Southern Michigan Winter

6th 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 6th Annual Southern Michigan Winter Beer Festival on March 12th, 2016 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 12, 2016
  • Time:12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Place: Jackson County Fairgrounds
  • Price: $25 in advance, $35 at the door

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THE FIRST INSTALLMENT OF THE 2016 WINTER BEER LIST IS HERE!!  FOR A DOWNLOADABLE VERSION CLICK HERE: 2016 BEER LIST.  **Please note that some substitutes may take place due to availability**

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6th Annual Southern Michigan Winter Beer Festival Beer List

beer list-Recovered

Thank you for making the 2015 Beer Festival a success!

SMWBF 2015 outside 5

SMWBF 2015 outside 3

SMWBF 2015 outside 4


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.