Cheers to Traverse City Beer Week and all the frothy, beer-inspired events it entails. Beer bagels, beer dinners, beer parties, free tastings—it’s going to be a good time. The week-long celebration runs November 9–16. View the full event lineup below, and raise your pints to our Northern Michigan breweries.
– Traverse City Beer Week Events –
Beer Week Pairings at Cooks’ House | November 9–16
The Cooks’ House is offering specialized beer pairings for the five- and seven-course tasting menus.
Bagels Made with Beer | November 9–16
Big Apple Bagels on South Airport is partnering with Monkey Fist Brewing Co. to use their chocolate barley and stout beer in a chocolate-infused bagel baked with a light salt crust.
Introducing the “Acoustic Raddler” | November 9–16
Acoustic Tap Room is debuting its newest blend.
Roll Out the Barrels | November 9–16
Enjoy complimentary samples of Workshop Brewing Company’s newest barrel-aged releases: Friday Shaker, Barrel Aged Spirit Level, Barrel Full O’ Monkeys and Barrel Aged Reaper.
A Night with Cedar Springs Brewing | November 10
German beers and German food at 7 Monks Taproom from 5–10 p.m.
Flapjack & Flannel Festival | November 10
10+ breweries. 30+ brews. Pancake pairings. Live music. Heated tents. Good times at The Little Fleet. Tickets range from $10–$60.
Free Beer Tasting at 123 Speakeasy | November 11–15
Free tastings of Right Brain brews (and swag) up front at Teetotallers. Like what you taste? Head back to the speakeasy for complimentary snacks and 50 percent off your beers.
Beer Flow Yoga | November 11
Registration includes a one-hour vinyasa flow class plus a pint of beer at The Workshop Brewing Company. Yoga instruction provided by Mary Macey of Yen Yoga and Fitness with DJ Ras Marco D providing the tunes. Bring your own mat. $15 in advance; $20 at the door.
Craft Beer Brunch at Aerie | November 11
Aerie’s classic Sunday brunch is getting a beer-infused update. Order a Short’s Soft Parade beermosa with Founders Double Chocolate Coffee Oatmeal Stout muffins, Monkey Fist Octoberfest beer cheese and Right Brain CEO Stout beer braised Brussel sprouts. $22.95 for adults; $7.95 for kids ages 6–12; complimentary for kids 5 and under.
Football & Flights | November 11
Hopscotch Brick Oven and Taproom is pairing up with Right Brain Brewery for a day of Sunday football and beer with a big batch of brisket chili.
Jolly Pumpkin beer yoga | November 12
A $10 admission includes one hour of yoga led by Jen Haase of Yen Yoga and your first beer or cider. Bring your own mat. After class, get $2 beers in the Peninsula Room or head to the restaurant for 25% off your dinner bill. Reserve a spot by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Beer Week Bingo | November 12
Brews from Odd Side Ales & Brewery Vivant will be on tap and brewery representatives will be calling bingo at 7 Monks Taproom from 9–11 p.m.
Right Brain Brewery Tour Tuesday | November 13
Free tours from 5–9 p.m. with special mini-flights starting at $6.
Stormcloud & Cheese Lady Collaboration | November 14
Pair samples from The Cheese Lady with craft brews from Stormcloud at 7 Monks Taproom from 5–9 p.m.
Beer, Cheese and Charcuterie | November 15
Four beers. Four cheeses. Four meats. $45. Featuring Raduno and Boss Mouse at The Little Fleet.
It’s So Dank | November 16
Super dank, hoppy beers from Short’s, Tapistry and more at The Little Fleet. Super Mario Kart on the big screen.
TART’s 20th | November 16
Celebrate TART Trails’ 20th anniversary with a family-friendly block party on Lake Ave. with Rare Bird Brewpub. Vote for your favorite “tart” (aka sour) beer with a blind tasting. Live music, games, food and more. Proceeds benefit TART.