Southern Michigan Winter

Beer Festival

Delicious brews, food and coffee are all on-tap at Jackson County’s best new annual event

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The Jackson County Fairgrounds will be hosting the 5th Annual Southern Michigan Winter Beer Festival on March 14th, 2015 from 12pm – 5pm in the American 1 Event Center along with Welcoming Sponsors Grand River Brewery and Experience Jackson.

The festival will not only offer sampling of over 150 types of some of the best Craft, Specialty & Import beers that distributors and brewers have to offer. The event will also feature even more great food from sausage, brats and kraut, BBQ, Steak Hoagies to Pretzels.

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New Addition for 2014!

New for this year’s Beer Festival will be an Entertainment Tent with Live Music featuring the band Picks & Sticks that will entertain you with great music and humor. A Corn Hole competition will also be featured. All proceeds from this event will go to the funding of the Jackson County Fair Premium Program.

The Festival showcases world class beers and provides one more great winter event to our community calendar; this truly is a winter event with an open building that will provide a walk out winter patio where patrons will find food vendors roaring bonfires and live music!

Tickets are currently on sale on Advance ticket prices are $25 or $30 at the door the cost includes 10 tasting tickets (4 oz.), admission, parking, and a special gift at the door courtesy of our Welcoming Sponsors while supplies last. Non taster’s admission is $5. You must be 21 years or older only to attend. Tickets go on sale December 16th at 9 a.m. and limited tickets are available so get your tickets early!

Designated Driver Tickets

Many food and drink specials for those will be available to designated drivers. Designated driver tickets are $5 and will be sold at the door only.

This event is for patrons 21 years and over only.

2014 Beer List

Look out for the beer list coming soon!

Sponsorship Available by calling 517-788-4405.



  • Date: March 14, 2015
  • Time:12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Place: Jackson County Fairgrounds
  • Price: $25 in advance, $30 at the door

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2014 Welcoming Sponsors

grand river brewery

experience jackson


The Jackson County Fairgrounds would like to thank our great sponsors who have supported us for this great event that supports the 4H and Open Class Exhibitors at the Jackson County Fair.

Supporting Sponsors

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all american toilets

lester brothers

loyal handyman

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Kibby Cobb Liquor

& Deli

Kibby Cobb contact: (517)768-1888

Program Sponsor

Lutchka’s Angus &

Farm Market

Hotel list

America’s Best Value Inn

830 Royal Dr., Jackson, MI (517)783-1900

Baymont Inn

2035 Bondsteel Drive, Jackson, MI (517)789-6000

Comfort Inn & Suites

2435 Shirley Drive, Jackson, MI (517)768-0088

Country Inn & Suites

3506 O’ Neil Drive, Jackson, MI (517)788-6400

The Country Inn & Suites of Jackson has a block of rooms reserved for this event, please call for more details.

Fairfield Inn

2395 Shirley Drive, Jackson, MI (517)784-7877

Hampton Inn

2225 Shirley Drive, Jackson, MI (517)789-5151

Hankerd Inn

10350 Hankerd Road, Pleasant Lake, MI (517)769-6153

Holiday Inn NW

2696 Bob McClain Drive, Jackson, MI (517)789-9600

Joy Motel

7657 Ann Arbor Road, Jackson, MI (517)522-8402

Super 8

419 S. Main St., Brooklyn, MI (517)592-0888

Super 8

2001 Shirley Drive, Jackson, MI (517)788-8780


901 Rosehill Road, Jackson, MI (517)787-1111


The Jackson County Fairgrounds also extends a special thank you to our great distributors.