Hoppy Halloween Challenge
Awards Banquet

Saturday October 28th 2017

at the Country Inn & Suites on 13th Ave in Fargo

3316 13th Ave S, Fargo    (701) 234-0565
Ask for the "Hoppy Halloween" block to get a discounted price
if you reserve the room by October 5th.


Costumes are encouraged - Prizes will be awarded


Homebrew Competition Results will be 
announced live on Facebook



Featured Speaker

Matt Schiller

Co-founder/brewer at 

Lupulin Brewing in Big Lake, MN


Lupulin Brewing opened in may of 2015 in Big Lake Minnesota, north of the Twin Cities on Highway 10.  Their beers are highly regarded and they just won a Gold Medal at the 2017 Great American Beer Festival with their Dortmunder




North Dakota Beer: A Heady HistoryFeatured Guest

Alicia Underlee Nelson

Author of "North Dakota Beer: A Heady History"

Alicia's book follows the history of beer in North Dakota from before it was a state through prohibition and into the current craft brewing renaissance.

Alicia will be on hand from 3:00-6:00pm to talk about her book and tell some stories about beer in ND.

 Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing.


Hoppy Halloween Challenge

Awards Banquet

  • Social begins with Alicia Underlee Nelson book signing From 3:00-6:00pm 

  •  Live Theme Beer judging starting at 4:00PM

  • Banquet Dinner will served at 6:00

  • Featured speaker follows at around 7:30

  • Awards presentation at 8:30 or directly after speaker

  • Socialize until they give us the boot

  • Everyone attending will be in the drawings for many door prizes to be given away


To reserve your spot use the button below to pay via PayPay or email 


Number of Tickets


If you need more than 4 tickets, just buy them in multiple transactions.








Hoppy Halloween 2013 guest speaker Stan Hieronymus






Places of Interest

Visiting Fargo for Hoppy Halloween?  Here are some places you might want to stop by and get a meal and a beer or do some shopping (and some spots your spouse might like too).  Click on the link at the bottom for a full page view with more info.  Zoom out to see the whole F/M area.

Orange - The Country Inn & Suites where the judging and Banquet take place

Red - Breweries

Green - Bars and Restaurants with good beer

Blue - Liquor stores

Yellow - Hotels that help sponsor Hoppy Halloween

Pink - Interesting places to shop for spouses (and brewers) 



View Hoppy Halloween Points of Interest as a full page with a legend








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