About the St Paul Summer Beer Fest

St. Paul's favorite beer festival dedicated to craft beers! The 8th annual St. Paul Summer Beer Fest will take place Saturday, June 4th, 2016 from 2-5pm (VIP at 1pm) at the MN State Fairgrounds - International Bazaar in beautiful St. Paul.

This outdoor craft beer festival will feature sampling from 100 breweries in a commemorative tasting glass, live music, tasty food, educational seminars, a silent auction benefiting the YMCA of St. Paul, and the fun atmosphere of MN State Fairgrounds.

Download the 2016 St. Paul Summer Beer Fest program


Saturday June 4th, 2016
2-5 PM (VIP 1-5pm)


MN State Fairgrounds - International Bazaar
Underwood St & Judson Ave
St. Paul, MN

The International Bazaar is located in the southeast corner of the Minnesota State Fairgrounds near the intersection of Como Ave and Snelling Ave. From I-94 take the Snelling Avenue exit north for 1.5 miles and exit onto Como Ave. Go west (left) on Como Ave and take the first right on Underwood St.

Tickets - Day-of ticket sales $10 more

VIP Admission ($60 / 1-5pm) permits an attendee access to the fest 1 hour before normal General Admission hours, commemorative tasting glass, unlimited beer samples from craft breweries, live music, and beer education opportunities.

General Admission ($45 / 2-5pm) permits an attendee access to the fest, commemorative tasting glass, unlimited beer samples from craft breweries, live music, and beer education opportunities.

Designated driver options available, see more on our tickets page.


The best way to get to enjoy the fest is safely. Be responsible and take advantage of some of some of the FREE ways to get to and from the beer fest.


Get a free ride on Metro Transit, link will be published the week of the fest! (LINK NOW ACTIVEMetro Transit Local Bus Route 3 runs between downtown St. Paul and Minneapolis, exit at Como Ave and Winston St. Use their Trip Planner for preferred routes and schedules.

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Ride to the St. Paul Summer Beer Fest in style with Uber! Enjoy up to $20 off your Uber ride with promo code CHOPLIVER.*

To take advantage of this offer, simply download the Uber app and enter promo CHOPLIVER. You can also sign up at http://uber.com/go/CHOPLIVER.

Not familiar with Uber? Uber is an app that connects you with a driver at the tap of a button. Request a black car, SUV, uberX, or uberXL ride at any time using the Uber iPhone, Android, Blackberry, or Windows apps. You can track the arrival of your ride on your smartphone, payment is cashless (no need to tip), and you’ll even receive a notification message when your driver arrives.

Questions? Contact Uber at https://help.uber.com/  

*New Users Only. 


Parking lots are located South of the International Bazaar adjacent to Como Avenue. Cars can be left overnight and will NOT be towed. Street parking is also free. Racks for bike parking will be located on Judson Avenue in front of the International Bazaar by the Agriculture and Horticulture building.

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We are happy to announce the Radisson Hotel Roseville is our official attendee hotel. Includes free shuttle service to and from the Fest.

For a special hotel rate just for St Paul Summer Beer Fest attendees. click here to book now!

Radisson Hotel Roseville
2540 North Cleveland Avenue
Roseville, MN 55113
P: (651) 636-4567


Enjoy food from NatedogsTOT BOSSHoly Land and more! ATM's on site!


Proudly sponsored by RMS Roller-Grinder and MN Beer Cast

2016 Scheduled Seminars
2:30 - 3:00 PM - Beer & Cheese with Jake Huffman of Faribault Cheese
3:15 - 3:45 PM - Travel Guide to Beer with author Kevin Revolinski
4:00 - 4:30 PM - Brewers Panel with Mike Lundell of Summit Brewing Company, Frank Kaszuba of Fitgers Brewhouse and Jeremy Pryes of Pryes Brewing Company

Silent Auction for YMCA of St. Paul

Come bid on wonderful items where all proceeds benefit the YMCA of St. Paul - Midway Family.


Goose Island Stage 

1:00 - 2:00 PM - Chap Wilton
2:00 - 3:30 PM - Dang Ol' Tri'ole
3:45 - 5:00 PM - Jack Brass Band

Event Sponsors

Blue PlateSurdyk's RMSCraft MeisterBuddy's SodasBSG CraftBrewing Uber1st GrandYelpThrifty HipsterSummit Brewing

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