Southern Michigan Winter

7th Annual Beer Festival


Delicious brews, food and coffee are all on-tap at Jackson County’s best new annual event

The Jackson County Fairgrounds will be hosting the 7th Annual Southern Michigan Winter Beer Festival on March 11th, 2017 from 12pm – 5pm in the American 1 Event Center along with Welcoming Sponsors Grand River Brewery and Experience Jackson.

The festival will not only offer sampling of over 150 types of some of the best Craft, Specialty & Import beers that distributors and brewers have to offer. The event will also feature even more great food from sausage, brats and kraut, BBQ, Steak Hoagies to Pretzels.


  • Date: March 11, 2017
  • Time:12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Place: Jackson County Fairgrounds
  • Price: Details coming soon!

Buy tickets in Mid-December!

  • 6th Annual Southern Michigan Winter Beer Festival: March 11, 2017! Tickets on sale Mid-December online or at the fair box office!  Tickets can also be picked up at the Kibby Cobb Market!


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7th Annual Southern Michigan Winter Beer Festival Beer List


Thank you for making the 2016 Beer Festival a success!

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2016 Welcoming Sponsors

experience jackson


The Jackson County Fairgrounds would like to thank our great sponsors who have supported us for this great event that supports the 4H and Open Class Exhibitors at the Jackson County Fair.

Supporting Sponsors

K105 Logo


all american toilets

lester brothers

loyal handyman

jtv logo


Kibby Cobb Liquor

& Deli

Kibby Cobb contact: (517)768-1888

Program Sponsor

Lutchka’s Angus &

Farm Market

Hotel list

America’s Best Value Inn

830 Royal Dr., Jackson, MI (517)783-1900

Baymont Inn

2035 Bondsteel Drive, Jackson, MI (517)789-6000

Comfort Inn & Suites

2435 Shirley Drive, Jackson, MI (517)768-0088

Holiday Inn Express

3506 O’ Neil Drive, Jackson, MI (517)788-6400

**There is a block of rooms reserved for Beerfest at this hotel.

Fairfield Inn

2395 Shirley Drive, Jackson, MI (517)784-7877

Hampton Inn

2225 Shirley Drive, Jackson, MI (517)789-5151

Hankerd Inn

10350 Hankerd Road, Pleasant Lake, MI (517)769-6153

Holiday Inn NW

2696 Bob McClain Drive, Jackson, MI (517)789-9600

Joy Motel

7657 Ann Arbor Road, Jackson, MI (517)522-8402

Super 8

419 S. Main St., Brooklyn, MI (517)592-0888

Super 8

2001 Shirley Drive, Jackson, MI (517)788-8780


The Jackson County Fairgrounds also extends a special thank you to our great distributors.