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U.P. Fall Beer Festival in Marquette, MI 2019

A large event for beer enthusiasts in Michigan

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The annual U.P. Fall Beer Festival takes place in beautiful Mattson Lower Harbor Park, in Marquette, Michigan. Overlooking scenic Lake Superior, this great location is perfect for an outdoor early fall gathering with plenty of food and unique beers. Attendees of the festival can enjoy a selection of over 600 locally crafted beers presented by over 80 Michigan breweries. There is also quite a variety of tasty snacks from local restaurants and plenty of live music and entertainment.

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The annual U.P. Fall Beer Festival has been organized by the Michigan Brewers Guild since 2008. The members can enjoy early admission to the festival. Pets, children, and adults under 21 are not permitted at the festival. Visitors are allowed to bring food or non-alcoholic beverages with them in non-glass containers.

Mattson Lower Harbor Park is a spacious grassy area, just north of the docks in Marquette's Lower Harbor. The 22-acre (9-hectare) park is perfect for walks. It also has a shoreline bike trail and an illuminated walkway along the waterfront.