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Another beer fest… is down with that… we like beer, we like charity, hell, we like trees… we’ll even hug some if craft beer is involved!

Tickets are now on sale for a new Springtime beer festival: Arborfest!

Arborfest is a Regional Craft beer tasting featuring all the beers you know and love together under one roof for your enjoyment. Spend time with fellow beer lovers and chat with the brewers about the beers they craft.

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 35+ different beers from 10+ different breweries and brew pubs.

Participating Breweries: Barley Johns Brew Pub, Bell’s, Fitgers Brewhouse, Finnegan’s, Great Waters Brewing Co., 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 deductable as a charitable donation.

For more information visit the official website: