Here’s Your Chance to ‘Meet’ a Legendary Budweiser Clydesdale in Burton
The Budweiser Clydesdales are stampeding into Burton! Well, at least one of them is, and you've got a chance to get up close and personal with the iconic horse.
A world-famous Budweiser Clydesdale will be making some special appearances in Mid-Michigan this month and all are invited for a little "meet and greet". In support of Anheuser-Busch's 13th year working with Folds of Honor.
Several of the legendary horse team are traveling across the country in support of Anheuser-Busch's partnership with Folds of Honor. Folds of Honor has a distinct scholarship program that ensures that families of fallen or disabled U.S. service members and families of first responders receive educational opportunities and support.
According to a press release, to date, Anheuser-Busch, its brands, and wholesaler partners have donated $21.7 million which has contributed to Folds of Honor’s delivery of 44,000 scholarships since the nonprofit’s founding. Those attending the special events are encouraged to donate to the local Folds of Honor chapters near their communities.
When Will the Budweiser Clydesdale Be in Burton?
You'll have a chance to visit with one of the world’s most recognized corporate symbols at Sharky’s Sports Bar in Burton on Wednesday, August 16th from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Chances to grab a photo or a selfie with the famous horse will be available as well. The event is free to the public.
In addition to the Burton stop the Budweiser Clydesdale will also make an appearance at the Flint Farmer’s Market on Thursday, August 17th from 3-5 PM, and then at the Lapeer Days Beer Tent on Friday, August 18th from 6-8 PM.
The Budweiser Clydesdales, which are based in St. Louis, have been the symbol of Anheuser-Busch for 90 years. They were formally introduced on April 7, 1933, to celebrate the repeal of Prohibition for beer.