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  • Waukesha County Parks Beer Garden 
    Frequently Asked Questions

    Do I  have to pay to get in the park?
    Park entrance fee applies. There is a $6 event car entrance fee during the hours the beer garden is in operation. Those who pay $6 will also receive one beer token. Annual sticker holders will have regular access to the park, so no need to pay again. You can purchase an annual sticker online or at the park locations with cash or check.

    Will my beer token expire?
    The beer token will expire at the end of the 2017 beer garden season, but you can redeem non-used RG tokens at the Raised Grain taproom. You can find directions on the Raised Grain website

    Can I bring my own beer stein?
    Plastic steins are allowed and Raised Grain reserves the right to fill to standard unit of measure. 

    Can I bring food or will there be food to purchase?
    The Raised Grain Pop-Up Beer Garden is about enjoying friends and family, and we encourage you to bring snacks or your own picnic. Matty's Food Truck will be joining us throughout the summer.  Please follow Raised Grain Brewing on Facebook for up-to-date information.

    Will there be entertainment?
    There will be lawn games available, and you are welcome to bring your own. Please follow Raised Grain Brewing on Facebook for up-to-date entertainment information.

    Can I reserve a table?
    No, we are currently not taking reservations for tables. You are welcome to bring your own lawn chairs.

    Will the event be cancelled due to weather?
    Raised Grain Brewing will make the decision to cancel the Pop-Up Beer Garden due to weather. Follow them on Facebook for up-to-date information.

    Where in the park will the beer garden be?
    Fox Brook Park – near the beach house

    • Can I swim during the event?
      Fox Brook swimming hours are 11am to 7pm with lifeguards on duty. The beach area will be available for blankets and chairs during the event.
    • Can my dog swim at Fox Brook?
      There will be a special dog swimming area during the event, as well as the Dog Swim Area located at the northeast corner of the lake.
    • Will there be watercraft available to rent during the event?
      High Roller Fun Rentals will have extended hours during the Beer Garden Event. 

    Naga-Waukee Park – picnic Area 1 and 2 in the front of the park

    Minooka Park – by the beach house

    • Can I swim during the event?
      Minooka Park swimming hours are sunrise to sunset with no lifeguards on duty. 
    • Can my dog swim at Minooka?
      Dogs are allowed to swim on the beach at Minooka.  We ask that you are considerate of those around you. 

    Will there be an ATM?
    There are ATMs located in Naga-Waukee (park office) and Fox Brook (beach house, which is open until 6:45 pm) at Fox Brook. Both the park entrance hut and Raised Grain will have credit card readers.

    Can I bring my own alcohol?
    No, soda and water is allowed. Raised Grain will also have Gluten Free beer options.

    What are the Smoking rules?
    No Smoking within 100 feet of the beer garden area. We ask that you are considerate of those around you.

    Can I bring my dog?
    Yes, dogs on leash are allowed at all Waukesha County Parks.

    When do you stop serving beer?
    8:30pm, park closes at 10pm.