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Suds on the Shore Beer & Wine Tasting Festival in Ludington

August 19th, 2023

Ludington hosts the annual craft beer tasting festival, aptly named Suds on the Shore from 12pm-5pm at Rotary Park (formerly City Park) at Gaylord and Court Streets. This popular event, scheduled in mid-August, is fun for participants and is also a fundraising effort for the United Way of Mason County. 

The festival features vendors from all around Michigan, with 40 represented in 2022. The vendors serve over 100 samples of craft beer, hard cider and Michigan wine, while participants also enjoy live music and food.

Tickets are typically $45 each and include entry into the festival, plus 9 sample tokens and a souvenir. Each token gets you 4oz. of beer or 2oz. of wine. Designated Driver tikets (for those who won’t be drinking) are $5 at the gate. This event is only for those 21 and older. No babies or children.

Ludington Taxi
Jamesport Brewing Company

Here is a list of companies that are participated in 2022:

  • Archival Brewing
  • Backwoods Homemade Wine
  • Bell’s Brewing
  • Big Hart Brewing Co.
  • Blake’s Hard Cider Co.
  • Brew Detroit
  • Cogdal Vineyards
  • Conflux City Brewing Company
  • Coopersville Brewing Co.
  • Dark Horse Brewing Co.
  • Diageo Beer Co.
  • Dr. Strangelove Premium Mixers
  • Farmhouse Cider Co.
  • Founders Brewing
  • Great Mead Hall and Brewing Company
  • Griffin Claw Brewing Co.
  • Iron Fish Distillery
  • Jamesport Brewing Co.
  • Love Wines Winery
  • Ludington Bay Brewing Co.
  • ‘Merican Mule Craft Cocktails
  • Mountain Town Brewing Company
  • New Belgium Brewing
  • North Channel Brewing Company
  • North River Vodka
  • Oddside
  • Perrin Brewing Co.
  • Pink Barrel Cellars
  • Reed City Brewing Co.
  • Roak Brewing Co.
  • Rustic Leaf Brewing Co.
  • Saugatuck Brewing Company
  • Sierra Rose Cellars
  • St. Ambrose Cellars
  • Starving Artist Brewery
  • Trail Point Brewing Company
  • Two Guys Brewing
  • Unruly Brewing Co.
  • Walldorff Brewpub

Stay tuned for information on the 2023 Suds on the Shore!

For more information on the Suds on the Shore Beer & Wine Tasting Festival, please contact the event organizer:

Suds on the Shore Committee

(231) 843-8593

sudsontheshore.com