friday.
GET IN MY BELLY! Part of the plethora of offerings at Food Truck Friday.

Hungry? If you aren’t now, you probably will be after perusing this list. Here are a handful of food and drink-related events happening in the Chippewa Valley during the coming weeks. For full details on these and other food events all summer long, go to and click on “Food.”

Northwest Beerfest

May 21, 2-6pm • Chippewa Area Ice Arena, Chippewa Falls • $40 • 21+ • The 14th Annual Northwest Beerfest supporting Chippewa Youth Hockey. Hundreds of beers, pizza, raffles and games.

Donut Fry

May 27, 10am-3pm • Jim Falls United Methodist Church, $5/dozen • The annual UMC donut fry. Home-made cake donuts.

Food Truck Friday

Jun 3, 11am-7pm • Phoenix Park, Eau Claire • Food, snack, and drink trucks will be serving lunch and dinner on Phoenix Park along the Riverfront Terrace drive. Today features Smokestream, Dhimiters, Far Breton Bakery, Tasty Trolley, Guac & Roll, Two Gals and a Fryer, and Ramone’s Ice Cream.

Taste of the Valley

Jun 5, 11am-5pm • Phoenix Park,
Eau Claire •
Featuring food vendors, kids activities, beer garden, food sampling, live music, local breweries, and more.

Bacon and Brews

Jun 11, 12pm-8pm • K-Point Brewing at The Coffee Grounds • A bacon themed bar menu paired with beer. Ticket gets you a plate of bacon (up to half a pound) and a pint.