When: Thursday, November 29, 6-9 p.m.
Where: Mill City Nights
111 5th St. North, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Join Minnesota Monthly magazine for the inaugural Minnesota Monthly Fine Spirits Classic at Mill City Nights in the heart of downtown Minneapolis. The Classic will feature a wide selection of spirits from around the world, including premium whiskey, scotch, malts, bourbon, rum, vodka, gin, tequila, and more.
• DISCOUNT RIDES
• TASTING NOTES
General Admission Tasting Tickets:
$45 in advance • $55 at the door • Designated Driver Tickets: $10
The tasting will feature premium spirits from around the world, including whiskey, scotch, bourbon, tequila, gin, rum, and vodka. Guests can converse with master distillers and industry representatives, enjoy cuisine from Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse, and be entertained by local bartenders from the North Star Bartenders’ Guild.
Featuring DJ Twice as Nice
Tickets no longer available online. Available at the door.
All attendees must be 21 years of age or older.
Legal ID required. No children or strollers.
Proceeds benefit Minnesota Public Radio
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Uber, “your on-demand private driver,” is the preferred transportation partner of The Classic.
Promo Code for New Users: Use promo code SpiritsNEW for $25 off rides to and from Mill City Nights on 11/29 (two trips total).*
Promo Code for Existing Users: Use promo code SpiritsUBER for 50% off rides, up to $15 off, to and from Mill City Nights on 11/29 (two trips total).*
How to Sign Up with Promo Code—New User
Sign up on app—Download the Uber application on your smartphone (iPhone or Android) from the app store and enter the promo code when you set up account (or add promo code if account is already set up).
Sign up online—Go to uber.com/go to sign up and enter promo code.
How to Add Promo—Existing User
Apply in app—Open the app and tap on account icon in top left corner. Tap on “Promotion Code” to add.
Apply online—Log in at uber.com/signin and go to “Promotions” to add promo code to account.
How to Request an Uber
Using the app—Open the app to see available Ubers. Set location, and make your request.
Via m.uber.com—Go to m.uber.com in the mobile browser, and enter address to make a request.
Via SMS—Send a text to 827-222 with pick-up location (address, Minneapolis) and reply YES to confirmation message.
*Note: These are promotions and not credits to Uber accounts.
Q. Will the spirits representatives and distillers be at the event?
A. The distillers or a local representative will be present at the tables all night and will be on-hand to answer questions and discuss their spirits with guests.
Q. Can I purchase spirits at the actual event?
A. No, but tasting notes will be available to help you keep track of your favorites so you can make purchases at your favorite retail store.
Q. Will food be served at the event?
A. Yes. There will be hors d’oeuvres and you will have the opportunity to sample bites from Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse.
Q. What is the attire for the evening?
A. Business or smart business casual attire is recommended.
Q. Will there be seating at the event?
A. There will be limited lounge seating where guests can mingle.
Q. How do I get to Mill City Nights?
From The Northeast: Follow 35W south to the Washington Avenue Exit. Take a right on Washington Avenue and proceed to 1st Avenue. Take a left on First Avenue and proceed to 5th Street. At 5th street take a right. Mill City Nights is located 1/2 block on the left-hand side.
From The Northwest: Follow I-94 east to the 4th Street exit. Follow exit into downtown Mpls. Proceed to First Avenue and take a right. Take another right at 5th Street. Mill City Nights is located a 1/2 block down on the left-hand side.
From The South: Follow 35W north and exit on 11th Street. Follow 11th Street into Downtown Mpls. to First Avenue and take a right. Continue to 5th Street. Take a left at 5th Street. Mill City Nights is located a 1/2 block down on the left-hand side.
From The East: Follow I-94 West and exit on 11th Street. Follow 11th Street into Downtown Mpls. to First Avenue and take a right. Continue to 5th Street. Take a left at 5th Street. Mill City Nights is located a 1/2 block down on the left-hand side.
From The West: Follow I-394 East to the 6th Street exit. Proceed to First Avenue and take a left. Go one block to 5th street and take a left. Mill City Nights is located a 1/2 block down on the left-hand side.
Q. Is there parking nearby?
A. Public parking is available in Parking Ramps A, B, and C. All are available within three blocks of Mill City Nights. Surface lot parking also is available between 5th and 6th Streets on 1st Avenue N.
Q. What if I am a designated driver?
A. Designated driver tickets are available and can be purchased online or at the door for $10. Compliance will be strictly enforced.
Q. Will taxis be readily available at the event?
A. Yes. Taxis will be readily available outside the venue after the event.
Q. Are there hotels nearby?
A. Yes. Here are some nearby accommodations to consider:
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