Monthly Archives: July 2008

Summer Festival Grows for 10th Straight Year

The 11th Annual Summer Beer Festival appears to have achieved record attendance numbers! Although the final numbers have not yet been reconciled, preliminary reports indicate total paid attendance for the 2-day event over 6,000 people. There was an incredible selection … Continue reading

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Hotels near the Summer Festival

There was recently still some availability at nearby hotels for the festival weekend. The closest hotel, the Ypsilanti Marriott at Eagle Crest is full but there are many hotels just 6 miles down I-94 at the State Street exit for … Continue reading

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Summer Festival Music

Entertainment at the 2008 Summer Beer Festival will be provided by the following bands: Friday The Mugs (recently voted Best Detroit Band) Saturday Longneck Stranglers Reefermen

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Goal of a Zero-Waste Beer Festival

In an attempt to leave less of a scar on the environment after our events, the Guild Board of Directors started researching different options that would minimize the amount of waste we send to the landfill after each festival. This … Continue reading

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Summer Beer Festival Highlights Michigan Craft Beer Month

The Michigan Brewers Guild invites you to celebrate Michigan Craft Beer Month (July) by visiting area brewpubs and microbreweries, purchasing Michigan craft beer at retail outlets and restaurants and attending regional celebrations like the 11th Annual Michigan Summer Beer Festival … Continue reading

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