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1st Annual Suds & Sun on Saturday, June 16, 2018. Suds & Sun is “The Ultimate Party in the Sun.” The annual event will be held in Traverse City at The Village at Grand Traverse Commons.

The Village at Grand Traverse Commons, Create TC and Craft Beverage Artisans announce the FIRST Annual Suds & Sun on Saturday, June 16, 2018. Suds & Sun is “The Ultimate Party in the Sun.” The annual event will be held at The Village at Grand Traverse Commons front lawn. The event is presented by 4Front Credit Union, Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales, North Peak Brewing Company and supported by MI Local Hops.

*Please limit 4 tickets per order for postage on those being mailed.

Troy Daily, Executive Director of Suds & Snow, is excited about the new annual event, “Suds & Snow has been such a great success we wanted to offer a beer festival in the summer, we really listened to our customers and created an unforgettable event. We hope to do the same with this new event, Suds & Sun, increasing the breweries and the space, having a great party in the sun!”

Suds & Sun will take place on Saturday, June 16th. Doors will open at 2:00 pm with live music starting shortly after. There will be two stage areas, one with live music and another with DJ sets from 2Bays DJs.

Live music will be performed and will be announced soon!

Over 20 vendors will be featured at the event including The Filling Station Microbrewery, Right Brain Brewery, Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales, North Peak Brewing, Beggar’s Brewery, Bell’s Brewery, Short’s Brewing, Founder’s Brewing Company, Blackrocks Brewery, Stormcloud Brewing Company, Oddside Ales, New Holland Brewing, Lake Ann Brewing, Hop Lot Brewing, Arcadia Ales, Griffin Claw Brewing, Earthen Ales, and more to come. For those non-beer drinkers, the event will also feature Tandem Ciders, Blake’s Hard Cider, and wine from Bowers Harbor Vineyards and Left Foot Charley.

Attendees will enjoy the front lawn of The Village at Grand Traverse Commons where the event will take place. Once arriving at the event they will be greeted by over 20 beverage vendors and three food vendors. All food will be purchased with event tokens.

There will be the option of Half Pint and Pint pours. One token will get you a half pint fill and two tokens will get you a pint fill. There will also be the options of an Early Bird VIP Ticket. This will get you both a commemorative Half Pint and Pint Silipint glass, eight drink tokens, and early admission to the event, at 1:00pm, one hour before the general public, only 150 Early Bird VIP tickets are available.

Tickets Information: Event time is from 2:00pm - 8:00pm. Tickets will also be sold at local businesses, information can be found on the website. Tickets are $35 in advance and $45 at the door. Tickets include two drink tokens good for one pint equivalent. The first 500 ticket purchasers will receive a FREE Half Pint Silipint glass. A limited supply of additional Half Pint and Pint Silipints will also be available for purchase at the event site only, not online. Additional drink tokens will be sold for $3 each or 2 for $5. $2 of each ticket sold will go to supporting local Traverse City charities and non-profits, to be announced. FREE shuttle service from downtown Traverse City and local hotels will take place, info available at sudsandsuntc.com

Tickets will begin being mailed mid-May.

Must be 21 or older to attend, no exceptions. Thank you!

Venue Information

The Village at Grand Traverse Commons
830 Cottageview Drive
Traverse City, MI 49684
(231) 941-1900
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Organizer Information

Craft Beverage Artisans Inc.

129 E Front St
Traverse City, MI 49684

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