Kalkaska Bacchanalia promises to heat up July

Lauren Clark, Contributing Writer

Photo by Lauren Clark

Event organizers and Kalkaska County Fair Board members Linda Gilson and Dawn Moses invite all to the 6th annual Kalkaska Bacchanalia, scheduled for Saturday, July 20 at the fairgrounds. The annual event is a fundraiser to support the Kalkaska County Fair.


KALKASKA – The Kalkaska County Fair invites all to the 6th annual Kalkaska Bacchanalia Saturday, July 20 from 7-11 p.m. at the Civic Center on the Kalkaska County Fairgrounds.

The rain or shine event is an annual fundraiser for the Fair featuring a variety of regionally crafted beverages, appetizers created with local ingredients from area restaurants, and an array of Michigan musical talent.

Each event ticket purchased includes a souvenir tasting glass, six adult beverage tastings, two food tasting plates and free unlimited non-alcoholic beverages. Additional beverage and food tasting tickets will be available for purchase at the event.

A diverse representation of Michigan beverage vendors will be on-site, including: Grand Traverse Distillery, Bee Well Meadery, Iron Fish Distillery, St. Ambrose Cellars, Storm Cloud Brewing, Short’s Brewing, Right Brain Brewery, and many more. Non-alcoholic choices provided free for everyone in attendance include Northwoods Soda and water.

A variety of tasting choices featuring local ingredients and products will be provided by community businesses such as Trout Town Cafe, The Kal-ho Bar and Sweet Shannon's.

Sweet Shannon's brings a new level of tasting experience to the Bacchanalia for 2019, with handmade chocolates and fresh shaved sno-cones. Enjoy the sno-cones to cool down on the July night or add a favorite adult beverage for a spiked treat.

The musical line-up for this year’s event promises to heat up the dance floor with performances by Kenny Thompson, Trending: Classic and The Rhythm Kings. Other opportunities to round out attendee’s Bacchanalia experience include a Selfie-Station and Silent Auction.

Read the full story in our regular edition of The Review. To subscribe to the paper for just $34 a year, which includes access to our full online e-edition, please go to the subscription page on this website at: http://www.antrimreview.net/subscribe/



The Review


Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 313
Bellaire, MI 49615
Phone: 231-533-5651
Fax: 231-533-4662
Physical Address: 
4470 S. M-88 Hwy.
Bellaire, MI 49615

View Map

Email Us

Facebook Facebook Twitter

Please Login for Premium Content