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FESTIVAL TIME AND LOCATION

WHEN: Saturday, August 28th, 2 pm - 7 pm

WHERE: Homer Stryker Field, Kalamazoo Michigan home of the Kalamazoo Growlers

AGES

Barks & Brews Festival is an all-ages event. 

 

Patrons enjoying alcoholic beverages must be 21 or older and must show ID upon entry. No ID = No Entry!

PARKING

Parking will be available at the Homer Stryker Field. Parking for the event is $5 per car. There are also walking and biking trails that are less than a mile to downtown Kalamazoo. Carpooling is also encouraged.

For a map of parking options in downtown Kalamazoo, go here.

The Kalamazoo River Valley Trail will lead you to downtown with a 0.8 mile trip (4 minutes by bicycle or a 16 minute walk).

Head east on Kalamazoo Ave. to Harrison St. and turn left. The trail will pick up on your right and take you to Homer Stryker Field.

TRANSPORTATION

Be safe, don't drink and drive. Below are transportation options to help get you to where you need to be.

Kalamazoo Taxi & Sedan: 269-343-3100

The Taxi Guy: 269-355-4808

Taxi of Kalamazoo: 269-987-7226

Uber is also an option.

TICKET CHECK-IN

Attendees will check-in at the ticket office located at the front of the stadium. There we will check your ticket and issue you your food and drink tokens along with your souvenir gift.

Each festival attendee must be present with their ID and ticket to check-in.

VIP Patrons are allowed early access at 1 pm. General attendees will be allowed access at 2 pm. There is no re-entry.

The event will likely sell out in advance, so we cannot guarantee that there will be tickets available at the door. The only way to guarantee tickets it by buying online in advance, or you can purchase in person at the Kalamazoo Growlers box office from 9 am - 5 pm Monday through Friday at 251 Mills St., Kalamazoo, MI 49048.

ADDITIONAL FOOD & DRINK TIX

Additional tickets will be available for purchase at the event for additional samples ($2 each).

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WEATHER

This is a rain or shine event. Check the forecast before leaving for the event to plan your layers properly! If severe weather occurs, announcements will be made on the website and event Facebook page for necessary updates.​​

VENDOR APPLICATION

Interested in becoming a vendor at the event?

Email: nick@growlersbaseball.com

OTHERS

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No, you can also show your tickets on your phone for scanning.

What is the refund policy?
There are NO REFUNDS. All SALES ARE FINAL.​​​