About the Rochester Craft Beer Expo
The 8th annual Rochester Craft Beer Expo will be held at Graham Arena at Olmsted County Fairgrounds on Saturday September 28th, 2019 from 2-5pm. The expo will showcase the offerings of craft breweries here in Minnesota, as well as from across the United States. Attendees at the expo receive a commemorative glass will have the opportunity to sample beers from 25 different craft breweries, each having at least one sour beer offering alongside traditional styles. In addition, enjoy education seminars, live music, and food vendors. With brewery and distributor representatives on hand to answer questions, attendees will be able to have an enjoyable and educational experience learning about beer, its components, and flavors.
Saturday September 28th, 2019
Tickets - Day of tickets sales are $10 more
General Admission ($45, limited to 750 tickets) permits an attendee access to the expo, commemorative tasting glass, beer samples from craft breweries, and beer education opportunities.
Designated Driver Admission ($15) permits an attendee access to the expo, commemorative tasting glass, water and soda samples from craft breweries, and beer education opportunities. Designated Drivers may not sample any beer.
Please remember to bring your photo ID to the expo. No exceptions!
Taxi or having a sober cab is the best way to get to enjoy the fest.
FREE OVERNIGHT PARKING. PLEASE BE RESPONSIBLE, DO NOT DRINK AND DRIVE.
Food will be available for purchase within the facility. Cash and Credit Card accepted. Drinking on a empty stomach is never a good idea, so have something to eat when you get to the expo. No outside drinks or food may be allowed in the Rochester Craft Beer Expo grounds.
People's Choice Award
Vote for your favorite beer of the expo!
Voting for the People's Choice Award will be open from 2pm until 5pm, winner announced at 5:45pm!
2018 - Co-winners - Fair State Brewing Coop for Mirror Universe & Forager Brewing Company for Gummies Make Us Likeable
2017 - Forager Brewing Company - Magnus
2016 - Forager Brewing Company - Twisted Zweig
2015 - Insight Brewing Co.: Door County Cherry Saison
2014 - Bad Weather Brewing Company: Windvane
2013 - Big Wood Brewery: Bad Axe Imperial IPA
2012 - Olvalde Farm and Brewing Company: Brynhildr's Gift