The Walking Tour of downtown Kalamazoo breweries from West Michigan Beer Tours are offered in collaboration with Discover Kalamazoo and our craft beverage partners.
Please see the list of other public tour dates below (only dates with a link associated with it are available).
Do you need help with overnight accommodations? Consider our friends at the Radisson Plaza Hotel in downtown Kalamazoo. We have a preferred rate available here.
In addition to samples or a pint at each stop, our walking tours also include a goodie bag with additional brewery-related promotional items and more.
We’re also offering our Makers Tours, where we walk to a downtown Kalamazoo winery, distillery and brewery.
Select public bus tours may also listed below.
West Michigan Beer Tours would be happy to arrange a customizable private walking tour for groups of all sizes. Whether it’s a corporate outing, holiday celebration, birthday party or just a group of friends who want to learn more about the city’s beer culture, we’d be glad to make arrangements.
Please contact our general manager, John Liberty, at moc.sruotreebimtsew@nhoj or 269-350-4598.
|Aug. 5 (No Tour)||Sept. 2 (No Tour)||Oct. 7 (No Tour)||Nov. 4||Dec. 2|
|Aug. 12||Sept. 9 (No Tour)||Oct. 14 (No Tour)||Nov. 11||Dec. 9|
|Aug. 19 (No Tour)||Sept. 16 (No Tour)||Women of West Michigan Beer Bus Tour, Oct. 21||Makers Tour, Nov. 18||Shop Local, Drink Local, Dec. 18|
|Aug. 26 (No Tour)||Walking Tour, Sept. 23||Oct. 28 (No Tour)||Nov. 25||Dec. 23 (No Tour)|
|Sept. 30 (No Tour)||Dec. 30|
Origination at a craft beer bar/restaurant, either Shakespeare’s Pub, Old Burdick’s Bar & Grill, Central City Tap House or Kalamazoo Beer Exchange
Stops at 3 featured breweries – with samples or pint at each stop
Featured Breweries/Distillery/Winery: Kalamazoo, Bell’s Brewery Inc., Saugatuck Brewing Co.-Kalamazoo (formerly Gonzo’s BiggDogg Brewing Co.), Brite Eyes Brewing Co., Final Gravity Brewing Co.-Kalamazoo, The Kalamazoo Stillhouse, Green Door Distilling and Tempo Vino Winery
Knowledgeable tour guide providing a history of Kalamazoo beer and the Michigan craft beer industry
Stainless steel pint
Registration will be at noon. Departure at 1 p.m.
Tours officially conclude at approximately 4 p.m. The cost is $39 per person. It is $45 for guests purchasing tickets the day of the tour.
Take advantage of our exclusive room rate at the Radisson Plaza Hotel in Downtown Kalamazoo, visit other local breweries, try some of our unique bars and restaurants, and meet many of our fantastic retailers. West Michigan Beer Tours is dedicated to providing craft beverage lovers with fun, flavorful and educational tours.
Guests must be 21 to participate. We encourage every attendee to drink responsibly and have a designated driver. After each tour we will also provide access to a local taxi service. If any of our tour directors have reason to believe that a person is intoxicated prior to a tour, we reserve the right to turn them away. If a person is turned away due to intoxication no refund will be provided.
Tours will run rain or shine. Unless West Michigan Beer Tours cancels the tour, all tours are non-refundable.