Bitter is back with the Hops & Harvest Festival!
We’ll be celebrating Friday, October 4 from 6-10pm and all day Saturday, October 5 in downtown Empire! Join us for a weekend of celebration of the Hops & Harvest season.
Saturday Admission is $25 | Includes a commemorative glass & drink ticket
Additional drink tickets and food available for purchase. Kids under 16 are free. Tickets can be purchased at the door, or online here.
Free Parking—two blocks north of Front Street in Johnson Park.
Friday, October 4th
6-10pm: traditional Pig Roast by Art’s Tavern under the big tent on Front Street in Empire!
Friday admission is $5 | Dinner is $13.00 per person and includes:
Pulled Pork Sandwich, Baked Beans, and Coleslaw
Beer & Homemade Beer Brat Chili will be available for purchase
Stellar Association will perform on Friday evening
Saturday, October 5
12pm-10pm: Music, food & beer under the big tent on Front Street in Empire
Live Music Lineup
12pm-1pm: Wild Horse Music
2pm -4pm: Stellar Association
6pm-8pm: 5th Gear
8pm-10pm: The Benzie Playboys
Local Food Vendors
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!
You can sign-up to volunteer here.
The event will be 100% recycled thanks to our friends at Bay Area Recycling in Traverse City.