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Beer Dabbler Winter Carnival


3:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Midway at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds
1265 Snelling Ave. N., St. Paul, MN, 55108

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Join us for an annual tradition like none other—the 6th Annual Beer Dabbler Winter Carnival. With craft beer from 140 breweries, live music, gourmet food from local food trucks, and a flurry of winter activities, Minnesota’s biggest outdoor beer festival is an experience not to be missed.

The festival returns to the Mighty Midway at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds with access to the HEATED Coliseum.

General Admission tickets are $40 in advance and $50 on the day of the event and include a souvenir sampling glass, beer samples from 150+ local, regional, and national breweries, live music, access to gourmet food trucks (food not included), Silent Disco, access to heated Coliseum, and tons of fun winter activities.

Important Dabbler (VID) tickets are $99 and feature early admission to the event, a limited edition pom hat, access to the heated VID tent, a hot meal, and the special beers being poured inside.

Designated Driver and Very Important Designated Driver tickets are available as well!

Tickets can be purchased online ( or in person at the Beer Dabbler Store (cash only). Not able to go to the shop? Check with the Ale Jail, Stinson Wine, Beer, and Spirits, Thomas Liquors, or Elevated Beer Wine and Spirits!

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