Kohler Festival of Beer Brews Schedule of Events

The Kohler Festival of Beers – one of America’s premiere brewing events — announced the special events that will bring suds lovers to the shores of Lake Michigan for another year. 

An extensive lineup of national craft brewers will descend on Kohler from April 29 to May 1 to offer their classic and newer brews, while regional cuisine and live music keep beer lovers entertained.

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The Kohler Festival of Beer will pack in food pairing samplings, tasting parties, educational seminars, culinary demonstrations and a 5K Beer Run/Walk. New events for attendees this year include an interactive grilling experience, a college “kegger,” home brewing lessons, beer-infused recipes and craft beer trend studies.

There are individual entry fees for the courses and experiences. Interested visitors should the festival’s website for tickets.


Ticket for the “Not Your College Kegger” will go for $40, with a late night party running on the Saturday of the festival from 8 to 11 p.m. It’ll be hosted by 3 Sheeps Brewing, and the chefs of Destination Kohler will be prepare late night food to pair with beers on hand.

Visitors to Kohler and the American Club Resort can enjoy beer-themed menus at resort and local restaurants without Festival of Beer tickets. For example, the Craverie Chocolatier Café will offer beers that pair with elite Kohler Original Recipe Chocolates.

Craft a brew-cation Kohler Festival of Beer overnight package prices start at $160 per person, offering event tickets, exclusive opportunities, special offers, and accommodations at the Forbes Five-Star The American Club resort hotel and the Three-Star Inn on Woodlake conveniently located near the Kohler Festival of Beer Tent and outdoor events.

This reporter wouldn’t waste all this typing energy telling you about all of this if I hadn’t attended in the past and found the entire event to run swimmingly — though swimming in it is the one thing you can’t do with the beer as May approaches.

Other travel packages and ticket options are on sale now.