Octoberfest Music and Craft Beer Festival presented by Bell's

October 7th | 8th 2016

Bell's Beer, a rocking stage, pub crawl games, and so much more make for fantastic weekend in October! There are plenty of family-friendly events as well. Scroll down for details.

PUB CRAWL GAMES

Friday | October 7  |  6pm
Downtown Ludington

12 Downtown Bars
$10 entry fee
1 in 4 wins a prize!
Complete 6 games and get a free glass!

Start: Timber's Bar & Grill
(formerly James Street Station)
320 S James St

Pay your $10 entry fee
Grab a map
Hit the streets!

Play a game at each stop
to earn a stamp on your map.

End: The Mitten Bar
109 W Ludington Ave

Turn your map in at
The Mitten Bar
by 11pm
to get your free glass
and enter to win drawings.


PARKING

There are several free, public parking lots near the festival location. 
On-street parking is also free throughout the city.


TICKET INFO

General Admission includes:
Two beer tokens
Bell's Beer Stein
$25 online before October 7th.

Weekend Admission includes:
Bell’s Beer Stein
Friday Pub Crawl Games (6pm)
Two beer tokens

$35 (online only)

 

 

MUSIC FESTIVAL

Saturday | October 8  |  3pm - 10pm
Parking Lot at the northwest corner
Of Loomis and Rath

Entrance is in the alley
off Rath Ave

[click to open in Google Maps]

Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers
(take the stage at 8:30pm)

Chardon Polka Band at 3pm
Juice Box Heroes at 5:30pm
The Sleeping Gypsies at 7:00pm


BELL'S BEER

Your favorite Bell's Beer on tap along with a few you can't find in stores. 


FOOD

Brats
Saurkraut
German Potato Salad
Pretzels
by The Q Smokehouse


MISC DETAILS

Tent is heated!
Stein holding contest!
German attire is encouraged!


DIRECTIONS

FESTIVAL LOCATION

Parking Lot at the northwest corner
Of Loomis and Rath

Entrance is in the alley
off Rath Ave

[click to open in Google Maps]

CHILI WALK 

Saturday | October 8  |  noon to 3pm
Or until the chili is gone! 
Downtown Ludington

FREE!

Sample free chili. Vote for your favorite.

Map will be posted here. 
They will also be available in the 
Thursday, October 6th issues of the LDN


FAMILY FUN

October 8 |  noon til 3pm
James Street Plaza
Kid's Art Projects
Decorate a Free Pumpkins

STAY

[short walk]
Stearns Motor Inn

[camp]
Cartier Park Campground
is offering 20% off your fees
if you show them your festival ticket!

[6 blocks or less]
Ventura Motel
Ludington BLue Spruce Inn
Lighthouse Motel
Ludington Pier House
Lakeside Inn
Snyder's Shoreline Inn

[8-15 blocks]
Nader's Motor Lodge
Summer's Inn
Vista Villa
Viking Arms


TAXIS

Town & Country Taxi
231-425-3134
 
Ludington Taxi
(231) 845-9693

QUESTIONS?

(231) 845-6237
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SUPPORT FROM: Chuck Wagon, Thai Mango, SafetyDecals.com