Craft Beverage Events and Festivals
There is no shortage of excellent festivals and events featuring Michigan craft beverages. Check out the season’s best offerings.
July is Michigan Beer Month - As part of this year’s “Michigan Beer Month” celebration, the Michigan Brewers Guild has announced that a one-of-a-kind commemorative pint glass will be available at more than 70 member breweries and select retail outlets around the state throughout the summer (while supplies last). Breweries are also being encouraged to feature a special beer throughout the month – like a collaboration or a special release – to help celebrate.
Great Lakes Cider & Perry Competition - Hosted by Michigan Cider Association, July 28-30, Grand Rapids
Judgement of Michigan Wines - Hosted by Michigan Wine Collaborative, August 3 in Benton Harbor
Pure Michigan Events
– Pure Michigan means pure fun, and we have your one-stop shop for events throughout the state right here. Find world-class events to small-town festivals – and everything in between.
Michigan Brewers Guild Events – With over 300 breweries, we rank fifth in the nation in breweries, microbreweries, and brewpubs. Annual festivals take place in the Upper Peninsula and Detroit, among other events.
Michigan Wine Collaborative Events – Shaping the future of the Michigan wine industry, the Michigan Wine Collaborative hosts informative and interesting events throughout the year.
Visit Detroit Wine and Beer Festivals – Check out this guide to Wine and Beer Festivals in Metro Detroit.
Michigan Events & Attractions – A listing of Michigan beer, wine, and food festivals.
There are many annual events to follow. Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer and Food Festival features more than 1,500 wines, beers, ciders, and spirits from around the world with a focus on Michigan-made. Looking for hard cider events? Each fall, the Annual Mid-Michigan Cider Fest provides Michigan cider tasting, music, and more. In the springtime, consider Grand Rapids Cider Week – Cider Week GR celebrates the Local-to-Grand Rapid cider scene with seven days of events and activities culminating with a cider festival in downtown GR.