Top Summer Beer Events in Minneapolis

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. Here are the beer events this spring and summer that you simply cannot miss.

To make the most out of your experience, don't worry about driving home. Make a weekend out of it! It's more fun when you sleep over (we promise). Be sure to check out the best hotel deals plus summer events and things to do during your weekend getaway.

City Works Bottomless Boozy Brunch

Memorial Day-Labor Day 2018
During brunch hours

Okay, maybe not beer, but close? Every Saturday and Sunday from Memorial Day through Labor Day, guests can visit the eatery and pour house to get their day-drinking back into summer shape and toast to brunch with bottomless bloody marys and mimosas. Along with choice of brunch entrée, bottomless brunchers can imbibe with the refreshing mimosa made with fresh squeezed orange juice and Champagne, or a Bloody Mary, featuring a spicy house Bloody Mary mix and Tito’s Handmade Vodka.

Minneapolis Tequila, Taco, & Cerveza Fest

July 14, 2018

¡Vamos Minneapolis! The infamous Tequila, Taco, & Cerveza Fest is finally coming to The Twin Cities for the 1st annual festival! The fiesta showcases 40+ TEQUILA brands & flavors to taste, multiple unique taco recipes from your cities favorite food trucks, and cold cervezas! ¿Que mas? The festival also features Mariachis, Live Luchadores matches, Water Pong, Corn Hole, Over 10 types of Tacos, Margaritas, Merchandise, Vendors, y mas!

Artepils 2018

July 21, 2018

An art and music event; showcasing local artists who do art for breweries and the brewing community! More details to come closer to date - check Facebook event page for more (below).

All Pints North Experience Tour

July 28, 2018

We will start the day off enjoying a customized donut and coffee from one of our very own local partners, Angel Food Bakery. Then we will venture up to Duluth on our luxury coach bus with an exclusive stop in Superior at a hidden gem, Thirsty Pagan Brewing.  Here you'll experience a behind the scenes tour plus enjoy their outdoor beer garden with some of the best pizza and beer around.   Pizza buffet and any pint of your choice is included. We will bypass the long lines to get into All Pints North festival!  Many special exclusive brews will be at this event that you will not want to miss!

Pints for Pups

July 29, 2018 with Twin Cities Pet Rescue
Plus More Dates!

Come join us at Stanley's Northeast Bar Room for Pints for Pups on our dog-friendly patio as we drink for dogs, we will donate $1 from every pint purchased to the specified animal shelter.

Sociable Summer Presents Americana Fest

July 29, 2018

Presented by Sociable Cider Werks, Americana Fest brings you all that is... TBA! Dreaming of sunny days, crisp cold ciders and grass between your toes? So are we. Come on down for the second of three summer concert series at Sociable Cider Werks! More information to come - check their event page as the date nears.

Drink For A Cause, Brews For Brains

August 8, 2018

We are dedicating a night of fundraising to the Alzheimer's Association through Team Brunette on RivALZ to support their critical research, patient care and support, and global advocacy efforts. Join us at 612BREW for a few pints on Wednesday, August 8th between 4:00 and 9:00PM and we'll donate $1 of every beer sold in the taproom to the Association.

Sociable Summer Presents NE Brewers Block Party

August 19, 2018

Presented by Sociable Cider Werks, NE Brewers Block Party brings you all that is... TBA! Dreaming of sunny days, crisp cold ciders and grass between your toes? So are we. Come on down for the last of three summer concert series at Sociable Cider Werks! More information to come - check their event page as the date nears.

Summer Beer Dabbler

August 25, 2018

The 10th Annual Summer Beer Dabbler is a one-of-a-kind craft beer experience. With more than 120 breweries sampling over 350 beers, this premier summertime craft beer festival will take place on the grass at CHS Field, the home of the St. Paul Saints.

Surly Brewing Beer Run

August 26, 2018

We are the Minnesota Brewery Running Series and we run for beer! Join us at Surly Brewing for a 5k-ish course that starts and ends at thee iconic Surly Brewery! All participants receive a FREE craft brew from the brewery, a collectors pint glass or seasonal swag item from the Brewery Running Series...plus swag, goodies and giveaways! Your registration also earns you an invitation to stick around and enjoy the day’s entertainment: live music, food offerings, local vendors, and fun with our sponsors. Registration is limited, so sign up today!