Breweries, Wineries, and Distilleries Near Lansing

When your vacation leaves you thirsty, the Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau can help! Hop on the Makers & Shakers Trail and take a tasting tour of Lansing's finest libations.

Like free stuff? Pick up a Makers & Shakers pamphlet at one of the below locations; inside you'll find a stamp card. Visit at least 12 of the locations then send in the completed card for a free commemorative gift! Download and preview a PDF of the Makers and Shakers brochure.

Wine Tasting

Tour our local wineries and learn how the special soils and Michigan's lake-effect weather allows growers to produce unique wines. Most vineyards offer free tastings, giving you the perfect opportunity to discover a new favorite varietal. Nearby cider mills also feature seasonal tractor rides, corn mazes, and pumpkin patches.


Whether it's enjoying a microbrew in a historic building or bringing out your inner foodie as you pair made-from-scratch foods with freshly crafted beers, Lansing has the brewery for you.


The discerning whiskey or vodka drinker can sample small-batch spirits in one of Lansing's one-of-a-kind distilleries. The Michigan State University Artisan Distilling Program also hosts two-day workshops to learn how spirits are distilled.


With nearly 60 festivals year round, Greater Lansing is Michigan's festival capital. Enjoy these festivals that celebrate the beer, wine and spirits aficionado. They are sure to have your taste buds singing and your feet dancing! View the entire list of Greater Lansing's beer, wine and spirits festivals here.

Art & Craft BeerFest

January 27-28 | Lansing

Art & Craft BeerFest

Beerfest at the Ballpark

April 30 | Lansing

Cooley Law School Stadium Beerfest at the Ballpark

Lansing Beerfest

June 17 | Lansing

Lansing Beerfest


Sept. 29-30 | Old Town


Interactive Trail Mapping

The Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau has identified every one of the great craft breweries, distilleries, and wineries located near Lansing. Use our map to plan your tour!

Transportation Services 

While you're out experiencing the Greater Lansing Makers & Shakers, we encourage you to enjoy responsibly. Arrive safely and in style with one of these great transportation services.