Craft Beverage Trail
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.
Have you ever been so inspired - so moved - to get started with something exciting that you literally dropped everything and jumped in with two feet? Someone felt that way about the Greater Lansing Makers and Shakers Beer, Wine & Spirits Trail and his name was Forrest. Forrest Gulp.
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.
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.
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.
The discerning whiskey, gin or vodka drinker can sample small-batch spirits in a few of Lansing's one-of-a-kind distilleries. For the freshest, locally sourced ingredients and in-house, made-from-scratch mixins, your cocktail will be on of the smoothest and most delightful adult beverages you've experienced.
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.
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!
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.