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A walking tour of downtown Kalamazoo breweries

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Saturday, July 18, 2020
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm (Expired)
Shakespeare's Pub
241 E. Kalamazoo Ave.
Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Cost: $35 - Includes knowledgeable tour guide, samples or a pint at each of the three breweries, tours and a goody bag with a stainless steel pint

West Michigan Beer Tours is proud to be partnering with Discover Kalamazoo and the rest of our sponsors for walking tours of downtown Kalamazoo breweries. Dubbed one of the Top 10 walking tours in the country by Paste Magazine, this casual afternoon will introduce you to some of the colorful personalities and flavors behind Kalamazoo's beer culture.

They are held every Saturday year-round in downtown Kalamazoo. Learn about the craft beer in Kalamazoo, enjoy sampling some of the best beers in the world, and meet the personalities behind the beer. NOTE: Tours will require a minimum of 6 attendees to be held. Need overnight accommodations?

Consider our discounted room rate at the Radisson Plaza Hotel in downtown Kalamazoo.

July 18 Itinerary
Origination: Shakespeare’s Pub, 12-1 p.m.
Stop 1: Final Gravity Brewing Co., 1:15-2 p.m.
Stop 2: Olde Peninsula Brewpub, 2:15-3 p.m.
Stop 3: Bell’s Eccentric Cafe, 3:15-4 p.m.
Termination: Shakespeare’s Pub, 4:15 p.m.

Each tour will include:

  • Origination at a craft beer bar/restaurant, brewery or other businesses, including Central City Tap House, Shakespeare's Pub, Kalamazoo Beer Exchange, Old Burdick's Bar & Grill and more
  • 3 stops at featured breweries - with samples or pint at each stop
  • Featured Breweries: Bell's Brewery Inc., Saugatuck Brewing Co.-Kalamazoo, Olde Peninsula Brewpub, Tibbs Brewing Co., Brite Eyes Brewing Co., Final Gravity Brewing Co.-Kalamazoo, Green Door Distilling, The Kalamazoo Stillhouse, Tempo Vino Winery
  • Knowledgeable tour guide providing a history of Kalamazoo, the Michigan craft beer industry
  • Souvenir logo pint glass

Registration will be at noon

Departure at 1 p.m.

Tours officially conclude at approximately 4 p.m.

The cost is $35 per person for the first 6 guests and $40 in advance for additional guests.

It is $45 for guests purchasing tickets the day of the tour.

Design your own craft beer weekend!  West Michigan Beer Tours will work with you to create a memorable weekend.  Take advantage of discounted overnight packages with some of our lodging partners, visit other local breweries, try some of our unique bars and restaurants, and meet many of our fantastic retailers.