rockfordRockford, Mich.– Rockford Brewing Company (RBC) is hosting their 5th annual Harvest Festival beer tent to coincide with the Rockford Chamber of Commerce Harvest Festival, September 22-24. The weekend will feature specialty food and beer, live music from popular local musicians and a group bike ride.

The RBC Harvest Festival beer tent kicks off on Friday, September 22 at 5 p.m. Admission into the tent is free, food and drink tickets will be available for purchase. Attendees will be able to enjoy more than ten RBC craft brews including their seasonal Chinook Harvest Ale, made with Michigan Chinook hops.  

The award-winning RBC kitchen will be providing a build-your-own brat bar. Attendees will choose from a Sobie Meats classic beer brat or vegan mushroom brat. Toppings include ketchup, yellow mustard, spicy whole grain mustard, diced onion, shredded cheddar, kimchi, sweet soy pickled onions, house-made pickle relish, RBC sauerkraut, champagne slaw, pickled jalapenos, sweet corn relish,  spicy paradigm mayo, curried pineapple salsa, bacon, and much more.

Live entertainment starts at 8 p.m. on Friday, September 22 with music from The Muteflutes. On Saturday, September 23 there will be open mic from 1 p.m.-4 p.m. and music from Hazy Past at 8 p.m. An Dro wraps up the weekend on Sunday, September 24 from 1 p.m.-4 p.m.

Rockford Brewing Company and The Mitten Brewing Company are also hosting a group bike ride on Sunday, September 24. This free biking event will start with brunch and beers at The Mitten Brewing Company at 10 a.m. Then riders will head to the RBC Harvest Festival beer tent at noon via the White Pine Trail.

For more information about the Hand to the Dam Group Bike Ride and the RBC Harvest Tent beer tent, please visit the Rockford Brewing Company Facebook page or website.