Food & Drink

Woodbury Days

Woodbury Days, the city's biggest and most beloved summer festival, returns to Ojibway Park at the end of the month for its 41st year. Organizers report that, last year, almost 300 businesses participated in the event and more than 30,000 people attended. Check online for a detailed schedule of events, but don’t miss some perennial favorites: the business fair, the bingo tent, the petting zoo, the Taste of Woodbury, the beer tent…you get the idea. Party on, Woodbury. We’ll see you at the park! 

St. Paul Food Truck Festival

This delicious event is home to over 40 superstar street vendors serving anything from mini doughnuts to pot stickers in the heart of Mears Park. Wash down your tasty handheld snacks with a wide variety of local craft brews, classics or ciders while jamming to live music and enjoying good company. Mears Park, 3221 Fifth St. E., St. Paul

Irish Fair in St. Paul

Preserve, cultivate and celebrate the rich Irish heritage along the Mississippi River by delving into authentic dishes, listening to live music and watching Irish dancers perform. All proceeds go to the Minnesota Irish cultural community and the supporting new immigrant groups through the help of the Legacy Fund.

Minnesota State Fair

Keep it classic this year and start your morning off with Tom Thumb donuts or shake it up with all new DIY donut flights from the Hangar. Whether you’re visiting the award-winning livestock barns or taking a turn on the giant slide, be sure to keep sunscreen applied and one hand free at all times for that next new confection on-a-stick. 

$.50 Wings for National Chicken Wing Day

Winner, winner chicken (wing) dinner! Grab a pile of sauced or dry-rubbed wings to celebrate National Chicken Wing Day for $.50 per wing.

Available ALL DAY at both our Plymouth and Maple Grove locations.

*not valid with any other offers/promotions. Dine-in only. Minimum 6 wing purchase.

Rock Elm Tavern Teams Up with WarPigs Brewing for the Ultimate Piggy Lawn Party

Maple Grove, MN - Rock Elm Tavern in Maple Grove is teaming up with War Pigs Brewing to create the ultimate neighborhood “Piggy Lawn Party”. The lawn party will be held July 25th from 5-9pm, located at the Rock Elm Tavern in Maple Grove. 

The Piggy Lawn Party will have a whole smoked hog and WarPigs’s new line of craft beer: Foggy Geezer, Lazurite and Salmon Pants. 

Piggy Lawn Party

Rock Elm Tavern in Maple Grove is teaming up with WarPigs Brewing to bring you the ultimate lawn party.

Bring your lawn chair, cool off with a killer beer, and chow down on some mean street tacos made from our smoked whole hog.

Pouring: Foggy Geezer, Lazurite and Salmon Pants

*if weather gets bad, we’ll just move inside (lawn chair not required)

Twin Cities Bacon and Beer Classic

Looking to pig out? More than 30 restaurants bring the meat with their hottest bacon dishes. When you get thirsty, choose from among more than 100 craft beers of all kinds. There’ll be music, games and a commemorative glass to bring home when you’re full. 

The Bright Side Charity Fair

Come to Church of the Open Door from 3pm-7pm for DJ, Food Trucks, Games, and a Charity Fair featuring over 30 local non profits.

Then from 7:30-9pm join us for a special night of worship featuring The Church of the Open Door Worship Collective, Dove award winner Joel Hanson and local band favorite Family Three.

Charity Fair Activities from 3-7pm are FREE. Worship Concert is $15 online and $20 at the door. For more info go to


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