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2015 Summer Beer Festival

Riverside Park - Depot Town, Ypsilanti

Friday July 24, 2015 - 5pm to 9pm
Saturday July 25, 2015 - 1pm to 6pm

About the Event:

The 18th Annual Summer Beer Festival will feature over 800 different beers from more than 80 Michigan craft breweries. Food will be available for purchase inside the festival, and guests will enjoy live music from a variety of Michigan bands.

The oldest of the Michigan Brewers Guild's four annual festivals, the Summer Beer Festival takes place rain or shine in the lovely outdoor setting of Ypsilanti's Riverside Park in historic Depot Town.

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Ticket Sales:

Tickets for 2015 Summer Beer Festival will be available for sale online on Thursday, April 30th at 10am.

All ticket sales are final; tickets are non-refundable. Festival will occur rain or shine.

Enthusiasts with memberships valid as of April 15th will be eligible for an opportunity to buy a ticket early during the Enthusiast pre-sale on April 28 & 29. To receive a pre-sale invitation, each Enthusiast member must have a unique, current email address on file with us. Enthusiasts can update their contact information online here.

Early Admission:

Michigan Brewers Guild Enthusiast members are invited to enter the festival one hour prior to general admission each day. You must present a valid membership card to enter early. Memberships can be purchased online from our web store.

Token Policy:

The Michigan Brewers Guild utilizes drink tokens and specially marked cups to assure that we comply with Michigan Liquor Control Commission regulations. Festival attendees are expected to willingly provide a token for each and every sample of beer received. We appreciate your cooperation.

15 drink tokens are included with admission and each drink token is redeemable for a 3 oz. sample of beer (note: a limited number of specialty beers may require multiple tokens). Additional tokens will be available inside the festival for 50 cents.


Answers to more Frequently Asked Questions are available on our blog, The Mash.

Our mailing address: Michigan Brewers Guild • 225 W Washtenaw, Suite C • Lansing, MI 48933

Proud Supporters

  • Imperial Beverage
  • The Country Malt Group
  • Brewers Professional Alliance
  • Alliance Beverage Distributing Co.
  • Craftwerk Brewing Systems
  • GW Kent