Monday, March 24, 2014

Beer City Springfest Welcomes Area Brewers to Hudsonville Fairgrounds – Saturday, May 3

Written by  Paul Starr
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More than 25 Area brewers are bringing 100s of beers to Hudsonville fairgrounds this spring, including several special offerings during the inaugural Beer City Springfest on Saturday, May 3
An exorbitant number of talented, and creative breweries in West Michigan, and surrounding;communities, has prompted the American Legion Neal E. Fonger post179 to celebrate the long awaited coming of Spring with a Michigan beer festival. Thousands of beer enthusiasts have supported other area tasting festivals, but the availability hasn’t kept pace with demand.

“The discerning pallets of the real craft beer lovers in this area is the fuel driving us to be great brewers.” said Bill White, owner of White Flame Brewing, “With all of the incredible beers being made around Greater Grand Rapids, we are becoming sought after nationwide”

Tickets go on sale March 27th at Noon, and are available online at 2500 tickets will be available. Tickets are $30.00 each, and include 15-3 oz. samples. There is an option to upgrade to VIP online. A limited number of bus tickets will b available online through a $15.00 ticket upgrade and will transport 100sof guests from locations in Grand Rapids to the fairgrounds and back Downtown.

Gates will open at 12:00 Noon for VIP guests and 1:00pm for the general public. Food trucks will be on hand for those bringing an appetite along with a thirst. A full day of live music, and beer tasting for the craft beer lovers.

Watch face book for VIP ticket releases, and give aways.



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.