The Taste of Twain Wine, Food and Beer Festival


The Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum


The Taste of Twain Wine, Food and Beer Festival

The Taste of Twain Wine, Food and Beer Festival showcases great Missouri and regional wineries, Local, State and Regional craft breweries and Hannibal area restaurants with two stages of live music, all surrounded by the Historic Homes of the Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum.  Stroll through the variety of booths of wine, food and beer located throughout the Mark Twain Interpretive Center parking lot and gardens of the Mark Twain Boyhood Home.

Our Local, Missouri and Regional Wineries

Hannibal’s own Cave Hollow West Winery will be at the event with samples of their featured wines.  Enjoy a variety of wines from other regional Missouri wineries.  

Our Local, State and Regional Craft Breweries

Hannibal’s  Mark Twain Brewery will feature their beers at the Taste of Twain.  Other Missouri craft breweries will also have a sampling of some of their famous brews.   And more….Members of the Hannibal Area Home Brewers Association will also be on hand to discuss home brewing methods, offer samples of their brews, and discuss brewing processes for those that may be interested in making their own brews.

Our Hannibal Restaurants

Hannibal Area Restaurants will provide samples of some of their best dishes.  Stop by for tastings from smoked pulled pork to homemade root beer to desserts, the Taste of Twain brings the best of what Hannibal has to offer in cuisine into one location.

Our Cigar “Lounge”

 Cigar connoisseurs will enjoy the variety of cigars available for purchase from the Green Door (Kirksville, MO) in the cigar “lounge”.

Two Stages of Live Music Featuring Hannibal Artists

Taste of Twain includes two stages of live music!  Featuring local artists and bands with a variety of original and covers on the acoustic stage and the sounds of jazz, rhythm & Blues and all our favorites on the main stage located on Hill Street near the Boyhood Gardens.

About The Taste of Twain

The Taste of Twain is a fundraiser in support of The Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum Properties.  The festival is sponsored by The Mark Twain Brewery in Hannibal.  Guests will receive a special souvenir tasting glass (limited supply) provided by the Mark Twain Brewery and enjoy unlimited tastings.

The Taste of Twain Wine, Food and Beer Festival will be held September 15 from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. on the grounds of the Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum, Hill Street.

Arm bands for the event can be purchased in advance, through the Mark Twain Museum offices at 573-221-9010 ext. 404.  Bands are $25.00 in advance and $35.00 at the event.  Must be 21 to purchase a band.