Pride Beer Dabbler2023-07-05T11:05:06-05:00

Pride Beer Dabbler 2023

Friday, June 23, 2023

6–9:30 pm (5 pm Early Access)

Minneapolis Sculpture Garden


Pride Beer Dabbler 2023 Festival Map & Brewery Numbers

Pride Beer Dabbler Entertainment

Music has always been an essential part of our festivals, and we’re proud to present a lineup of artists that reflect the incredible talent and creativity of our state’s LGBTQ+ music community.

Our musical performance for Pride Beer Dabbler 2023 is Shannon Blowtorch. Find out more info below!



DJ Shannon Blowtorch is a fan favorite for the Pride community who is known for her eclectic music collections and her incredible ability to read a crowd and keep the party bumping. Shannon has been named “Best Club DJ in the Twin Cities” countless times by local publications and is guaranteed to bring the party to Pride Beer Dabbler 2023.

Food Vendors

Food will be available for purchase from the following food trucks:

Boki Gelato LLC

Cool down at Pride Beer Dabble with specialized Italian Artisan Ice Cream made from the finest, natural, wholesome ingredients from Boki Gelato!

El Burrito on Wheels

El Burrito Mercado offers a unique experience in a vibrant full service marketplace with Mexican/Latino groceries, fresh Mexican bakery, Restaurant, & full service deli & catering!

Habanero Tacos

We have proudly served authentic Mexican cuisine to the Longfellow, East Lake, and Powderhorn neighborhoods of Minneapolis since 2015. We prepare, cook, and serve all of our ancestral food by hand right here in the restaurant, from scratch. Follow us for specials, deals, and more!

KCM Eggrolls

KCM Eggrolls may be known for doling out Grandma’s homemade jumbo egg rolls on a stick, but they also specialize in mouthwatering cream cheese wonton and chicken dumplings, spicy garlic wings, teriyaki chicken meatball skewers, and gluten free spring rolls.

Kraz’d Foodnatik MN

This St. Paul-based food truck is wild about food–fusing lower-carb flavors from southeast Asia to create healthy, delicious food you’ll want to share.

Northeast Pretzels

If you’re looking for the perfect salty and delicious snack to go with your unlimited samples then Northeast Pretzels is the food truck for you!

Qué Tal Street Eats

Qué Tal Street Eats are purveyors of Salvadoran cuisine, specializing in pupusas—thick corn tortilla stuffed with fillings of your choosing. Add a side of yuca frita or chips and salsa for a wholly satisfying experience.

Richie’s Cheese Curd Tacos

Love cheese curds? Love tacos? Well then say hello to your new favorite food truck!

Sandy’s Grill & Italian Ice

Looking for something sweet to cool you down? Sandy’s Grill & Italian Ice has got your sweet tooth covered with their American Grill Fusion Menu.

Taco Libre

Home of the “Machete” Taco Libre blends authentic flavors of Mexico City into a mystical mouth-watering experience.

Thai Thai Street Food

Mission: To make the amazing Thai street food experience accessible, served with excellence.
Vision: Develop the community through Thai street foods.

Top Dog

Fresh and bursting with flavor. We provide great tasting food that’s prepared fresh with the highest quality of ingredients.

Travel to Pride Beer Dabbler

Pride Beer Dabbler 2021 is at an all-new location this year—the scenic Minneapolis Sculpture Garden.


Due to a shortage of parking near our festival grounds, we encourage attendees to explore alternative modes of transportation to this festival.

Parking for Pride Beer Dabbler 2021 will not be permitted in the following lots: 

  • Parade Park
  • Parade Ice Garden
  • Dunwoody College

Suggested alternatives:

  • Vineland Place Ramp (Walker Art Center underground ramp)
  • Basilica Lot (under Highway 94)
  • More nearby parking lots available here.

Using Ride Sharing Apps? Prepare for delays and additional costs! 

Most major ride-sharing apps are still experiencing a shortage in drivers. That means your Lyft or Uber may cost more and take longer than you’re used to. Make sure to plan ahead.

Park & Ride Shuttle


Get a free ride to and from the festival from our fabulous partner, Forgotten Star Brewing Company.

Arrive at the taproom between 3–5 pm with your ticket and ID to get your wristband early and bypass the wristbanding station when you arrive at the event.

Free Ride on Metro Transit

Bus & Light Rail:

Ride to and from the Beer Dabbler on Metro Transit buses and light rail. Fill out this survey to get a free ride from Metro Transit!

Sponsors & Vendors

Become an event sponsor or vendor

Sponsor a Beer Dabbler festival and spread the word about your brand in a unique, memorable way. Have a product you want to sample at an event? Staff a booth at our events.


Frequently Asked Questions

Where should my rideshare/best friend/designated driver drop me off?2023-06-06T08:11:03-05:00

The entrance to the festival is at the corner of Dunwoody Blvd. and S. Emerson Ave. near the left field fence of Parade Stadium. Dabblers are encouraged to be dropped off near that intersection or across the street at Dunwoody College.

Does Pride Beer Dabbler have a code of conduct?2023-06-06T08:09:37-05:00

Providing ALL our attendees with a safe space to enjoy beer is our top priority. Please see our Code of Conduct of policies and procedures.

Can I bring outside food to the event?2023-04-12T13:01:11-05:00

Outside food is not allowed except snacklaces.

Snacklace according to Webster’s Dictionary, ‘A necklace that has food attached to it’

Are there any locations with hardstock tickets available?2023-04-12T12:42:39-05:00

Yes. If you live in the Twin Cities Metro Area and are looking for a way to save money on tickets, then you should pay a visit to one of our official liquor store partners! Tickets are available for CASH ONLY sale without the usual service fees incurred by our online ticketing platform.

Dabbler Depot, 1545 7th St W, St. Paul • Early Access / General Admission / Designated Driver Tickets

The Wine Thief & Ale Jail, 1787 Saint Clair Ave, St. Paul • General Admission / Designated Driver Tickets only

Stinson Wine, Beer, and Spirits, 2315 18th Ave NE, Minneapolis • General Admission / Designated Driver Tickets only

What happens in the case of inclement weather?2023-04-12T12:42:49-05:00

Beer Dabbler festivals are outdoors and will take place rain, snow, or shine. No ticket refunds or exchanges.

I pre-ordered event merch with my tickets, where do I pick it up?2023-04-12T12:42:57-05:00

All event merchandise ordered at the same time with Beer Dabbler tickets is shipped to the customer who placed the order.

Having ticket issues? Can’t find your ticket confirmation?2023-04-12T12:43:08-05:00

If you have any questions about the event or your tickets, you can contact or our ticketing provider See Tickets Customer Support:

Email: (inquiries answered within 48-72 hours at this time)
Phone: 855-235-2867 (Toll free)
Hours: Mon–Fri from 10:00 am–7:00 pm CST

I can no longer go to the festival. Can I get a refund?2023-04-12T12:43:15-05:00

No refunds will be issued for tickets. All sales are final.

Can I bring my baby, my pet, or my children?2023-04-12T11:25:03-05:00

No pets or persons under 21 years of age can be admitted to the festival. No exceptions.

Are there any indoor spaces to cool off at the event?2023-04-12T12:43:35-05:00

No, this event is 100% outdoors, though there are tents and trees to provide shade.

My name is on my ticket but I can no longer go to the festival. Can someone else use my ticket?2023-04-12T12:43:41-05:00

Yes, tickets are completely transferrable and the name on the ticket doesn’t matter. All ticketholders must be 21 years old or older to enter the festival. No refunds or exchanges.

I lost my ID. Can I still get into the festival?2023-04-12T12:43:45-05:00

You will need one of the following photo IDs to enter the festival: State Driver’s License, State ID, Valid Passport, Active Military ID, or Valid Tribal ID.

I’m a Designated Driver, are there options for me?2023-04-12T12:43:51-05:00

Yes, visit the Designated Driver Booth for non-alcoholic beverages (while supplies last), enjoy the live music, and purchase food from great local food trucks.

Can I bring a backpack or a bag?2023-04-12T12:43:57-05:00

Yes, but backpacks and bags are subject to search.

Can I bring a water bottle?2023-04-12T12:44:03-05:00

Only sealed bottles of water and empty bottles are allowed into the event.

Terms of Purchase

By attending a Beer Dabbler festival, you agree and understand that Beer Dabbler has the right to take photos of attendees and vendors in the festival grounds for use in marketing.

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