St. Joe Today invites everyone 21 years and older to come out of hibernation and meet up with friends at this lakeside destination during the 2024 St. Joe Winter Beer Fest. The event takes place on Saturday, January 27 from 12:00p-4:00p, outdoors, on the corner of Broad St. and Lake Blvd. in St. Joseph, Mich.

With available tickets limited to only 1,050, Amy Zapal, executive director of St. Joe Today said, “We will kick off ticket sales before the holidays at 10:00a on December 1!” Ticket purchasers will have two ticket options again this year. A limited number of VIP tickets will be available (until 11:59p December 31) for $75 and will include admission, a tasting cup, 15 tokens (one token per sample), 30-minute early access to the event, a 2024 Winter Beer Fest long sleeve t-shirt, entertainment courtesy of Sunset Coast DJ and winter comradery. General Admission tickets will still be available for $40 and will include admission, a tasting cup, 12 tokens (one token per sample), entertainment courtesy of Sunset Coast DJ, and winter comradery. Festival attendees can order tickets online only at

Zapal expects that beer fans will be excited about the lineup of Michigan breweries planned for the festival. The 2024 event will feature twenty-one (21) breweries. Breweries include but are not limited to Bell's Brewery, Blake's Hard Cider, Brew Detroit, Cheboygan Brewing Co., Dark Horse Brewing Co., Goose Island Brewery, Haymarket Brewery, New Belgium Brewing, New Holland Brewing, North Pier Brewing Co., Peat's Cider, Perrin Brewing Co., River Saint Joe Brewery, Round Barn Brewery, Saugatuck Brewing Co., Silver Harbor Brewing Co., Sister Lakes Brewing Co., Stormcloud Brewing Co., The Livery, Upper Hand Brewery, Watermark Brewing Co.

Thank you to Beaudoin Electrical Construction, KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship, RE/MAX by the Lake, The Buck Burgers & Brew, NOBO, SWMI Brew Tours, Bud Distributing and Wanderlust Outfitters for their sponsorship of Winter Beer Fest and for their support of our community.

For more information on the St. Joe Winter Beer Fest, visit

Catch these additional upcoming St. Joe Today winter events:

Countdown to New Year: November 17-December 17 Merry & Bright Weekend: December 1-3 (All Weekend) Reindog Parade: December 2 (3:00p) Santa Series: December 2-23 (Select Dates/Times) Holiday Artisan Fair: December 3 (11:00a-4:00p) Chili Tour: January 26, 2024 (5:00p-8:00p) St. Joe Winter Beer Fest: January 27, 2024 (12:00p-4:00p) Ice Fest: February 2-4, 2024 (All Weekend)