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Boos, Brews, & Brats in Manistee

October, 2023

Manistee’s annual Boos, Brews and Brats had traditionally been organized by the Manistee Downtown Development Authority but in 2018, the DDA decided the festival would be too difficult to plan along with the other events and tasks that they’ve yet to complete.

The Manistee Elks decided to take over the event and now hosts it in conjunction with the clubs annual community Halloween Party. 

This event is open to the public.

Here’s a Typical Schedule for the Event:

All events are held at the Manistee Elks Lodge- 432 River St., Manistee, unless otherwise noted.

  • 12-2pm – Trick or Treating at Downtown Manistee Businesses
  • 12-5pm – Corn Hole Tournament to benefit Michigan Major Projects which supports special needs children and their families. $20 per person to sign up.
  • 3-6pm – Cash Bar.
  • 6-7pm – Intermission
  • 7-11:30pm – Adult Halloween Party with live music, and brews from local breweries and brats served. Cost is generally $15 for Elks Members and $20 for Non-members which includes four drink tickets and a Boos glass.
  • 7:30pm – Watch Michigan vs. Michigan State Game
  • 10pm– Adult Costume Contest

For more information on Boos, Brews, & Brats, please contact:

Spirit of the Woods Music Association

11171 Kerry Road
Brethren, Michigan 49619

(231) 477-5381

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