Surly is thrilled to partner with Minnesota United for a second season of Official Prematch Parties at our Destination Brewery before every home game. Grab a beer, get some food, listen to some live music, and march to the stadium with a brass band and the rest of your fellow soccer enthusiasts.
The home opener, on St. Patrick’s Day no less, is against the hated Chicago Fire. Details on all the activities are below.

WHAT: MNUFC/Surly Official Prematch Party and March to TCF Bank Stadium

PARTY STARTS: 10:00 am

MARCH STARTS: 12:10 pm. Queue up at the corner of Malcolm and 5th. Listen for the Twin Cities Stompers brass band and a megaphone.

WHERE: Destination Brewery, 520 Malcolm Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414

MUSIC BY: Our music partner for the entire United season is Jake Rudh’s Transmission. Hell yeah.

CHARITABLE PARTNER: $1 from every Rising North can sold in the Beer Garden will go to Mississippi Park Connection.

WHERE CAN I GET SURLY AT TCF: We made you a map to print, save, and share.



  • Free parking (map below).
  • Plenty of bike parking and easy access to the Green Line.
  • Full menu inside; outside, we’ll have the Surly Food Truck running with a variety of hot dogs, brats, and sausages, served with chips, plus Surly nuts and Surly snack mix.
  • Surly soccer-inspired merch (hats, Ts, hoodies, etc.) will be available.


  • Saturday, March 31 vs Atlanta United FC–party at 4pm, match at 7pm
  • Saturday, April 28 vs Houston Dynamo–party at 4pm, match at 7pm
  • Saturday, May 5 vs Vancouver Whitecaps–party at 10am, match at 1pm
  • Saturday, May 12 vs San Jose Earthquakes–party at 10am, match at 1pm
  • Sunday, May 20 vs Sporting KC–party at 10am, match at 1pm
  • Saturday, May 26 vs Montreal Impact–party at 4pm, match at 7pm
  • Friday, June 29 vs FC Dallas–party at 4pm, match at 7pm
  • Saturday, July 14 vs Real Salt Lake–party at 4pm, match at 7pm
  • Wednesday, July 18 vs New England Revolution–party at 4pm, match at 7pm
  • Sunday, July 22 vs Los Angeles Football Club–party at 3pm, match at 6pm
  • Saturday, August 4 vs Seattle Sounders FC–party at 4pm, match at 7pm
  • Saturday, September 22 vs Portland Timbers–party at 4pm, match at 7pm
  • Saturday, September 29 vs New York City FC–party at 4pm, match at 7pm
  • Saturday, October 13 vs Colorado Rapids–party at 10am, match at 1pm
  • Sunday, October 21 vs LA Galaxy–TBA



Between Surly Brewing, Allina and UEL, there are over 1,000 places to park your vehicle on Sunday, in addition to hundreds of street parking spots.

Places where you can park:

  • Surly Brewing Co. Parking Lots
  • Allina Parking Lot
  • UEL Parking Lot
  • Some city streets

Places where you can’t park:

  • Other city streets.
  • Local business parking lots not listed above
  • In Surly’s employee parking lot
  • Loading zones
  • Loading docks
  • On the lawn
  • On the sidewalk
  • Anywhere signage otherwise indicated NO PARKING.

Here is a helpful map:

No. That’s, like, illegal and stuff. We did set up a tent where you can grab a beer and eat food, though, which are the two of the three main components of tailgating.  We don’t know what to tell you about hacky-sacking. You can probably get a good hack going, but respect other people’s space.


Beer run?