Statewide Beer and Cheese Events, Festivals & Happenings

Lazy Monk Oktoberfest

97 West Madison Street, Eau Claire

Late in late September. Lazy Monk will celebrate over the traditional 16 days of the Oktoberfest season. The main bier hall will be decorated in the style of the Bier Halls in Germany. Two main food and beer tents in the courtyard will set the stage for the Firkin tapping and kickoff to the season.

Statewide Beer and Cheese Events, Festivals & Happenings

Madison Craft Beer Week

Locations in Madison and around Dane County

Lasts for two weekends in early May. An annual celebration promoting Madison’s thriving craft beer culture, enhancing beer knowledge and appreciation in a ten-day (two weekend) festival that fosters knowledge of our regional brewing heritage, and showcases the Madison area’s businesses with ties to the craft beer community.

Statewide Beer and Cheese Events, Festivals & Happenings

Rails & Ales Brewfest

2285 S Broadway, Green Bay

Held in Mid-September. The National Railroad Museum brings historic trains and contemporary craft beers together for an evening of fun and camaraderie among the historic rail locomotives and rail cars while sampling craft beers, regional wines, and food prepared by local restaurants, and bidding on an awesome array of items.

Statewide Beer and Cheese Events, Festivals & Happenings

Wisconsin Beer Lovers Festival

5800 N Bayshore Dr, Glendale

Held mid-June. Presented by the Wisconsin Brewers Guild, meet more than 35 of our great state’s passionate brewers as they pour their best brews and share their wisdom about what makes Wisconsin’s craft scene unique. Also featuring locally produced cuisine and Wisconsin cheesemakers matching creative pairings of beers, dishes, and cheese.

Statewide Beer and Cheese Events, Festivals & Happenings

Wisconsin Dells on Tap

Wisconsin Dells

Held in mid-October. Part of the Dells Autumn Harvest Fest, The Wisconsin Dells takes a moment and honors Wisconsin’s proud brewing heritage. Sample dozens of breweries in a full spectrum of beer, and speak to the brewmasters themselves. The day beforehand participate in the Dells Craft Beer Walk where attendees sample from a huge selection of artisan brews at participating bars.

Statewide Beer and Cheese Events, Festivals & Happenings