PIP is going on the road to bring projects to YOU and your event with our mobile building station, the Build Bar.

We consider ourselves experience caterers and we look forward to setting up at your next event!


Current Menus

“A-Z Bar”

Choose: Letter or Custom Logo (+$) and backer - frame, banner, bookend

Dimensions: About 9” x 9”

“Copper Bar”

Choose: Copper candelabra, book/iPad stand, paper holder, jewelry stand

Dimensions: Will vary

“The Minne Bar”

Choose: MN (+ some WI) as a bottle opener, key hook, or banner art

Dimensions: MN is 7” tall, backer 9x11”

“Rope and Time Bar”

Choose: Modern Clock or Rope + Brass Ring Shelf (one or two rings)

Dimensions: 18” l x 4”w

Public Build Bar Events

Want to check out the Build Bar before you book, or just want to build one of our awesome projects with a friend, or two, or five? These events are first come first served, and always include a deal! Check out where you can find us:

Sat | July 13 | 10am-12pm - @ PIP | Minne Bar

Sat | July 20 | 9-4pm - Downtown Hopkins | Minne Bar

Sat | Aug 10 | 10am-12pm - @ PIP | Rope & Time Bar

Thurs | Aug 15 | 4:30-6:30pm - @ PIP | Rope & Time Bar

Sat | Aug 17 | 10am-12pm - @ PIP | Rope & Time Bar

Thurs | Aug 22 | 4:30-6:30pm - @ PIP | Copper Bar

Off-site visits will return this fall!


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Book the Build Bar

The PIP Build Bar aims to make your event unforgettable by providing a unique experience AND quality projects for your guests to take home. We're happy to be the main event, or an addition to the fun. See below for booking basics, and we look forward to catering a fun experience at your event!


  1. You pick the location, people, and menu

  2. We supply everything you’ll need

  3. We clean up, you all leave with great projects

PAYMENT OPTIONS: ($20 per project)

  • Open Bar - You pay all

  • Hosted Bar - You pay some, they pay some

  • Cash (or credit) Bar - They pay all


  • Minimum: 24 Projects

  • Maximum: Only limited by budget & time

  • The Bar can host 12 builders at a time


  • Complimentary travel within 20 miles of PIP in Hopkins. Outside of that border, let’s talk! (Not currently taking inquiries further than 40 miles away)


  • Each project take 10-20 minutes to complete | Person and project dependent

  • Build Bar reservation minimum 2 hours

  • Set up: Arrive 1 hr prior | Clean up: 1/2 hour


  • A $150 deposit secures your date + time

  • We provide 10’x10’ of flooring to keep any mess with us

  • Required: A door opening of 31”+, space of 10’ x 10’+, elevator if not on ground floor, and ramp/muscles if stairs at entrance

  • We require a 15 minute site visit to confirm location, parking, and accessibility details of the venue prior to your event

  • Add a registration page for your event (+$50) so your attendees can book a time slot, receive reminders, and pay for their project

  • Need a venue? We have that too!

Let’s Build!