Octoberfest Music and Craft Beer Festival presented by Bell's

September 29th | 30th 2017

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

PUB CRAWL GAMES

Friday | September 29  |  6pm
Downtown Ludington

12 Downtown Bars
$10 entry fee
Win Downtown Ludington Gift Certificates
Complete 6+ games to be entered to win.

Start: TBA

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 10pm
to be enter to win drawings.

Names drawn at 10:15pm
Must be present to win.


PARKING

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


TICKET INFO

TICKET SALES OFFLINE

General Festival Admission includes:
Bell's Beer Stein
$25 online before September 29th

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

$40 (online only)

MUSIC FESTIVAL

Saturday | September 30  |  3pm - 9pm
James Street Plaza

STAGE LINE UP
TBA


BELL'S BEER

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


FOOD

MEAT
Smoked Bratwurst with scratch made sauerkraut and mustard
Apple cider smoked Pork loin Sandwich with apple horseradish slaw
SIDES
Warm German style potato salad
Spetzel with bacon roasted brussel sprouts
Soft pretzel with smoked beer cheese or scratch made mustard
Cheddar Beer Soup
by The Q Smokehouse


MISC DETAILS

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


DIRECTIONS

FESTIVAL LOCATION

CHILI WALK 

Saturday | September 30  |  noon to 3pm
Or until the chili is gone! 
Downtown Ludington

FREE!

Sample free chili. Vote for your favorite.

Maps will also be available in the 
Ludington Daily News the Thursday prior to the event.


FAMILY FUN

September 30 |  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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