Short's Fest 2023

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Short's Fest 2023

Summer starts here. Join us Saturday, June 10th as we kick off summer in Elk Rapids with our 12th annual Short’s Fest.

By Short's Brewing

When and where

Date and time

Saturday, June 10 · 5 - 11pm EDT


Short's Brewing Company Production Facility 211 Industrial Park Elk Rapids, MI 49629

Refund Policy

No Refunds

About this event

  • 6 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

Summer starts here. Join us Saturday, June 10th as we kick off summer with our 12th annual Short’s Fest. It’s going to be an epic evening of Short’s Brews, Starcut Ciders, live music, and tasty snacks from local food trucks.

There are two ticket options available, and they'll go fast, don't wait to lock yours up. Let’s get summer started.


The Elk Rapids Pull Barn lot & lawn

211 Industrial Park Drive

Elk Rapids, MI 49629


4pm: Pre-party ticket entrance ($65 per ticket)

5pm: General admission ticket entrance ($35 per ticket)

10:30pm: Last call

10:45pm: Taps close

11pm: Short’s Fest 2023 ends

Details to date:


Stone Folk

Dig A Pony

Nathan Walton and the Remedy

Draft list!

TBA, but you know it's going to be epic.

Food trucks!

Osorios Tacos y Salsas

Flanagans Goat

Why Knot Pretzels (AKA: Beer Sponges)

Jac's Parlor Pizza

Ticket info: want to come early and camp out on the lawn? Pre-Party tickets are for you. Want to roll up whenever and roam the fest, General Admission is your jam.

$35 5pm General Admission entry with 6 tokens

$65 4pm Pre-Party ticket with swag bag and 6 tokens

Those Darn (But Necessary) Rules!

Strictly 21+ only (no one will be admitted without proper ID, sorry kiddos & babies!)

Re-entry will be permitted at the discretion of our staff & festival security

No outside food or beverage

NO glass of ANY kind (bring an empty or sealed non-glass containers for water if you'd like)

No illegal substances

No pets! Not even your well-behaved pups today, woof!

No weapons

No bad attitudes

No smoking or vaping on fest grounds

No refunds (you can sell/share your tickets via ticket transfer thru Eventbrite)

For any questions concerning Short’s Fest 2023, please contact us at

Note: Short's Fest will not end with fireworks this year. Fireworks are part of the Elk Rapids Harbor Days festival, held annually in August.

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