Hops & Props on the River in Manistee

Mid-September

The 3rd Annual Hops & Props on the River is an event not to be missed. It focuses on the city's rich boating history, plus the popularity of Michigan craft beer and wine. Over 100 varieties of beer will be featured from 30 breweries. Wooden boat parade, arts & craft show, and live entertainment round out this annual festival.

Here's what happened in 2014. The 2015 schedule will be posted when it becomes available.

Friday
A kickoff reception (Advance tickets, $10, required), 5pm-9pm, Boathouse Grill.

Saturday
Boat show featuring the Century Boat Club, 9am-3pm.
Manistee Art Institute "Art's Alive Art & Artisan Fair" juried art & craft show, 10am-6pm, downtown Manistee.
VIP Beer Tasting (Advance tickets only $50/person), 11:30am-1pm.
Live music, 12pm-6pm, downtown Manistee.
Craft beer tasting with several participating breweries (Advance ticket $20/person), $25/at door), 1pm-6pm, streets of downtown Manistee.
14th annual United Way Chili Cook-Off, 2-5pm.
Michigan Beer Film, 8pm, Vogue Theater.
"Tap Take Over", 6pm-12am, downtown Manistee restaurants.

Sunday
Boater's Brunch (Advance ticket $15), 9am-11am, Ramsdell Inn.

Please see www.visitmanistee.com.

Summer may be almost over, but the fun continues in Manistee at the Hops & Props on the River. Bring the family and enjoy this Victorian Port City.




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Ludington Activities & Things to Do -- Play on a beautiful beach, take a tour at Historic White Pine Village, or explore the barn quilt trail, murals or sculptures in the county--Ludington offers many fun things to do for the entire family!
Have Fun in Manistee, Michigan -- Explore Manistee's historic downtown district and riverwalk, hike the Manistee National Forest, canoe on the Manistee River, and more.
Hamlin Lake -- Just 4 miles north of Ludington, Hamlin Lake is a great destination for boating, fishing and climbing dunes! The Hamlin Lake shoreline is also part of the Ludington State Park.
Silver Lake Sand Dunes -- Visiting the Silver Lake Sand Dunes makes for a terrific vacation because you can take your off-road vehicle for a spin on the scenic sand dunes overlooking Lake Michigan and Silver Lake.
Things to Do in Pentwater, Michigan -- Nothing is quite like the quaint, artsy, harbortown village of Pentwater. Don't miss the popular Charles Mears State Park beach on Pentwater's Lake Michigan shoreline.
Lots of Activities in Scottville, Michigan -- Explore the Riverside Park along the National Scenic Pere Marquette River.
Canoeing or Fishing on the Pere Marquette River -- Many boat liveries offer canoe rentals.
Also, check out West Michigan Guides and our locally produced West Michigan Business Directory for our largest lists of Things to Do in West Michigan.
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