FerndalePalooza! An International Beer, Cider & Mead Fest!

May 9, 2018

Ferndale’s FIRST international beer, cider, and mead festival!

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FerndalePalooza is August 4th & 5th!

Breweries and Meaderies from around the world will be pouring some of their best libations at Ferndale, Michigan’s first International Beer, Mead and Cider festival.

Hosted by The Ferndale Area Chamber Of Commerce, in association with Fermenta Women’s Craft Collective, and Detroit Derby Girls.

 

The Charities

100% of the proceeds from this charity event will go to a combination of our non-profit hosts, as well as local children’s charities, Blessings in a Backpack and the Ferndale Literacy Project.

 

Sessions

Saturday Session (The Main Event)

Saturday is the day for the craft beer fans. We have an amazing line-up of world-class beers that you can’t find in Michigan, ANYWHERE. The brewers and owners themselves will be here to talk about their products and answer questions.

VIP entry, 2:00 pm

General Admission entry, 3:00 pm.

New General Admission Ticket Pricing Added! Now Available, $20 Admission with 5 drink tickets included! VIP Admission Still Available, $55 with 15 drink tickets and $100 with 30 drink tickets.

NO PRINTING OF TICKETS NEEDED AND NO PHYSICAL TICKETS WILL BE MAILED. WILL-CALL ONLY….so don’t lose your ID card.

 

Sunday Session (Open House)

By Sunday, many of the most sought-after beers and meads may be gone, but there’s going to be plenty left to drink. No tickets are needed in advance for the Sunday session. Feel free to bring your left-over drink tickets from the day before. Grab a bite from one of our awesome food trucks and hang out with us.

 

Location

The festival will be located at 1511 Jarvis, Ferndale.

 

Tickets

Pre-order tickets and get onto the Will-Call list.

Please visit Mead City USA for more information.

Click Here To Purchase Tickets

Brewery & Meadery List :

7venth Sun – 18th Street Brewery – Bell’s – Brewski

Brussels Beer Project – Cigar City Brewing – Funky Buddha Brewery

Garden Path Fermentation – Green Bench Brewing & Green Bench Mead and Cider – Melovino Meadery

Off Color Brewing – Pipeworks Brewing – Rabbit’s Foot Meadery – Sahtipaja – Saint Somewhere Brewing Co.

Speciation Artisan Ales – Superstition Meadery – Tampa Bay Brewing Co. 

Transient Artisan Ales – Urban Farm Fermentory

RECENTLY ADDED:

3 Floyds Brewing Co.Founders Brewing Co.Mjoderiet – J. Wakefield Brewing

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