- Sponsored by Aberrant Ales -

Thursday (Open House), August 15th - 6pm-9pm
Friday, August 16th - 5pm-11pm
Saturday, August 17th - 11am-12Am
Sunday, August 18th - 9am-4pm (alcohol will not be served)

South Center St.

The fun never stops in the Howell Melon Festival Tent!   We'll be serving up cold beer, local wines and delicious food.  There will also be bag toss, over sized games and an outdoor seating area.  Free admission into the tent all weekend long and all ages are welcome until 9:00PM each night.  

Alcoholic beverages will only be served Friday-Saturday.  After 9:00PM,  you must be 21 or older with a valid ID to enter the tent.  

Wine Selection:
- PROVIDED BY Howell's Mainstreet Winery -

Wine Menu:

Main Street Chardonnay
Opera House Cabernet

Craft Beer Selection:
- Provided by
Aberrant Ales -

Aberrant Ales Beer Menu:

West Coast IPA
Unchained Melondy
Cream Ale / Blond Ale
Cider (from Spicer’s Orchard)

Musical Entertainment at The Festival Tent



Eric Engblade is an accomplished and acclaimed singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Grand Rapids, Michigan. Be sure to check him out at the festival tent on Friday, August 16th.

Empty Canvas

Friday, August 16th

Saturday, August 17th

Be sure to stop by the Festival Tent on Friday and Saturday for free concerts by Empty Canvas!  They'll be creating an awesome oil painting while performing live music at the Festival Tent!

The Swift Brothers

Thursday, August 15th

Saturday, August 17th
11:30am-1:30pm & 4:30pm-6:30pm

Based out of Lansing, Michigan, Dan and Mark of The Swift Brothers duo have a long musical history together. Over the last few years, the group has evolved and hesitantly hangs on to the "acoustic" label. The Swift Brothers have created a unique and full sound that rivals many full sized bands.