Beerfest at the Ballpark Spring - April 30th, 2016 | Lansing, MI
  • Top Shot

    Beerfest at the Ballpark - April 30th

    3pm to 8pm

  • Michigan Breweries

    60 Michigan Breweries

    Over 250 Beers

  • The Black Barn Band

    Black Barn Band

    Classic Rock Cover Band

  • Donny Brown

    Donny Brown

    From The Verve Pipe To Solo Star

  • BAD Brewery
  • Cedar Springs Brewing Company
  • Gravel Bottom Brewery
  • Paw Paw Brewing Company
  • Arbor Brewing Company
  • Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
  • Ellison Brewery
  • Spartan Beer Company
  • New Holland Brewing Co
  • Blake's Hard Cider
  •  Cellar Brewing Company
  • Kuhnhenn Brewing Co
  • Bell's Brewery
  • Our Brewing Company
  • Grand River Brewing Company
  • Acoustic Draft Mead
  • Frankenmuth Brewing Co
  • Final Gravity Brewing Co
  • Northville Winery
  • The Gallery Brewery
  •  One Well Brewing
  • Tapistry Brewing Co
  • Latitude 42 Brewing Co
  • Meckley's Cider
  • Founders Brewing Co
  • American Fifth Spirits
  • Lansing Brewing Co
  • Good Harbor Vineyards
  • Old Nation Brewing Company
  • Atwater Brewery
  • Harsens Island Brewery
  • Tandem Ciders
  • New Holland Artisan Spirits
  • The Livery
  • Roak Brewing Co
  • Arcadia Ales
  • Schmohz Brewing Co
  • Liberty Street Brewing Co
  • Rockford Brewing Co
  • Fetch Brewing Co
  • Black Star Farms
  • Boatyard Brewing Company
  • Crankers Brewery
  • Midtown Brewing Company
  • Fenton Winery and Brewery
  • Cotton Brewing Company
  • Alma Brewing Company
  •  Eagle Monk Brewery & Pub
  • Eternity Brewing
  • Railtown Brewing Company
  • Cheboygan Brewing Company
  • Cellarmen's
  •   Mountain Town Brewing Co
  • The Rivers Edge Brewing Co
  • Saugatuck Brewing Co
  • Cherry Creek Winery
  • Right Brain Brewery
  • Dark Horse Brewing Comany
  • 51 North Brewing Company
  • Brewery Ferment
  •  Griffin Claw Brewing Co
  • North Peak Brewing Co
  • Sleepwalker Ales
  • Brewery Vivant
  • Fenn Valley Vineyard
  • Chelsea Ale House
  • Tri-City Brewing Co
  • Uncle John's Cider
  • Farmhaus Cider Company
  • Falling Down Beer Co

    Welcome to Beerfest at the Ballpark

    The 3rd Annual Beerfest at the Ballpark is on April 30th from 3pm to 8pm. (VIP at 2pm). BATB is an outdoor beer, cider, mead, spirits & wine 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 250+ craft beers from 60 Michigan breweries in addition to ciders, meads, spirits and new this year wine.

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

    A special package is also available, offering VIP tickets and benefits to both the upcoming Beerfest at the Ballpark and this autumn’s Beerfest at the Ballpark for $70.


    Motor City Brew Tours - VIP Bus Tour from Royal Oak/Novi-Wixom

    Enjoy a relaxing motor coach ride with Motor City Brew Tours to and from the Ballpark. For more details CLICK HERE

    Who's Going to Be At Beerfest at the Ballpark:

    60 MI Breweries:

    51 North Brewing Co., Alma Brewing Co., Arbor Brewing Co., Arcadia Ales, Atwater Brewery, Bad Brewery, Bell's Brewery, Boatyard Brewing Co., Brewery Ferment, Brewery Vivant, Cheboygan Brewing Company, Cedar Springs Brewing Co., Cellar Brewing Co., Chelsea Ale House, Cotton Brewing Company, Crankers Brewery, Dark Horse Brewing Co., Eagle Monk Brewery & Pub, Ellision Brewery, Eternity Brewing, Falling Down Beer Co., Fetch Brewing Co., Fenton Winery & Brewery, Final Gravity Brewing Co., Founders Brewing Co., Frankenmuth Brewing Co., Grand Armory Brewing Company, Grand River Brewing Company, Gravel Bottom Brewery, Griffin Claw Brewing Co., Harsen Island Brewery, Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales, Kuhnhenn Brewing Co., Lansing Brewing Co., Latitude 42 Brewing Co., Liberty Street Brewing Co., Mountain Town Brewing Co., Midtown Brewing Company, New Holland Brewing Co., North Peak Brewing Co., Old Nation Brewing Co., One Well Brewing, Our Brewing Company, Paw Paw Brewing Company, Railtown Brewing Company, Right Brain Brewery, Roak Brewing Co., Rockford Brewing Co., Round Barn Brewery, Saugatuck Brewing Co., Schmohz Brewing Co., Sleepwalker Ales, Spartan Beer Company, Tapistry Brewing Co., The Gallery Brewery, The Livery, The Rivers Edge Brewing Co., Tri-City Brewing Co., Wolverine State Brewing Co.

    9 MI Cideries:

    Black Star Farms, Blake's Cider, Farmhaus Cider Co., Fenn Valley (Michigan Awesome-made), Meckley's Cider, Northville Winery and Brewing Company, Tandem Ciders, Uncle John's and many breweries also offer cider

    2 MI Distilleries:

    American Fifth Spirits & New Holland Artisan Spirits

    2 MI Meaderies:

    Acoustic Draft Mead & Cellarmen's

    7 MI Wineries:

    Black Star Farms, Cherry Creek Winery, Good Harbor Vineyard, Fenn Valley Vineyards, Fenton Winery & Brewery, Leelanau Cellars

    Ticket Info:

    In every festival ticket includes entry to the Festival, Logo Tasting Glass, 10 or 15 Tasting Tickets. Each tasting ticket is redeemable for a 3oz pour of one of the 250+ beers, ciders, meads or spirits. All beers 8% and higher plus all wine require 2 tasting tickets. Additional tickets will be available for purchase at the festival.

    Advanced Tickets: $30

    Entry at 3pm, Logo Sampling Glass, 10 Sampling Tickets – 3oz each

    VIP Tickets: $40 

    Early Entry at 2pm, Logo Sampling Glass, 15 Sampling Tickets - 3oz each

    Tickets at Gate: $35 

    Entry at 3pm, Logo Sampling Glass, 10 Sampling Tickets – 3oz each

    Combo VIP Spring and Fall Ticket: $70

    Entry in Beerfest at the Ballpark Spring and Fall, Logo Sampling Glasses, 15 Sampling Tickets – 3oz each for each festival

    Designated Driver Tickets: $10 

    Purchased at the gate and gets you entry into the festival

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

    Portion of Proceeds Benefit Old News Boys & R.E. Olds Transportation Museum

    RE Olds Transportation Museum Logo

    Live Music

    The three bands that will be performing at Beerfest at the Ballpark.

    • The Black Barn Band

      The Black Barn Band

      A cover band that gravitates to classic rock, but will also cover all songs that are worthy to be covered. Our 6-member band is versatile with several instrument changes throughout the show. We hail from Williamston, MI- with members from all over Mid & Southeast Michigan.
    • Donny Brown

      Donny Brown

      Donny Brown is a singer-songwriter, drummer, guitarist, vocalist and producer. He was a founding member and one of the principal songwriters of The Verve Pipe, whose albums have sold in excess of 3 million worldwide. Donny produced and co-wrote the two highly acclaimed family albums for The Verve Pipe in 2010 and 2013, both of which ended up on iTunes Best Of Year lists. His original compositions have been featured on America’s Funniest Home Videos, Roswell, and on Dawson’s Creek as well as in the Tim Allen feature film Joe Somebody. In addition to writing and co-writing for The Verve Pipe he has written with the band Hanson, with Ed Robertson of Barenaked Ladies and also with solo artists Tracy Bonham and Willy Porter. At the end of 2015 he released his 2nd E.P., the self-titled Donny Brown that musically bookends his late 2014 release, the Hess Street E.P. Together they are a collection of songs that showcase his strong songwriting and arranging sensibilities, as well as pay homage to his many musical heroes and influences. Donny’s drumming, backing vocals and production can also be heard on various other newer releases from artists Nick Piunti (13 in My Head and Beyond The Static and his yet to be released new record!), The Legal Matters (upcoming release Conrad) and Andy Reed (Relay EP and An American Underdog) Born and bred in Saginaw Michigan, he now resides in Lansing.
    • Mark Warner

      Mark Warner

      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.

    Festival Sponsors

    I'm a Beer Hound
    REO Town Pub
    Greater Lansing CVB
    Family Life Financial Services Inc.