There's nothing quite like summer festivals in Michigan, especially when you combine spirits and a little history. Packards & Pints is back for 2022 bigger and better than ever.

The annual beer, wine, cocktails, and cars event will be held at the Historical Packard Proving Grounds in Shelby Township, Michigan. Considered one of the highlights of summer, the event will offer an evening of good drinks, good food, and music. The event will take place on Saturday, June 11th starting at 7:00 pm.

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The event, a fan favorite of car enthusiasts, is hosted in conjunction with the Packard Motor Car Foundation. This year's Packards & Pints event will raise money for restoring the main gates and repainting the historic water tower.

Along with a chance to sample dozens of craft beers, wines, and cocktails, guests will be able to tour all of the original buildings designed by Albert Kahn including the original testing garage, and view the foundation’s private collection of Packard cars. Back in the day, the 500-acre testing grounds were used for the most luxurious cars sold. The Packard Proving Grounds now finds itself on the National Register of Historic Places.

Tickets start at just $50 for General Admission. and $65 for VIP Early Admission.  The event will also feature a live DJ with great music as well as food available for purchase. There is also special pricing for Classic Car owners wishing to showcase their vehicles.

To get more information on the event and to purchase tickets visit packardsandpints.com.

 

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