Summer is quickly coming to a close, but don’t fret, we have a few weeks until the temperatures cool off and the leaves begin to fall. Check out these late summer events throughout Minnesota!
1.) Minnesota State Fair // August 23-September 3, 2018
As Minnesotans, we know the state fair is a Midwest staple and the must-go event of the summer. End your summer on a high note with amazing entertainment, food, and beer! Check out the 27 new drinks featured at the fair this year! Growler Mag breaks down each sip, so you can pinpoint your favorite brew.
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2.) Super Big Block Party– Duluth, MN // September 8, 2018
The Red Herring Lounge and Zeitgeist Center for Arts & Community present their music event of the summer, featuring St.Paul’s Hippo Campus and other up and coming Indie artists, followed up by an 21+ after party showcasing local Duluth artists and more! Get Tickets
3.) Minnesota Renaissance Festival–Shakopee, MN // Weekends, August 18-September 30, 2018
The Minnesota Renaissance Festival is an event for all ages! Enjoy acres of the festival’s adorable fairy tale structures, shops filled with eclectic goodies, Minnesota Made pottery and art, tasty food such as homemade pierogies, and endless beer provided by Minnesota’s beloved breweries, Schell’s Brewing & Grain Belt. Every weekend is a different theme accompanied by amazing events. Ticket Information
4.) Twins Baseball Game at Target Field– Minneapolis, MN // Now-September 30, 2018
If summer has flown past you like a fastball, don’t worry there is still time to enjoy a major league game of America’s past-time before the baseball season wraps up. Enjoy a Twins game at Target Field along with amazing skyline views of Minneapolis, several bars and restaurants on site such as the multi-level Budweiser Rooftop Deck, and Minnie & Paul’s, featuring Minnesota favs, Pizza Luce pizza and Red Cow burgers. Get Tickets
5.) Grape Jam and Stomp Festival–The Winery at Sovereign Estate, Waconia, MN // September 7-8, 2018
Get out of the city hustle and head west to Minnesota’s coveted wine country with more than five wineries within the area. Sovereign Estate is definitely one of the best, with friendly service, beautiful grounds overlooking Lake Waconia, amazing entertainment, and of course wonderful wine! Not to mention complimentary tours of the vineyard led by the owner, showcasing the Sovereign family’s farm history and an interesting lesson in cold-climate wine.
Check out their upcoming event, the 6th Annual Grape Jam & Stomp. This unique event allows teams to compete in grape stomping contests while enjoying award-winning wine, craft beer, and barbecue food and souvenir wine glasses for attendees. The event also features great local and national music performers. Learn More