Tickets are available online including a limited quantity of 300 that allow access to a special VIP hour from 34pm. Cost is $50 (advanced online registration required) to enter an hour before the general public and includes 10 tokens and a commemorative glass. General admission is $25 ($30 day of the event) and includes five tokens and a commemorative glass. Additional tokens will be available during the event for $2 each good toward a beer or brat. Visit crystalmountain.com/beerfest to purchase tickets
Memorial Day Weekend is the unofficial start to summer which means it’s opening weekend for Crystal’s most popular attractions. The Park at Water’s Edge, adventure course, climbing wall and Crystal Coaster Alpine Slide will be open. The North Mitten Half Marathon & 10K begins at 8am on Sunday, May 29. Also, on Sunday (5 - 9pm) the Park at Water’s Edge hosts a pool party with a DJ, games and other family fun activities. Those who like to mix a few birdies in with their beers and brats can take part in The Crystal Cup, May 27 - 29. Participants in the is Ryder Cupstyle format play fourball matches on Saturday and singles matches on Sunday. Each receives a team shirt and hat as well as receptions on Friday night and Sunday (following the final round) plus admission to the Michigan Beer & Brat Festival.
About Crystal Mountain:
Established in 1956, Crystal Mountain is a familyowned, four season resort destination located 28 miles southwest of Traverse City and a short drive from Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. The resort features lodging, dining, downhill and crosscountry skiing, two championship golf courses, awardwinning Crystal Spa, Michigan’s only alpine slide, the Park at Water’s Edge, Michigan Legacy Art Park, weddings and an IACCapproved conference center for meetings,