Winter Beer Fest URGENT UPDATE - See below!

Online Shuttle Ticket Sales have been closed!


GR Hopper has arranged transportation for March 2 & 3. If you plan to attend the event on March 2 & 3 and you will need transportation for the same pick up location, time and day (Friday or Saturday) then NO ACTION is needed. Your shuttle tickets will automatically transfer.

If you are requesting a FULL or PARTIAL refund for unused tickets OR you need to CHANGE pick up location, day or time for March 2 or 3, please send us an email to staff@grhopper.com with the following information:

- Full Name of person who made the purchase

- Cell phone number

- pick up location, time and day (Friday or Saturday)

- how many tickets purchased

Please put the following in the subject line based on what you are requesting: WBF REFUND , WBF PARTIAL OR WBF CHANGE

We will only accept emails from people who made the purchase. If you are requesting a change, please provide details of the change needed.

All requests must be received by 9am Monday February 26, 2018 for consideration. If no request is received by that time it will be assumed that you are attending Winter Beer Fest on March 2 & 3 and will be using the shuttle tickets you already purchased. !! Due to planning reasons the time was changed to 9am to submit any requests !!

Also, at this time (Monday Feb 26, 2018) we will be opening online ticket sales to select pick up locations based on availability.

Cheers! GR Hopper Team


PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE PAGE BEFORE PURCHASING TICKETS

The 13th Annual Winter Beer Festival will be held in Grand Rapids on Friday, February 23rd and Saturday, February 24th at the Fifth Third Ballpark in Comstock Park. Roundtrip tickets are $10 per person. Shuttle service will be provided for hotel guests staying the listed hotels below and will be available for the following times: Friday Feb 23rd, 2018 from 3pm-10pm & Saturday Feb 24th, 2018 from 10am-8pm.

PLEASE TIP YOUR DRIVERS.

Pickup Locations:

  • Downtown Pickup Location: JW Ballroom enterance, serving hotels:
    • JW Marriot - 235 Louis Street NW
    • Amway Grand Plaza Hotel - 187 Monroe Avenue NW
    • CityFlats - 83 Monroe Center St NW
    • Courtyard Grand Rapids Downtown - 11 Monroe Avenue NW
    • Holiday Inn Downtown - 310 Pearl St NW (please note that pick up is at JW Ballroom this year)
    • Homewood Suites Downtown - 161 Ottawa Ave NW
  • Northwest (Alpine) Pickup Location: Springhill Suites North, serving hotels:
    • Springhill Suites North - 450 Center Dr
    • Hampton Inn North - 500 Center Dr NW
    • Holiday Inn Express - 358 River Ridge Dr NW
  • Northwest/Walker - Baymont Inn & Suites - 2151 Holton Ct NW
  • Northeast - Country Inn & Suites - 3251 Deposit Dr NE
  • Northeast - Hampton Inn & Suites - 433 Dudley Pl NE
  • Northeast - Grand River Hotel - 270 Ann St NW (Formerly Riverfront Hotel)

Once you purchase a ticket on PayPal please check your confirmation email. Print out the confirmation email and bring a copy and your ID to the driver or GR Hopper staff person at your hotel to board the shuttle. The name on receipt must match name on ID. If you are purchasing tickets for other people and they are NOT boarding the shuttle with you, please put their name, email and phone number in the form below.

If your time slot is no longer available and another time slot does not work for you, please email us at staff@grhopper.com and we will try to make arrangements to get you the slot you want.

Pickup times are approximate, please be ready 10 minutes prior to scheduled pick up time. Buses may be there 10 min before or after the scheduled pick up time. All tickets are roundtrip, you can not purchase a return only trip.


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Once you purchase a ticket on PayPal please return to the site to view your order confirmation page. Print out the confirmation page and bring a copy and your ID to the driver to board the shuttle. The name on receipt must match name on ID. If you are purchasing tickets for other people and they are NOT boarding the shuttle with you, please put their name, email and phone number in the form below.

Return Times

Return shuttles for all hotel guests (Alpine and Downtown) will run approx every 30 min until 10pm on Friday and until 7pm on Saturday. Returns are FIRST COME FIRST SERVE FOR ALL HOTEL GUESTS. FOR FASTEST RETURN SERVICE WE RECOMMEND THAT YOU BOARD THE GR HOPPER BETWEEN 7PM and 8PM on Friday And 4PM AND 5PM on Saturday. Hopper staff will be at Beer Fest to direct you to the correct shuttle & coach buses.

*Pick up times are approximate and are weather and traffic dependent. GR Hopper is not responsible for unforeseen delays that are out of our control. No drinks and/or food allowed on any of the buses. NO REFUNDS!

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