Harvest Moon Wine and Beer Tasting Festival
218-836-1055


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Fun for Adults (21+) at Moondance!

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Vendor Applications

If you are interested in having an exhibition or beverage/food booth at Harvest Moon Festival, please call 218-836-1055.

Moondance Events
P.O. Box 969
Walker, MN 56484
877-MOONJAM
218-836-1055

Chase on the Lake

 

Lake and Country Inn

 

Smokey Hills Outdoor Store

 

Lakes Area Powersports

6th Annual Moondance Harvest Moon Festival set for September 29, 2018

Taste & Enjoy 150+ Craft Beers, Wines & Spirits then Vote for Your Favorite. Live Music featuring Corey Medina & Brothers, Contests, Great Food, Demos, Crafts & More!


Fall in Northern Minnesota is something to savor. Join us at Moondance for our Harvest Moon Festival - a truly unique beer and wine tasting festival with live entertainment. The fall colors at Moondance are amazing and Moondance is all about fun, so we have combined them all into one! Over 3,000 people attended last year's event. Come for just the day or make it a weekend and stay in our campgrounds or one of the nice hotels or resorts nearby and hit one of the Harvest Moon restaurant pairings for a special meal on Friday night!


Come All Day, Then Stay All Night - A Variety of Adult Entertainment, Games & Events

1:30 -11:00 pm

Moondance Shuttle Bus

  • Runs from Traveling Art Pub corner in Walker to Moondance and back.

2:00 pm

Festival Opens

  • Eat & drink! Food vendors and Saloon kitchen featuring Leech Lake Chef Charles
  • Smokey Hills Outdoor Ice Castle fish houses/RVs on display outside.

2:00 - 3:00 pm

Caramel Dessert Baking Contest drop off: Entry Form

  • TOP PRIZE: (2) General admission tickets/Backstage Bar Passes to the Moondance festival of your choice in 2019!

2:00 - 4:00 pm

Wood Duck Challenge: Entry Form

  • Groups of 5 have 20 minutes to complete and decorate their wood duck house.
  • TOP PRIZE: Milwaukee Tools 18V Combo Set and (2) General admission tickets/Backstage Bar Passes to the Moondance festival of your choice in 2019!
  • Sponsored by Milwaukee Tools, Ducks Unlimites, Acme Tools, Traveling Art Pub & Rajala Minnesota Timber & Millwork. Finished wood duck houses and half of the entry fee donated to Ducks Unlimited.

2:00 - 6:00 pm

Corn Hole and Yardzee

  • Team registration & tournament
  • TOP PRIZE: (2) General admission tickets/Backstage Bar Passes to the Moondance festival of your choice in 2019!

3:00 - 4:00 pm

Medallion Hunt

  • 1 or 2 players perform tasks to get clues in finding one of three medallions.
  • TOP PRIZE: (2) General admission tickets/Backstage Bar Passes to the Moondance festival of your choice in 2019!

Golden Fork Dessert Judging - You be the judge!

  • Buy a Golden Fork to judge caramel desserts. Bake sale afterward benefiting the Walker Area Food Shelf.

4:30 - 7:00 pm

Beer & Wine Tasting

  • Vote for your favorite!

5:00 - 6:30 pm

Live Music!

5:00 - 7:30 pm

Door Prizes

  • Find your name on the board and spin the wheel to win!

5:00 - 8:00 pm

Redneck Olympics

  • Get crazy! Teams of 4.
  • TOP PRIZE: (2) General admission tickets/Backstage Bar Passes to the Moondance festival of your choice in 2019!

5:30 - 7:30 pm

Traveling Art Pub

  • Paint time in the tent.

6:30 - 8:30 pm

Live Music!

8:30 pm

Best of the Brewery Awards

8:30 - 11:00 pm

Live Music!


2018 Friday Night Harvest Moon Restaurant Pairings

Jump start your Harvest Moon weekend Friday night at participating restaurants throughout the Walker/Leech Lake Area with the Pre-Tasting and Pairing Experience. Make plans with your friends to stay the weekend in our campgrounds or stay at one of our nice hotels or resorts close by.

 

Camping, Lodging & Transportation

  • Camping at Moondance is open after 4pm on Friday or after 9am Saturday at Gate #1 - Order Online or Call 218-836-1055
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If camping is not your thing check out these other great area lodging options.