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Buy Here & Pick Up at Gate

Tickets are Limited

Tickets are $50 each in advance.  Purchase now using online secure site. Tickets will be available at Main Gate the day-of the event.

(or $60 at the gate). In order to ensure everyone can sample enough to vote, we strongly encourage people to order tickets in advance. Tickets may be available at the gate in the event there are any left.

  • Craft beer & BBQ
  • Commemorative glass
  • Free parking
  • Live acoustic guitar music
  • Judging ballot
  • Autumn evening in the country
  • Rain or shine, in the big tent on the north paved parking lot

Rain or Shine

​Rain or shine, the event will still take place. No refunds or rainchecks.

Micro Breweries, Restaurants & Sponsors

Contact Steve Smolinske 815-509-5099

Media, General Info & Tickets

Contact Steven Smolinske 815-509-5099

Tickets are Limited!


Manhattan Pints & Pork Challenge

Presented by St. Joseph Church

The challenge will be held in the grassy area south of the St. Joseph School.

(Along Route 52, due south of the Briggs Street exit off I-80)

GPS: 255 West North Street, Manhattan, IL 60442