Michigan Beer & Brat Festival
Kick off the summer with this Memorial Day weekend tradition at Crystal Mountain. Enjoy live entertainment while sampling an enormous selection of Michigan's finest microbrews, local hard cider and mead, and gourmet brats from northwest Michigan markets.
VIP Admission begins at 3pm, General Admission from 4-8pm.
VIP Admission includes: Admission at 3pm (one hour before general admission) to the Michigan Beer & Brat Festival, one (1) beer glass (9oz) and 20 tickets. Plus, you'll have exclusive access to two specialty beers on the Reserve Beer Trail! Ages 3 and under are free.
- January 14 - April 30: $50 per person
- May 1 - May 22: $60 per person
GENERAL ADMISSION WRISTBANDS
General Admission includes: Admission at 4pm to the Michigan Beer & Brat Festival, one (1) beer glass (9oz) and 10 tickets. Ages 3 and under are free.
- January 14 - April 30: $25 per person
- May 1 - May 22: $30 per person
Wristbands are available for pick up May 10 - 25, at Crystal Mountain's Front Desk, located in the Inn at the Mountain. If you are picking up your wristband on Saturday, May 25, wristbands will be available at the Front Desk until Noon, or you can visit the lower level of the Crystal Center after 2pm. Any guests ages 21+ must show valid photo I.D. at admission to the festival. Coolers are not permitted on the festival grounds.
Additional tickets will be available to purchase at the festival for $1 each. Tickets can be used toward a wide selection of Michigan craft beers, brats and delicious sides! No refunds.
Full Pour: 3 - 6 tickets*
Half Brat: 2 tickets
Full Brat: 4 tickets
*Some specialty craft beers and meads may be 4-6 tickets due to limited availability.
Crystal Mountain asks that you please be responsible about your alcohol consumption. We encourage our guests to assign a designated driver or use on-property shuttles when leaving the festival. Cars left overnight will not be ticketed or towed. Those who chose not to drink at the festival will still have to pay the same price for admission as those who are drinking. All attendees have access to a lineup of musical talent, food and beverage vendors, merchandise, festival activities and prizes. For this reason, discounted tickets are not available. Any guests ages 21+ must show valid photo I.D. at admission to the festival. Coolers are not permitted on the festival grounds.