Events

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

Beards Brewery

Tasting at Michigan Made
Date: Wednesday, September 6
Event Time: 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Location: Michigan Made
Event Description:  To celebrate Marquette Craft Beer Week, come out and taste Beards beer at Michigan Made, a shop that offers a great, local variety of art, gifts, food, and beverages. We’ll be bringing our flagship Beards beer as well as our newest seasonal, Deez Nutz, a nutty Brown Ale! Cheers to the UP!

Tap Takeover at Third Base
Date: Friday, September 8
Event Time: 5 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Location: Third Base Bar
Event Description: The night before UP Beer Fest, come join Beards At Third Base Bar for some happy hour Beards beers on tap and late night cheers!

Bell’s Brewery

Bell’s In Store Tasting
Date: Tuesday, September 5
Event Times: 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Location: White’s Party Store
Event Description: Join us at White’s Party Store for a sampling of some Bell’s favorites!! Octoberfest, Two Hearted, and Best Brown

Bell’s In Store Tasting-Super One Negaunee
Date: Thursday, September 7
Event Times: 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Location: Super One Negaunee
Event Description: Unfortunately summer is fading, but we got you covered with some great fall beers to sample. We’ll be sampling Octoberfest, Best Brown and others from our fall lineup.

Bell’s and Upper Hand Tappening
Date: Friday, September 8
Event Times: 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Location: The Landmark Inn
Event Description: Bell’s and Upper Hand will be joining forces and taking over the taps at the Landmark Inn. We’ll be offering some of our flagship beers as well as some rare pub only exclusive beers. Come on out and join us!!

Bell’s Beer Fest Brunch
Date: Saturday, September 9
Event Time: 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Location: DIGS Gastropub
Event Description: Come fuel up before a long day of drinking with some great pairings from the staff at Digs Gastropub!! We’ll have some of our flagship beers as well as a couple of specialties that you won’t be able to get anywhere else.

Blackrocks Brewery

Tuesday Live Music
Date: Tuesday, September 5
Event Times: 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Event Description:Lake Toba jamming in the Pub from 7-10 p.m.!

Thursday Live Music
Date: Thursday, September 7
Event Times: 5 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Location: Blackrocks Brewery
Event Description: Andreas Kapsalis will be playing on the patio from 5-7pm then the Derrell Syria Project will be closing out the night in the pub from 8-11pm! Rock on!

Brewery Vivant

Beer Dinner at The Marq
Date: Thursday, September 7
Event Time: 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: The Marq
Event Description: Five-course food pairing with beers from Brewery Vivant. Featuring Farm Hand, Undertaker, Zaison, Escoffier, and Love Shadow.

Tap Feature at The Delft
Date: Friday, September 8
Event Time: 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Location: The Delft Bistro
Event Description: Brewery Vivant will bring rare and exclusive beers from Grand Rapids! Escoffier, Devastation, Habanango, Big Red Coq, Farm Hand, and Pumpkin Tart will all be featured on draft.

Cheboygan Brewing Company

Tasting at Super One Foods Negaunee
Date: Friday, September 8
Event Times: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Location: Super One Foods Negaunee
Event Description: We will be sampling four Cheboygan Brewing Company brands! Blood Orange Honey, #11 IPA, Blueberry Cream Ale and Lighthouse Amber Ale

Cognition Brewing Company

BASSfest featuring Cognition Brewing Co.
Date: Friday, September 8
Event Time: 6 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Location: The Warehouse Showroom
Event Description: Electronic Music and craft beer from Ishpeming come together in the Warehouse Showroom for a loud, bright night of celebration – UP Style! Local DJs and producers will showcase their talents and the bartenders will be pouring Cognition beers all night long. When’s the last time you had a chance to go to a warehouse party in Downtown Ishpeming, or anywhere else in Marquette County? Don’t miss this one – it’s going to be awesome!

Dragonmead Brewery

Dragonmead Tap Feature at Stucko’s Pub & Grill
Date: Wednesday, September 6
Event Time: 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Location: Stucko’s Pub & Grill
Event Description: Meet reps from Dragonmead Brewery out of Warren and drink their delicious brews!

Free Beer Tasting at White’s Party Store
Date: Wednesday, September 6
Event Time: 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Location: White’s Party Store
Event Description: Sample Dragonmead beer from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Representative on site.

Free Beer Tasting
Date: Thursday, September 7
Event Times: 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Location: Econo Foods
Event Description: Sample Dragonmead beer from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Representative on-site.

Beer and Food Pairing
Date: Thursday, September 7
Event Time: 4 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Location: Steinhaus
Event Description: Dragonmead beer paired with German Oktoberfest cuisine!

In Store Beer Tasting
Date: Friday, September 8
Event Time: 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: Super One Foods (Negaunee)
Event Description: Free beer samples! Brewery representative on site.

Founders Brewing Company

Founders Friday at Steinhaus
Date: Friday, September 8
Event Time: 4 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Location: Steinhaus
Event Description: Founders Brewing Company comes to Steinhaus to feature some of the latest and exclusive offerings for Marquette Craft Beer Week. On Tap: 10k IPA (limited brewpub release) and Green Zebra, a Gose brewed w/ Watermelon and Sea Salt. Bottle features will include DKML, a Bourbon Barrel Aged Malt Liquor and ReDANKulous Imperial Red IPA.

Ore Dock Brewing Co.

Happy Hour Run
Date: Tuesday, September 5
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.

Robinson & Rohe with special guest Rivulare
Date: Thursday, September 7
Event Times: 7 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Location: Ore Dock Brewing Co.
Event Description: Robinson & Rohe “Hunger” EP Release Tour

Dead River Derby Bouts & Brews
Date: Friday, September 8
Event Time: 5 p.m.
Location: Lakeview Arena
Event Description: A roller derby match featuring Dead River Derby’s Rolling Riptide vs. The Keweenaw Roller Girls! Ore Dock Brewing Company and KBC will each have 3 beers on tap for the event in support of our local team! Sample or pint sizes available for all beers and food will be available.

Born in the U.P. Tap Event
Date: Friday, September 8
Event Times: 4 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Location: 906 Sports Bar & Grill
Event Description: Brewers from the upper peninsula will be on hand at the 906 Sports Bar & Grill Friday night before beer fest. 6 different breweries will be featured including Ore Dock Brewing Co. Pints, flights, and great food all night!

Dead River Derby After Party
Date: Friday, September 8
Event Time: 8 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Location: Breakers Roadhouse
Event Description: Following the bout featuring Marquette’s Rolling Riptide vs. The Keweenaw Roller Girls, Ore Dock Brewing Co. and Keweenaw Brewing Co. will be hanging out with some of the ladies at Breakers Roadhouse. Beers from each brewery will be featured on tap, come out and enjoy the fun and games!

The Ben Daniels Band
Date: Friday, September 8
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.

The Ben Daniels Band with Roma Ransom
Date: Saturday, September 9
Event Times: 7 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Location: Ore Dock Brewing Co.
Event Description: Wrap up U.P. Fall Beer Festival weekend right with Roma Ransom and The Ben Daniels Band.

Right Brain Brewery

DIGS Gastropub Tap Takeover
Date: Thursday, September 7
Event Times: 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Location: DIGS Gastropub
Event Description: Plenty of Right Brain on tap, eh.

Econo Foods – Tasting
Date: Thursday, September 7
Event Times: 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Location: Econo Foods
Event Description: Taste a variety of delicious Right Brain beers.

E Z Stop Tasting
Date: Thursday, September 7
Event Times: 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Location: E Z Stop
Event Description: Come try some tasty Right Brain beers with R2, our Northern Michigan rep. — and find out why he’s called R2.

Breakers Roadhouse Tap Takeover
Date: Thursday, September 7
Event Times: 5 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Location: Breakers Roadhouse
Event Description: Check it! Right Brain beers on draft starting at 5 PM: Cherry Pie Whole Amber Ale, Thai Peanut Brown Ale, Chubby Squirrel Spiced Amber Ale, CEO Stout, Northern Hawk Owl Amber Ale, Cake Walk Cream Ale

Super One Foods (Negaunee) Tasting
Date: Friday, September 8
Event Times: 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Location: Super One Foods (Negaunee)
Event Description: Come visit and sample some tasty Right Brain beers.

Superior Blue Link Party Store Tasting
Date: Friday, September 8
Event Times: 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Location: Superior Blue Link
Event Description: Stop in for a sampling of Right Brain beers as we gear up for U.P. Fall Beer Fest.

Michigan Made Tasting
Date: Friday, September 8
Event Times: 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Location: Michigan Made
Event Description: Come on by and try some creative beers made in Michigan: Right Brain from Traverse City!

Beer Tasting
Date: Friday, September 8
Event Times: 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Location: White’s Party Store
Event Description: Sample a selection of Right Brain beers and Keep Beer Curious.

Shorts Brewing Company

Rare Beer Happy Hour at The Steinhaus
Date: Wednesday, September 6
Event Times: 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Location: Steinhaus
Event Description: This will be a tasting designed around sampling very hard to find and extremely limited beers from Short’s Brewing Company. A range of unique draft options, as well as libraried bottled products will be on hand. Customers will be able to purchase 5 oz pours of the super hard to find beers and full pours of the draft options. Quantities will be very limited, so first come first serve!

Guided Beer Tasting
Date: Thursday, September 7
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!

Short’s Tap Feature at Stucko’s Pub and Grill
Date: Thursday, September 7
Location: Stucko’s Pub and Grill
Event Description: A Short’s tap feature with 6-8 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
Date: Friday, September 8
Event Times: 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Location: Econo Foods
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

Upper Hand Brewery

Upper Hand Tappening – 3rd Base
Date: Wednesday, September 6
Event Times: 6 p.m.
Location: 3rd Base Bar
Event Description: 906 day at the Base. Pouring 906 ale, Schoolcraft Lager and UPA!

Upper Hand Sampling – Blue Link
Date: Thursday, September 7
Event Times: 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: Blue Link
Event Description: Sampling the whole lineup of Upper Hand!

Fall Beer Fest Pre-Party
Date: Thursday, September 7
Event Times: 5 p.m.
Location: Aubree’s Pizzeria & Grill
Event Description: Fall Beer Fest Pre-Party! Pouring Laughing Fish, 906 ale, Schoolcraft Lager, UPA, and Escanaba Black!

Upper Hand Sampling – Econo Foods
Date: Friday, September 8
Event Times: 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Location: Econo Foods
Event Description: Sampling all Upper Hand brands!

Bell’s and Upper Hand Tappening
Date: Friday, September 8
Event Times: 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Location: The Landmark Inn
Event Description: Bell’s and Upper Hand will be joining forces and taking over the taps at the Landmark Inn. We’ll be offering some of our flagship beers as well as some rare pub only exclusive beers. Come on out and join us!!