Up North Fourth Festival
**PLEASE NOTE: If you would like to participate in the Short's Brewery Experience, you MUST purchase both the GA ticket and the Short's ticket. These are two separate admissions. Thanks for your understanding!
Featuring the Craft Brews of Short's Brewery / Picnic-Style Food Including Ribs, Pulled Pork and Potato Salad from Friske Orchards, Whitefish Tacos from Cross Fisheries and Delicious Vegetarian Options / Live Music from Euforquestra and Delilah DeWylde and the Lost Boys / Proceeds from the Short's Brewery Experience to Benefit Keep Charlevoix Beautiful / Family Friendly! / Presented by Charlevoix Convention & Visitors Bureau, Charlevoix Downtown Development Authority, Porterhouse Productions, Downtown Merchants and Community Volunteers.
Ages 5 and under are FREE!
Charlevoix's Up North Fourth Delivers a Backyard Picnic Fun Festival, including Short's Brewery Experience, Local Culinary Cuisine and Live National Touring Music
Those seeking an authentic Northern Michigan backyard picnic experience on a grand scale won't want to miss the first annual Up North Fourth, a celebration of local flavors and marvelous music.
Recently named by Forbes Magazine as one of "America's Prettiest Towns" and Yachting Magazine as one of the "Top 50 Yachting Towns in the World", Charlevoix has created yet another reason to spend a summer holiday weekend on this beautiful northern Michigan isthmus the first annual Up North Fourth.
The Up North Fourth will take place Saturday, July 2 in Downtown Charlevoix's East Park. The event provides plenty of local flavors with over 10 varieties of beer offered by Short's Brewery. Enjoy a backyard picnic-style foodies event from ribs to pulled pork and potato salad offered by Friske Orchards or Cross Fisheries whitefish tacos prepared by local chefs with delicious vegetarian options. Proceeds generated by the Short's Brewery Experience benefit "Keep Charlevoix Beautiful," a local non-profit organization and the folks behind Charlevoix's petunias.
Festivities kick off at 4:00 p.m. with music and entertainment throughout the evening by rockabilly and honky-tonk entertainers Delilah DeWylde and the Lost Boys and the "Afro-Caribbean-Barnyard-Funk" of Euforquestra. Hula-hoopers and West African hand-drumming ensembles will march the harbor and festival grounds to entertain the crowd. All performances will take place in East Park's Odmark Performance Pavilion one of the Midwest's most unique outdoor performance venues.
General admission tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door (kids 5 and under free). The Short's Brewery Experience offers a commemorative pint glass and five 7-oz pours for an additional $20 with extra pours available for purchase (**PLEASE NOTE: If you would like to participate in the Short's Brewery Experience, you MUST purchase both the GA ticket and the Short's ticket. These are two separate admissions. Thanks for your understanding!).
If tickets still remain at the door, they will be for sale for $15 (GA) and $20 (Short's Brewery Experience).
Event hours are 4:00-8:00 p.m. Stay tuned for information regarding after parties happening throughout downtown.
Tickets for the Up North Fourth go on sale June 10 at Downtown Charlevoix merchant Ga Ga for Kids and The Chamber of Commerce and online at www.porterhouseproductions.com. Attendees are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance as this festival is expected to sell out!
Up North Fourth is presented by the Charlevoix Convention & Visitors Bureau, Charlevoix Downtown Development Authority, Porterhouse Productions, Downtown merchants and community volunteers. Porterhouse Productions is dedicated to supporting local communities by creating year-round events that feature local food, beer, wine, arts, youth and businesses.
For more information, visit www.porterhouseproductions.com.
Bridge Street / US 31
Charlevoix, MI 49720
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|
||IS food included in GA?|
||No, the delicious food is separate!|