Even though summer is winding down, that doesn't mean there still isn't plenty to do in West Michigan. Tons of fun festivals are coming up - including a first of its kind for the Mitten State!

Michigan's First Ever Pie Palooza

The creators of Donut & Beer Fest, Taco & Tequila Festival, and Mac & Cheese Fest are now bringing us Pie Palooza, celebrating pizza, baked pies, beer, and live music.

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Pie Palooza is Saturday October 14, 2023 at MCCU Field in Battle Creek.

The event is 3p.m. to 7p.m., with early access starting at 2p.m.

Vendors at Battle Creek's Pie Palooza

A list of participating restaurants, bakeries, and breweries has yet to be announced. We'll keep you posted as we learn more.

Interested in becoming a vendor at Pie Palooza?

Email denny@battlejacksbaseball.com!

Tickets to Pie Palooza at MCCU Ballpark

Tickets for Pie Palooza are on sale now.

  • VIP Pies and Pints - $59. Includes early entry at 2p.m, souvenir sampling cup, branded lanyard, 10 beer sampling tokens, 6 pizza/ pie sampling tokens.
  • General Admission Pies and Pints - $44. Includes admission to the festival starting at 3p.m., souvenir sampling cup, branded lanyard, 6 beer sampling tokens,4 pizza/ pie sampling tokens.

There are also options for just food.

You must be 21 or older to purchase a ticket. Children 12 and under receive free admission with the purchase of an adult ticket.

Additional sampling tokens can be purchased at the event.

Organizers say that like their other events, Pie Palooza is expected to sell out in advance, so get your tickets here.

You can also buy in person in advance at the Battle Creek Battle Jacks Box Office from 9 am - 5 pm Monday through Friday at 189 Bridge St., Battle Creek, MI.

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