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August 25, 2019, 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Rock out with our friends, the BEES, a beer in hand and Minnesota's best bands under an August sky. Party with purpose! Everyone is welcome.

Register early for a chance to win wickedly cool prizes.

Rain or Shine

Just announced - at the outdoor stage:

....plus special guests tba

Bees, butterflies, pollinator characters, craft beer, food by Kierans Kitchen NE, art and science interactives, games and more. Minnesota's best pollinator advocates, landscape habitat and garden experts to answer your toughest questions. Minnesota Pollinator Hero awards and more. A festival full of buzmentation of ideas, temptations and entertainment. Food for thought.

FOOD FOR THOUGHT - Ask any plant, gardening, habitat, farming, pollinator or bee science question under the summer sky, we got you covered:

  • Kieran's Kitchen crafty deliciousness
  • Finnegan's Craft Beer and special Honey Blend
  • Sociable Cider Werks, honey mead
  • Pollinator Friendly Alliance, your host and Minnesota's Pollinator Heros
  • Pollinate Minnesota, live bees
  • Spin the wheel for wickedly cool prizes
  • The Folding Bee, make a folded bee on a stick
  • Get your limited edition POLLI*NATION Pilsner
  • U of M Bee Lab knows bee science
  • Minnesota Native Landscapes, famous plant truck
  • Yohman Press, print your own
  • Conservation Minnesota, grab a selfie with a bee
  • Mississippi Watershed, all about water
  • Bone Lake Meadows Honey
  • Bare Honey
  • Skinny Jake Honey
  • Xerces Society, pollinator conservation
  • Sunhive, basket beekeeping
  • Zany Janey, henna tatoos
  • Organic Consumers Association - what's on your food
  • Land Stewardship Project - Farmers unite
  • Community Pollinator Hero Awards
  • Stilted costumed bee queens and villians
  • MOSES Midwest Organic Sustainable Education Service
  • Minneapolis Parks seed bike, get your flower seeds here
  • Bee to Bloom, wild bee houses
  • Organic Bob's, all about bee lawns

It's free - donations accepted.

Volunteers register at: eventbrite.pollinationvolunteer.com

Check in for your POLLI*NATION PASSPORT.

Rain or shine.

Ride your bike for extra goodness.


August 25, 2019
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Event Category:


Kierans Kitchen Northeast
1401 Marshall Street NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
612 545-5555
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Pollinator Friendly Alliance
651 503-9904
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