I may be a tequila lover, but I certainly know my way around a beer(s). It is tough to beat an ice-cold beer on a warm day, and here is to hoping that Saturday, June 11th, is indeed a nice warm day - that is the date of the 8th Annual Lansing Beer Fest.

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This outdoor event features craft beers, ciders, and spirits. If you are anything like me, after a few beers, you are going to need to eat. The Lansing Beer Fest has you covered with onsite food trucks. Did I mention there is live music and vendors too?

Let me start from the top - here's the buzz on the 8th Annual Lansing Beer Fest.

Where is the Lansing Beer Fest located?

The festival is located on Washington Avenue between South Street and Elm Street in REO Town in Lansing. Count on a one-hour drive from the Flint area, and a one-hour and 15-minute drive from the Lapeer area.

When is the Lansing Beer Fest?

The Lansing Beer Fest is a one-day event, Saturday, June 11th. The event runs from 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM. VIP ticket holders have a 3:00 PM early entry option.

How much are tickets to attend the Lansing Beer Fest?

  • General Admission tickets are $35 - 4:00 PM entry, glass, and 10 sample tickets.
  • VIP tickets are $45 - 3:00 PM entry, glass, and 15 sample tickets.
  • Day of General Admission ticket is $40 - 4:00 PM entry, glass, and 10 sample tickets.
  • Day of VIP day of is $50 - 3:00 PM entry, glass 15 sample tickets.
  • Designated driver tickets, $10.

You can purchase tickets here.

What's on tap at the Lansing Beer Fest?

  • Arcadia Ales
  • Arbor Brewing Co.
  • Atwater Brewery
  • Bell's Brewery
  • BrickHaven Brewing Co.
  • ConfluxCity Brewing Co.
  • Dark Horse Brewing Co.
  • Dimes Brewhouse
  • Eagle Monk Brewery & Pub
  • Ellison Brewery
  • Founders Brewing Co.
  • Grand Armory Brewing Co.
  • Gravel Bottom Craft Brewery
  • Lansing Brewing Co.
  • Looking Glass Brewing Co.
  • Old Nation Brewing Co.
  • Ozone Brewing Co.
  • Right Brain Brewery
  • Sanctuary Brewing Co.
  • Saugatuck Brewing Co.
  • Stormcloud Brewing Co.
  • Witch's Hat Brewing Co.

Additional beverage options include,

  • American Fifth Spirits
  • Cherry Creek Cellars
  • Michigrain Distillery
  • Phillips Orchards
  • McClure's/Pigeon Hill Brewing Co. - Bloody Mary Cocktail
  • Red Cedar Spirits
  • Uncle John's
  • A Bourbon Table

Is there live music and entertainment at the Lansing Beer Fest?

Yes, there will be live music from 3:30 PM to 9:00 PM. Guests can also enjoy giant chess and checkers too.

This is truly the perfect day for beer lovers, enjoy!

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