Top Fall 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. Check out the summer and fall beer events you simply cannot miss. Check back soon as we add more events!

To make the most out of your beer tasting experience, don't worry about driving home. Make a weekend out of it! Book your stay at Hotel Ivy in Downtown Minneapolis and be where all the action is.

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

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.