What is a craft beerfest?

Craft beer festivals, like the Rock River Beer Fest, are events dedicated to the enjoyment of craft beer. Enjoy sampling the over 90 beer profiles that will be available. Enjoy the live music, great food, and home brew contest! Visit with the brewers and learn about the secrets of brewing from the experts.

Where and when is this event?

The 3rd Annual Rock River Beer Fest will be held at the Blue Mound Ice Arena, 601 West Hatting Street, in Luverne, MN on Saturday, August 20, 2016 from 2 to 6 pm.

How much does the Rock River Beerfest cost?

Tickets are $25 in advance

Tickets at the door are $30

Tickets for designated drivers are available for $10/person.

Sold Out?  How many tickets are available?

There are 1,000 tickets available.  Be sure to buy your tickets early!

Who can come to the Rock River Beerfest?

Only persons 21 years or older with a valid ID can enter the event, including designated drivers.  No children or pets allowed (service dogs accepted.)

What are the hours of the Rock River Beerfest?

The Rock River Beer Fest opens at 2 pm and closes at 6 pm.

Will there be food available during the event?

The Rock River Beer Fest will feature the opportunity to enjoy some great food from our local restaurants and catering companies.

Water and pop are available for FREE during the event.

No outside food or beverages will be allowed.


What else is going on?

The Rock River Beer Fest will feature a homebrew contest! Talented judges will select the best homebrew and the winner will be awarded a trophy. Cash prizes of $150 for 1st, $100 for 2nd and $50 for 3rd will be awarded in each of the beer categories.

What should I bring?

Bring your ID and enjoy the oportunity to try some great craft beer.

Take your time to enjoy as many different beer profiles as you would like!

Can a Designated Driver Ticket holder still sample beer?

No.  Designated Drivers are not allowed to sample any beer.  Any Designated Driver Ticket holder that is seen drinking will be escorted out immediately.

How can I pay for food or merchandise?

Cash and checks will be accepted on site!

Who is sponsoring the event?

The Luverne Area Chamber in partnership with Blue Mound Liquor, Take 16 Brewing Company and Blue Mound Ice Arena are the event sponsors.  Proceeds from the event will support Luverne’s 150th Anniversary Celebration scheduled throughout 2017.

What if I lost my ticket?

If you ticket(s) are lost, stolen, damaged, or destroyed…please contact the


507 283-4061