The Midwest’s most distinguished breweries reunite for the sixth annual Blue Harbor Craft Beer Festival on Saturday, September 21, 2019 along Lake Michigan’s scenic shores at Blue Harbor Resort & Conference Center.

Hosted by Blue Harbor Resort and in partnership with 3 Sheeps Brewing Company, the sixth annual Blue Harbor Craft Beer Festival is set to bring the flavor past attendees know and love with fresh additions. Over 30 of the Midwest’s best breweries are ready to fill the festival tent and tap over 100 beer samples. The festival’s itinerary includes a VIP Event Experience ($70) from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. followed by the Grand Craft Beer Tasting ($40) from 1-4 p.m.


VIP Event Experience

VIP guests have access to exclusive meet-and-greets with brewers and limited-edition beer previews with culinary pairings designed by Blue Harbor’s Executive Chef, Loren Rue, and the culinary team. This year, we will be joined by Johnsonville, who will design some culinary pairings as well. The VIP Experience includes early entry to the Grand Craft Beer Tasting and access to a private VIP room. Ticket price includes admission to both the VIP Experience and the Grand Tasting.

General Admission

Admission to the Grand Tasting includes access to more than 100 beers and ciders from over 30 breweries, live entertainment, concessions, and retail items available for purchase.

Accommodation Packages

Don’t have a DD? Then take the elevator home with one of our accommodation packages and experience the best that Blue Harbor and the Craft Beer Festival have to offer. Accommodation packages include tickets to the festival at a discounted rate! Book your stay with us today through the Blue Harbor website and enter one of the codes below. Limited rooms available.

General Admission Package

Group Code: BEERGEN

Included in the general admission package is access to the grand beer tasting from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Tickets are included per each registered adult in the room at a discounted rate of $30 per ticket. Wristbands to the festival and tasting glasses will be presented in your room amenity.

VIP Experience Package

Group Code: BEERVIP

With this package you gain access to the VIP experience from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. featuring culinary pairings from Blue Harbor’s executive chef with limited release and specialty beers and ciders from participating breweries. Also included in this package is access to the grand beer tasting from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Tickets to the festival are included in this package at a discounted rate of $60 per ticket for each registered adult in the room. Wristbands and glasses to the festival will be included in your room amenity.

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