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10th Annual Winter Beer Festival

Fifth Third Ball Park, Comstock Park (just north of Grand Rapids)

Friday, February 27 (3pm to 7pm) TICKETS ON SALE NOW
& Saturday, February 28, 2015 (1pm to 6pm) SOLD OUT!

Tickets: $45 in advance, $50 at gate if available (Saturday is SOLD OUT)

About the Event:

The 2015 Winter Beer Festival featured more than 100 Michigan breweries and over 1000 different craft beers. Guests will enjoy fine music from local bands and other fun entertainment to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of this popular event. A selection of tasty food will be available for purchase at the festival.

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2015 Winter Beer Festival Program 2015 Winter Beer Festival Program (5820 KB)

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Tickets will be available for purchase online here beginning Dec. 4 at 10am. There will be a pre-sale for Enthusiast members beginning at 12am on Dec. 2nd and ending at 11:59pm on Dec. 3rd. Each Enthusiast will be limited to one pre-sale ticket per festival day. Enthusiast membership must be valid as of Nov. 1 for pre-sale eligibility.

General-Sale (12/4) tickets will be limited to 2 per regular ticket type for each day (i.e. max. 2 for Friday plus max. 2 for Saturday)  and 1 per DD ticket type per transaction. Guests will be able to buy additional tickets via additional transactions.

Scalping Policy & Ticket Authenticity:

Scalping will not be tolerated and the Guild reserves the right to void any tickets suspected of being be scalped. "Scalping" is defined as selling a ticket for more than face value plus whatever costs originally paid by the buyer when purchasing online at

Please be aware that PDF tickets can easily be duplicated and sold fraudulently. Each ticket possesses a unique barcode which can only be scanned once at the festival gate before rending the ticket invalid. Please be cautious when buying tickets second-hand and only buy from people whom you trust.

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.

Shuttle & Hotel info:

GR Hopper is once again offering a shuttle service for $10 to bring guests safely to and from select local hotels and the downtown area on both days of the festival. Tickets must be purchased in advance, so plan accordingly. BUY SHUTTLE TICKETS HERE

Several local hotels have offered special discounts and/or free shuttle services for the festival. See available hotel packages here.


Small (8"x11"): 

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Large (16"x20"): 

2015 Winter Beer Festival - 10x16 poster 2015 Winter Beer Festival - 10x16 poster (4344 KB)

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