Bitter is back with the Hops & Harvest Festival!
Featuring Northern Michigan food and drinks, live performances, and more—all celebrating the beautiful and bitter hop plant.
We’ll be celebrating Friday, October 4 from 6-10pm and all day Saturday, October 5 in downtown Empire! Full schedule and details coming soon!
Saturday Admission is $20 | Includes a commemorative glass & drink ticket
Additional drink tickets and food available for purchase. Kids under 16 are free.
Free Parking—two blocks north of Front Street in Johnson Park.
Be a Volunteer
Volunteer to show your love for hops! Pour your favorite brew, take tickets or help with security. For a four hour shift your receive a volunteer shirt, commemorative glass, drink tickets, and more! Volunteer sign-ups will be available soon!
Local Food Vendors
Live Music Lineup
The event will be 100% recycled thanks to our friends at Bay Area Recycling in Traverse City.