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Summer Beer Festival is July 25 & 26 in Ypsilanti. Tickets go on sale May 1st at 10am. Mark your calendars!

6th Annual U.P. Fall Beer Festival - 2014

Mattson Lower Harbor Park, Marquette

Saturday, September 6, 2014 - 1pm to 6pm

The U.P. Fall Beer Festival takes place overlooking Lake Superior in scenic Mattson Lower Harbor Park, downtown Marquette. Attendees can choose from nearly 350 locally crafted beers from more than 50 Michigan breweries, enjoy a wide array of tasty food from area restaurants (available for purchase), and listen to a talented line-up of musicians while they sip their beer.

2013 UP Beer Festival Program 2013 UP Beer Festival Program (931 KB)


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Ticket Sales:

Purchase tickets beginning July 1 at 10am. Tickets for the 2014 U.P. Fall Beer Festival will be available online and at breweries and other restaurant / retail locations in the Marquette area. We will update our blog with a list of retailers from which you can buy tickets, so check back for updates.

Any remaining tickets not sold in advance will be for sale at the gate on the day of the event - but the festival is expected to sell out again this year, so we recommend you buy tickets in advance.

There will be a Ticket Pre-Sale for Enthusiast members June 30 from 12am to 11:59pm. To participate, Enthusiasts must have a membership valid as of June 25. There will be a limit of 1 pre-sale ticket purchase allowed per Enthusiast. 

Designated Driver tickets will be available for purchase online for $5. Designated Drivers will not be permitted to drink beer. Any person entering on a Designated Driver ticket caught drinking beer will be ejected from the festival, with no exceptions. Thank you for complying with these measures to keep everyone at our festival safe.

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. Additional tokens will be available inside the festival for 50 cents.