Beer Weeks 2017

Beer Weeks are city, or regionally organized, multi-event celebrations showcasing craft beer. They've become increasingly popular over the last year, as they offer even more opportunities to quaff great locally brewed beers over the course of several days at different venues and establishments. Although they all appear in the monthly event calendars, we've organized them here alphabetically for you. Click on the location to show the details and a link.



Alaska, statewide: Janauary 13-22

The seventh annual Alaska Beer Week will take place at breweries, bars, restaurants, stores, and other venues throughout the state of Alaska. The headline event of this ten-day celebration, sponsored by the Brewers Guild of Alaska, is the Great Alaska Beer & Barleywine Festival. There will be a number of other events, such as beer dinners and beer and food pairings, tours, meet-the-brewer events, release parties, tap takeovers, tastings, and specially-priced drinks.

Arizona, statewide: February 9-18

The Arizona Craft Brewers Guild presents the seventh annual Arizona Beer Week, which will take place at breweries, bars, restaurants, stores, and other venues throughout the state. The headline event of this ten-day celebration is the Arizona Strong Beer Festival. There will be many other events, such as beer dinners and beer and food pairings, tours, meet-the-brewer events, release parties, tap takeovers, tastings, and specially-priced drinks.

Athens, GA: April 3-9

The seventh annual Athens Beer Week will take place at breweries, bars, restaurants, stores, and other venues in and around Athens. The headline event of this seven-day celebration is the Classic City Brew Fest. There will also be many other events, such as beer dinners and beer and food pairings, tours, meet-the-brewer events, release parties, tap takeovers, tastings, and specially-priced drinks.

Kalamazoo, MI: January 14-21

The seventh annual Kalamazoo Beer Week will take place at breweries, bars, restaurants, stores, and other venues in and around Kalamazoo. There will be hundreds of events, such as beer dinners and beer and food pairings, tours, meet-the-brewer events, release parties, tap takeovers, tastings, and specially-priced drinks.

Omaha, NE: February 17-26

The sixth annual Omaha Beer Week will take place at breweries, bars, restaurants, stores, and other venues in the Omaha metropolitan area. The headline event of this ten-day celebration is Beertopia’s Extreme Beerfest. There will be many other events, such as beer dinners and beer and food pairings, tours, meet-the-brewer events, release parties, tap takeovers, tastings, and specially-priced drinks.

Portsmouth, NH: February 25-March 6

2BeerGuys presents the eighth annual Portsmouth Beer Week, which will take place at breweries, bars, restaurants, stores, and other venues in and around Portsmouth. The headline event of this ten-day celebration is the Seacoast Winter Brew Fest. There will also be other events, such as beer dinners and beer and food pairings, tours, meet-the-brewer events, release parties, tap takeovers, tastings, and specially-priced drinks.

Sacramento, CA: March 2-12

The eighth annual Sacramento Beer Week will take place at at breweries, bars, restaurants, stores, and other venues in the Sacramento Valley. The headline events are the Sacramento Brewers Showcase, which opens this 11-day celebration, and the Capital Beerfest, which closes it. There are hundreds of other events such as beer and food pairings, beer trains, tours, meet-the-brewer events, release parties, tap takeovers, tastings, and specially-priced drinks.

San Francisco Bay Area, CA: February 10-19

The San Francisco Brewers Guild presents San Francisco Beer Week 2017, which will take place at breweries, bars, restaurants, stores, and other venues throughout the Bay Area. This ten-day celebration gets underway with the Opening Gala. There will be hundreds of other events, such as beer dinners and beer and food pairings, tours, meet-the-brewer events, release parties, tap takeovers, tastings, and specially-priced drinks.

Saratoga, NY: February 21-25

Saratoga Beer Week 2017 will take place at bars, restaurants, stores, and other venues in the Saratoga Springs area. The headline events of this celebration are the Saratoga Beer Summit and Saratoga Cider Night. There will be a number of other events such as food and beer pairings, special tastings, and reduced-price pints.

Victoria, BC, Canada: March 3-11

The Victoria Beer Week Society presents the Victoria Beer Week 2017. It will take place at breweries, bars, restaurants, stores, and other venues in and around Victoria. This nine-day celebration will feature beer from 50 British Columbia craft breweries, and a number of events will pair local food with the beer. Other events include Opening and Closing Weekends, cask- and wood-aged beer events, educational programs, and “micro-events”.

Volusia County, FL: February 4-11

The eighth annual Volusia Beer Week will take place at breweries, bars, restaurants, stores, and other venues in DeLand and Volusia County. The headline event of this ten-day celebration is the DeLand Craft Beer Festival. Headline events also include “Brews and Botwies”, a “Drink Volusia Bus Tour”, and “History By the Pint”. There will be other events, such as beer dinners and beer and food pairings, tastings, and specially-priced drinks.