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Beer Dabbler Winter Carnival 2015 // Photo by Aaron Davidson

8th Annual Beer Dabbler at Winter Carnival

February 4, 2017 | 2:30–6:30pm | Mighty Midway at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds 

Join us for the 8th annual Beer Dabbler Winter Carnival, the biggest outdoor beer festival in Minnesota. With unlimited beer samples from over 150 craft breweries and cideries, great live music, and fun activities, the Beer Dabbler Winter Carnival is a true celebration of winter in Minnesota.


General Admission – $45 advance, $55 day-of (if available)

Buy General Admission

Enjoy unlimited samples of craft beer from 150 breweries from Minnesota and around the nation, live music, meat and cheese showcase and activities like Silent Disco and the Homebrew Contest.

Very Important Dabbler (V.I.D.) Package – $99

Buy Very Important Dabbler


  • Ticket to the main event with all the benefits of Gen. Adm.
  • Exclusive access to the heated Fulton V.I.D. Tent
  • Catered meal (vegetarian option available)
  • Early beer pouring, 30 minutes prior to the general public in the V.I.D. area
  • Additional V.I.D. restrooms, tables, and chairs
  • Limited Edition Beer Dabbler Winter Scarf

Designated Driver – $20 advance, $30 day of (if available)

Buy Designated Driver

Enjoy all the live music, entertainment and activities, plus non-alcoholic refreshments. Empty and sealed water bottles are allowed into the festival. 

Non-alcoholic refreshments will be available at the N.A. Cafe for anyone with a Very Important Designated Driver or Designated Driver ticket:

Very Important Designated Driver (V.I.D.D.) Package – SOLD OUT

Buy Very Important Designated Driver – SOLD OUT

Includes entrance to event and the heated V.I.D. Tent, non-alcoholic refreshments, catered meal, additional V.I.D. amenities, limited edition winter scarf, Silent Disco, and other fun activities.

Non-alcoholic refreshments will be available at the N.A. Cafe for anyone with a Very Important Designated Driver or Designated Driver ticket.


Retail Ticket Outlets

General Admission tickets are available (while supplies last, CASH ONLY) at the following retail locations:

Beer Dabbler Store (1095 7th St. W., St. Paul, MN) – All ticket options available at this location

Ale Jail – 1787 St Clair Ave, St. Paul, MN 55105

Stinson Wine, Beer, and Spirits – 2315 18th Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418

Thomas Liquors – 1941 Grand Ave, St. Paul, MN 55105


All tickets are non-refundable. 

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