We are so excited to celebrate the arrival of harvest time with our annual Hops Festival once again!
Featuring Northern Michigan food and drinks, live performances, and more—all celebrating the beautiful and bitter hop plant.
We will be celebrating Saturday, October 2 from noon-6pm in downtown Empire. Entrance is $10.
Enjoy food from Art’s Tavern, Mama Lu’s, Mt Holiday, and more! Beer from Lake Ann Brewery, Right Brain, and Stormcloud; and mead from St. Ambrose.
Free Parking—two blocks north of Front Street in Johnson Park.
A more detailed schedule to come!
Saturday, October 2
12pm-6pm: Music, food & beer under the big tent on Front Street in Empire
Live Music to include
The Benzie Playboys
Be a Volunteer
Volunteer to show your love for hops! Pour your favorite brew, take tickets or help with security. For a three-hour shift your receive a volunteer shirt, commemorative glass, drink ticket, and more!
Sign up to be a volunteer here!
Empire Hops Festival On Facebook
Below are the latest postings from the Empire Hops Festival Page On Facebook.