Isthmus Beer & Cheese Fest

  • 1919 Allianty Energy Center Way
  • Madison, WI 53713
  • Phone: (608) 308-4180

Everything you’ve come to enjoy about Isthmus Beer & Cheese Fest returns to the Alliant Energy Center on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. Meet and mingle with brewers and cheesemakers from around the state (and beyond) and sample hundreds of delicious creations in the midst of your bleak Wisconsin winter. 

Tickets are limited and sell out every year. Tickets to Isthmus events support local, independent journalism. Thank you for your support of Madison’s alt-weekly.

Premium Tasting: $85 // These tickets allow for a more intimate atmosphere with early access to exclusive tappings and tastings from noon - 2 PM. Premium tasting ticket purchases also include an official Isthmus Beer & Cheese Fest shirt, a tasting glass and a meal from our Food Cart Food Court.

General Admission: $50 // General admission tickets grant festival entry from 2 PM - 6 PM and include unlimited sampling and an Isthmus Beer & Cheese Fest tasting glass. 



  • Times: 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
  • Admission: $50.00 General, $85.00 Premium