Pure Ludington BrrrewFest January 25

January 25, 2020

A sure-fire way to beat cabin fever is with Ludington's premier winter event... the Pure Ludington Brrrewfest! It will be held Saturday, January 25th, 2020 from 1-6pm in Ludington's Rotary Park. More than 20 breweries will come to Ludington to offer patrons a taste of the best and most unique flavors of beers, wines, and meads from all around Michigan.

Tickets are $25/person in advance online or $30/at door, and include six drink tokens and a 5oz. commemorative tasting glass. Each token is good for 5 oz. of beer or cider. Five additional tokens can be purchased for $5. Purchase advance tickets online at eventbrite.com. Live music will be provided by Rusty Horse, with the opening act by Mike Lenich, and food from The Q Smokehouse will be available for purchase.

The beneficiary of Pure Ludington Brrrewfest are the Friends of the Ludington State Park.

Here were the participating breweries from 2019. The 2020 lineup will be posted as it becomes available.

  • Arbor Brewing Co.
  • Austin Brothers
  • Beards Brewery
  • Bell's Brewery
  • Big Hart Brewing Co.
  • Farmhaus Cider Co.
  • Fetch Brewing Co.
  • Founder's
  • Great Mead Hall & Brewing Company
  • Haymarket Taproom
  • Jamesport Brewing Company
  • Ludington Bay Brewing
  • Monkey Fist Brewing Co.
  • Mountain Town Brewing Co.
  • Perrin Brewing Co.
  • Reed City Brewing Co.
  • Ridge Cider
  • Roak Brewing Co.
  • Rochester Mills Brewing Co.
  • Saugatuck Brewing Co.
  • St. Ambrose Cellars
  • Starving Artist
  • Stormcloud Brewing
  • Virtue Cider

Other Activities:

Boozy Breakfast

A Boozy Breakfast kicks off the day at Barley & Rye from 9-11am. The event features a variety of dishes such as breakfast bowls, quesadillas, burritos and biscuits and gravy. Drink specials like beer-mosas, mimosas, Bloody Marys, Irish coffees and a few other fun cocktails will also be offered. Barley & Rye will also have their traditional cocktails and some non-alcoholic options.

Snowshoeing & Cross Country Skiing

Guided snowshoe hikes are at 2pm and 6pm at the Ludington State Park, with the evening hike along a lantern-lit trail. Several snowshoes are available for borrowing on a first-come, first-serve basis. Meet at the warming shelter for the 90-mninute hike.

Winter Biking

A 4.3 mile fat tire single track trail is groomed by the Shoreline Cycling Club at the Ludington School Forest, off Sherman Street/Tinkham Avenue and Jebavy Drive. The School Forest also offers a sledding hill and a walking path for cross country skiing and showshoeing.

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Craft Beer is Big Business

Ludington is making a name for itself with two breweries in town and other popular bars. Ludington is also the venue for the Suds on the Shore Craft Beer & Wine Festival, usually held mid-August and Downtown Ludington's Octoberfest.

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