August 24-26 Brew Camp- Craft Beer Camping Villages with micro stages, 4 Main Stages, Silent Disco, Craft Beer Education, and Outdoor Recreation all around the Mountain and region. There has never been an event like this one and after 22 Microbrew and Music Festivals, we are thrilled to share this new Mountain venue.
August 24th-26th Mt Mancelona Brew Camp– We feel there has never been an intimate beer startup festival like this one and after 22 Microbrew and Music Festivals our team is thrilled to share this new Mountain venue and home for all arts, festivals, outdoor recreation and race events, craft beer fans and music with a purpose to revive historic Mt Mancelona, and support the community developing this future 20,000+ four season festival and event outdoor recreation paradise.
This is a gathering for all our new friends, volunteers and local Mancelona businesses that helped us be here today and 100% of proceeds go to the musicians and our developing family art and recreation historic Seagull Camp building restoration thanks to Charlevoix Township. This is a dream we have had for years with our award-winning food and music Festivals and now with Mt Mancelona we can build it together.
Build your friends and family camps and explore the Historic Lodge, feast from our garden providing vegan and meat paellas, wood fired pizza and enjoy food trucks, join all the mountain outdoor recreation activities, Kids Zone with games, bouncy house, crawfish and frog hunt in artesian pond, root beer tent, art & crafts, “Camp-In” Movie Theater 45 ft high SaddleSpan tent Screen, Silent Disco DJ Tent, 1967 Tube Organ Tent on future Main Stage, Interactive Dome SaddleSpan Tent light show by touch and music SaddleSpan Tent Silent Disco Dome YouTube, Outdoor Game Zone and 50/50 Nonprofit Fundraiser Competitions (Horseshoe, Kan Jam), and celebrate supporting our nonprofit The Good Work Collective reviving the “Mountain of Dreams”. RV & Camping, All Ages, Side By Side Run Saturday 11AM, 4 Stages including Open Mic for bands to jam or solo Stage, Lodge Stage, Karaoke Stage, Silent Disco Stage, Main Stage, Nature Hikes and Mountain Membership Tours for future Tree Houses, Yurts and Bubble Houses opportunities, Outdoor Recreation Adventures, First Disc Golf Challenge, Hiking, Mtn. Biking, River Butt Bumping and more.
Rock, Country, World, Classical, Jam, Folk, Bluegrass, Americana, Hard Rock, Punk, Kids Bands and Indy Pop Made In Michigan bands all weekend and contact us to play or join the Open Mic Stage. Music Lineup includes Harper & The Midwest Kind (Australian Rock), Dixons Violin (Solo Loop Classical), Charlie Millard Band, Surprise Show (Electronic Slime Funk), Jimmy Olsen with special grand organ show in hammock dome, Anchors For Reality (Pop Emo Rock) Medicine Bell (Americana Bluegrass) Manson Family Value (Punk Rock) Swords & Bullets (Heavy Rock), Mt Mancelona Lodge Band, Alex Lee and Anchors 1990s Tribute Late Night Set, Silent Disco DJ Tent with DJ Dominate, DJ Prim and many more playing 70s, 80s, 90s to today top Dance hits as well as EDM, Dub and original mash-ups on two DJ channels, acoustic bonfire stage, open mic and jam stage, indoor world drum kiva in lodge with outdoor viewing patio, music in the campsites and outdoor nature inspired activities in and around the historic Mount Mancelona 100 acres.. Enjoy hiking to the highest peak in Antrim County and to Joe's Bench for a sunset toast or catch frogs and crawfish in the artesian pond with a swim.
Join our 75-Acre wood harvesting effort to clear ski runs of downed hardwoods for your winter heat for FREE or help us prepare for a huge winter ski season at the Lodge. Bring your own chainsaw or demo our equipment from our friends at Tractor Supply where we will provide hauling, splitters, and fresh mountain blackberry lemonade.
Friday arrival starts at 10AM for campers especially and all ends Sunday 5PM after amazing brunch and concert. See details
Tickets include access to music, food, incredible nature and trails and all game and sporting activities. Camping is first come first serve but all sites are amazing with plenty of shade options, woods, open fields and close to music.
Early Bird – SOLD OUT
General Admission tickets - $20 (per day including above)
GA Camping Weekend Ticket - $60. (per day including above)
Friends Of The Mountain VIP Weekend Camping Tickets - $95 (includes historic Mt Mancelona Lodge, private bathrooms, showers, Lodge food, private Live From The Lodge Stage, pool table, wood fired hot tub, poker, indoor giant fireplace and lounging and more.
RV Ticket is $210 for TWO people including VIP values each day, power hookup and amazing site overlooking future main stage.
Designated Driver Tickets - $10 per day. Includes non-alcoholic bar. Be Safe!
Mt Mancelona is 35 minutes from Traverse City near Bellaire, Shorts Brewery and a 1 Mile cruiser bike ride from the historic town of Mancelona. Join us to experience music, share your talents, feast, camp, and be the first to see this mountain vision throughout the incredible natural multi-habitat 100 acres of Mt Mancelona.
Also, we would like your thoughts and feedback. We are inspired by testing a new beer festival model with a lower ticket price that is similar to Burning Man (regarded as a top transformational festival and check this out for inspiration https://burningman.org/network/about-us/statement-of-values-on-gifting/) where people share gifts. So, consider sharing favorite samples of your favorite brews to pairing with food and a cool campsite with others. If you are interested in this we are building cool Barnwood Signs “Brew Share” for each camp and have 2 oz to 16 oz cups available for your camp. Contact us with ideas, questions or interest at [email protected] for quick answers or call 231 499 4968 to connect!
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Join us in co-designing with the community the future ideas and recreation courses for great mountain bike, disc golf, ski, hike, trail running, zip lines and drone racing courses and even a winter ice-climbing event for 2019. Mount Mancelona is an important future economic driver for the region and dedicated to youth empowerment, manufacturing startups, and building hundreds of jobs driving millions into the regional economic fabric. Get ready to dance, dine, and celebrate the new old Mt Mancelona revival!
Amazing unique camping options include on the future 20,000 capacity Main Stage Amphitheater with an antique organ for piano players, Upper Deck of Amphitheater for RVs and Power, Family Camp next to lodge and game zone, Pines, Bottom of Mountain Bowl facing the stage and other campsites we are building.
www.mountmancelona.com Contact us at 231.499.4968 for talent enquires, food and arts vending, volunteer trade, scholarships, and sponsorship opportunities and to support our effort for this historic Mount Mancelona & community revival!
A Northern Michigan Music Festival at a historic ski resort known as Mount Mancelona celebrating Music, Food, Recreation, Community, & Sustainability.
Tickets can be purchased online at mountmancelona.com or mynorthtickets.com. Mount Mancelona is located 35 minutes from Traverse City at 2497 Ski Run Road, Mancelona, Michigan.
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Here are some films we are working with for fundraising and gaining support from the community to sponsors and top talent.
**Please watch this interview from the Township Supervisor Chuck Johnson who has been very supportive of our efforts like our endorsements from the Township, Antrim County, Mancelona City Mayor, Traverse City Rotary, Marsha Smith, and Jason Allen (past senator now Director of Michigan Agriculture & USDA) to name only a few.
Recap from the first concert with Billy Strings on Nov 26 (sold out at 600 early). 7038649aff
Here are some of our years of events and work with Tent Venue & Porterhouse Productions. Films here touch on our internship work to our youth empowerment Anti Bully & Get Kids Active Silent School Tour as well as our rare SaddleSpan tent productions, Symphony 2.0, Silent Disco, Michigan Music and Mentors and more. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFrRw-d17tXhyXKfP...