Winter Beer Dabbler2022-12-01T10:28:53-06:00

Winter Beer Dabbler

Saturday, Feb 25, 2023
Minnesota State Fair

3–6:30 pm (Early Access at 2 pm)




Winter Beer Dabbler 2023

Saturday, February 25, 2023
Minnesota State Fair
3–6:30 pm (Early Access at 2 pm)

The biggest and best winter beer festival in Minnesota will make its triumphant return to the Minnesota State Fairgrounds on February 25, 2023!

We’re beyond excited to welcome you all back to the Mighty Midway to sample great beer from breweries all over the United States, an amazing selection of cider and wine from renown producers, and the tastiest seltzers on the market—all while enjoying music, food trucks, and other thrilling attractions.


General Admission

$55Advance, $65 day of (if available) • $85 with Shirt
  • Unlimited samples of beer and cider (while supplies last) from 130+ vendors
  • Live music and entertainment
  • Access to local Food Trucks
  • Souvenir sampling glass

Early Access

$75Advance, $85 day of (if available) • $105 with Shirt
  • 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 local Food Trucks
  • Souvenir sampling glass

Designated Driver

$20Advance, $30 day of (if available) • $50 with Shirt
  • Non-alcoholic refreshments at our DD booth
  • Live music and entertainment
  • Access to local Food Trucks
  • Must be 21 years or older to purchase

Want to save on fees? Hardstock tickets are available at the following retail partners. Note: All hardstock tickets are CASH ONLY.

Dabbler Depot, 1545 7th St W, St. Paul • EA/GA/DD Tickets

Ale Jail & Wine Thief, 1787 Saint Clair Ave, St. Paul • GA/DD Tickets only

Stinson Wine, Beer, and Spirits, 2315 18th Ave NE, Minneapolis • GA/DD Tickets only

Winter Beer Dabbler 2023
Limited-Edition Long-Sleeve Shirt

Shirts are shipped to the purchaser while supplies last. Any shirts back-ordered or purchased after Feb. 9 may not be shipped until 3–4 weeks after the event.

$75 EA Ticket + $30 T-Shirt Combo – $105

$55 GA Ticket + $30 T-Shirt Combo – $85

$20 DD Ticket + $30 T-Shirt Combo – $50

Breweries & Cideries

Brewery & Cidery List

More breweries and cideries to be announced! List is subject to change. Download the Beer Dabbler App to plan your day of dabblin’!

Find the right drink for you:
22 Northmen Brewing Company22 Northmen Brewing Company3 Floyds Brewing Co.3 Floyds Brewing Co.56 Brewing56 Brewing608 Brewing Company608 Brewing Company612Brew612BrewAlaskan Brewing Co.Alaskan Brewing Co.Alloy Brewing CompanyAlloy Brewing CompanyArbeiter Brewing CompanyArbeiter Brewing CompanyAugust Schell Brewing CompanyAugust Schell Brewing CompanyBack Channel BrewingBack Channel BrewingBadger Hill BrewingBadger Hill BrewingBald Man BrewingBald Man BrewingBauhaus Brew LabsBauhaus Brew LabsBent Paddle Brewing Co.Bent Paddle Brewing Co.Blacklist Brewing CompanyBlacklist Brewing CompanyBlackStack BrewingBlackStack BrewingBoathouse Brothers Brewing Co.Boathouse Brothers Brewing Co.Boom Island Brewing CompanyBoom Island Brewing CompanyBoulevard Brewing Co.Boulevard Brewing Co.Brew d’ÉtatBrew d’ÉtatBrewery OmmegangBrewery OmmegangBroken Clock Brewing CooperativeBroken Clock Brewing CooperativeBŪCH Hard Kombucha SeltzerBŪCH Hard Kombucha SeltzerBurning Brothers BrewingBurning Brothers BrewingCanal Park Brewing CompanyCanal Park Brewing CompanyCastle Danger BreweryCastle Danger BreweryClutch Brewing CompanyClutch Brewing CompanyDangerous Man Brewing CompanyDangerous Man Brewing CompanyDay Block Brewing CompanyDay Block Brewing CompanyDeschutes BreweryDeschutes BreweryDrekker Brewing CompanyDrekker Brewing CompanyDual Citizen Brewing Co.Dual Citizen Brewing Co.Duluth CiderDuluth CiderEarth Rider BreweryEarth Rider BreweryEastlake Craft BreweryEastlake Craft BreweryElm Creek Brewing Co.Elm Creek Brewing Co.Equilibrium BrewingEquilibrium BrewingFat Pants Brewing Co.Fat Pants Brewing Co.FINNEGANS Brew Co.FINNEGANS Brew Co.Forgotten Star Brewing Co.Forgotten Star Brewing Co.Fulton BrewingFulton BrewingG5 Brewing CompanyG5 Brewing CompanyGambit Brewing CompanyGambit Brewing CompanyGarphish Brewing CompanyGarphish Brewing CompanyGiesenbräu Bier Co.Giesenbräu Bier Co.Gluek BeerGluek BeerGoat Ridge BrewingGoat Ridge BrewingGravity Storm BreweryGravity Storm BreweryHeadFlyer BrewingHeadFlyer BrewingHop & Barrel Brewing CompanyHop & Barrel Brewing CompanyHumble Forager BreweryHumble Forager BreweryInbound BrewCoInbound BrewCoInsight BrewingInsight BrewingInver Grove Brewing CompanyInver Grove Brewing CompanyInvictus Brewing CompanyInvictus Brewing CompanyJack Pine BreweryJack Pine BreweryJunkyard BrewingJunkyard BrewingKarben4 BrewingKarben4 BrewingLakes & Legends Brewing CompanyLakes & Legends Brewing CompanyLakeville Brewing CompanyLakeville Brewing CompanyLift Bridge BreweryLift Bridge BreweryLuce Line BrewingLuce Line BrewingLupulin Brewing CompanyLupulin Brewing CompanyLynLake BreweryLynLake BreweryMana Brewing CoMana Brewing CoMankato BreweryMankato BreweryMetroNOME BreweryMetroNOME BreweryMinneapolis Cider CompanyMinneapolis Cider CompanyModist Brewing CompanyModist Brewing CompanyMORE Brewing CompanyMORE Brewing CompanyNine Mile Brewing CompanyNine Mile Brewing CompanyNoon Whistle BrewingNoon Whistle BrewingNorth 20 BrewingNorth 20 BrewingNouvelle BrewingNouvelle BrewingNumber 12 CiderNumber 12 CiderOliphant BrewingOliphant BrewingOMNI BrewingOMNI BrewingPhase Three BrewingPhase Three BrewingPortage Brewing CompanyPortage Brewing CompanyPryes Brewing CompanyPryes Brewing CompanyRoundhouse BreweryRoundhouse BrewerySchram Haus BrewerySchram Haus BreweryShakopee BrewhallShakopee BrewhallSix One Two BrewSix One Two BrewSkeleton Crew BrewSkeleton Crew BrewSmall Lot Wine & SpiritsSmall Lot Wine & SpiritsSociable Cider WerksSociable Cider WerksSpiral BrewerySpiral BrewerySteel Toe BrewingSteel Toe BrewingStormKing Brewpub & BarbecueStormKing Brewpub & BarbecueSummit Brewing CompanySummit Brewing CompanySurly Brewing Co.Surly Brewing Co.The Brewing ProjektThe Brewing ProjektThesis Beer ProjectThesis Beer ProjectUncommon Loon Brewing CompanyUncommon Loon Brewing CompanyUrban Growler Brewing CompanyUrban Growler Brewing CompanyUrsa Minor BrewingUrsa Minor BrewingUtepils BrewingUtepils BrewingWabasha Brewing Co.Wabasha Brewing Co.Waconia Brewing Co.Waconia Brewing Co.WarPigs Brewing USAWarPigs Brewing USAWhite Bear MeaderyWhite Bear MeaderyWild Mind AlesWild Mind AlesWild State CiderWild State Cider

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there any locations with hardstock tickets available?2022-11-04T10:30:13-05:00

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 are festival rules regarding COVID-19?2022-10-24T10:50:01-05:00

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 they are experiencing symptoms prior to the event.

If you test positive for COVID-19 within 14 days of the event, contact

What happens in the case of inclement weather?2022-06-06T13:15:05-05:00

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?2022-06-06T13:16:24-05:00

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?2021-11-04T12:24:43-05:00

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

Can I bring my baby, my pet, or my children?2021-11-04T13:09:35-05:00

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

My name is on my ticket but I can no longer go to the festival. Can someone else use my ticket?2021-11-04T12:24:43-05:00

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?2021-11-04T13:09:42-05:00

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?2021-11-04T13:09:50-05:00

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?2021-11-04T13:09:56-05:00

Yes, but backpacks and bags are subject to search.

Can I bring a water bottle?2021-11-04T12:24:43-05:00

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.

All tickets sales are final. No refunds or exchanges.

Sponsors & Vendors

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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.

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