Burning Foot Beer Festival is located at Pere Marquette Beach and will run from 3pm – 9pm with guild enthusiast members getting in at 2pm. Traffic at the beach will be very busy this time of year so we encourage you to arrive early and enjoy some rays at the beach.
Below are some details on places to stay and some of the public transportation that is available if you are not wanting to drive down. If you are taking your vehicle down we encourage you to car pool with friend.
Burning Foot Shuttle:
Route #1 – will pick up/drop off from Burning Foot fair ground then head to Muskegon Catholic Central for Stop #1, then will head back towards Lakeside and stop at Grand Trunk boat launch for Stop #2. Both stops will have parking spaces that will attended and watched by Burning Foot volunteers and are also close to near by neighborhoods for walking traffic. Buses will be running a continues loop all day
Route #2 – will pick up/drop off from Burning Foot fair grounds and head downtown to the parking lot behind Unruly Brewing for stop #1 (which is close to the Holiday Inn and Shoreline Inn Hotels). Then will head back down towards Lakeside and stop at Grand Trunk boat launch for Stop #2. Both stops will have parking spaces that will be attended and watched by Burning Foot volunteers and are also close to near by neighborhoods for walking traffic. Buses will be running a continues loop all day
Buses will run from 1:15-1:30ish to 11pm. The last pickup will be from burning foot grounds around 10:30. Shuttle passes will be $10 and can be used the entire day with unlimited rides to and from
Muskegon is blessed with miles and miles of bike paths leading to Pere Marquette Beach. To find the best path for you check out the map and links below. You can also find out more by visiting: Muskegon Area Trails
Flying in to attend? You can fly to Muskegon County Airport (MKG) on United Airlines with daily service through Chicago O’Hare. Save Time, Save Money. The Airport is only 20 minutes away from the beach with Avis, Budget, Enterprise and National rental cars and taxi service available. Check MKG First at www.flymkg.com or book a flight at UNITED.COM.
MATS (Public Bus)Muskegon Area Transit will have their normal buses running the day of burning foot on Route 35 (Lake shore/Sherman). Buses can be boarded anywhere marked with the MATS symbol along route 35 as well as the main terminal located in downtown Muskegon (Herman Ivory Terminal 351 Morris Street). There is plenty of parking in the Morris street lot across from the terminal (Herman Ivory Terminal parking is by permit only). The parking lots are located near Unruly Brewing & Pigeon Hill Brewing companies. Additionally if you are staying at one of the local hotels you can walk to the bus terminal station from the Holiday Inn or the Shoreline Inn & Suites.
Muskegon has a few Taxi Companies for Hire Please see below for contact information:
Port City Cab – (231) 739-7161
Busy Bee Taxi – (231) 733-5400
Blue City Taxi – (231) 780-5466
**Most of these hotels have free shuttle to and from Burning Foot also. Make sure you check with hotel on shuttle service.
Muskegon Holiday Inn:
Located Downtown Muskegon (Walking Distance to Unruly & Pigeon Hill) 939 3rd St, Muskegon, MI 49440
Holiday Inn Website
Red Roof Inn:
150 S Seaway Dr, Norton Shores, MI 49444
Red Roof Inn Website
1401 E Ellis Rd, Muskegon, MI 49444
Hampton Inn Website
Fairfield Inn & Suites:
1520 E Mt Garfield Rd, Muskegon, MI
Fairfield Inn Website