• 2 Pints of Craft Beer
  • Brews & Buses T-Shirt
  • Exclusive Access to Privately Chartered “Brewery Buses”
  • Access to 11 Unique Local Breweries
  • Event Passport to Guide Your Route
  • Brews & Buses Specialty Beers Just for Participants
  • Special Discounts on Food, Beer, & Merchandise
  • Food Trucks & Live Music at Select Breweries
  • Entry to Win Tons of Prizes & Giveaways
  • All-Access MetroTransit Pass To & From Event
  • Access to Discounted Hotel Room Rate at the InterContinental St. Paul Riverfront

11:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Note: At time of purchase, you will be asked to select between three different check-in/departure windows.  Space is limited for each.



The “Craft Beer Boom” is in full swing throughout the great state of Minnesota and our capital city is no exception! For a third year in a row, GetKnit wants to help you explore the unique breweries throughout Saint Paul with our third annual “Brews & Buses: Saint Paul Brewery Bus Crawl”.

For this next installation in our City Crawls Event Series, we have hired a fleet of buses to transport you from door-to-door of all 11 breweries within Saint Paul’s borders. At each stop, you will be treated to special beer, food and merchandise discounts, limited-edition beers just for event participants, and a variety of other activities.  Kick back to some live music, enjoy cuisine from a variety of food trucks, and enter exclusive contests for big-time prizes, all while tasting a wide array of the finest brews around!

To better serve our guests, participants will choose between three “check-in windows” (10:15 AM – 11:00 AM, 11:15AM – 12:00PM, and 12:15 – 1:00PM).  Space will be limited for each check-in window, so get your tickets early to ensure you get your preferred window.  You’ll need to check in during your selected window and buses will depart promptly at the top of each hour.  At check-in, you will receive your exclusive Brews & Buses T-shirt, two tokens redeemable for a delectable pint at any of the 11 participating breweries, and your event “passport” which will be your guide for all festivities – including maps, brewery and activity information, and contests!

Once you’ve received your exclusive passport, you will hop aboard one of our private “Brewery Buses” that will whisk you away to 1 of the 11 breweries along our route.  From there, your journey is up to you: travel stop-to-stop, explore new breweries, or visit old favorites. Buses will arrive at each brewery every 20-25 minutes, ready to deliver you to the next stop in your brewery exploration.  Brewery buses will be running in both directions in a shuttle format, allowing you to control your travel by heading either direction through our “brewery circuit”.  No matter which way you go, you are sure to find new flavors and make new friends during this one-of-a-kind event.

At the end of the event, we will have shuttle service from each brewery back to Union Depot for a full hour from 6:00 – 7:00 PM.  Included in your ticket package is an All-Access MetroTransit pass to get you safely to and from the event, so you can also feel free to keep the fun going, explore Saint Paul, and take public transit home!

As part of your event ticket, you also gain access to our exclusive hotel block at the InterContinental St. Paul Riverfront, which is just a short 5 minute walk from Union Depot. The InterContinental is a newly renovated property conveniently located in the heart of downtown St. Paul. This property is offering discounts on both King and Double Queen rooms for our guests starting at only $119.  These discounted rooms are limited so we encourage you to make your reservations early to take advantage of these rates.

We cordially invite you to “GetKnit with Saint Paul” as part of our third annual Brews & Buses: Saint Paul Brewery Bus Crawl!

Got Questions? We’ve Got Answers! Click here to check-out the official FAQs about Brews & Buses 2017!



All check-in windows are sold out – thanks so much for your interest in the 3rd Annual Brews & Buses!
10:15 AM to 11:00 AM - Check-in Window
11:15 AM to 12:00 PM - Check-in Window
12:15 PM to 1:00 PM - Check-in Window




Union Depot – Parking Lot C

390 E Kellogg Blvd, St Paul, MN 55101


Must be 21+ to attend event | No cancellations or refunds | Event is rain or shine | Ticket is good for one individual | You may transfer your ticket to another individual that is 21+ – To transfer ticket, email with your first and last name, your confirmation number, the first and last name of the 21+ individual you are transferring to, and their email | Transfers will not be accepted the week prior to the event | Designated Driver Tickets are available upon request for a discounted price – Email | Prices do not include a 3% processing fee per ticket | As an event participant you will be asked to sign an event waiver, which can be viewed here | Brewery Buses will be running in a shuttle format that travels back and forth between each brewery along a circuit | Drinking is not allowed on buses | Each check-in window has limited availability – to ensure you get your first selection, get your tickets early | Once you have chosen a check-in window, that selection cannot be changed prior to or during the event | If you have any accessibility needs or special concerns, please contact us by March 29, 2017 (1 month in advance of event) at | Prizes are given via social media contests – no purchase necessary to enter to win | Hotel rooms are limited and GetKnit cannot guarantee everyone getting a hotel room | After the purchase of your event tickets you will receive a confirmation email with a special link to purchase hotel rooms — Rooms cannot be purchased over the phone