In Minneapolis, craft beer is in our DNA, and we can’t get enough of the incredible scene. From sampling local flavors to learning about the art of brewing the perfect beer, we have festivals galore to keep your palate satisfied. Check out the summer and fall beer events you simply cannot miss. Check back soon as we add more events!
Minnesota Brewery Running Series All Season Long!
Join us each week for a 5k-ish course that starts and ends at a different local brewery! Weave through the surrounding area at whatever pace you like, no matter what there’s a beer waiting for you at the finish line! All participants receive a FREE craft brew from the brewery and get to take home a collectors pint glass or seasonal swag item from the Brewery Running Series...plus live music, food offerings, local vendors, and fun giveaways.
Twin Cities Oktoberfest October 4 & 5 Oct 4: 5pm-11pm, Oct 5: Noon-11pm Twin Cities Oktoberfest
Twin Cities Oktoberfest is returning for its 10th year of celebrating and honoring the Bavarian tradition of food, fun and beer. The event brings together more than 4,000 people at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds Progress Center. The family-friendly festivities feature authentic German food, live music, traditional German dancing, great people watching, festival games and shopping.
Nordeast Big River Brew Fest 2019 October 5 1pm-4pm East Side Neighborhood Services
Come sample beer, snack on great food, listen to live music, drink from a free tasting mug, and be part of the craft brew community at this East Side event. All proceeds benefit the programs of East Side Neighborhood Services.
Fulton's 10 Year Anniversary Bash October 5 2pm-9pm Fulton Taproom
It's been 10 extraordinary years of having beers with you Minnesota! And after a decade of serving you up some of our finest, we want to celebrate with you. Saturday October 5th we're celebrating at Minneapolis' first taproom (
Fulton Taproom) in a big, big way. From surprise guests, throwback beers, prizes, live music and special announcements we've got a day jam-packed full of good times.
Autumn Brew Review October 19 5pm-9pm Historic Halls Island
Join your favorite Minnesota breweries for a re-vamped Autumn Brew Review experience! We've moved our festival to a cool October evening to give you a fest that celebrates all that goes in to making your favorite Minnesota craft beer, and feels like the best backyard bonfire.