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Download the 2016 Detroit Festival Program8th Annual Detroit Fall Beer Festival

Eastern Market, Detroit

Friday, October 21, 2016 - 5pm to 9pm; tickets $40 in advance, $45 at gate (if available)

Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 - 1pm to 6pm; tickets $45 in advance

Tickets on sale Thursday, August 4, 2016 @ 10am

About the Event:

Join the Michigan Brewers Guild at Eastern Market in October for one of the largest all-Michigan beer tastings around. Attendees can enjoy some incredible food from Detroit area restaurants (available for purchase) and listen to a talented line-up of local musicians while sipping any of more than 700 craft beers from over 80 Michigan breweries.

Download the Mobile App

Below are several links for our mobile app for the event. Click below to download the app (or you can scan the QR code), check the top rated and most popular beers as well!

2016 Detroit Fall Beer Festival Mobile App (download link)

Top Rated Beers - Live Reload

Most Popular Beers - Live Reload URL

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Ticket Sales:

Tickets for the 2016 Detroit Fall Beer Festival will be available for purchase online beginning Thursday August 4 @ 10am. Any remaining tickets will sold at the gate on the day of the event - but this festival is expected to sell out, so we encourage you to buy tickets in advance.

There will be a Ticket Pre-Sale for Enthusiast members from 12 am on Tuesday, Aug. 2 until 11:59pm on Wednesday Aug. 3. To participate, Enthusiasts must have a membership valid as of July 1. There will be a limit of 1 pre-sale ticket purchase allowed per Enthusiast.

Early Admission:

Michigan Brewers Guild Enthusiast members are invited to enter the festival one hour prior to general admission each day. You must present a valid membership card to enter early. Memberships can be purchased online from our web store.

Token Policy:

The Michigan Brewers Guild utilizes drink tokens and specially marked cups to assure that we comply with Michigan Liquor Control Commission regulations. Festival attendees are expected to willingly provide a token for each and every sample of beer received. We appreciate your cooperation.

15 drink tokens are included with admission and each drink token is redeemable for a 3 oz. sample of beer. Additional tokens will be available inside the festival for 50 cents.



  • 4:00-5:00 pm - DJ Dante
  • 5:00-6:30 pm - Amy Gore & The Valentines
  • 6:30-7:30 pm-DJ Dante
  • 7:00 pm - Welcome, Beer Fight Song, Firkin Tapping
  • 7:30-9:00 pm - The Orbitsuns
  • 9:00-9:15 - DJ Dante


  • 12:00-1:00 pm - DJ Dante
  • 1:00 pm-3:00 pm - Slim Gypsy Baggage
  • 3:00-4:00 pm - DJ Dante
  • 4:00 pm-6:00 pm - Awesomer


If you are qualified member of the media and would like to request special access to the Detroit Fall Beer Festival, you can download the form below. If granted, you will be eligible for two (2) passes for EITHER Friday OR Saturday and can get in to the event one (1) hour prior to the general public. Submission of the form does not guarantee access as a set of criteria must be met (including an active website and minimum numbers on social media). Media will be notified in advance if credentials will be provided. For more information, including coordination of pre-festival interviews or request images, please contact Guild Publicist Dianna Stampfler at or download the Media Credentials document below.

2016 Detroit Fall Beer Festival Media Credentials 2016 Detroit Fall Beer Festival Media Credentials (118 KB)

Event Posters

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Our mailing address: Michigan Brewers Guild • 225 W Washtenaw, Suite C • Lansing, MI 48933

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