11th Annual Winter Beer Dabbler

Beer Festival Overview

The Winter Beer Dabbler is the biggest outdoor beer festival in Minnesota. With unlimited samples of the nation's best craft beer, great live music, and fun activities, the Winter Beer Dabbler is a true celebration of winter in Minnesota.

  • Over 180 breweries & cideries
    Breweries and cideries from near and far poured more than 600 beers and ciders for our attendees.
  • Soaring Sleds Snowmobile Expo
    Our Winter Dabbler attendees witnessed snowmobile freestyle athletes fly through the air, performing thrilling tricks over the Midway with several heats throughout the afternoon, ending with a climactic backflip as the sun was setting. 
  • Live music, Silent Disco and more entertainment
    The 11th Annual Winter Beer Dabbler featured performances from Night Moves, NUR-D, DJ Tiiiiiiiiiip and Private Oates on three different stages throughout the Fairgrounds. Staff from local breweries like our winnters Indeed Brewing competed in our American Brewer Warrior challenge.  Our event also featured Snow Kayak races, a Silent Disco, giant beer pong and so much more! 
  • Lunds & Byerlys Meat & Cheese Showcase 
    Our Meat & Cheese showcase featured 27 different Meat & Cheese producers inside the heated Warner Coliseum, along with samples from local breweries and wineries.