After being stuck inside for months due to the harsh Michigan winter, there’s something refreshing about the idea of enjoying some cold drinks outside on a summer day. Metro Detroit restaurants and bars seem to agree as there are plenty of drink events and dinners going on throughout the month of May. So grab a coaster and pull up a chair at one of these May drink events in southeast Michigan.
Returning on Cinco de Mayo, the Hightail to Ale 5K will reward those who finish the race with a pint of cold Atwater Brewery beer. Featuring live music and a rockin’ party atmosphere, this is a run that’s worth finishing.
The 2017 Spring Mead Fest will take place at B. Nektar on Saturday, May 6.The party starts at 2 p.m. and will continue in the Taproom until midnight featuring a special bar with timed releases of Meads and Ciders.
The Royal Oak Farmers Market will host the Cocktail Confidential 2017 on Friday, May 12. The event will feature some of Detroit’s best Mixologists putting their twists on classic drinks and showcasing all-new creations.
Bell’s Beer will be taking over the Brown Iron Brewhouse on Monday, May 15. The five-course beer and food pairing will feature some of Bell’s best beer paired with courses like a charcuterie plate and Smoked Lamb Chops.
Happening at Royal Oak Farmers Market on Saturday, May 20, Tequila Mundo will feature over 60 creative and fun cocktails from all over the world.
Combining two of everyone’s favorite things, cocktails and dogs, Canine to Five’s Drinking with Dogs will take place at the Northern Lights Lounge on Tuesday, May 23. Cocktails AND dogs… What more could you want?