What To Do at Frankfort Beer Week


Welcome to the 4th Annual Frankfort Beer Week! Explore the list below of dining and retail locations participating this year. Jump to the calendar for a list of events by day. Or download the daily schedule (PDF).

Also, explore Frankfort Beer Week Lodging Specials and pick up a Frankfort Beer Week Punch Card for a chance to win prizes from area businesses.


Frankfort Beer Week Locations




Frankfort Beer Week Punch Cards

Frankfort Beer Week Punch Card

Pick up a Frankfort Beer Week Punch Card at the Frankfort–Elberta Area Chamber of Commerce and participating businesses. Get your card stamped at a minimum of five locations, then drop it off at Stormcloud Brewing Company by Friday, October 20 for a chance to win prizes.

Winners will be announced Monday, October 23. Participants do not need to be present to win.

Punch Card Prizes




Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glasses

Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glass

Pick up a Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glass, available at many locations in Frankfort and Elberta during Frankfort Beer Week. Then bring your glass to one of these fine establishments to receive $1 off your first draft.




Daily Calendar of Beer Week Events

Monday, October 9

Beer Goodies at Petals & Perks, 7am–6pm.
Stout beer stew, cheddar ale soup, stout brownies, stout waffles & beer muffins.

Beer & Food Specials at Bayview Grille, 7am–2pm.
Special pricing on all beer. Brat and beer special. Stout braised short rib sandwiches.

Beer-Infused Food at L'Chayim Delicatessen, 9am–3pm.
Beer basted chicken gyro sandwiches made with Stormcloud beer.

Beer Books at The Bookstore, 10am–5pm.
Pour some beer knowledge into Frankfort Beer Week.

Beer-Infused Food at Port City Smokehouse, 10am–5pm.
Stout beer-battered whitefish sandwiches.

Beer Week Discount at Hull's of Frankfort, 10am–5:30pm.
Mention Frankfort Beer Week and receive 10% off your retail purchase.

Beer Prizes at Crystal Lake Adventure Sports, 10am–8pm.
Purchases of $75 or more receive a beer-themed prize.

Pairing Menu & Beer Specials at Dinghy's Restaurant & Bar, 11am–9pm.
Beer Pairing: Perrin Brewing Co. Black with Bacon Wrapped Sausage. Special pricing on Michigan craft brews.

Harvest Ale Tapping at Stormcloud Brewing Company, 11:30am.
Stormcloud's annual harvest season ales are brewed with hops grown and fresh-harvested right here in northern Michigan.

Beer-Infused Food at Mayfair Tavern, 11:30am–9pm.
Founders Brewing Co. Porter BBQ pulled pork sandwich and craft beer specials.

Beer Special at Stormcloud Brewing Company, 11:30am–10pm.
$1 off pours of Harvest Tripel.

Beer & Food Special at Cabbage Shed, 4–9pm.
$3 Craft Beer. Traditional English-style Bangers and Mash.

Draft Beer Special at Coho, 4:30pm–close.
40% off Michigan draft beers on tap.

Draft Beer Special at Manitou Restaurant, 4:30pm–close.
$1 off first beer with purchase of Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glass.

Burger & Beer Special at Cru Cellars, 5:30–8:30pm.
Enjoy a specialty burger and your choice of beer for $15.

Cloudvitational Beer Dinner at Chimney Corners Resort, 6:30pm.
Guests will enjoy a multi-course meal with each dish prepared separately by a prominent Northern Michigan chef and paired with a specific beer brewed by Stormcloud Brewing Company. Tickets are $80 per person to attend. Must reserve in advance. Tickets only available for purchase online. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Meals on Wheels of Benzie County.

Tuesday, October 10

Beer Goodies at Petals & Perks, 7am–5pm.
Stout beer stew, cheddar ale soup, stout brownies, stout waffles & beer muffins.

Beer & Food Specials at Bayview Grille, 7am–2pm.
Special pricing on all beer. Brat and beer special. Stout braised short rib sandwiches.

Beer-Infused Food at L'Chayim Delicatessen, 9am–3pm.
Beer basted chicken gyro sandwiches made with Stormcloud beer.

Beer Week Punch Cards at Frankfort–Elberta Area Chamber of Commerce, 10am–5pm.
Get your card stamped at five particpating businesses for a chance to win prizes.

Beer-Infused Food at Port City Smokehouse, 10am–5pm.
Stout beer-battered whitefish sandwiches.

Beer Books at The Bookstore, 10am–5pm.
Pour some beer knowledge into Frankfort Beer Week.

Beer Week Discount at Hull's of Frankfort, 10am–5:30pm.
Mention Frankfort Beer Week and receive 10% off your retail purchase.

Beer Prizes at Crystal Lake Adventure Sports, 10am–8pm.
Purchases of $75 or more receive a beer-themed prize.

Pairing Menu & Beer Specials at Dinghy's Restaurant & Bar, 11am–9pm.
Beer Pairing: Arbor Brewing Bollywood Blonde with Chicken Caesar Salad. Special pricing on Michigan craft brews.

Beer-Infused Food at Mayfair Tavern, 11:30am–9pm.
Founders Brewing Co. Porter BBQ pulled pork sandwich and craft beer specials.

Beer Special at Stormcloud Brewing Company, 11:30am–10pm.
$1 off pours of 24:30 Harvest Ale.

Beer & Food Special at Cabbage Shed, 4–9pm.
$3 Craft Beer. Traditional English-style Bangers and Mash.

Beer and Food Pairing at Coho, 4:30pm–close.
Enjoy a beer-infused featured menu item paired with a Michigan draft beer.

State of Michigan Hops and Grains Presentation at The Garden Theater, 7pm.
Rob Sirrine, educator for Michigan State University Extension, is joined by Dean Baas of the W.K. Kellogg Biological Station, and Sarah and Richard Anderson, co-owners of Iron Fish Distillery, for an exploration of the current state of the hop and grain growing industry in Michigan. Presentation will be followed by tastings of beers brewed with 100% Michigan grown hops.

Wednesday, October 11

Beer Goodies at Petals & Perks, 7am–5pm.
Stout beer stew, cheddar ale soup, stout brownies, stout waffles & beer muffins.

Beer & Food Specials at Bayview Grille, 7am–2pm.
Special pricing on all beer. Brat and beer special. Stout braised short rib sandwiches.

Beer-Infused Food at L'Chayim Delicatessen, 9am–3pm.
Beer basted chicken gyro sandwiches made with Stormcloud beer.

Beer Week Punch Cards at Frankfort–Elberta Area Chamber of Commerce, 10am–5pm.
Get your card stamped at five particpating businesses for a chance to win prizes.

Beer-Infused Food at Port City Smokehouse, 10am–5pm.
Stout beer-battered whitefish sandwiches.

Beer Books at The Bookstore, 10am–5pm.
Pour some beer knowledge into Frankfort Beer Week.

Beer Week Discount at Hull's of Frankfort, 10am–5:30pm.
Mention Frankfort Beer Week and receive 10% off your retail purchase.

Beer Prizes at Crystal Lake Adventure Sports, 10am–8pm.
Purchases of $75 or more receive a beer-themed prize.

Pairing Menu & Beer Specials at Dinghy's Restaurant & Bar, 11am–9pm.
Beer Pairing: Bell's Brewery Two Hearted Ale with House Smoked Tri-Tip Sirloin French Dip. Special pricing on Michigan craft brews.

Beer & Food Special at The Hotel Frankfort, 11am–10pm.
Beer and Brat dining special.

Beer-Infused Food at Mayfair Tavern, 11:30am–9pm.
Founders Brewing Co. Porter BBQ pulled pork sandwich and craft beer specials.

Beer Special at Stormcloud Brewing Company, 11:30am–10pm.
$1 off pours of B., Sirius Belgian Dubbel.

Beer & Food Specials at Cabbage Shed, 4–9pm.
$3 Craft Beer. Smokey The Beer Cheese Nachos. Traditional English-style Bangers and Mash. Oatmeal Stout French Dip. BLT Porter Flatbread. Sausage and Bean Beer Soup.

Beer Week Date Night at Coho, 4:30pm–close.
Bring a date and enjoy two Michigan draft beers and two entrees from a select menu for $50.

Draft Beer Special at Manitou Restaurant, 4:30pm–close.
$1 off first beer with purchase of Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glass.

Beer Infused Food Special at Cru Cellars, 5:30pm–close.
Reuben Stromboli. Fresh baked pumpernickel beer bread filled with pork belly pastrami.

Pint A Picture at Stormcloud Brewing Company, 5:30pm.
Enjoy a brew or two while learning how to paint an abstract composition. No experience necessary. Instruction by Brian Iler, Associate Director of Oliver Art Center. Admission: $35.
Please sign-up online.

Storm Riders Wednesday Night Ride at Stormcloud Brewing Company, 6pm.
Join the cycling club at Stormcloud Brewing Company for a special beer week ride.

Beer Trivia at Stormcloud Brewing Company, 8pm.
Put your beer goggles on for this special night of beer-infused pub trivia.

Thursday, October 12

Beer Goodies at Petals & Perks, 7am–5pm.
Stout beer stew, cheddar ale soup, stout brownies, stout waffles & beer muffins.

Beer & Food Specials at Bayview Grille, 7am–2pm.
Special pricing on all beer. Brat and beer special. Stout braised short rib sandwiches.

Beer-Infused Food at L'Chayim Delicatessen, 9am–3pm.
Beer basted chicken gyro sandwiches made with Stormcloud beer.

Beer Week Punch Cards at Frankfort–Elberta Area Chamber of Commerce, 10am–5pm.
Get your card stamped at five particpating businesses for a chance to win prizes.

Beer-Infused Food at Port City Smokehouse, 10am–5pm.
Stout beer-battered whitefish sandwiches.

Beer Books at The Bookstore, 10am–5pm.
Pour some beer knowledge into Frankfort Beer Week.

Beer Week Discount at Hull's of Frankfort, 10am–5:30pm.
Mention Frankfort Beer Week and receive 10% off your retail purchase.

Beer Prizes at Crystal Lake Adventure Sports, 10am–8pm.
Purchases of $75 or more receive a beer-themed prize.

Pairing Menu & Beer Specials at Dinghy's Restaurant & Bar, 11am–9pm.
Beer Pairing: Petoskey Brewing Horny Monk with BBQ Ribs. Special pricing on Michigan craft brews.

Beer & Food Special at The Hotel Frankfort, 11am–10pm.
Beer and Brat dining special.

Beer-Infused Food at Mayfair Tavern, 11:30am–9pm.
Founders Brewing Co. Porter BBQ pulled pork sandwich and craft beer specials.

Beer Special at Stormcloud Brewing Company, 11:30am–10pm.
$1 off pours of Fun Guv'nr.

Beer & Food Specials at Cabbage Shed, 4–9pm.
$3 Craft Beer. Smokey The Beer Cheese Nachos. Traditional English-style Bangers and Mash. Oatmeal Stout French Dip. BLT Porter Flatbread. Sausage and Bean Beer Soup.

Happy Hour at Coho, 4:30pm–close.
Enjoy Happy Hour all evening on Michigan beers on tap.

Draft Beer Special at Manitou Restaurant, 4:30pm–close.
$1 off first beer with purchase of Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glass.

Beer & Food Special at Cru Cellars, 5:30pm–close.
Beer and a Bite. Arancini and pork schnitzel fries made from scratch, served with housemade special sauce and your choice of beer or wine.

Beer and Cheese Pairing Workshop at Stormcloud Brewing Company, 7pm.
Featuring the Cheese Lady of Traverse City. $20 per person. Includes workshop, food and beer tastings. Please purchase tickets online.

Friday,
October 13

Beer Goodies at Petals & Perks, 7am–5pm.
Stout beer stew, cheddar ale soup, stout brownies, stout waffles & beer muffins.

Beer & Food Specials at Bayview Grille, 7am–2pm.
Special pricing on all beer. Brat and beer special. Stout braised short rib sandwiches.

Beer-Infused Food at L'Chayim Delicatessen, 9am–3pm.
Beer basted chicken gyro sandwiches made with Stormcloud beer.

Beer Week Punch Cards at Frankfort–Elberta Area Chamber of Commerce, 10am–5pm.
Get your card stamped at five particpating businesses for a chance to win prizes.

Beer-Infused Food at Port City Smokehouse, 10am–6pm.
Stout beer-battered whitefish sandwiches.

Beer Books at The Bookstore, 10am–8pm.
Pour some beer knowledge into Frankfort Beer Week.

Beer Week Discount at Hull's of Frankfort, 10am–6pm.
Mention Frankfort Beer Week and receive 10% off your retail purchase.

Beer Prizes at Crystal Lake Adventure Sports, 10am–9pm.
Purchases of $75 or more receive a beer-themed prize.

Pairing Menu & Beer Specials at Dinghy's Restaurant & Bar, 11am–9pm.
Beer Pairing: Bell's Brewery Amber Ale with Famous Fish Fry. Special pricing on Michigan craft brews.

Beer & Food Special at The Hotel Frankfort, 11am–10pm.
Beer and Brat dining special.

Beer-Infused Food at Mayfair Tavern, 11:30am–9:30pm.
Founders Brewing Co. Porter BBQ pulled pork sandwich and craft beer specials.

Beer Special at Stormcloud Brewing Company, 11:30am–11pm.
$1 off pours of 228 Tripel.

Beer & Food Specials at Cabbage Shed, 4–9pm.
$3 Craft Beer. Smokey The Beer Cheese Nachos. Traditional English-style Bangers and Mash. Oatmeal Stout French Dip. BLT Porter Flatbread. Sausage and Bean Beer Soup. Pumpkin Carving Special: Pumpkin and a beer for $5.

Beer and Food Pairing at Coho, 4:30pm–close.
Enjoy a beer-infused featured menu item paired with a Michigan draft beer.

Draft Beer Special at Manitou Restaurant, 4:30pm–close.
$1 off first beer with purchase of Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glass.

Beer or Wine Flight Special at Cru Cellars, 5:30pm–close.
Choice of a beer or wineflight uniquely paired with your meal.

Beer and French Fries Pairing Workshop at FrankZ, 7:15pm.
Featuring french fry creations from FrankZ and handcrafted beer from Stormcloud Brewing Company. $20 per person. Includes workshop, food and beer tastings. Please purchase tickets online.

Live Music at Stormcloud Brewing Company, 8-10pm
Enjoy a live performance from Traverse City's Blake Elliott and The Robinson Affair.

Saturday, October 14

Beer Goodies at Petals & Perks, 7am–5pm.
Stout beer stew, cheddar ale soup, stout brownies, stout waffles & beer muffins.

Beer & Food Specials at Bayview Grille, 7am–2pm.
Special pricing on all beer. Brat and beer special. Stout braised short rib sandwiches.

Beer-Infused Food at L'Chayim Delicatessen, 9am–3pm.
Beer basted chicken gyro sandwiches made with Stormcloud beer.

Beer-Infused Food at Port City Smokehouse, 10am–6pm.
Stout beer-battered whitefish sandwiches.

Beer Week Discount at Hull's of Frankfort, 10am–6pm.
Mention Frankfort Beer Week and receive 10% off your retail purchase.

Beer Books at The Bookstore, 10am–8pm.
Pour some beer knowledge into Frankfort Beer Week.

Beer Prizes at Crystal Lake Adventure Sports, 10am–9pm.
Purchases of $75 or more receive a beer-themed prize.

Fall Festival in Frankfort at Open Space Park, 11am–4pm.
Downtown Parade and Mutt March, Free Wagon Rides, Giant Pumpkin Competition, Helicopter Rides, Kid's Games, Straw Maze, Scavenger Hunt, Live Music from the legendary Scottville Clown Band, Beer Tent, a 900+ lb. pumpkin falling from the sky… do we need to say more?

Beer Tent at the Frankfort Fall Festival in Open Space Park, 11am–4pm.

Pairing Menu & Beer Specials at Dinghy's Restaurant & Bar, 11am–9pm.
Beer Pairing: New Holland The Poet with Dry Rubbed Wings. Special pricing on Michigan craft brews.

Beer & Food Special at The Hotel Frankfort, 11am–10pm.
Beer and Brat dining special.

Oktoberfest at Stormcloud Brewing, 11:30am.
Following the Frankfort Fall Festival Parade on Main Street at 11am, Stormcloud kicks off its annual Oktoberfest celebration. More event details coming soon!

Beer-Infused Food at Mayfair Tavern, 11:30am–9pm.
Founders Brewing Co. Porter BBQ pulled pork sandwich and craft beer specials.

Beer Special at Stormcloud Brewing Company, 11:30am–11pm.
$1 off pours of Stormtoberfest.

Polish Beer Plate Special at FrankZ, 12–8pm.
Includes handmade kielbasa simmered in Stormcloud's Birdwalker Blonde ale, kraut, red skin garlic mashed potatoes and pierogies.

Beer & Food Special at Cabbage Shed, 12–10pm.
$3 Craft Beer. Smokey The Beer Cheese Nachos. Traditional English-style Bangers and Mash. Oatmeal Stout French Dip. BLT Porter Flatbread. Sausage and Bean Beer Soup.

Homebrewers Competition – entries due by noon at Stormcloud Brewing.
Winners announced Sunday, October 15. Top homebrewer wins a brewing session with Head Brewer Brian Confer to brew a batch of their beer for release at Stormcloud, plus other great prizes.

Beer and Food Pairing at Coho, 4:30pm–close.
Enjoy a beer-infused featured menu item paired with a Michigan draft beer.

Draft Beer Special at Manitou Restaurant, 4:30pm–close.
$1 off first beer with purchase of Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glass.

Beer Infused Food Special at Cru Cellars, 5:30pm–close.
Beer Boards. Beer infused cuisine served on a board and made for sharing. Includes beer brats and pickled vegetables.

Live Music at Stormcloud Brewing Company, 8–10pm.
Enjoy a live performance by Blue Footed Booby from Traverse City, Michigan.