• Saturday 5pm to 10pm (VIP 4pm)

    January 27th

    Saturday 5pm to 10pm (VIP 4pm)

  • 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

6th Annual Art & Craft BeerFest

The 6th Annual Art & Craft BeerFest will be held on Saturday, January 27th from 5pm to 10pm (4pm for VIP). The Festival will be kicked off with a ceremonial firkin tapping at 5pm.

Art & Craft Beer Fest is an indoor festival hosted at four venues that features art, comedy, short films and music. All venues are located on the main strip in REO Town, just a short walk from one another.

This year we changed things up a bit by adding comedy and short films to the festival for the first time. How the festival is laid out this year, The Cadillac Room will have acoustic music, Market Commons will have live bands, Robin Theatre will show short films and the heated tent behind REO Town Pub will host the comedy show. All the venues will have a wide range of amazing art.

Check-in Location

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

Much like the last several years, we’ll be featuring beers only from Right Brain Brewing Company in Traverse City. For the non-beer drinkers, we have cider from Blake's Hard Cider and variety of Michigan wines.

With any festival good food is a must, we have great food vendors for you. This year we have Pie Hole Pizza Truck and One TBA. On top of those Good Truckin' Diner and Saddleback BBQ will stay open later for the festival.

Ticket Info

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

EARLY BIRD NOVEMBER TICKETS

ADVANCED GA TICKETS: $20 (SAVE $10 PER TICKET)

Logo Sampling Glass, 10 Sampling Tickets - 3oz each

VIP TICKETS: $30 (SAVE $10 PER TICKET)

Early Entry at 4pm, Logo Sampling Glass, 15 Sampling Tickets - 3oz each


EARLY BIRD DECEMBER TICKETS

ADVANCED GA TICKETS: $25 (SAVE $5 PER TICKET)

Logo Sampling Glass, 10 Sampling Tickets - 3oz each

VIP TICKETS: $35 (SAVE $5 PER TICKET)

Early Entry at 4pm, Logo Sampling Glass, 15 Sampling Tickets - 3oz each


ADVANCED GA TICKETS: $30

Logo Sampling Glass, 10 Sampling Tickets - 3oz each

ADVANCED VIP TICKETS: $40

Early Entry at 4pm, Logo Sampling Glass, 15 Sampling Tickets - 3oz each


TICKETS AT GATE: $40

Logo Sampling Glass, 10 Sampling Tickets – 3oz each

DESIGNATED DRIVER TICKETS: $15

Purchased at the gate and gets you entry into the festival

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

Right Brain Brewery

Art & Craft BeerFest will feature 20 Right Brain Brewery Beers. There will be a few mainstay beers but most of the beers will be seasonal and rare beers.

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Proceeds Benefit REO Town Commercial Association

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!
  • Market Commons

    Market Commons

    Market Commons is located in the old Foliage Sesign Systems space.
  • REO Town Pub

    REO Town Pub

    The REO Town Pub is located in the heart of REO Town and recently just finished a remodel of the bar and added more taps. The pub features a great atmosphere, 19 taps, friendly staff and affordable prices on craft beer, liquor and your favorite domestics. Don’t forget every Wed. night is Steak Night! This year REO Town Pub will have a heated tent in back for the pub for Art and Craft BeerFest.

Festival Sponsors

Right Brain Brewery
Blake's Hard Cider
I'm a Beer Hound
REO Town Pub
Greater Lansing CVB
Midtown Brewing Co.