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  • 2019 Art and Craft Beer Fest

    February 1st

    Saturday Noon to 10pm

  • With Art, Live Music, Comedy and Short Films

    One Day Festival

    With Art, Live Music, Comedy and Short Films

  • Photographs, Paintings, Metal Sculptures & More

    4 Venues with Art

    Photographs, Paintings, Metal Sculptures & More

  • Most of the Art at the festival is for Sale

    Buy a new art piece

    Most of the Art at the festival is for Sale

8th Annual Art & Craft Beer Fest

The 8th Annual Art & Craft BeerFest will be held on Saturday, February 1st from Noon to 10pm. This year's festival kids get in FREE (all adults must purchase a ticket). From Noon to 5pm will be family fun and kids activities but after 5pm is adults only. The activities for kids are FREE face painting from Noon to 2pm and hands on demos making slime, cartoon drawing, donut decorating & more.

This year we are switching up the brewery and we’ll be featuring beers only from CANarchy (Cigar City Brewing, Oskar Blues Brewery & Perrin Brewing Co.). For the non-beer drinkers, we have cider from Virtue Cider.

Art & Craft Beer Fest is an indoor festival hosted at four venues that features art demos, comedy, short films and music paired with CANarchy(Cigar City Brewing, Oskar Blues Brewery & Perrin Brewing Co. and Virtue Cider. All venues are located on the main strip in REO Town, just a short walk from one another.

The locations are The Cadillac Room, REO Town Marketplace, Robin Theatre and ALT Printing Company.


What's happening at each location? 

The Cadillac Room: Live Music from 5:30pm to 10pm & vendors all day.

Robin Theatre: Short Films from 1pm to 6pm and Comedy from 7pm to 10pm. 

REO Town Marketplace: Art demos from Noon to 8pm along with vendors all day.

ALT Printing Co.: Print your own coaster for FREE and make a Valentine's Day Card for a small charge.

Wheel House Studio: From 2pm to 4pm for $5 per person you can jump on a wheel and try it out. 

To see the complete festival schedule CLICK HERE

Check-in Location

Check-in is at The Cadillac Room (Inside Riverview Church)
1115 S Washington Ave, Lansing, MI 48910

With any festival good food is a must, we have great food vendors for you. This year we have Shove It Pizza Truck & Bangos Food Truck. On top of the food trucks the other options are Good Truckin' Diner, The Rusty Mug, Saddleback BBQ, Sleepwalker Spirits & Ale

Ticket Info

The purchase of a ticket, gets you access to all four venues which has different art, beer, cider, and entertainment. You can go back and forth to venues but your glass must be empty before going to the next venue.

Entry TICKET: $20

Entry & Souvenir 6oz Glass (No Drink Tickets Included)

ADVANCED GA TICKET: $30

Entry, Souvenir 6oz Glass & 10 Sampling Tickets

ADVANCED VIP TICKET: $40

Entry, Dated Souvenir 6oz Glass, 15 Sampling Tickets

GroupON Vip TICKET: $60

Entry, Souvenir 16oz Glass (ability to get larger pour) & 20 Sampling Tickets


TICKETS AT GATE:

$25 Entry

Entry & 6oz Souvenir Glass (No Drink Tickets Included)

$35 GA Ticket

Entry, 6oz Souvenir Glass & 10 Sampling Tickets

 

*Check in and purchasing day of tickets will be at The Cadillac Room (Inside Riverview Church)

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Proceeds Benefit REO Town Commercial Association

REO Town Logo

The REO Town Commercial Association is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit established in 2001 by a group of business owners and neighborhood residents to promote cultural and commercial development in REO Town. Originally home to the R.E. Olds Motor Company, today REO Town is known for its vibrant arts scene and is home to a dynamic and diverse community of restaurants, retail shops, and professional services. We are a thriving community where people meet to create, experience, and share art, food, and culture.

Festival Venues

This year there are four venues all on same block on Washington Avenue.

  • The Robin Theatre

    The Robin Theatre

    Over the last decade, REO Town has been undergoing a renaissance of culture and enterprise, and there excited to be a part of that. They believe that Lansing deserves beautiful spaces for artists to display their work, and for audiences to partake in arts and culture. The Robin Theatre was founded with the goal of providing a safe, beautiful and artist-friendly venue for local and regional performing artists, and to help foster a sense that Lansing is indeed home to a rich and vibrant arts community. Their facilities include a stage, full sound system, lighting, seating for 99 persons, restrooms, and more.
  • The Cadillac Room

    The Cadillac Room

    The Cadillac Room is a beautiful 4,500 sqft multi-use space settled in downtown REO Town minutes from Downtown Lansing. With beautifully restored bowling alley lanes full of history, adorned by contemporary garage doors, a full art gallery and an open floor plan, The Cadillac Room offers a hip, unique, and comfortable environment for event!
  • REO Town Marketplace

    REO Town Marketplace

    We welcome you to join us in our 1920's automobile dealership turned marketplace. Their vendors and artists are selected for the interesting and creative offerings they present. Custom designed, handcrafted, repurposed, new, and curated vintage items, are all available. The Marketplace Commons provides space for additional merchants on pop up market days, for art displays, and for social gatherings. The space we are using for Art and Craft Beer Fest is straight back from the big garage door.
  • ALT Printing Company

    ALT Printing Company

    Lansing’s newest creative hub for all things screen printing. We are excited to re-open in February 2019 in our new studio space in Reotown. A.L.T. Printing Co. is a full service print shop that provides our patrons an environment to have fun and experiment with the art of print making. By full service we mean that we do not discriminate on printing methods. We are print makers offering a wide variety of resources to help you create the perfect print.

Festival Sponsors

I'm a Beer Hound
Greater Lansing CVB