Alerus Center and Jade Presents partner to produce 3rd annual festival

Event slated for Saturday, January 30, 2016


Alerus Center and Jade Presents are excited to announce the Happy Harry’s Beer and Bacon Festival. The event will take place at Alerus Center on Saturday January 30, 2016. VIP Session will begin at 3 p.m. and the general session will start at 4 p.m.

Happy Harry’s Beer and Bacon Festival is the region’s original beer and bacon event and will again bring many delicious beers and bacon dishes together. The event will feature 12+ local restaurants that will showcase numerous bacon dishes. The restaurants will be competing for the Squeeler Award for the crowd favorite bacon dish.  The event will also offer samples of approximately 100 different craft beers. All samples are included in the price of admission.

Blind Joe, a 33-year-old Kindred, N.D. native, who made it to the top 32 contestants in this past season of “The Voice,” a singing competition on NBC, also will perform during the event.

Tickets can be purchased at the Alerus Center ticket office, online at Ticketmaster.com, by calling 1-800-745-3000 or by visiting Grand Forks Happy Harry’s locations.


More Details To Come!


HAPPY HARRY’S Beer & Bacon Festival

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Alerus Center Arena

VIP Session: 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.

General Admission: 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Public On-Sale: Tuesday, December 8 at 12 p.m.

Ticket Prices:

$50 – VIP Session (includes souvenir pint glass and private BLT Bar) – Ages 21+

$20 – Advance General Admission – Ages 21+

$25 – Day of Show General Admission – Ages 21+



No Re-Entry without purchase of a new ticket (if available)

Live music by BLIND JOE

Tickets Available:

Alerus Center Ticket Office
Ticketmaster Outlets
Ticketmaster Charge by Phone (800-745-3000) Online at Ticketmaster.com or at the Grand Forks Happy Harry’s Locations


About Jade Presents:

Named one of the top 100 promoters in the world, Jade Presents produces concerts, festivals, and live events that connect local audiences with unique experiences. Learn more at:  www.JadePresents.com.

About Alerus Center

The Alerus Center is a 447,000 sq. ft. public assembly facility owned and operated by the City of Grand Forks, ND. It features a 21,000 seat arena with flexible seating configurations for a multitude of events as well as a full service Conference Center boasting a 26,000 sq. ft. Grand Ballroom and 12 breakout meeting rooms. More information about the Alerus Center can be found at: http://www.aleruscenter.com.

About Happy Harry’s

Happy Harry’s Bottle Shops have been an integral part of the North Dakota landscape and lifestyle for over 70 years.  Their iconic “barns” average 16,000 square feet per store and are designed with your shopping convenience and enjoyment in mind.  Each of their conveniently located stores in Fargo and Grand Forks offer one of the largest and finest selections between Minneapolis and Seattle.  Learn more at: happy-harrys.com

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