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Hocktoberfest - Sat., Oct. 6

Check out the crazy stunts with fire from Ride MN

Check out the hockey vendors at the Interactive Hockey Zone!

Hocktoberfest on West 7th

Check out the hockey vendors at the Interactive Hockey Zone!

Party in the street and watch the game on two Jumbotrons!

Hocktoberfest on West 7th

Party in the street and watch the game on two Jumbotrons!

Watch the game

Hocktoberfest on West 7th

Watch the game

Test your skills on the wild and crazy mechanical bull

Hocktoberfest on West 7th

Test your skills on the wild and crazy mechanical bull

HocktoberFest on West 7th

Celebrate the Minnesota Wild home opener on Oct. 6 in Oktoberfest style with a fun-filled street party on West 7th. Watch the game outside on two jumbotrons while enjoying outdoor music, food, drinks, Ride MN extreme bike activation and more.

Grab your friends and family and get on down to HocktoberFest on West 7th—the first-ever Minnesota Wild home opener street party. The fun starts at 2 p.m. on October 6 and carries through until 11 p.m. The street will be packed from Walnut to Kellogg with all kinds of fun and exciting things to do. Enjoy this outdoor viewing party on two jumbotron screens, along with hot food and cold beverages as you soak up the sun in early October. The Wild battle the Vegas Golden Knights, fresh off their inaugural season run to the Stanley Cup Final, in this early season showdown. This event is FREE and open to the public!

Enjoy an awesome afternoon of fun and excitement:

  • Test your skills in the Interactive Hockey Zone presented by Sniper's Edge with sauce toss, target shooting and other interactive games as well as hockey-themed vendors
  • Get your face painting and take a photo with Nordy in the Interactive Hockey Zone
  • Watch the high-flying stunts of Ride MN and their #MegaJump at 4 p.m., 6 p.m. and during first intermission
  • Get the latest Wild swag from their Hockey Lodge trailer including an exclusive HocktoberFest Beer Stein. 
  • Snag a few "Split the Pot" Raffle tickets, sold from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at HocktoberFest (expect a huge payout)
  • Get your photo taken at the KFAN booth and you could win a Game Day Experience
  • Enjoy hot food in the street from Zamboni's, Burger Moe's and Tom Reid's, and cold beverages from outdoor bars throughout the two-block street party
  • Enter for a chance to win a Wild Prize Pack, including two tickets to the night's game against Vegas
  • Enjoy German Beer Hall games, music and traditions throughout the party
  • Test your skills on the Wild mechanical bull
  • Get to and from the event easily with the Official Lyft Drop Off Zone (See Lyft codes below for deal)
  • Last but certainly not least—watch the Wild take on Vegas on two Jumbotrons in the street

 

Ride to HocktoberFest with LYFT: 

Current User Code: "HOCKTOBERFEST" for $3 off two rides, Valid from 10/6 at 8 a.m. to 10/7 at 3 a.m.
New User Code - "HFNEW" - $5 off two rides, good for 7 days once the code is entered

 

ROAD CLOSURES:  West 7th will be closed from Walnut to Kellogg Blvd from noon until midnight.  Click here for suggested reroutes.

PARKING:  Parking is available at many ramps and surface lots around the area. Click here to see the highlighted parking areas.

Participating bars and restaurants include:

The Liffey: Enjoy this Irish themed bar and their beautiful terrace for outdoor dining


Eagle Street Grille: The closest bar to the X includes a beautiful back patio, several indoor bars and lots of action out front


Zamboni's Pizza: Enjoy beers from their outdoor bar and pizza by the slice served on the street


Cossetta's: Outdoor bars will keep the drinks flowing and pizza by the slice will be available inside


Louis: Enjoy a fine dining experience and great views of HocktoberFest from the upstairs rooftop patio (reservations highly recommended)


New Bohemia: Enjoy Oktoberfest themed fun at this beer and brat establishment


Seventh Street Truck Park: It's always fun at the Truck Park! Enjoy different food options and some throwback beverage options while you enjoy the crazy decor of this unique venue


McGovern's: Enjoy two floors of party action along with ample seating on their expansive patio
 

Jimmy John's: Jimmy John's will be open serving its full menu inside


Burger Moe's: Enjoy Burger Moe's street bar, food on the street (and in the restaurant, of course) and live music in the Burger Moe's parking lot


The Downtowner: Enjoy a fine dining menu at Downtowner Woodfire Grille (reservations highly recommended)


Tom Reid's: Party at the hockey-centric sports bar with outdoor bars and DJ and back patio area (regular menu served inside)

 

Sponsors of HocktoberFest on West 7th


                        

 

Interactive Hockey Zone presented by Snipers Edge & Hockey Fan Central



Eagle Street Grille Restaurants/Dining Eagle Street Grille
The Liffey Irish Pub Restaurants/Dining The Liffey Irish Pub
Cossetta’s Alimentari Restaurants/Dining Cossetta’s Alimentari
Louis Ristorante & Bar Restaurants/Dining Louis Ristorante & Bar
Patrick McGovern’s Pub Restaurants/Dining Patrick Mcgovern’s Pub
Burger Moe’s Restaurants/Dining Burger Moe’s
Zamboni’s Pizza Pub Restaurants/Dining Zamboni’s Pizza Pub
Minnesota Wild Sports Teams Minnesota Wild
Xcel Energy Center Attractions/Things to Do Xcel Energy Center

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