Next Event:



Located At:


316 E 11 Mile Rd, Royal Oak, MI 48067


As the event gets closer it gets harder to quickly answer everyone’s e-mails so for you benefit and ours please read the below frequently asked questions before e-mailing. Your questions will probably be answered, but if it’s not feel free to e-mail us and we’ll try to get back to you quickly.

What are the dates & times for Royal Oak Summer Beer Fest?

Saturday June 18, 2016 7:30PM – 11:00PM
VIP entry at 6:30PM

Where is Royal Oak Beer Summer Fest held?

The Royal Oak Farmer Market
316 East 11 Mile Road
Royal Oak, MI 48067

Who does this benefit?

Royal Oak Historical Society
Follow this link to learn about our charities

What is a Royal Oak Beer Fest and how does it work?

The Royal Oak Beer Fest is a fantastic beer tasting festival. There is live entertainment, games to play and vendors to see. Attendees will receive a commemorative pint glass, keepsake photo and live entertainment. GA Admission receive 3(3oz) Samples. VIP Admission receives 4 (3oz) samples & early admission. Additional samples available for purchase. 4 (3oz) samples for $5.00.

Where can I purchase tickets?

Tickets can be purchased at in advance at Westborn Markets and the Royal Oak Farmers Markets. They can also be purchased online at

Why isn’t this event unlimited tasting?

For many reasons but primarily because Michigan MLCC laws do not allow for “all-you-can-drink” events.

Is Food included in my ticket price?

No. Local restaurants will be selling additional food items.

Do I need an ID?

Yes. Valid identification is required for admission to the event.

Do you have a Designated Driver Ticket program?

Yes, the DD program is available for attendees 21 and older. You must be attending with a person that has purchased either a General or VIP Ticket. One free bottle of water is included in the price of this ticket. DD tickets are $15. Designated Drivers caught consuming alcohol will be escorted out along with their guest without a refund.

How many drinks are included with the Designated Driver ticket?

(really, it is asked at least once every festival!) NO DRINKS are included with the Designated Driver ticket. Water is included in the price of the Designated Driver ticket. Designated Drivers caught consuming alcohol will be escorted out along with their guest without a refund.

How can I be a vendor?

Vendor applications are available by mail, email, fax or download from the website. Click on the Vendors tab and look for the link to the Vendors applications. If you have trouble, email your request to or call Matt 248-202-4662.

Can I bring my own food and drink?

No. Outside food and beverage will not be allowed into the event. After all, we are going to provide plenty of opportunities to try great food and drink while you’re here!

Is Food included in my ticket price?

Yes & No. Local restaurants will be offering free samples as well as selling additional food items.

Do you accept credit card payments at the gate for admission to the festival?

Yes. We accept Mastercard and Visa.

Will there be an ATM on-site?

Yes. There will be at least one ATM on-site. It is located in the area convenient to the food booths and beer serving tents.

Can I bring my children?

Definitely NOT. This is a 21 and over event.

Can I bring my pet?

No, we do not allow pets except for assistance animals.

Where can I park?

There is plenty of FREE parking at the Farmers Market.

Can I leave my car overnight?

Yes, if you need to leave your car overnight it is okay. Better safe than sorry!

Will there be Taxicabs available after the event?

We have alerted the local cab companies that our event is taking place and they will be on hand as available. If a cab is not immediately available we will assist you in securing a cab. We have provided a list for your convenience in the transportation tab.

Can I reserve seats for any of the shows?

No, all of our entertainment is included with your entry fee and therefore reserved seats are not available. Seats for the shows are on a first-come, first-serve basis.

How do I get a press pass?

Working media will be admitted by presenting proper credentials at the Box Office. Please sign up on the left under the media tab. Media admission will not include beer tickets.

Can I volunteer at the Royal Oak Beer Fest?

ABSOLUTELY! Interested volunteers can submit a simple application to work at the Royal Oak Beer Fest. Please look to the left and click on the volunteer tab to sign up.

Can I get paid to work at the Royal Oak Beer Fest?

A limited number of paid opportunities may be available for work during the week leading up to the Royal Oak Beer Fest, during the event itself, and/or following the event. Please contact us if you are interested.

Are discounted group tickets available?

Yes, discounted group tickets are available for groups of 20 or more and must be purchased at one time to qualify for Group Rate. Groups receive a 10% discount off the Advance Ticket Price. Please contact