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2011 Summer Beer Festival

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Michigan Brewers Guild - 2011 Michigan Summer Beer Festival

Tickets go onsale May 1 for the  2011 Summer Beer Festival in Ypsilanti. 


14th Annual Michigan Summer Beer Festival2011 Summer Beer Festival - Michigan Brewers Guild

July 22-23, 2011
Depot Town - Riverside Park, Ypsilanti
Friday 5-9pm & Saturday  1-6pm

The Summer Beer Festival is the Michigan Brewers Guild’s oldest and largest of our four annual festivals. The festival takes place outside in a lovely riverside setting and will feature more than 300 different beers from more than 50 different Michigan breweries. A variety of tasty food items are available for purchase from independent food vendors inside the festival and there will be a diverse selection live music from a variety of local bands.


Friday $30 advance ($35 at gate if available)
Saturday $35 advance ($40 at gate if available)

The festival is expected to sell out again this year so advance ticket purchase is encouraged to assure admittance. Tickets are available on line to print at home on your printer and are also available at some member breweries and select retail outlets. Ticket outlets will be posted on our blog, the MASH, as they become available at the outlets. Designated Driver tickets are available in advance on line for $5. DDs are not allowed to drink beer. 15 drink tokens are included with admission and each drink token is redeemable for a 3oz sample of beer. Additional tokens will be available inside the festival for 50 cents. The Michigan Brewers Guild utilizes drink tokens and specially marked cups to assure that compliance with Michigan Liquor Control Commission regulation and have a controlled means of serving beer. Festivals attendees are expected to willingly provide a token for each and every sample of beer received. They appreciate your cooperation. The festival takes place rain or shine. No ticket refunds are offered. You must be at least 21 years of age to enter the festival. Everyone is required to show valid ID for entry.

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