St. Joe Winter Beer Fest Returns January 28, 2023, Tickets On Sale December 1

St. Joe Today invites everyone 21 years and older to come out of hibernation and meet friends at this lakeside destination during the 2023 St. Joe Winter Beer Fest. The event takes place on Saturday, January 28 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 950, Amy Zapal, executive director of St. Joe Today said, “This year, ticket sales will begin before the holidays! We’ll kick off sales at 10:00a on December 1.” New 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 long sleeve Winter Beer Fest 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 2023 event will feature twenty (20) breweries. Breweries include but are not limited to Austin Brothers Brewing, Bell’s Brewery, Good Boy Vodka Seltzers, Grand Armory Brewing Co., Griffin Claw Brewing Co., Haymarket Brewing, New Belgium Brewing Co., New Holland Brewing Co., North Pier Brewing Co., Perrin Brewing Co., Pigeon Hill Brewing Co., Rochester Mills Beer Co., Round Barn Brewery, Saugatuck Brewing Co., Silver Harbor Brewing Co., Sister Lakes Brewing Co., Stormcloud Brewing Co., The Livery and Watermark Brewing.

Thank you to Beaudoin Electrical Construction, KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship, Re/Max by the Lake, The Buck Burgers & Brew, State Street Meats, NOBO, SWMI Brew Tours 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 upcoming St. Joseph Today winter events:

  • Window Wonderland: December 2 (7:00p-8:30p)
  • Fanny Mae Memorial Reindog Parade: December 3 (3:00p)
  • Santa Series: December 3-23 (select dates)
  • Holiday Artisan Fair: December 4 (12:00p-4:00p)
  • Chili Tour: January 27 (5:00p-8:00p)
  • St. Joe Winter Beer Fest: January 28 (12:00p-4:00p)
  • March Mannequins: March 10 (7:00p-8:30p)
  • Spring Artisan Fair: March 11 (12:00p-4:00p)

St. Joe Today is a 501(c)(3) membership-based organization dedicated to developing and promoting events and businesses in St. Joseph, Mich. and its surrounding communities. For more information about upcoming events and details call St. Joe Today at (269) 985 1111 or visit