Summer Beer Dabbler2021-07-27T11:27:30-05:00

12th Annual Summer Beer Dabbler

August 28, 2021 • CHS Field
5:30–9 pm (Early Access at 4:30)




Summer Beer Dabbler Festival 2021

Sat, August 28, 2021 • CHS Field, St. Paul
5:30–9 pm (Early Access at 4:30)

The 12th Annual Summer Beer Dabbler is a one-of-a-kind craft beer fest. With more than 130 breweries sampling over 400 beers, this premier summertime craft beer festival will take place on the grass at CHS Field, the home of the St. Paul Saints.


Summer Beer Dabbler 2021 Limited-Edition T-Shirt


$25 with purchase of GA + T-Shirt combo


General Admission

$50Advance, $60 day of (if available)
  • Unlimited samples of beer and cider (while supplies last) from 130+ vendors
  • Live music and entertainment
  • Access to CHS Fields ballpark concession stands
  • Souvenir sampling glass

GA + T-Shirt

$75Advance Only
  • Unlimited samples of beer and cider (while supplies last) from 130+ vendors
  • Live music and entertainment
  • Access to CHS Fields ballpark concession stands
  • Souvenir sampling glass
  • Limited-edition T-shirt featuring poster art by Nate Geon

Early Access

$65Advance, $75 day of (if available)
  • Exclusive access to brewery vendors 1 hour prior to general admission
  • Unlimited samples of beer and cider (while supplies last) from 130+ vendors
  • Live music and entertainment
  • Access to CHS Fields ballpark concession stands
  • Souvenir sampling glass

Designated Driver

$20Advance, $30 day of (if available)
  • Non-alcoholic refreshments at our DD booth
  • Live music and entertainment
  • Access to CHS Fields ballpark concession stands
Breweries & Cideries

Breweries & Cideries List

Find the right drink for you:
2 Towns Ciderhouse2 Towns Ciderhouse2nd Shift Brewing2nd Shift Brewing608 Brewing Company608 Brewing Company612Brew612BrewAble Seedhouse + BreweryAble Seedhouse + BreweryAlesmithAlesmithAlloy Brewing CompanyAlloy Brewing CompanyAngry Orchard CiderAngry Orchard CiderArbeiter Brewing CompanyArbeiter Brewing CompanyAslin Beer Co.Aslin Beer Co.August Schell Brewing CompanyAugust Schell Brewing CompanyBad Weather Brewing CompanyBad Weather Brewing CompanyBadger Hill BrewingBadger Hill BrewingBald Man BrewingBald Man BrewingBauhaus Brew LabsBauhaus Brew LabsBear Republic Brewing CompanyBear Republic Brewing CompanyBearded Iris BrewingBearded Iris BrewingBeaver Island Brewing Co.Beaver Island Brewing Co.Belching Beaver Brewing CompanyBelching Beaver Brewing CompanyBig Drop Brewing Co.Big Drop Brewing Co.Blacklist Brewing CompanyBlacklist Brewing CompanyBlackStack BrewingBlackStack BrewingBoathouse Brothers Brewing Co.Boathouse Brothers Brewing Co.Bobtown BreweryBobtown BreweryBoom Island Brewing CompanyBoom Island Brewing CompanyBroken Clock Brewing CooperativeBroken Clock Brewing CooperativeCascade BrewingCascade BrewingCastle Danger BreweryCastle Danger BreweryCity Lights Brewing Co.City Lights Brewing Co.Civil Society BrewingCivil Society BrewingClown Shoes Brewing CompanyClown Shoes Brewing CompanyClutch Brewing CompanyClutch Brewing CompanyCollective Arts BrewingCollective Arts BrewingCopper Trail Brewing CoCopper Trail Brewing CoCoronado Brewing CompanyCoronado Brewing CompanyDay Block Brewing CompanyDay Block Brewing CompanyDeschutes BreweryDeschutes BreweryDESTIHL BreweryDESTIHL BreweryDisgruntled BrewingDisgruntled BrewingDogfish HeadDogfish HeadDrekker Brewing CompanyDrekker Brewing CompanyDrumconrath Brewing CompanyDrumconrath Brewing CompanyDual Citizen Brewing Co.Dual Citizen Brewing Co.Duluth CiderDuluth CiderEagle Park Brewing & Distilling CompanyEagle Park Brewing & Distilling CompanyEarth Rider BreweryEarth Rider BreweryEastlake Craft BreweryEastlake Craft BreweryElm Creek Brewing Co.Elm Creek Brewing Co.Equilibrium BrewingEquilibrium BrewingExcelsior BrewingExcelsior BrewingFalling Knife Brewing CompanyFalling Knife Brewing CompanyFat Pants Brewing CompanyFat Pants Brewing CompanyFergus Brewing CompanyFergus Brewing CompanyFernson Brewing CompanyFernson Brewing CompanyFINNEGANS Brew Co.FINNEGANS Brew Co.Funk Factory GeuzeriaFunk Factory GeuzeriaGiesenbräu Bier Co.Giesenbräu Bier Co.GlutenbergGlutenbergGranite City Food and BreweryGranite City Food and BreweryGrüviGrüviHidden Springs Ale WorksHidden Springs Ale WorksHigh Pines Brewing Co.High Pines Brewing Co.Inbound BrewCoInbound BrewCoInsight BrewingInsight BrewingInver Grove Brewing CompanyInver Grove Brewing CompanyInvictus Brewing CompanyInvictus Brewing CompanyJunkyard BrewingJunkyard BrewingLake Monster BrewingLake Monster BrewingLake of the Woods Brewing CompanyLake of the Woods Brewing CompanyLakes & Legends Brewing CompanyLakes & Legends Brewing CompanyLakeville Brewing CompanyLakeville Brewing CompanyLift Bridge BreweryLift Bridge BreweryLittle Thistle BrewingLittle Thistle BrewingLuce Line BrewingLuce Line BrewingLupulin Brewing CompanyLupulin Brewing CompanyMamitas Tequila & SodaMamitas Tequila & SodaMankato BreweryMankato BreweryMason Ale WorksMason Ale WorksMikerphone BrewingMikerphone BrewingMillstream Brewing CompanyMillstream Brewing CompanyMinneapolis CiderMinneapolis CiderModern Times BeerModern Times BeerModist Brewing CompanyModist Brewing CompanyMORE Brewing CompanyMORE Brewing CompanyNebraska Brewing CompanyNebraska Brewing CompanyNumber 12 CiderNumber 12 CiderO’so Brewing CompanyO’so Brewing CompanyOctopi BrewingOctopi BrewingOliphant BrewingOliphant BrewingOMNI BrewingOMNI BrewingPipeworks Brewing CompanyPipeworks Brewing CompanyPrairie Artisan AlesPrairie Artisan AlesPress Hard SeltzerPress Hard SeltzerPryes Brewing CompanyPryes Brewing CompanyRemedy Brewing CompanyRemedy Brewing CompanyRevelation Ale WorksRevelation Ale WorksRoundhouse BreweryRoundhouse BrewerySamuel AdamsSamuel AdamsSapsucker Yellowbelly CiderSapsucker Yellowbelly CiderSchilling Hard CiderSchilling Hard CiderShakopee BrewhallShakopee BrewhallSka Brewing CompanySka Brewing CompanySociable Cider WerksSociable Cider WerksSpiral BrewerySpiral BreweryStacked Deck BrewingStacked Deck BrewingSummit Brewing CompanySummit Brewing CompanySurly Brewing Co.Surly Brewing Co.SweetWater Brewing CompanySweetWater Brewing CompanyThe Brewing ProjektThe Brewing ProjektThe FermentoriumThe FermentoriumThe Lab Pilot Facility & TaproomThe Lab Pilot Facility & TaproomTin Whiskers Brewing CoTin Whiskers Brewing CoToppling GoliathToppling GoliathTripping Animals BrewingTripping Animals BrewingTruly Hard SeltzerTruly Hard SeltzerTwo Roads Brewing CompanyTwo Roads Brewing Companyu4ic Brewing, Inc.u4ic Brewing, Inc.Uncommon Loon Brewing CompanyUncommon Loon Brewing CompanyUNDER PRESSURE BREWINGUNDER PRESSURE BREWINGUnmapped Brewing Co.Unmapped Brewing Co.Untitled ArtUntitled ArtUrban Artifact BrewingUrban Artifact BrewingUrban Growler Brewing CompanyUrban Growler Brewing CompanyUrsa Minor BrewingUrsa Minor BrewingUtepils BrewingUtepils BrewingWaconia Brewing Co.Waconia Brewing Co.Waldmann BreweryWaldmann BreweryWarPigs Brewing USAWarPigs Brewing USAWeldWerks BrewingWeldWerks BrewingWhite Bear MeaderyWhite Bear MeaderyWild Mind AlesWild Mind AlesWild State CiderWild State CiderWild Terra CiderWild Terra CiderWooden Ship Brewing CompanyWooden Ship Brewing CompanyYoerg Brewing CompanyYoerg Brewing Company

Summer Beer Dabbler Entertainment

Get ready to dance, Dabblers! Here’s this year’s live music lineup on the Beer Dabbler Stage

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featuring Your Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Band

Rapper-singer NUR-D has enjoyed a meteoric rise to local stardom in the last few years thanks to his incredible onstage charisma and ability to craft songs that inform, uplift, and entertain. For Summer Beer Dabbler 2021, the NUR-D will be performing with the help of his nine-piece live band Your Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Band, which features horns, drums, background singers, and more.

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Monica LaPlante

Combining brash and sinewy garage rock riffs with a darkly melodic vocal style, singer-songwriter Monica LaPlante has been identified as a stand-out local artist by outlets like Star Tribune, The Current, and City Pages. With a whip-tight backing band filled with local rock’n’roll veterans, Monica is guaranteed to put on one hell of a show at Summer Beer Dabbler 2021.

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DJ Hayes

Nur-D’s good friend and long-time collaborator Ryan Hayes, aka DJ Hayes, is a local turntablist and hip hop producer that will help warm the party up at Summer Beer Dabbler with a mixture of deep cuts and certified party-starting standards.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are festival rules regarding COVID-19?2021-06-21T13:52:15-05:00

Per CDC, state, and city guidance with regards to COVID-19, at this time we are not requiring masks to be worn at our outdoor festival. If you are not fully vaccinated and/or feel more comfortable wearing a mask, we encourage you to do so.

While we are not requiring attendees to be vaccinated, we highly encourage Dabblers to get their vaccinations to reduce the risk to themselves and the community from COVID-19. Learn more about COVID-19 vaccines and find a location near you to receive your vaccine.

We encourage attendees to take basic precautions such as social distancing, washing / sanitizing hands, and getting a negative test if you are experiencing symptoms prior to the event.

What happens in the case of bad weather?2021-06-21T13:52:15-05:00

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

I pre-ordered an event T-shirt, where do I pick it up?2021-06-21T13:52:15-05:00

Bring your T-shirt voucher to the Beer Dabbler Store Merchandise Booth to redeem your shirt. If you purchased a T-shirt at the pre-sale party, present your ID.

Having ticket issues? Can’t find your ticket confirmation?2021-06-21T13:52:15-05:00

For assistance with any issues concerning tickets you have purchased, please call:
1-919-653-0443 OR 1-800-514-3849.


Hours of Operation:
Monday–Saturday: 9 am–8 pm
Sunday: 12–8 pm
(All times EST)

I can no longer go to the festival. Can I get a refund?2021-06-21T13:52:15-05:00

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

Can I bring my baby, my pet, or my children?2021-06-21T13:52:16-05:00

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?2021-06-21T13:52:16-05:00

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?2021-06-21T13:52:16-05:00

Yes, tickets are completely transferrable and the name on the ticket doesn’t matter.

I lost my ID. Can I still get into the festival?2021-06-21T13:52:16-05:00

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

I’m a Designated Driver, are there options for me?2021-06-21T13:52:16-05:00

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?2021-06-21T13:52:16-05:00

Yes, but backpacks and bags are subject to search.

Can I bring a water bottle?2021-06-21T13:52:16-05:00

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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