Official Detroit Bookfest Afterparty at Eastern Mkt Brewing Co.

Sunday, July 21, 2024

10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

No cover charge!



In celebration of the annual Detroit Festival of Books (aka Detroit Bookfest), EMBC will be opening early on Sunday, July 16th for the Official Detroit Bookfest Afterparty!

Located three blocks southeast of Shed 5, Eastern Market Brewing Company (EMBC) is one of the most popular destinations in the Eastern Market district.

Currently, the street they’re on, Riopelle, is closed to vehicle traffic. It is pedestrian-only and they will have tables in the street, food, live DJ, and of course beer.

Shed 5 to EMBC Detroit


Some of their most popular beers are:

Wunderboi (kolsch), Elephant Juice (hazy IPA), Pineapple Market Day (fruited session IPA). And they now offer pepperoni pizza slices inside!

Eastern Market Brewing Co Detroit top beers




LIVE blues music courtesy of the Detroit Blues Society. They will be set up on Riopelle Street directly in front of EMBC’s main window.


10 am to noon:       Blues records

Noon to 1 pm:        Leonardo-Country Blues

 1:15 to 2:15:           Sweet Willie Tea

 2:30 to 3:30:           The Royal Oak Blues Band (4-piece band)

 3:45 to 4:45:           The Split Shifters (4-piece band)

 5:00 to 6:00            Luther Bad Man Keith (4-piece band)

Detroit Blues Society live blues music @ Detroit Bookfest Blockparty Afterparty 2024



Detroit City Distillery (2462 Riopelle Street, Detroit) will have a variety of outstanding Detroit Bookfest themed cocktails.

And they are hosting brunch inside the distillery!

Come check out this amazing location and sample some tasty beverages and food.

During the Bookfest Afterparty, DCD hours are Noon – 6:00 p.m. 

Detroit City Distillery in Eastern Market

Detroit City Distillery offering Detroit Bookfest themed cocktails for the Detroit Bookfest Blockparty Afterparty 2024




Detroit Sibling Rivalry BBQ foodtruck will be serving delicious BBQ food!

Definitely try some of their top-sellers like the Loaded smoked mac n’ cheese, Pitmaster Brisket Sandwich, and the Loaded BBQ Nachos!

Detroit Sibling Rivalry BBQ foodtruck

Loaded smoked mac n’ cheese




Eastern Market Brewing Company

2515 Riopelle Street

Detroit, MI 48207


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