About the Sioux Falls Craft Beer Expo

The 4th annual Sioux Falls Craft Beer Expo will be held at the Sioux Falls Convention Center on November 4th, 2017 from 3-6pm (Early Admission at 2pm). The expo will showcase the offerings of craft breweries here in South Dakota, as well as from across the United States. Attendees at the expo will have the opportunity to sample beers from over 40 different craft breweries in a commemorative sampling glass. 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.

Date

Saturday November 4th, 2017
3-6 PM (Early Admission 2-6pm)

Location

Sioux Falls Convention Center
1101 N West Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57104

Take the Russell Street/Maple Street exit, Exit 81, east towards the Convention Center. Turn Right onto West Avenue (Not Western)  and  another right on NW Ave into the parking lot.

Tickets - Day of tickets sales are $10 more

Early Admission ($45 / 2-6pm) permits an attendee access to the expo 1 hour before and through out General Admission, commemorative tasting glass, beer samples from craft breweries, and beer education opportunities.

General Admission ($35 / 3-6pm) permits an attendee access to the expo, commemorative tasting glass, beer samples from craft breweries, and beer education opportunities.

Designated Driver Admission ($10) 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!

See more on our tickets page.

Transportation

The best way to get to enjoy the fest is safely. Be responsible.

Parking

FREE OVERNIGHT PARKING. PLEASE BE RESPONSIBLE, DO NOT DRINK AND DRIVE.

Hotel

Holiday Inn

OFFICIAL HOTEL SPONSOR

Holiday Inn City Centre
100 W. 8th Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
605-339-2000 (mention the craft beer expo for group rate)
Click here to book before October 8th for discounted rate!

Additional Option

Sheraton Sioux Falls & Convention Center
1211 North West Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57104

Food

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 Sioux Falls Craft Beer Expo grounds. 

Education

2016 Seminars

3:30-4:00pm Industry Talk with Tom Slattery (JJ's Wine Spirits, and Cigars), Brandon May (Dakota Beverage) & Seth Koch (Wooden Legs Brewing Co)
5:00-5:30pm Brewer's Panel - Different Stages of being a Brewery with Jeff Drumm (Crow Peak Brewing Co), Chris Borns (Watertown Brewing Co) & Don Choate (Obscure Brewing Co)

Moderated by Perry Miller of Beer Untapped with Perry Miller
Sponsored by RMS Roller Grinder

Music

Mark Joseph and the American Soul

Mark Joseph and the American Soul

Sound Production provided by Northern Sun Productions

People's Choice Award

2016 - Fernson Brewing Company - Barrel Aged Farmhouse Ale

2015 - Wooden Legs Brewing Company - pogonephelia

2014 - Wooden Legs Brewing Company - Drink Local Ale

Event Charity

JY6 Foundation

This event supports the JY6 Foundation (Jorgen Yde Foundation) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) public charity that focuses on funding research in the areas of pediatric oncology and leukemia research.

Event Sponsors

JJ's Wine, Spirits and Cigars  RMS Roller Grinder 

 Buddy's Sodas

MN Beercast

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