9th Annual Michigan Beer & Brat Festival

Saturday - May 24, 2014

Kick off the summer with this Memorial Day Weekend tradition at Crystal Mountain. Enjoy live entertainment while sampling Michigan's finest microbrews, local hard cider and mead, and gourmet brats from northwest Michigan markets. Held outdoors, slopeside.


VIP Access: 3-4pm
Beer and Brat Festival: 4-8pm


Day of Admission
• $25, includes 5 tokens
• Additional tokens: $2 each


• Two tokens for one full brat or beer
• One token for a half brat or beer sample

Festival Packages

Beer & Brat Package
• $20, includes 5 tokens

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Beer & Brat VIP Package
• $40, includes 10 tokens
• Early admission with exclusive access to two rare beers from the Rare Beer Tour

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Michigan Beer & Brat Festival Lodging Package
From $89 per adult, per night. Includes:
• Admission to Beer & Brat Festival (a $10 value!)
• $10 in event tokens per adult, valid towards beverages and food
• One souvenir glass per adult
• Breakfast daily
• Nightly lodging

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3-5pm: The Cookies

 5-8pm: The Rock Show

Michigan Breweries*

















*Confirmed 2014 Participating Breweries


Honor Family Market
• Blue Cheese-Jalapeno
• Philly Cheese
• Bacon Cheddar
• Roadhouse Salsa

• Cherry-Pecan
• Smoked Cajun

• Jalapeno-Italian-Cheddar
• Beer
• Cherry

• Asparagus-White Cheddar
• Steak and Mushroom
• Polish Kielbasa

• Deluxe Cheese and Onion
• Hawaiian
• Regular

• Smoked Hot Italian
• Smoked Sweet Italian

Kelly's Venison
• Venison Deluxe
• Venison Jalapeno Deluxe

Kaleva Meats
• Blueberry
• Coney
• Chicken Cherry

Camp and Craft Childcare

Let our Camp & Crafts program entertain your child while you Beer and Brat! This childcare program is open to children ages 12 and under. Camp and Crafts program includes age appropriate crafts and games. Dinner included : Hot dogs, chips and watermelon.


• 4-8pm: $35
• $5 multiple child discount
• Before and after care is available. $10 per additional hour needed.

Advanced reservations required. Please call the Park at Water's Edge at 888.968.7686 ext. 7000.

Twin Bay British Car Club

At this year's festival, Crystal Mountain welcomes back the Twin Bay British Car Club, a group of British car enthusiasts who reside in the Traverse City area.

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