Upcoming Beer Festivals – July 2016

Pouring at the Oregon Beer Festival

July 16, 2016

Island San Rafael, CA – Breastfest

“This is a festival organized for the purpose of helping those in need, created in an era in which beer-tasting events were far and few between. The BreastFest has become an elite presence for breweries on the West Coast and beyond, it gives the craft brewing industry a way to create camaraderie for a worthy cause. It’s an event at which beer pioneers and festive attendees join hands and give back to the community committed to beating cancer! 

Over 60 breweries and 10 wineries coming together in hopes of raising money for a cancer clinic offering alternative treatments for low-income women with cancer.”

To learn more about Charlotte Maxwell Complementary Clinic and for tickets, visit The Breastfest’s webpage.

July 15-16, 2016

Burlington, VT – Vermont Brewers Festival

“A Festival celebrating Artisan Craft Beer and the Brewers who brew them. The third weekend in July at Burlington Waterfront Park with scenic views of Lake Champlain framed by the Adirondack Mountain Range.

Vermont Brewers Festival  website has all the information regarding tickets and event details.

July 22-23, 2016

Denver, CO – Summer Brew Fest

“The Summer Brew Fest at Mile High Station will celebrate craft beverages from around Colorado and other U.S. microbrews and feature; live local music, food, and other vendors. This event benefits Swallow Hill Music Association.”

The Summer Brew Fest’s website has all the information.

July 23, 2016

Milwaukee, WI – Milwaukee Firkin Craft Beer Fest

“The most eclectic beer festival in the area featuring 50 cask conditioned ales (firkins) and ciders.  This festival has a great vibe with the perfect combination of a unique brews, quality attendees and a welcoming venue in Cathedral Square Park..  Event goers can vote for their favorite firkin beer and help decide which brew is awarded the “Big Firkin Award.”

FIRKIN FEST HIGHLIGHTS: Sample from Over 150 Brews, More than 40 Firkins on Site, Historic Milwaukee Brewing Displays, Breweriana Tent (Beer Memorabilia), Commemorative Pint Glass to all Attendees, Live Entertainment from The Squeezettes.”

Milwaukee Firkin Craft Beer Fest  website has all the information regarding tickets and event details.

July 27-31, 2016

Portland, OR – 29th Annual Oregon Brewers Festival

“One of the nation’s longest-running craft beer festivals, the Oregon Brewers Festival is considered a destination, and 80,000 craft beer lovers annually make the pilgrimage to Beervana to drink up what the festival has to offer. On a sun soaked July afternoon, there’s no better place to sip more than 80 independent craft beers with friends along the banks of the Willamette River, with the Portland skyline as a backdrop to the west and Mt. Hood towering in the east. Whether you prefer Belgians or Blondes, Pales or Pilsners, Saisons or Wits – come to the Oregon Brewers Festival and see for yourself why we’re one of the world’s best loved craft beer festivals.

The Oregon Brewers Festival’s webpage has all the details.

June 17-19, 2016

Milwaukee, WI  – 7th Annual Milwaukee Brewfest

“Milwaukee will host the 7th Annual Milwaukee Brewfest featuring over 400 craft beers and micro brews from over 85 breweries from all over the United States. Back by popular demand, the 2016 Milwaukee Brewfest will also have special German and Cider Rows and a Mead Row!

Milwaukee Brewfest takes place at the Old Coast Guard Pavilion Park on Milwaukee’s Eastside offering beautiful views of Lake Michigan and the McKinley Marina.

The event will take place from 3PM-7PM, with VIP ticket holders allowed early admission at 2 PM to sample select limited edition and otherwise rare brews during that hour.

To see additional information, please visit Milwaukee Brewfest’s event page.