• Top Shot

    Beerfest at the Ballpark

    Saturday, April 27th from 3pm to 8pm

  • Michigan Breweries

    70 Mi Breweries & Cideries

    Over 300 Beers & Ciders

  • Rain or Shine

    Rain or Shine

    The Fest Goes On

  • North Peak Brewing Co
  • Stormcloud Brewing Company
  • Michigan Awesome
  • Tri-City Brewing Co
  • Arcadia Ales
  • Old Country Goodness
  • Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
  • Trail Point Brewing Company
  • Brick Haven Brewing Company
  • Drafting Table Brewing Co
  • Good Harbor Vineyards
  • Arbor Brewing Company
  • Grand River Brewing Company
  • Rockford Brewing Co
  • Old Nation Brewing Company
  • Tapistry Brewing Co
  • Blackrocks Brewery
  •  One Well Brewing
  • Witch's Hat Brewing Co.
  • Brewery Vivant
  • Meckley's Cider
  • Speciation Artisan Ale
  • Oracle Brewing Co.
  • Blake's Hard Cider
  • Dimes Brewhouse
  • Great Mead Hall
  • St. Ambrose Cellars
  • Saugatuck Brewing Co
  • Looking Glass Brewing Company
  • Aurora Cellars
  • Mitten Brewing Company
  • Red Cedar Spirits
  • ConfluxCity Brewing Co.
  • Gravel Bottom Brewery
  • Uncle John's Cider
  • Wolverine State Brewing Company
  • Railtown Brewing Company
  • Tandem Ciders
  •  Eagle Monk Brewery & Pub
  • New Holland Brewing Co
  • Ellison Brewery
  • Bell's Brewery
  •  Griffin Claw Brewing Co
  • The Sanctuary
  • White Flame Brewing Company
  • American Fifth Spirits
  • City Built Brewing Co.
  • Nomad Cider
  •  Cellar Brewing Company
  • Dark Horse Brewing Comany
  • Michigrain Distillery
  • Crankers Brewery
  • Eternity Brewing
  • Cherry Creek Winery
  • Perrin Brewing Co.
  • Oddside Ales
  • Acoustic Draft Mead
  • Founders Brewing Co
  • Ozone Brewhouse
  • Atwater Brewery
  • Right Brain Brewery
  • BAD Brewing Co.
  • Cedar Springs Brewing Company
  • Roak Brewing Co
  • Grand Armory Brewing Company
  • Lansing Brewing Co
  • Dragonmead Microbrewery

    Beerfest at the Ballpark Presented by Suburban Cadillac of Lansing Logo

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    The 6th Annual Beerfest at the Ballpark is on April 27th from 3pm to 8pm. (VIP at 2pm). BATB is an outdoor beer, cider, mead and spirits festival with live music that is hosted in the heart of Downtown Lansing at the Cooley Law School Stadium which is the home of the Lansing Lugnuts. Tickets are available to purchase online or by visiting the Cooley Law School Stadium Box Office.

    Lugnuts Box Office Hours:

    Monday - Friday: 10 am - 5 pm (non-game days) & Game Days: 10 am - 7th inning

    Attendees will have the opportunity to taste 300+ craft beers from 60 Michigan breweries in addition to ciders, meads, spirits.

    All food is made by the Lugnuts and there will be Burgers, Philly Cheese Steaks, Pizzas, BBQ and much more. 

    The RARE Beer & High End Bourbon Tasting

    With this ticket you get 8 tasting tickets and you can taste beer and bourbon. The beer tasting is 2oz or ½oz tasting of bourbon along with appetizers.

    Beer Tasting will be hosted at Good Hops/The View in the back at the stadium starting at 3:30pm and ending around 5pm. There will be 16 different beers and 16 different bourbon.

    Highend Bourbon List:

    • American Fifth Bourbon Whiskey
    • Basil Hayden
    • Buffalo Trace
    • Calumet Farm Single Rack-10 Year
    • Grand Traverse Distillery Small Batch Bourbon
    • High West American Prairie
    • Jefferson’s Ocean aged at Sea
    • Jefferson's Reserve
    • Knob Creek Single Barrel Reserve
    • Makers Mark 46
    • Makers Mark Private Select
    • Wild Turkey Longbranch
    • Old Forester 1920
    • Old Forester Statesman
    • Whistle Pig
    • Woodford Reserve Double Oaked

    Rare Beer List: 

    • Arbor Brewing Co. - 2017 Velvet Hammer
    • Arbor Brewing Co. - Flamboyant Wild Red Ale
    • New Holland Brewing Co. - 2018 Blue Sunday
    • Tapistry Brewing Co. - Batch 500 - Triple IPA & BBA Kilting Me Softly
    • Speciation Ales - Cypsela - Gray Skies Gin BA Saison with Dandelion & Honey
    • Griffin Claw Brewing Co. - Flying Buffalo Imperial Stout with Coffee
    • Ellison Brewery - Three Stacks - Dark Sour
    • Saugatuck Brewing Co. - BBA Imperial Blueberry Maple Stout
    • Cellar Brewing Co. - Jax Attax - BBA Quad
    • Right Brian Brewery - Sour Owl & 2018 Two Brains 
    • White Flame Brewing Co. - 2018 Black Flag
    • Frankenmuth Brewery - BBA Oh My Quad!
    • Bell's Brewery -  2018 Whiskey BA Cherry Stout
    • Bad Brewery - 2016 BBA Barley Wine
    • Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales - 2016 Clementina
    • Oddside Ales - Pretentious

    Expanded Festival Grounds and More Covered Areas 

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    Starting last year we expanded the festival grounds. Now we shutdown Michigan Avenue and it spreads out the festival so it doesn't get as crowded as years past. Since the last few years we have gotten rain we have added more coverage. The covered areas are the main concourse and under the Chevy Terrace in the right corner of the outfield.  






    Are you coming from out of the area and need a hotel?

    Staybridge Suites Okemos is offering a special room rate for Batb at $135 per night for studio suites.
    This is the link for more information about the hotel: www.staybridge.com/okemosmi

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    Who's Coming To Beerfest at the Ballpark:

    50 MI Breweries:

    Arbor Brewing Co., Arcadia Ales, Atwater Brewery, ConfluxCity Brewing Co., Bad Brewing Co., Bell's Brewery, Blackrocks Brewery, Brewery Vivant, Brickhaven Brewery, Cedar Springs Brewing Co., Cellar Brewing Co., City Built Brewing Co., Crankers Brewery, Dark Horse Brewing Co., Dimes Brewhouse, Drafting Table Brewing Co., Dragonmead Microbrewery, Eagle Monk Brewery & Pub, Ellision Brewery, Eternity Brewing, Founders Brewing Co., Grand Armory Brewing Co., Grand River Brewing Co., Gravel Bottom Craft Brewery, Griffin Claw Brewing Co., Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales, Lansing Brewing Co., Latitude 42 Brewing Co., Looking Glass Brewing Co., North Peak Brewing Co., Oddside Ales, Old Nation Brewing Co., One Well Brewing Co., Oracle Brewing Co., Ozone Brewhouse., Perrin Brewing Co., Railtown Brewing Co., Right Brain Brewery, Roak Brewing Co., Rockford Brewing Co., Sanctuary, Saugatuck Brewing Co., Speciation Artisan Ales, Stormcloud Brewing Co., Tapistry Brewing Co., Trail Point Brewing Co., Tri-City Brewing Co., White Flame Brewing Co., Witch's Hat Brewing Company and Wolverine State Brewing Company.

    17 MI Cideries, Distilleries & Meaderies:

    Acoustic Draft Mead, American Fifth Spirits, Aurora Ciders, Blake's Hard Cider, Cherry Creek Cider, Good Harbor Ciders, Great Mead Hall, Meckley's Cider, Michigan Awesome Cider, Michigrain Distillery, Nomand Cider, Old Country Goodness, Red Cedar Spirits, St. Ambrose Cellars, Tandem Ciders & Uncle John's.


    Ticket Info:

    In every festival ticket includes entry to the Festival, Logo Souvenir Glass, 10 or 15 Tasting Tickets. Each tasting ticket is redeemable for a 3oz pour of one of the 300+ beers and ciders. More expensive beers, cider, meads and spirits will require two tickets. Additional tickets will be available for purchase at the festival for $1 per extra drink tickets.

    Advanced Ticket: $32

    Entry at 3pm, Souvenir Glass, 10 Tasting Tickets

    VIP Ticket: $42

    Early Entry at 2pm, Dated Logo Souvenir Glass, 15 Tasting Tickets

    Rare Beer & High End Bourbon Tasting with GA Ticket: $67

    Entry at 3pm, 10 Tasting Tickets & Special Glass

    High End Bourbon and Rare Beer Ticket Includes: 8 Tasting Tickets & Appetizers

    Each ticket is ½oz taste of bourbon or 2oz taste of beer

    Rare Beer & High End Bourbon Tasting with VIP Ticket: $77

    Entry at 2pm, 15 Tasting Tickets & Special Glass

    High End Bourbon and Rare Beer Ticket Includes: 8 Tasting Tickets & Appetizers

    Each ticket is ½oz taste of bourbon or 2oz taste of beer

    Tickets at Gate: $40

    Entry at 3pm, Logo Souvenir Glass,10 Tasting Tickets

    Designated Driver Tickets: $15

    Purchased at the gate and gets you entry into the festival


    *This is a Rain or Shine Event and tickets are not refundable.

    Live Music

    The 6 acts with 2 main stage acts and 3 acoustic acts on Terrace Stage. Main stage is located on Michigan Avenue and Terrace Stage is located in right corner of outfield concourse. 

    • State of Mine

      State of Mine

      Main Stage: 7pm to 8pm

      Established in 2010, State Of Mine is made up of five life long friends who hail from the small town of Laingsburg, Michigan. Comprising this band of diehard metal heads are vocalist-Steve, lead guitar-Shawn, rhythm guitar-Matt, bass-Corey and drummer-Mike. While we are a bonfire sitting, horsepower loving, and concert going crew, we are most at home on the stage. Its where everyone and anyone is welcome.

      Their roots are from every aspect of music, ranging from Pantera, Slipknot, to Journey and even Motown’s finest jams.... we are Michigan boys after all!

      It’s been a crazy few years for them, from going from 1,000 fans to over 57,000 in just over a year, to playing alongside bands like Adelitas Way, Buckcherry, Deadset Society, Soil,Bobaflex, Saving Abel, Zach Meyers of Shinedown, Saliva, PowerMan 5000, Three Years Hollow, Otherwise and many more. Playing shows in Indiana, Ohio, Las Vegas and countless shows in Michigan. With the help of B.J. Perry of Wall of Sound (I prevail’s producer) they released their first EP (St8 of Mine) in April of 2015 and our most recent sophomore EP Devil in Disguise was released September 2016. Their music had graced iTunes top 200 almost daily, receiving tens of thousands of streams daily and over 40 million views on YouTube. Gaining more and more recognition every day.

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    • The Gasoline Gypsies

      The Gasoline Gypsies

      Main Stage: 5pm to 6:30pm

      Rollicking, genre-transcending, Rock N Roll delivered by four guys who love their craft. With three part vocal harmonies, driving guitar and bass riffs, their songs are powerful and intense, yet simple and honest. The Gypsies released "Killin' Time" on July 1st 2017, not long after they were deemed one of the “Three Best Unsigned Bands in the USA” by JBL, and right before they became Grand Prize Winners of the 2017 Michigan State Fair Superstar contest.

      In early 2018, the band received two Detroit Music awards for Best Americana Act and Best Americana Recording for "Killin' Time". With their 2018 release, "Vagabundos", the band has toured nationally along with releasing videos for "Walking Trouble" and "Freaks & Nonbeleivers".

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    • Mark Warner

      Mark Warner

      Terrace Stage: 3pm to 4:30pm

      Influenced by the blues and rock n’ roll, Mark Warner is a Lansing-based musician, who’s soulful originals touch on past influences while playing into a modern blues, folk and rock sound.

      Mark performs his acoustic music and classic rock favorites from rock legends such as Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones, Tom Petty and many more.

    • Michael McConeghy

      Michael McConeghy

      Terrace Stage: 6:30 to 8pm
      Local singer/songwriter Michael McConeghy has been performing live music across Michigan for years. For this performance, in addition to his acoustic guitar, Mike will introduce the use of a looper pedal, allowing him to layer vocals, guitar, and percussion as he performs. Join him at the Art and Craft Beerfest for a set of his original medleys and covers. Attachments area
    • Shelby and Jake

      Shelby and Jake

      Terrace Stage: 4:30 to 6pm
      Shelby & Jake are a husband and wife duo formed back in 2008. The two began playing music together in their living room and have since developed their unique acoustic style and full sound. Jake is a multi-instrumentalist playing guitar, drums, and singing in their band while Shelby sings lead vocals and plays rhythm guitar. They perform a wide variety of music from classic rock to country to current hits. Shelby & Jake have performed at weddings, festivals, local pubs and private parties. Both of them are in other local music projects as well. They were married in 2013 and live in Grand Ledge with their cat Tink!
    • Abbey Hoffman

      Abbey Hoffman

      Terrace Stage: 2:30 to 4pm
      Abbey Hoffman is a New York City-raised, Lansing-based singer/songwriter. She covers a wide range of styles using primarily her voice and minimal acoustic guitar accompaniment to emphasize lyrics and delivery. She approaches songwriting and performance with an openness and vulnerability that makes it easy for an audience to relate.

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