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


Smokey Hills Outdoor Store


Lakes Area Powersports

8th Annual Moondance Harvest Moon Festival Rescheduled for September 18, 2021!

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

2019 Schedule

Friday Night, September 27

2:00 pm

Early Camping Opens

5:00 -10:00 pm

Lazy Moon Bar & Grill Open

  • Get some eats & drinks!

7:00 pm

Karaoke Contest in the Lazy Moon

  • Top 3 winners will get a ticket of their choice for any 2020 Moondance festival!

502 Beer Tasting & AppsPre-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, then come on out to the Lazy Moon for Karaoke & more fun!


Saturday, September 28

10:00 am

Camping Opens

1:30 -11:00 pm

Moondance Shuttle Bus

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

2:00 pm

Festival Opens

4:30 - 7:30 pm

Beer, Wine & Spirit Tasting

  • Best in show voting.
  • Best of the Brewery Awards at 7:30

Music & Dancing in the MDJ Saloon

6:00 pm - Timmy Haus

8:00 pm - 32 Below


Fun Stuff Throughout the Day
Registration from 2:00 - 3:00 pm - Great Prizes!

3:00 - 4:00 pm

Wood Duck Challenge

3:00 - 4:30 pm

Medallion Hunt

  • Individuals or teams perform tasks to get clues in finding one of three medallions.
  • 1st & 2nd timed, 3rd & 4th drawing

3:00 - 5:00 pm

Corn Hole Tournament
Redneck Olympics
Hashtag Contest

  • Team up and win!

3:00 & 6:00 pm

Traveling Art Pub

  • Explore your creative side!

4:00 - 7:00 pm


  • Fun prizes!


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
  • If camping is not your thing check out these other great area lodging options at the Leech Lake Area Chamber of Commerce.
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