Food For Fun
Looking for fun and food this summer? These events are sure to give you the fuel you need as the weather turns. Fuel up and hit the road for a summer of food-filled events in the Greater Lansing area.
Lansing Cinco de Mayo Crawl: May 5-6
Celebration is upon us again with Lansing Cinco de Mayo — and that means the annual Lansing Cinco de Mayo weekend bar crawl. Come prepared to take back tasty tacos and keep that Lansing tequila flowing all day long. The party continues May 6 in case you missed it the
first time. For information, visit pubcrawls.com/official-cinco-de-mayo-bar-crawl-lansing/.
Art, Beer & Wine Festival: June 10
The Ella Sharp Museum is hosting the 18th annual Art, Beer & Wine Festival presented by County National Bank from 2-8 pm. June 10. The festival hosts Michigan wineries, breweries, cider mills and distillers for one of Jackson’s largest tasting events of the year. Along with local food vendors, the museum hosts local artisans and entertainers for a day full of great tastes, music and fun.
Olive Burger Festival: June 24
Nobody can say no to a good burger, and Lansing Foodies is putting on Michigan’s first-ever Olive Burger Festival. The Olive Burger Festival takes place at Jackson Field in Lansing on June 24. Be sure to bring the whole family to sample more than a dozen olive burgers with live music and activities.
ArtFeast: August 19
Nothing pairs better with food than art. ArtFeast is back in Old Town, welcoming more than 100 artists and an eclectic assortment of food trucks from around the state for a one-day art festival on Turner Street. This is the festival to see some emerging artists as well as established artists from around the region. Old Town has much to explore with 30-plus unique boutique shops, five art galleries and 10 restaurants.