16 Michigan distilleries have signed up to participate in the 2022 festival:
Ann Arbor Distilling, Bier Distillery, Black Star Farms, Detroit City Distillery, Drexel Spirits, Grand Traverse Distillery, Green Door Distilling, Gull Lake Distilling, Iron Fish Distillery, Iron Shoe Distilling, Journeyman Distillery, Les Cheneaux Distillers, Long Road Distillers, Michigan Moonshine Distillery, New Holland Brewing and Two James Spirits.
A VIP Hour (5-6pm) offers guests an enhanced experience with handcrafted cocktails and a chance to meet with local bartenders and mixologists. VIP tickets are $75 each and include five (5) 3-ounce batch cocktails (or ¼-ounce samples of spirits available from each respective distillery), one handcrafted cocktail (available only during the 5-6pm hour) and one food item, along with a swag bag and commemorative logoed cup.
General Admission tickets are $40 and include five (5) 3-ounce batch cocktails or ¼-ounce samples of spirits available from each respective distillery.
Additional tasting tickets will be available at the festival for $20 (for five (5) additional 3-ounce samples). Food trucks, specialty food / non-alcoholic beverage vendors and handcrafted items will be available for added costs. The festival will also feature live music.
What: Michigan Distilled Festival
When: Friday, September 23, 2022
Where: Kalamazoo Farmers Market (1204 Bank St, Kalamazoo, MI)
Time: 5-6pm VIP/ 6-10PM GA
Cost: VIP ($75.00)/ GA ($40.00)
Age: 21 and up