Food & Drink

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

Uptown Food Truck Festival

Check out over 65 food trucks at Lake and Hennepin avenues, with dishes ranging anywhere from tacos and mini doughnuts to wood fired pizzas. Wash down your delectable handhelds with one of 10 craft beers as you jam to live music or partake in fun games and giveaways.

Stone Arch Bridge Festival

Kick off Father’s Day weekend with a stroll across the Mississippi River and Main Street to enjoy cuisine from a variety of food trucks, live music, art from local artists and more.

Centennial Lakes Farmer’s Market

Stroll along the waterfront of Hughes Pavilion to shop for local products amongst 30 local growers and producers. With fresh fruits and veggies, organic salsas, sweet confections and even savory cheeses, there is something fresh to suit every taste bud.

Maple Grove Farmers Market

The Maple Grove Farmers Market will open for its 16th season on May 16 and run through October 24. The market will feature more than 50 local farmers and food makers. Offerings will include meats and proteins, local raw honey, maple syrup, bedding plants, artisan breads, salsa and more.

There will be no market on July 4, but otherwise, the market will be open every Thursday (barring severe weather). May through September, the market runs 3-7 p.m. In October, it closes at 6 p.m.


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