2018 Events

Want to see events by day? Check out a daily listing of Marquette Craft Beer Week events here: https://mqtcraftbeerweek.com/events-calendar/

Arcadia Brewing Co.

Events to be announced!

Barrel + Beam

Behind the Design Happy Hour at Barrel + Beam
Date: Tuesday, September 5
Event Times: 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Location: Barrel + Beam
Event Description: Go behind the scenes with Curio Design Studio and get all the design details on turning the historic Northwoods Supper Club into a European-inspired brewery, tasting room and venue. From the finishes to the floor tile, wallpaper to weathervane, this is a design tour not to be missed. Enjoy light bites and $1 off first beer.

Burgers + Brews at Barrel + Beam
Date: Thursday, September 6
Event Times: 6 p.m. –
Location: Barrel + Beam
Event Description: Celebrate Marquette’s Craft Beer Week and enjoy burgers from The Burger Bus and a $1 off your first brew. We’ll be recommending a beer that pairs especially well with the burgers too!

Farmhouse Forum
Date: Friday, September 7
Event Times: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Zephyr Bar
Event Description: Join representatives from Barrel + Beam, Brewery Vivant and Zephyr for an in-depth round table discussion on the history, process and styles of farmhouse ale. Enjoy samples and hear more about this growing genre and what makes these ales so unique.

Beards Brewery

Beards Brewery Tasting at Econo Foods
Date: Thursday, September 6
Event Times: 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Location: Econo Foods Marquette
Event Description: Come sample some Northern Michigan brews at Econo with Beards Brewery! We’re pumped about MQT craft beer week so our Harbinger of Beer, Emily, is coming up to guide you through our tasty beer portfolio…

Beards Brewery Tasting at White’s Party Store
Date: Friday, September 7
Event Times: 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Location: White’s Party Store
Event Description: Come on down to one of Marquette’s best local bottleshops for a free beer tasting! Our Harbinger of Beer, Emily, will be on hand to guide you through the Beards beer portfolio, an excellent way to warm-up your tastebuds for UP Fall Beer Fest the next day!

Bell’s Brewery

Bell’s Brewery Tasting at White’s Party Store
Date: Wednesday, September 5
Event Times: 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Location: White’s Party Story
Event Description: We’ll be sampling our new fall releases Best Brown Ale, Octoberfest and a special sampling of the last case of Sparkleberry. Come and join us!

Bell’s Tappening at the Delft Bistro
Date: Thursday, September 6
Event Times: 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Location: Delft Bistro
Event Description: Come on down to the Delft Bistro!! We’ll be there drinking some of our Seasonal offerings and maybe a rare beer or two!! Come on out get some swag and drink some beer!!

Bell’s Brunch at Digs Gastropub
Date: Saturday, September 8
Event Times: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Location: Digs Gastropub
Event Description: Come join us for the 3rd annual Bell’s Brunch at Digs Gastropub! Sparkleberry Waffles will be back along with some other great creations!

Blackrocks Brewery

Blackrocks Brewery Special Tapping
Date: Tuesday-Friday, September 4-7
Event Times: 12 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Location: Blackrocks Brewery
Event Description: We are raiding our reserve selection and tapping kegs of limited/specialty beers. Stop in all week to get in on the goods!

U.P. Beer Sampling at Marquette Meijer
Date: Thursday, September 6
Event Times: 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Location: Marquette Meijer
Event Description: From 2:00 until 6:00 on the Thursday before the big festival Meijer will be featuring a selection of fine ales from both Ore Dock Brewing Company and Blackrocks Brewery. Come by and sample some of the finest beers Marquette has to offer!

Thursday Live Music at Blackrocks Brewery
Date: Thursday, September 6
Event Times: 8 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Location: Blackrocks Brewery
Event Description: Get up with the get down! Strung Together bringing down the house!

Brewery Vivant

Beer Tasting at Marquette Food Co-op
Date: Thursday, September 6
Event Times: 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Location: Marquette Food Co-op
Event Description: Come on in for free samples of Brewery Vivant’s finest offerings! A Vivant rep will be there pouring beer and answering any questions you may have. Cans will be available for purchase.

Beer Dinner at The Marq
Date: Thursday, September 6
Event Times: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location: The Marq
Event Description: Come enjoy a private dinner with Brewery Vivant! Five beers will be specifically paired with unique courses from the world-class kitchen at The Marq. Vivant reps will be on hand to talk through each beer and answer any questions you may have. Limited seating and a guaranteed good time! Visit The Marq for ticket information.

Tap Feature at Steinhaus
Date: Friday, September 7
Event Times: 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Location: Steinhaus
Event Description: Brewery Vivant will be tapping a rare keg from their Juicy IPA series along with two other specialty selections! Vivant reps will be on hand to hand out some free swag and talk all things beer.

Cognition Brewing Company

Events to be announced!

Dragonmead Brewery

Events to be announced!

Founders Brewing Company

Events to be announced!

New Holland Brewing Co.

New Holland Pie and Beer Pairing
Date: Thursday, September 6
Event Time: 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Location: Iron Bay Tap Room
Event Description: A special afternoon with New Holland Brewing and Peace Pie Company, featuring 4 pairings of beer and pie. Two savory pies and two sweet pies will be paired with some of New Holland’s fantastic beers. This is a ticketed event. Tickets are $35 each or 2 for $65. Tickets are available at Iron Bay Restaurant or online.

New Holland Tap Feature at Third Base Bar
Date: Thursday, September 6
Event Time: 7 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Location: Third Base Bar
Event Description:  Join us for college night with Mad Hatter, Xtra Time and Ichabod Pumpkin Ale on tap as a special. We’ll be having fun and welcome back students! New Holland rep on site as well!

Friday Fish Fry with New Holland Brewing Co.
Date: Friday, September 7
Event Time: 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Location: Stucko’s Pub & Grill
Event Description: Join the NH crew at Stucko’s for a pre beer fest fish fry. We will have a number of New Holland Beers on tap including, Sour Inc Honey and Ginger, Mad Hatter American IPA, Ichabod Pumpkin Ale, Poet Stout, Night Tripper Imperial Stout, Tangerine Space Machine, Dragons Milk Cherry Chocolate and Xtra Time.

Ore Dock Brewing Co.

Happy Hour Run
Date: Tuesday, September 4
Event Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Meet at Queen City Running Co. (end at Ore Dock Brewing Co.)
Event Description: Get your metabolism bumpin’ to kick off Marquette Craft Beer Week! Organized by our neighbors at Queen City Running Co., a 2 mile and 5 mile route will be set, starting at the shop (119 W. Baraga Ave.) and ending at the Ore Dock Brewing Co. This is a casual run; no timing, no pressure. The first round of post-run beer will be sponsored by Queen City Running Co. No RSVP required! Just show up at 6 p.m.

Ore Dock Vinyl Record Show
Date: Wednesday, September 5 – Sunday, September 9
Event Times: 12 p.m. – 11 p.m. (or until close)
Location: Ore Dock Brewing Co.
Event Description: Thousands of new and used vinyl records! Lots of tapes (usually)! A couple CDs! Bunches of sweet rock t-shirts! Excellent new and vintage posters! Craft beer! Food trucks! Live bands! Your friends new and old! September 5-9 in Ore Dock’s upstairs community space.

Ore Dock Brewing Co. Free Brewery Tours
Date: Wednesday, September 5
Event Times: 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Location: Ore Dock Brewing Company
Event Description: Not just any brewery tour, we also reveal the secrets (well not all of them) to one of our fine ales. After an hour among the brews, you can walk away with a little beer knowledge and some happy taste buds! Register in advance (and quickly – the tour will be capped at 30 people!) RSVP at http://ore-dock.com/events/marquette-craft-beer-week.

Ore Dock Brewing Co. Sampling at Super One Negaunee
Date: Wednesday, September 5
Event Times: 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Location: Super One Negaunee
Event Description: A sampling of some of Ore Dock’s finest ales! Come out and get prepared for all the craft beer that will be available that weekend!

Jon Wayne & the Pain at Ore Dock Brewing Co.
Date: Wednesday, September 5
Event Times: 8 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Location: Ore Dock Brewing Co.
Event Description: Reggae dub-tronic feel good from Minneapolis, Minnesota. JWP returns to the Upper Peninsula for one stop at the Ore Dock Brewing Company right in the middle of Marquette Craft Beer Week. Appearing with Marquette funk all-stars, Lumi. Details: 18+, $8 Students/ $10 General Admission, Doors at 8 pm.

U.P. Beer Sampling at Marquette Meijer
Date: Thursday, September 6
Event Times: 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Location: Marquette Meijer
Event Description: From 2:00 until 6:00 on the Thursday before the big festival Meijer will be featuring a selection of fine ales from both Ore Dock Brewing Company and Blackrocks Brewery. Come by and sample some of the finest beers Marquette has to offer!

Hops Against Hunger Pack the Pub Night
Date: Thursday, September 6
Event Times: 4 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Location: Ore Dock Brewing Co.
Event Description: Hops Against Hunger is crossing the bridge for a Pack the Pub Night at Ore Dock Brewing Company. Ore Dock will be donating $1 of every pint sold of our flagship IPA, Reclamation, to Feeding America West Michigan. Raise a pint with us during Marquette Craft Beer Week and support hunger relief in our community! Feeding America West Michigan exists to ensure safe food is available to the hungry in our community. In 2016, FAWM distributed a record 29.1 million pounds of food, the equivalent of 24 million meals. This food comes from hundreds of farmers, manufacturers, distributors, and retailers that have edible food they can’t sell because of overruns, order errors, misprints, and other unexpected occurrences. That reclaimed food is distributed to pantries, shelters, after-school programs, and other anti-hunger agencies in 40 Michigan counties, including Marquette County and the rest of the Upper Peninsula.

The Ben Daniels Band at Ore Dock Brewing Co.
Date: Thursday, September 6
Event Times: 8 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Location: Ore Dock Brewing Co.
Event Description: Ore Dock Brewing Co. welcomes back Chelsea’s finest, The Ben Daniels Band, for Marquette Craft Beer Week.

Ore Dock Brewing Co. Sampling at Econo Foods
Date: Friday, September 7
Event Times: 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: Econo Foods Marquette
Event Description: Ore Dock will be sampling several of our finest ales to get you primed and ready for a big beerfest weekend! Free of charge, come do your shopping at Econo and taste a few beers you may not have tried.

Bruises and Brews
Date: Friday, September 7
Event Times: 6 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Location: Lakeview Arena
Event Description: Roller Derby and Craft beer rolled into one! Marquette’s Rolling Riptide vs. Flint Roller Derby at Lakeview Arena with beer provided by Ore Dock Brewing Co. We will have four tasty offerings from Ore Dock at the bout in Lakeview arena, followed by a victory celebration (we hope for the Rolling Riptide) tap feature at Breakers Roadhouse after the bout! Bout at 7 p.m., but beer at 6 p.m.

The Ben Daniels Band at Ore Dock Brewing Co.
Date: Friday, September 7
Event Times: 9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Location: Ore Dock Brewing Co.
Event Description: Ore Dock Brewing Co. welcomes back Chelsea’s finest, The Ben Daniels Band, for Marquette Craft Beer Week.

Right Brain Brewery

Right Brain Tadych’s Econo Foods Tasting
Date: Friday, September 7
Event Times: 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Location: Econo Foods Marquette
Event Description: Stop by and taste Right Brain Brewery beers ahead of the U.P Fall Beer Fest at Lower Harbor.

Right Brain Superior Blue Link Party Store Tasting
Date: Friday, September 7
Event Times: 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Location: Superior Blue Link
Event Description: Stop by and taste Right Brain Brewery beers ahead of the U.P. Fall Beer Fest at Lower Harbor.

DIGS Gastropub Tap Takeover with Right Brain
Date: Thursday, September 6
Event Times: 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: DIGS Gastropub
Event Description: Right Brain will have a whole slew of great beers on tap. Come taste and hang with us!

Right Brain Tasting at Super One Negaunee
Date: Friday, September 7
Event Time: 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Location: Super One Negaunee
Event Description: Stop by, do some shopping, and taste Right Brain Brewery beers ahead of the U.P Fall Beer Fest at Lower Harbor.

Rochester Mills Beer Co.

Events to be announced!

Shorts Brewing Company

Short’s Rare Beer Happy Hour at Steinhaus
Date: Wednesday, September 5
Event Times: 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Location: Steinhaus
Event Description: Please join us for the 3rd annual Short’s Rare Beer Happy Hour taking place at the Steinhaus during Marquette Craft Beer Week. This year we will try to out do ourselves by bringing in 2 very limited draft options, and 4 rare and extremely hard to find bottle selections. Patrons will be limited to 5 oz pours on some of the most exclusive options, as there will only be a very small amount of most offerings being showcased. Don’t delay, first come first serve, and we will run out! Hope to see you there…

Guided Tasting at White’s Party Store
Date: Thursday, September 6
Event Times: 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Location: White’s Party Store
Event Description: Please join us from 4:00-6:00 PM as we sample some seasonally appropriate options from Short’s Brewing Company. Attendees will be able to taste up to 3 1-2 oz pours of different varieties on hand, including a super special treat for Beer Week!

Tap Feature at Stucko’s Pub and Grill
Date: Thursday, September 6
Event Times: 6 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Location: Stucko’s Pub & Grill
Event Description: A Short’s tap feature with 8 Short’s beers on draft. Featuring some of our best known flagship brews, rare and hard to find specialty releases, as well as some pub exclusive offerings.

Guided Beer Tasting at Econo Foods
Date: Friday, September 7
Event Times: 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Location: Econo Foods Marquette
Event Description: Join us for a free beer sampling of some seasonally appropriate Short’s beer options. Attendees will have the chance to taste up to 3 1-2 oz pours from the variety that will be on hand for the event

Shorts Tap Feature and Karaoke Throwdown at Flanigans Bar
Date: Friday, September 7
Event Times: 9:30 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Location: Flanigan’s Bar
Event Description: A Short’s tap feature with 7 Short’s beers on draft. Featuring some of our best known flagship brews, rare and hard to find specialty releases, as well as some pub exclusive offerings. Plus a whole bunch of singing silliness with Live Karaoke!

Upper Hand Brewery

Upper Hand Tappening
Date: Wednesday, September 5
Event Times: 7 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Location: Third Base Bar
Event Description: Upper Hand Tappening at the Base featuring our new Deer Camp along with Upper Hand Light, IPA, and UPA!

Upper Hand Tappening
Date: Thursday, September 6
Event Times: 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Location: The Landmark Inn
Event Description: Tap event at the Landmark Featuring Upper Hand IPA, UPA, 906, Escanaba Black, and Upper Hand Light!

Vierling Restaurant & Marquette Harbor Brewery

Pizza & Pitcher Special
Event Times: 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Location: Vierling Restaurant & Marquette Harbor Brewery
Event Description: Get 1 hand tossed Artisan style pizza and a pitcher of Vierling Beer for $27* all craft beer week! (*high gravity beer subject to upcharge)