Saturday, June 3, 10 AM – 3 PM

Brunch-a-Palooza is a one-of-a-kind outdoor brunch and music festival celebrating the beloved meal that combines breakfast and lunch – brunch! Join us at Upper Landing Park in St. Paul, MN for a day of delicious food, bloody marys, beer, mimosas, music, people, and fun.

Your “Brunch, Drinks, & Music Ticket” Includes:

A Music Festival, 4-Course Brunch, and Beer & Cocktail Tasting All-in-One…
  • 4-Course Brunch including:
    • Choice of Blucys
    • Choice of Hi-Tops
    • Choice of Totchos
    • Finnegans Flapjacks
    • See full menu options below 
  • 6 Drink Tokens to be used any way you’d like:
    • 1 drink token gets you a 1/2 pint of craft beer featuring local MN breweries
    • 2 drink tokens gets you a specialty mimosa
    • 3 drink tokens gets you a handcrafted bloody mary featuring local MN spirits
  • Americana & Folk main stage featuring Communist Daughter, Hobo Nephews of Uncle Frank, Them Coulee Boys, and Gentleman’s Anti-Temperance League
  • Jazz stage featuring Lessmeister Jazz Combo, and Rick Noir Trio
  • Specialty ‘Brunch Beers’ featuring unique infusions & flavors from 15+ local breweries
  • Bloody Mary recipe collaborations between local distilleries and Hi-Lo bartenders
  • Access to discounted hotel room block at the brand new Hampton Inn Downtown St. Paul
  • Craft cocktail demos with Hi-Lo Team
  • Access to local vendors and samples, games, contests, artists, and more!
  • Metro Transit pass to get you to and from the event 
  • A Portion of Each Ticket Will be Donated to Finnegans Community Fund

Ticket Pricing:

Brunch, Drinks, & Music Ticket – $59

Music Only Ticket – $35

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*Ticket Window Extended! Remember, we won’t be selling tickets at the door, so get yours today!

The Bands

Live music all day long featuring 7 local acts on two stages.


Lessmeister Jazz Combination


Rick Nair Trio

Brunch-Inspired Eats

Each guest receives 4 brunch inspired small plates brought to you by the talented culinary teams of Hi-Lo Diner and Blue Door Pub.


Two fresh ground Angus beef slider-sized patties collaborate to encompass a veritable cornucopia of ingredients, creating a cavern of delectable deliciousness. It’s a collision of culinary creativity and Midwestern ingenuity.

Choose Between:

  • Mini Breakfast Blucy – Stuffed with Land O’Lakes White American. Topped with scrambled eggs, Yellow American, and thick-cut bacon.
  • Mini Lumberjack Blucy – Stuffed with Smoked Gouda, cayenne pepper, & thick-cut bacon. Topped with maple syrup.


We combine the majesty of tater tots and toppings normally found on nachos to create a unique spin on a fan favorite.

Choose Between:

  • Huevos Rancheros Totchos – Tots tossed in Cajun seasoning. Topped with queso, black bean salsa, scrambled eggs, chipotle ranch, and scallions.
  • Banditos Totchos – Tots tossed in bandit dry rub made of smoked cinnamon and sugar. Topped with queso, red and green peppers, spicy sausage, hollandaise, and paprika.


Fresh fried dough featuring sweet and savory toppings.  Like a donut, but not a donut.

Choose between:

  • Gary Coop’er  Hi-Top – Topped with buttermilk fried chicken, maple-bourbon syrup, country gravy, and micro greens.
  • Venus Pie Trap Hi-Top – Topped with simple glaze, chocolate sauce, whipped cream, almonds, and a cherry on top.

Finnegans Flapjacks

A stack of 5 mini pancakes made with beer from non-profit partner, Finnegans Brew Co. Topped with butter and maple syrup.


Collection of handcrafted Bloody Marys and Mimosas

Just for this event, the dynamic bar team from Hi-Lo Diner has joined forces with five local distilleries to create distinct handcrafted Bloody Marys. In addition, a handful of unique mimosas will be curated for your enjoyment.

Check out the full cocktail menu below!

The Herbivore:

Rosemary infused Du Nord Vodka, Tomato Juice, Achiote, Sriracha, Pickle Brine, Fish Sauce, Celery Seed

The Bugs Bloody:

Dill infused Tattersall Vodka, Carrot Juice, Celery Juice, Tomato Juice, Ginger, Turmeric, Fennel Seed Tincture

Guy on a Buffalo Bloody:

Bleu Cheese washed Lawless Vodka, Tomato Juice, Frank’s Red Hot, Garlic, Lemon Juice, Vegetarian Worcestershire, Honey, Herbs & Spices

Rio de Tomatillo:

Vikre Vodka, Tomatillo Juice, Parsley, Spinach, Chimichurri, Sweet Chili Sauce, & El Yucateco Green Hot Sauce

Hot Blooded:

Norseman Vodka, Tomato Juice, Smokin’ Marie Hot Sauce, Tomatillos, Umeboshi Plum Vinegar, & Soy Sauce

Classic Mimosa:

Prosecco, orange juice, orange bitters, sage tincture

Grapefruit Mimosa:

Prosecco, grapefruit juice, grapefruit bitters, tarragon tincture

Apple Mimosa:

Prosecco, apple cider, bittercube bolivar bitters

The Beers

Brunch-inspired beers from 15+ local Minnesota breweries

Just for this event, 15+ local Minnesota breweries have come together to create a very special collection of “brunch-inspired” craft beers featuring a wide variety of infusions and styles.

More breweries and a full list of brunch-inspired beers – coming soon!

Indeed Brewing Company:

Waffle Loral: Belgian style golden ale with granola, maple syrup, and strawberries

Tin Whiskers Brewing Company:

Wheatstone Bridge Marmalade

Bent Paddle Brewing Company:

Hopmosa: Orange Zest Infused IPA

Modist Brewing Company:

Double Shot First Call

Sociable Cider Werks:

Grapefruit Freewheeler with Fresh Mint

Urban Growler Brewing Company:

Cinnamon Roll Porter: porter with Cinnamon and brown sugar

BauHaus Brew Labs:

Blood-Orange Wonderstuff

Wabasha Brewing Company:

Blueberry IPA: Implosion IPA infused with blueberries

Lake Monster Brewing Company:

Bootstrap Coffee Stout

Castle Danger Brewing Company:

Orange Cream Ale

Fair State Brewing Company:

Grapefruit-infused Cromulence: Berliner Weiss/sour wheat beer

Bang Brewing:

Nice Coffee: Nice stout featuring STP collar with Kopplins

Surly Brewing Company:

Fiery Hell: chili infused golden lager

Lakes & Legends Brewing Company:

Agredoux with Vanilla Bean: Belgian brown ale, kettle soured, MN Grown Maple Syrup from the Somerskogan Sugarbush, infused with vanilla bean.

Badger Hill Brewing Company:

Blood Orange Traitor IPA

Bad Weather Brewing Company:

Grapefruit Radler

Giving Back

We’re proud to partner with Finnegans in their mission to “Turn Beer Into Food”.

A portion of each ticket sold will be donated to Finnegans Community Fund and their mission to create sustainable change for those affected by hunger in Minnesota communities.


This unique festival will take place at the picturesque Upper Landing Park located in St. Paul, MN. This park is located along the Mississippi River under the beautiful downtown skyline.

Featured Vendors

We’re excited to feature many other local businesses

We’ve assembled a dynamic group of local partners and vendors to make Brunch-A-Palooza truly one-of-a-kind. From transportation partners to donut shops. Local coffee roasters to Minnesota appeal. This line-up has something for everyone!

Must be 21+ to attend event | No cancellations or refunds | Event is rain or shine | Ticket is good for one individual | Early registration pricing extended through event date to get everyone the best possible price | Please note – we will not be selling tickets at the door, so you must get yours in advanced | 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 | Non-alcoholic drink options will be available | Prices do not include a $3.75 processing fee per ticket | As an event participant you will be asked to sign an event waiver, which can be viewed here | Bike Parking will be availalbe for duration of event | 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 | Every ticket purchased before Wednesday, May 3, 2017 will be entered to win “The Great Brunch-A-Palooza Giveaway” | For purchases of multiple tickets, each participant will be entered to win | For a full list of contest rules, terms and conditions – click here |