Harvest Moon Wine and Beer Tasting Festival

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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

Chase on the Lake


Lake and Country Inn


Gray Duck Minnesota Made

11th Annual Moondance Harvest Moon Festival Scheduled for September 21, 2024!

Taste & Enjoy 150+ Craft Beers, Wines & Spirits then Vote for Your Favorite. Live Music, Contests, Great Food, & 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!

2023 Schedule

Friday Night

2:00 pm

Early Camping Opens


5:00-6:30 pm
Friday Night Pre-Tasting at the Chase on the Lake's 502 Bar & Harvest Moon Kick-off

Jump start your Harvest Moon weekend Friday night with the pre-tasting & pairing experience!

$20 donation to Special Olympics includes: Tastings of wines, spirits and craft beer; drawings for free Harvest Moon tickets; discount Harvest Moon tickets; Chases’s 502 hors d’oeuvres; and discount Harves Moon tickets.



10:00 am

Camping Opens

2:30 - 10:30 pm (on the 1/2 hour)

Moondance Shuttle Bus

  • Runs from Bill Hansen Realty corner in Walker to Moondance and back.

3:00 pm

Festival Opens

  • Great Food
  • Full Bar


Games & Contests Begin

  • Fun & Foolery Pass (All Access Pass to Games) - $20
  • Games like Corn Hole, Ladder Game, Poker Yard Dice, Putting Green Quarter Drop, Toilet Paper Plunger, etc.

3:00 - 5:00 pm


5:00 - 7:30 pm

Craft Beer, Wine & Spirit Tasting

  • Best in show voting
  • Awards at 7:30

Breweries, Distilleries, Seltzer and Wine Companies

  • 14 Lakes
  • Bad Habit
  • Bemidji
  • Bent Paddle
  • Boulevard
  • Warpigs
  • Elysian
  • Fulton
  • Lake of the Woods
  • Little Round Still
  • Lupulin
  • Portage
  • Revelation Ale Works
  • Big Wave
  • Drastic Measures
  • Elm Creek
  • Fargo
  • Gray Duck
  • Invictus
  • Rendezvous
  • Revelation
  • Snarky Loon
  • Stilly
  • Third Street
  • White Bear Meadery
  • Josh Cellar
  • La Crema
  • Relax
  • Z Alex Brown
  • Wine DownWines

Music & Dancing in the MDJ Saloon

7:00 - 10:00 pm - My Famous Friends


Camping, Lodging & Transportation

  • Camping at Moondance is open at 2pm on Friday or at 10am Saturday at Gate #1 - Order Online or Call 218-836-1055 or purchase at the gate
  • If camping is not your thing check out these other great area lodging options at the Leech Lake Area Chamber of Commerce.
Harvest Moon Beer & Wine Tasting Shuttle