When we think BBQ, we often think summer - you know, hanging out in shorts and T-shirts around the grill. Well, who says you can't enjoy yummy BBQ in winter too? A new festival is coming up in West Michigan to celebrate BBQ and beer in the wintertime!

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Outlier Events began holding festivals back in 2017. Their first was Donut & Beer Festival in Kalamazoo.

Since then they've added more festivals each year, like adding a Taco & Tequila Fest and Mac & Cheese Fest in Kalamazoo, and bringing the Mac & Cheese Fest and Donut & Best to Grand Rapids.

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They hosts multiple festivals in Ohio and Wisconsin too.

The 1st Annual Winter BBQ & Beer Bash Coming to Kalamazoo

Outlier Events is gearing up for a brand new festival! Winter BBQ & Beer Bash is coming to Homer Stryker Field in Kalamazoo February 17, 2023.

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You can expect delicious smoked, grilled and barbecued food along with dozens of different beers to try.

Tickets for Kalamazoo BBQ & Beer Bash

Winter BBQ & Beer Bas is an all ages event. There are ticket options that come with and without alcohol.

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Those on the priority list will be able to buy tickets on December 14, two weeks before the general public. You can get signed up here.

VIP tickets are $59 and include:

  • One hour early access starting at 1p.m.
  • 6 food tokens
  • 10 alcoholic drink tokens
  • Souvenir sampling cup
  • Festival lanyard

General admission tickets are $44 and include:

  • Admission to the festival at 2p.m. with live music and games
  • 4 food tokens
  • 6 alcoholic tokens
  • Souvenir sampling cup
  • Festival lanyard

More ticket info here.

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