St. Joseph, Mich. Heats Up the Season with Winter Beer Fest Saturday, January 28th

On January 28th, St. Joseph Today invites everyone 21 years and older to come out of hibernation and meet friends at this lakeside destination during the second annual outdoor Winter Beer Fest presented by The Buck Burgers and Brew. The event takes place from noon to 4pm., at the corner of Broad St. and Lake Blvd. in St. Joseph, Mich.

Ken Kozminski, owner of The Buck Burgers and Brew said, “Southwest Michigan is a four-season craft brew destination and we are more than excited to launch our second event. January in Michigan, a perfect time to celebrate the craft brew industry. We have a great mix of both regional and local brewers (15) bringing some outstanding specialty brews to this event. Expect to sample some of the best beers ever brewed and some never brewed before.”

Tickets are limited with only 750 available. They are $35 in advance and go on sale at 10am on January 2nd. Ticket price includes: admission, tasting cup, 12 tokens (one token per sample), live music courtesy of the Rain Dogs, and winter comradery. Festival attendees can order tickets online at or purchase them at the St. Joseph Today Welcome Center, 301 State St.

Kozminski expects that beer fans will be excited about the lineup of Michigan breweries planned for the festival. Breweries include: Arclight Brewing, Bell’s Brewery, Blackrocks Brewery, Cultivate Brewing Co., Dark Horse Brewing Co., Founders Brewing Co., Greenbush Brewing Co., The Livery, North Pier Brewing Co., Right Brain Brewery, The Round Barn Brewery, Silver Harbor Brewing Co., Shorts Brewing Co., Tapistry Brewing, and Watermark Brewing Co.

To learn more about this and other winter events, contact St. Joseph Today. Visit, or call 269-985-1111.

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