Keweenaw Brewfest 2023

Brewfest crowd

Keweenaw Brewfest is Back!

The 11th Annual Keweenaw Brewfest will be held on Saturday, August 19, 2023, from 1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. at the City of Houghton’s newly opened Downtown Waterfront Pier.

Brewfest Tickets are now on sale!


It’s the hottest ticket in town! Tickets are on sale now and are limited so get yours early. Tickets are $50 in advance (online) and $60 at the door on the day of the event, if available.

Included with each ticket:

  • A fun afternoon of beer sampling and live music
  • One nifty Keweenaw Brewfest wristband (only adults age 21 and over will be admitted)
  • Custom Keweenaw Brewfest tasting cup
  • 12 tokens to sample a variety of beer selections.

Tickets are for sale at our Brewfest Cheddar Up purchase page. Tickets purchased before August 5, 2023 have been mailed to the address specified in your contact information. Tickets purchased after August 5 can be picked up at the Will Call area of the event entrance at Brewfest.

Portage Lake District Library

The Rotary Club of Houghton is proud to announce our partnership with the Portage Lake District Library as a featured beneficiary of the 2023 Keweenaw Brewfest fundraising, supporting the Library’s Teen Area Expansion Project. This project includes providing dedicated space for middle and high school-aged youth as well as access to resources and tools for projects, homework, creativity and social support.

Volunteers Needed!

What do you get for volunteering besides a great time and our heartfelt thanks? All volunteers will receive a souvenir shirt, a Keweenaw Brewfest bottle opener, and a 2023 Keweenaw Brewfest tasting cup to keep. Sign up today!

The Beers

Keweenaw Brewfest will feature over 200 beers, hard ciders, and seltzers from more than 50 breweries.


Our sponsors help make this event a huge success. Learn more about our sponsors and how you can be a Brewfest Sponsor.

Rotary Club of Houghton

The Rotary Club of Houghton was founded in 1920. We have been providing “Service Above Self” for more than 100 years, serving the needs of our community and assisting in humanitarian efforts worldwide.