Friday, February 06, 2015

Beerfest at the Ballpark tickets on sale now

Written by  Paul Starr
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 Beerfest Logo with Presenting Sponsor

Tickets are on sale now for the spring Beerfest at the Ballpark, an outdoor beer and cider festival with live acoustic music hosted by the Lansing Lugnuts in partnership with I’m a Beer Hound and presented by Gillespie Group, to be held on Saturday, April 25th, at Cooley Law School Stadium.
Attendees will have the opportunity to taste 100+ craft beers and ciders from 45 Michigan breweries and five cideries. Festival hours are scheduled from 3-8 p.m. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door and include entry, a logoed tasting glass, and 10 tasting tickets. Tickets are available at and

Special VIP Tickets may be purchased for $40 in advance, providing early entry to the festival at 2 p.m, a logoed tasting glass, and 15 tasting tickets. Additional tasting tickets will be available for purchase on the day of the event.

“Last year was an enormous hit, and this season will be even bigger and better,” said Lugnuts General Manager Nick Grueser. “As a proud part of the Mid Michigan community, we look forward to celebrating the very best in Michigan brews.”

“In the thick of winter, looking ahead to craft beer at the ballpark is the way to warm things up,” said Paul Starr, creator of I’m a Beer Hound. “Michigan has earned its title as ‘The Great Beer State,’ and the Beerfest at the Ballpark is the perfect place to prove this to yourself.”

Attendees must be 21 years of age. Ground transportation will be readily available via taxi service, and a $10 Designated Driver ticket will be offered on the day of the event. Area hotel accommodations can also be found at A portion of the proceeds from this event will benefit Old Newsboys, a local charity that provides shoes for deserving school children.

For more information, including a full list of the attending brewers, visit

About Lansing Lugnuts

The Lansing Lugnuts are the Class-A Affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays in the Midwest League. “Go Nuts!” as the Lugnuts enter their 20th season in Michigan's capital city. Featured in USA Today and on CNN for their successes, the Lugnuts make their home at beautiful Cooley Law School Stadium. Built in 1996, Cooley Law School Stadium continues to be a key component in revitalizing Lansing's downtown while providing fun, affordable, family entertainment to fans in Mid-Michigan and beyond. Find them online:

About I'm a Beer Hound

I'm a Beer Hound is a Michigan beer news website, app, event promotion group and membership card featuring discounts at over 100+ beer bars, breweries, and restaurants statewide. Find them online: or

Images from Spring 2014 BeerFest at the Ballpark

Paul Starr

Paul Starr

Paul Starr is the creator of the I'm a Beer Hound and one of the organizer and the driving force behind Art & Craft Beerfest, Lansing Beer Fest, Beerfest at the Ballpark Spring & Fall. When he's not working on Beer Hound he's probably watching the Lions, Tigers or Red Wings. Being a recent new Dad of twins, he doesn't have much extra time these days for mischief.