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Arborfest Update

Arborfest Regional Craft Beer Festival Update

Tickets are still available for Arborfest 2006! A few more great breweries have signed on – Bandana Brewery, Lake Superior Brewing and Rush River are now going to be in attendance. This is the time of year the Maibocks start rolling out – expect to see a couple of them there. There will be great live entertainment including a bagpipe opening, and local bands the Mamas and Hip Replacement.

Arborfest is Thursday, May 4th from 5:30-9pm.

Purchase tickets online at:

Or purchase in person at Barley John’s Brew Pub, Great Waters Brewing Co., and Town Hall Brewery.

Where: Arborfest will be held on the campus of Macalaster College in the Kagin Commons building. Kagin commons is located between Snelling and Grand right on the Macalaster campus.

Ticket Info: Tickets are $40 and include a commemorative tasting glass, a substantial food spread, music throughout the event, and of course all of your local breweries and brew pubs.

Participating Breweries: Bandana Brewery Barley Johns Brew Pub, Bell’s, Fitgers Brewhouse, Finnegans, Great Waters Brewing Co., Lake Superior Brewing, Rock Bottom Brewery, Rush River Brewing, Summit Brewing Co., Surly Brewering Co., Town Hall Brewery

Arborfest is a fundraiser to help the Family Tree Clinic of St. Paul with its yearly operating costs. $30 of the ticket price is tax deductible as a charitable donation.

For more information visit the official website: