The 4th annual Hops and Props on the River will take place September 18–20th in downtown Manistee. This Northern Michigan event promises a weekend filled with craft beer, live entertainment and new and classic boats!

The festival starts on Friday, September 19 at 6 pm with a kick-off reception that includes a beer and pairing dinner from Bluefish Kitchen + Bar.

Saturday promises an art fair, boat show and of course the craft beer festival! The participating brewery list is long and includes local breweries like Short’s, Stormcloud, North Peak, Hop Lot, Terra Firma and more.

On Sunday, September 20 end the weekend with a brunch at Bluefish Kitchen + Bar from 9—11 am.

To purchase tickets and to learn more about the festival go to

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