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Four Guilds Unite in Collaboration to Present Burning Foot 2024

A Spectacular Fusion of Art, Music, and Community

MUSKEGON, MI – February 26, 2024 – The Lakeshore Brewers Guild proudly announces the much-anticipated return of the Burning Foot Festival, now in its ninth year. Set against the stunning backdrop of Lake Michigan in beautiful Muskegon, this year’s event promises to be bigger, bolder, and more memorable than ever. Taking place on August 24, 2024, Burning Foot Festival 2024 is set to captivate festival-goers with an exceptional blend of craft beverages, art, live music, and a unique camping experience.

What sets Burning Foot Festival apart is its commitment to showcasing the best in craft beverages, and this year, the festival is thrilled to announce strategic partnerships with the Michigan Craft Distillers Association, Michigan Cider Association, and the Michigan Wine Collaborative. This collaboration brings together an unprecedented array of over 100 craft beverage companies, creating an unrivaled tasting experience for attendees.

“The Michigan Cider Association is absolutely thrilled to be joining forces with the Burning Foot Festival this year! This phenomenal event perfectly embodies the spirit of celebration, creativity, and craftsmanship that defines Michigan’s cider industry. From crisp and refreshing to bold and complex, Michigan’s cider offerings are as diverse as the landscapes that inspire them. We can’t wait for festival guests to embark on a flavor-filled journey with us, as we showcase the finest ciders from across the state and celebrate the incredible full spectrum of flavors our friends in the brewing, distilling, and winemaking communities will be sharing as well.” said Paula Englin, Executive Director of the Michigan Cider Association.

Burning Foot Festival isn’t just about exceptional beverages; it’s a cultural celebration featuring an eclectic mix of art and live music. The festival grounds will be transformed into a vibrant showcase of local and regional artists, providing a platform for creativity and expression. Attendees can immerse themselves in the sounds of talented national touring musicians while taking in the breathtaking views of Lake Michigan.

“We’re ecstatic to enter our ninth year of Burning Foot Festival, and we’re pulling out all the stops to make this the most memorable edition yet,” said Festival Director, Allen Serio. “The Lakeshore Brewers Guild is dedicated to celebrating the diversity and craftsmanship of Michigan’s beverage industry, and our partnerships with these esteemed associations will undoubtedly elevate the overall experience for our patrons.”

For those who wish to extend their Burning Foot experience, camping options will be available on the shores of Lake Michigan. This unique camping opportunity allows festival-goers to fully embrace the natural beauty of the surroundings, creating lasting memories under the stars.

“We’re not just a festival; we’re a community of craft beverage enthusiasts, artists, and music lovers who come together to celebrate the best that Michigan has to offer,” added Serio.

Tickets for Burning Foot Festival 2024 are available for purchase starting June 8th, 2024 on the festival’s official website

Don’t miss out on the ultimate summer celebration! Join us on August 24, 2024, for the Burning Foot Festival, where the shores of Lake Michigan come alive with the spirit of craft and community.

Allen Serio
Festival Director, Lakeshore Brewers Guild

Paula Englin
Executive Director, Michigan Cider Association

Emily Dockery
Executive Director, Michigan Wine Collaborative

Jon O’ Connor
President, Michigan Craft Distillers Association