Grand Forks, ND


Saturday, January 19th

Alerus Center

1200 42nd St, Grand Forks, ND 58201

Happy Harry’s Beer & Bacon Festival is the region’s top beer and bacon event and will again bring many delicious suds and swine dishes together. The event will feature eight local restaurants that will showcase numerous bacon dishes. The event will also offer samples of approximately 100-150 different craft beers. All samples are included in the price of admission.

Event Details

Our mission is to provide education, recognition and downright gluttony of America’s other past time, all while showcasing shining stars of swine and providing exposure to one of the fastest entertainment events in the nation.

From community leaders to students, local residents to the greater Midwest region, thousands of beer & bacon enthusiasts will enjoy hours of sampling the best bacon-inspired dishes with carefully selected beer pairings.

Time / Ages
  • VIP entry: 3:30pm
  • GA entry: 5:00pm
  • Event concludes: 8:00pm
  • Ages 21+ welcome
What to expect
  • 100+ beer varieties
  • 8+ bacon samples
  • Bacon eating contest
  • Mechanical pig riding
  • Live entertainment

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Best Value


$ 60
+ fees
90 minute early entry
Commemorative pint
Commemorative gift
Bacon samples (while supplies last)
Beer samples
BLT bar
Bloody mary bar
Live entertainment
Limited availability

General Admission

$ 25
+ fees
Event entry
Commemorative pint
Bacon samples (while supplies last)
Beer samples
Live entertainment

Purchase tickets in-person at:

The Alerus Center ticket office, Ticketmaster charge by phone 800-745-3000, or at the Grand Forks Happy Harry’s locations.

*Additional fees may apply. All purchases are final and non–refundable. Each ticket goes up $5 the day of the event.

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