Waukesha County

Minooka Beer Garden 2017

Waukesha County Parks Beer Garden
Frequently Asked Questions

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Do I have to pay to get into the park?
Yes, the normal park entrance fee applies – cash and credit cards accepted.  There is a $6 event car entrance fee during the hours that the beer garden is in operation. Those who pay $6 will also receive one beer token (value $6).  Annual sticker holders will have regular access to the park, so no need to pay again; however, you will not receive a beer token. You can purchase an annual sticker online or at the park locations.

Will my beer token expire?
Yes, the beer token will expire at the end of the 2018 beer garden season, but you can also redeem tokens at the Raised Grain taproom. You can find directions on the Raised Grain website.

Can I bring my own stein?
No, Raised Grain steins will be the only steins filled. You can purchase Raised Grain steins at the beer gardens for $8 and fills will be $10 (First purchase will be $18) – cash and credit cards accepted.

      $6 - 16 oz. pour in recyclable cup
      $8 - Raised Grain stein
      $10 - liter pour in Raised Grain stein

Can I bring food or will there be food to purchase?
Raised Grain is working cooperatively with a number of local food trucks, and at most locations, will have a food truck at the event. Please follow Raised Grain Brewing on Facebook for up-to-date information. In the event that a food truck will not be present, or if you simply prefer, we encourage you to bring snacks or your own picnic.

Can I bring my own alcohol?
No, you are not allowed to bring alcohol, but soft drinks, juice, water, etc. are allowed. Raised Grain will also have Gluten Free beer options.

Will there be entertainment?
Yes, there will be lawn games available, and you are welcome to bring other games to play. Raised Grain is working with local musicians to provide musical entertainment at some beer gardens. 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. We will have a limited number of picnic tables available, and we encourage you to bring your own lawn chairs and blankets.

Will the event be canceled 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?

Eble Ice Arena – Front Lot
Fox Brook – Beach Area
Fox River – Picnic Area 2
Menomonee – Beach Area
Minooka – Beach Area
Mukwonago – Picnic Area 2 & 3
Muskego – Beach Area
Naga-Waukee – Picnic Areas 1 & 2
Nashotah – Picnic Area 1

Can I swim during the event?
Yes, you can swim until 8pm at Fox Brook Park, Menomonee Park, and Muskego Park. There will be lifeguards on duty until that time. At Minooka Park and Mukwonago Park, where there are no lifeguards on duty, you can swim at your own risk for the duration of the beer garden.

Can I bring my dog to the beer garden?
Yes, we encourage you to bring your dog to the event, as long as your dog is kept on a maximum 6’ leash at all times.

Can my dog swim during the event?
Yes, there will be designated dog swimming areas at the beer gardens.  During swim time, your dog can be let off leash, but must be under your control at all times.

Will there be watercraft available to rent during the event?
Yes, High Roller Fun Rentals will have extended hours during the Beer Garden event at Fox Brook Park and Menomonee Park beer gardens.

Will there be an ATM on site?
There are ATMs located at

Fox Brook Park – Beach House
Menomonee – Beach House
Muskego – Park Office
Naga Waukee – Park Office

What are the smoking rules?
There is no smoking allowed within 100 feet of the beer garden. We ask that you are considerate of those around you. 

When do you stop serving beer?
Last call is at 8:30pm, and the park closes at 10pm.