Your Dog-Friendly Twin Cities Weekend: November 19-20, 2022

We both know pup’s itchin’ to get outta the house and grab a brew or two this weekend. We’ve dug up pawlenty of options for you and the pupper to cheers to the freakin’ weekend. Read on for your dog-friendly Twin Cities weekend to-dos.

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Things to Do Near Minneapolis and St. Paul This Weekend

1. Live Music at River Siren Brewing Co.

River Siren Brewing Co., Stillwater
Saturday, November 19, 4–7 p.m. 

River Siren jams every weekend with local musicians and this weekend is no exception. Between the lively dog-friendly patio (when Mother Nature allows), cozy indoor seating (puppers are invited inside!), and local food delivery options, pup’ll be beggin’ to come back. Pro tip: Take a stroll across the historic Lift Bridge before the tunes start to get the zoomies out.

2. Sniff Out Unleashed Hounds & Hops

Unleashed Hounds & Hops, Minneapolis
Open hours here; reservations required

The temps are droppin’ and floof’s gonna be looking for a new place to pounce and play with furry besties. This indoor dog park will be Fido’s fave spot all winter long. All you gotta do is register your pup, purchase your daily pass, grab a bevy and snack from the bar, and watch pupper’s tail wag in their off-leash, indoor dog haven!

3. Beerthday Party 

Luce Line Brewing, Minneapolis
Saturday, November 19, 12–10 p.m.

Calling all brewery pups! Help Luce Line celebrate their 2nd Beerthday by bringing your lil pupsqueek out for a brewski on Saturday. They’ll be celebrating all doggone day with food trucks, a DJ (to shake your paw paws), special sales, and giveaways. Enjoy their award-winning brews and seltzers in their cozy taproom or on their heated patio.

4. Dog Days with Healing Hearts Rescue

Lakes and Legends Brewing Co., Minneapolis
Sunday, November 20, 2–4 p.m 

Leash up pup and take a trip to Lakes and Legends Brewing to enjoy a pint while “petting the stress away” at this adoption event. The whole pack is invited, so bring the human and furry kiddos with you. Come to pet, cuddle, and maybe even adopt a pup from Healing Hearts Rescue. I mean, what’s better than pups and pints?

5. Soothe the Sunday Scaries

Feeling antsy about the weekend coming to a close? Cruise over to the North Loop in Minneapolis for a Sunday fun-day. Start off at FRGMNT Coffee to kick off the day with a latte, bakery treats, and head pats from their fur-loving baristas. Once you get your paws on some caffeine, head to the North Loop Play Area to get those zoomies out and meet a furry bestie or two. Just be sure you have an off-leash park permit and Minneapolis pet license first. Lastly, pounce on over to Modist Brewing Company to round out the day with a brew or hard seltzer and toast to a weekend well-spent.

Need a Furry Fren in Your Life?

Sniff out these local adoption events happening this weekend to meet your new slobbery soulpup.

Ruff Start Rescue

  • Ruff Start Rescue will be at the Fridley Pet Supplies Plus this Saturday, November 19 from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Shake paws with the adoptable foster pups and pupare to fall in ruv! 

Sniff out more events on our calendar and submit your own events here. And don’t furget to tag us @SidewalkDog in pics of your tail-waggin’ weekend!

Featured photo: Lesly Juarez

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