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Guide To Grilling Season

Fitchburg has everything you need to kick-off your summer grilling season! Specialty brats, fresh baked hamburger and brat buns, local craft beer, and ice cream treats are all here to help you create an amazing backyard barbecue.


Burgers & Brats

Wondering where to get your grilling favorites? Fitchburg has a ton of choices! If you're looking for unique flavor combinations, try Hy-Vee's Bacon Cheddar or Fresh Pineapple Bratwursts. Hy-Vee also has a great selection of classic Johnsonville and Klement's brats, too. While you're there, grab some fresh-baked brat and burger buns from the bakery.

For a traditional German bratwurst, head over to Bavaria Sausage. Their store features everything from Lager Beer Brats, Nurnberger Bratwurst, Oktoberfest Bratwursts and more. Be sure to pick up their authentic German Lauren Pretzel buns.

For the best in burgers, you'll find everything at Pick 'N Save. There's something for everyone in their variety of ground beef, angus burgers, organic beef, turkey burgers and veggie burgers. Stop by the deli counter to stock up on salads and side dishes!

Local Craft Beer

With craft breweries so close to home, it's hard to choose which one to try. Local favorites include Delta Beer Lab and  their Hazy IPA, and The Mango Tango IPA from Great Dane Brewering Co., brewed with Citra and El Dorado hops. Or try The Hop Haus Brewing Company's Sweet Sunglasses Blonde Ale. This easy drinking, approachable and refreshing brew is perfect for grilling season.

Sweet Treats

Locally made favorite Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream has the perfect cool, summer treat. You can browse their various flavors online and place your order for pick up, or stop by to sample a few! Many of their flavors are available in pint, quart, and half gallon size.

A sure sign of summer is seeing the Kona Ice Truck out and about! Look the truck in your neighborhoods or parks.

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