Travail Lakeside Party: Win tickets to this ultimate food-lovers party

You want to party with these dudes? Sure, you do.

You want to party with these dudes? Sure, you do.


Congratulations to Leanna Hanson, Laura Guerrero Larson, Korto Ann Dixon, Ryan Chapman and Kate Khan! You've each won a pair of tickets to Travail Lakeside Party. Stop by Travail anytime prior to the event to pick up your tickets, or email [email protected] to have them sent to you directly. 

The Travailians want you to come to their summer party, the most casual one of the year, where everyone just kicks back by the lakes and does what we do in summertime around here. Only with more "sexy avocado," oysters, beer, live music, dunk tanks, and torpedoing burritos. We've got five pairs of tickets to give away. Find out how to get them below. 

The musical lineup: 

Mike Munson

The Brass Messengers

Gospel Machine

Whole Lotta Zep

DJ Abilities and Carnage the Executioner

The menu by Travail: 

Oysters, grilled & raw

Cheddar Brat: mustard emulsion, chow-chow, micro mustard green, tonkatsu ketchup

Chicken Legs: bbq rub & herns

Shrimp Taco: Blue corn tortillas, shrimp, sweet potato slaw, old bay mayo, with some fiiiine herbs.

Elote: roasted corn, parm mayo, pimenton

Sexy Avocado: crispy garlic, lime mayo, carne asada

Kettle Korn

FrioFrio pops by Katy Gerdes of Angel Food Bakery & her partner Chris

The drinks:

Surly Brewing Company

Fulton Beer

Fair State Brewing Cooperative

Bauhaus Brew Labs

Sociable Cider Werks

The Official Place for Frostop Root Beer


Cold Press by Tiny Footprint Coffee

The games: 


Human Foosball from Can Can Wonderland

Off with your head (google this, totally weird)

Stand Up Paddleboards



$10 in advance

$15 at event

Food and drink tickets are available for purchase at the event. Each ticket is $3 and most items cost 1-2 tickets. Bring cash. 

How to win tickets: 

Step 1:

If you haven't already, "Like" us on Facebook. Already "liked" us long ago? Then you're halfway there already!

Step 2:

Post "Tickets, please!" directly in the comments section of this blog post (not on our Facebook page).

In order to be eligible to win you must complete both steps. We'll draw five winners by tomorrow — so check back in to see if you're one of them — and you and a friend will be placed on the guest list.

Lakeview Terrace Park 

3769 Crystal Lake Blvd, Robbinsdale