2nd Annual Holes and Hops Donut and Beer Fest

Posted at 10:25 AM, Sep 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-11 11:39:15-04

LANSING, Mich. — The 2nd Annual Holes and Hops Donut and Beer Fest will feature the perfect pairing of the Yummiest Donut (Holes) and the Hoppiest craft beers in Mid-Michigan and beyond! Proceeds from this event will benefit the Special Olympics Michigan’s State Wide Poly Hockey tournament held here in Lansing!!

Participating Breweries: Ellison Brewery + Spirits, Lansing Brewing Company, Uncle John's Cider Mill (Official Page), Atwater Brewery, Griffin Claw Brewing Company (GCBC), Dark Horse Brewing Co., Ozone's Brewhouse, North Peak Brewing Company, Cheboygan Brewing Company, Frankenmuth Brewery, Alaskan Brewing Co., Terrapin Beer Co., ConfluxCity Brewing Company

Participating Donut Shops / Bakeries: Groovy Donuts, Dark Horse Commons, Mitten Raised Bakery, Ignite Donuts, Bake N Cakes South, Portland Party Store and others to be announced soon!

Bringing Home the Hardware
Holes and Hops also features a Fan-Voted Donut Competition. Attendees can place votes until 7pm. Awards will be presented at 7:30pm.

Donut Shops will compete for the following awards:
0 Best Pairing Trophy: awarded to donut shop who creates a donut that best compliments the beer it is paired with. The Donut Trophy (pictured) will remain at the winner’s shop for the next year
o 2018 Winners: Groovy Donuts and Ellison Brewery + Spirits
0 Best Donut Medal: awarded to the donut shop with the best standard/overall donuts
o 2018 Winner: Cops and Doughnuts
0 Most Creative Medal: awarded to the donut shop with the most creative donuts o 2018 Winner: Strange Matter Coffee

Special Musical Guests:
The Swift Brothers will be performing live!

Tickets & Event Details Event Time:
5-8pm @ Cooley Law School Stadium 505 E Michigan Ave Lansing, MI 48912

Guests will enter through the Scoreboard Gate on the Cedar St side of the Stadium.

Tickets will be available by pre-order on or at the Scoreboard Gate on the day of the event (during event hours).

GA - $20 (+$3.50 fees Pre Order) or $25 Day-Of includes 6 donut and beer pairing tickets
VIP - $30 (+$3.50 fees Pre-Order) or $35 Day-Of includes 10 donut and beer pairing tickets and a souvenir glass

Designated Driver - $10 includes 5 donut samples and complementary iced tea / water

Take Home Boxes: For Donut lovers looking to take some home or to the office the next day, Take Home containers will be available starting at 7:30pm for $5. Take home as many donuts as you can fit for $5!

Parking will be available in Lansing Lots 52, 53, 37 (behind Lansing Center). Metered parking is available on Michigan Ave (free after 6pm). (Event and Parking maps attached).

Other Food Options
For those looking for non-beer and donut options, Good Hops Bar & Grill will be offering a burger / sandwich menu and a Fully Stocked Cash Bar. There will also be a water station and hot coffee (if weather is cool).

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