Craft Beer Week 2024

Rochester Craft Beer Week

May 13-19, 2024

Experience Rochester Presents Rochester Craft Beer Week May 13 – 19, 2024. Celebrate Rochester’s highly rated and award-winning breweries. Enjoy special beer releases, fun events, live music, food and more. Please drink responsibly. Also debuting during Craft Beer Week is the new Sip N' Savor Brewpass, which is a FREE mobile passport that rewards you with points to earn prizes by visits participating breweries and restaurants serving local brews. Learn more and sign up here. 

Events & Specials

Forager Brewery

Barrel-Aged Beer Release | Saturday, May 18
We’ll be hosting our annual Nillerzzzzzzz barrel-aged bottle release party with live music, a Spring Market with local artisans selling handmade goods, and even more barrel-aged beer on tap, and in bottles to-go! This event will take place on our patio and is free to attend. All ages welcome. 

Trivia Night | Monday, May 13
Join us for Trivia Night at 7:00 pm where your random facts can earn you not only bragging rights, but a free crowler of beer! Get here early to secure your spot. Free to play.

Happy Hour | Available Monday through Thursday from 2pm-6pm
Enjoy a free pint of our select brews with purchase of any of our wood fired pizzas.

Live Music
We’ll have live music Tuesday through Saturday, No cover charge.

Live music schedule:

Tuesday, 5/14

7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.


Wednesday, 5/15

7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Ethan Keller Americana/Folk

Thursday, 5/16

7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Lou Shields Folk

Friday, 5/17

7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

The Belt Buckles  Country

Saturday, 5/18

2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The Quantum Mechanics Jazz Fusion

Saturday, 5/18

7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Nathan Griner Americana/Folk

Sunday, 5/19

6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Jazz Jam - All are welcome to join on stage.


.   Forager Beer and Pizza       Forager Live Music


Kinney Creek Brewery

Week of May 13-19

Monday, May 13 4-6pm
Happy Hour - BOGO 50% off pints

Tuesday, May 14
Customer Appreciation - Half off all growler refills

Wednesday, May 15
2 Pints + 1 Pizza = $25 all day; 7pm General Trivia - free to play

Thursday, May 16
Happy Hour 4-6pm BOGO 50% off pints

Friday, May 17
Food Truck - RoyalBoil MN 6pm

Saturday, May 18
Live Music at 7-10pm: Orchid Jane 


Kinney Creek Glass.   Kinney Creek Brewing 2

Little Thistle Brewing Company

Tuesday, May 14
Release of our Rochester Pride Beer "Slay All Day IPA". $5 pints and FREE hot dogs. 

Wednesday, May 15
Trivia and Taco Lab Food Truck (Trivia hosted by Trivia Mafia - special prizes for Craft Beer Week)

Thursday, May 16
Arts & Crafts Night and Firebrick Bread Pizza Truck. Local Artist Meetup - Space for artists to work and socialize and great pizza. 

Friday, May 17
Craft Beer Week Happy Hour from 4:00pm - 7:00pm, $5 pints of craft beer. Espadin Mexican Food Truck. 

Saturday, May 18
Official Rochester Pride After Party starting at 7:00pm - Live Music, Performances, Drink Specials!!! Bleu Duck Truck during the day, Brick Oven Pizza Truck in the evening.

Sunday, May 19
Sunday Matinee Music on the Patio from 1:00pm - 3:00pm with Garden Tigers; and Brick Oven Pizza Bus 12pm - 7pm. 


Little Thistle Brewing.   Little Thistle Brewing Co

LTS Brewing Company

Monday, May 14
Chess Tournament 6pm-9pm & Free Darts

Tuesday, May 14
Medical Trivia at 7pm

Wednesday, May 15
Bean Bag Free Play 5pm-8pm

Thursday, May 16
Strawberry Wheat Beer Release 

Friday, May 17
Public Brewery Tour at 6pm 

Saturday, May 18
Block Party 4pm-8pm with Food Trucks & Live Music from Backup Sound System

Sunday, May 19
Meat and Cheese Raffle 4pm-6pm

LTS Brewing.   LTS Brewing

Thesis Beer Project

Monday, May 13
Video Game Happy Hour 3pm-6pm

Foodie Paradise Food Truck

Tuesday, May 15
Happy Hour 3pm-6pm

Karaoke 8pm

Foodie Paradise Truck

Wednesday, May 15
One-Off - Chocolate Chip Cookie Dunkel

Live Music - Jeremy Jewell at 6pm

Heimstead Food Truck 

Thursday, May 16

Happy Hour 9pm-10pm

Taco Lab Food Truck

Friday, May 17
Live Music - Cosmic Orphan and Als Fona at 8pm

Heimstead Food Truck

Saturday, May 18
Sour Beer Flights all day

Heimstead Food Truck

Sunday, May 19
Seltzer Bloody Mary Happy Hour 12pm-2pm

Foodie Paradise Food Truck

Thesis Beer Project Pitcher.   Thesis Beer Project

Participating Breweries



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