Mayville to host 2nd annual Rock River Bierfest

Wisconsin State Farmer
The city of Mayville is the site of the second annual Rock River Bierfest that will feature many craft beers.

Mayville —The 2nd Annual Rock River Bierfest will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28,at the  Mayville Park Pavilion and will feature unique craft beers.

The Mayville Park Pavilion located on the Rock River is unique to the festival in that it once the home of the Ziegler Brewing Company in the early 1900s.

"It's kind of neat to have the event at the pavilion with it's history of being a brewery back in the day," said  Dan Koepsell.

Koepsell said the event was so well received last year that tickets sold out.

"It's a great event in that you get to try all kinds of craft beers plus receive free food and entertainment with your ticket price and it's all for a good cause," he said.

Other activities at the bierfest include a silent auction, live music by "Mark Wayne" and sports on big screen televisions. General admission is $25 and VIP tickets are $35. VIP tickets include a commemorative shirt and early admission at 2 p.m. Special brews will be available for VIP participants while they last and there will some special drawings for prizes. Tickets at the door are $5 more. (VIP tickets at the door do not include a shirt.) All participants will receive a commemorative glass and program.

Tickets are on sale at Mountin's Piggly Wiggly in Mayville and on Eventbrite. Tickets are also available from members of the Mayville Rotary Club.

Featured craft brewers include 3 Sheeps, Bells, Capital, Sweet Mullets, Sprecher, The Fermemtorium, Ballast Point, Riverside Brewery, Point, Plymouth Brewing, and more.

Proceeds go to support local charities, scholarships and Rotary International's fight to end polio. For more information you may go to or call 920-296-9279. The event is also listed on Facebook.