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Best of the Wurst!

The wurst event of the summer!

Best of the Wurst is the Twin Cities' premiere foodie event, featuring artisanal sausage creations from the most popular Twin Cities restaurants, crisp cider and beer from Sociable Cider Werks, plus live music provided by Apollo Cobra, Common Ground Company and No Tent. It's all hosted by WCCO-TV Morning hosts Matt Brickman and Kylie Bearse, and Theater for Public Policy's Tane Danger.

A ticket to Best of the Wurst includes all the sausage samples you can eat, your first pint, a raffle ticket to win cool prizes, and plenty of good times. All-you-drink tickets add unlimited drinks.

The exclusive VIP experience includes a special charcuterie tasting, a Q&A with three of the Twin Cities' top chefs, and all you can drink cider and beer. 

Participating restaurants:

Aster Cafe
Blackbird Cafe
The Copper Hen Cakery & Kitchen
Domo Gastro
France 44 Wine & Spirits
Kieran's Irish Pub
Lake & Irving
Lowry Hill Meats
Lucia's Restaurant
Main Street Farmer Eatery
New Bohemia
Ox Cart Ale House
The Rabbit Hole
Red River Kitchen • City House
The Herbivorous Butcher
Tillie's Farmhouse formerly Trotter's Cafe
Tilt Pinball Bar

Be a VIP! 

Don’t miss this opportunity to join other foodies at our special VIP event preceding the main Best of the Wurst festival. 

As a VIP, you'll get:
- Exclusive charcuterie tastings and presentations from three of the Twin Cities' most fabulous restaurants, including Borough, Lucia's and Aster Cafe, plus special beer and cider pairings
- An opportunity to hear directly from the chefs and ask questions
- All you can drink cider or beer
- Chance to view all raffle items in advance, plus opportunities to purchase additional raffle tickets to increase your odds

Don’t delay – this special VIP event has limited space!

The event benefits FairVote Minnesota, a nonpartisan nonprofit that advocates for electoral reform.

Earlier Event: September 16
Autumn Brew Review
Later Event: September 27
Volunteer Appreciation Night!