Hoppy Halloween Challenge
Awards Banquet

Saturday October 26th 2019

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

3316 13th Ave S, Fargo    (701) 234-0565


Costumes are encouraged - Prizes will be awarded


Homebrew Competition Results will be 
announced live on Facebook



Featured Speaker

Jacob Schnabel

Co-Founder/ Head Brewer at 

Spilled Grain Brewhouse in Annandale, MN


Northwest of the Twin Cities south of St. Cloud you will find Annandale, MN, where years ago a train derailed leaving spilled grain all over the tracks.  Annandale is now the home of Spilled Grain Brewhouse and its Head Brewer and Co-Founder Jacob Schnable will be the featured speaker at Hoppy Halloween 2019.

Jacob started off homebrewing and won a few Hoppy Halloween medals from 2012-2014.  Spilled Grain Brewhouse opened in 2015 and won a silver medals at GABF in 2018 & 2019 with their False Hope Wheatwine which also won a gold medal at the 2019 Best of Craft Beer Awards held in Bend, Oregon.

One more fact about Jacob, he is an NDSU alum so you might find him watching the Bison game before the banquet.






Hoppy Halloween Challenge

Awards Banquet


  •  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 

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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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