July 2014 Events

2-5: Ealing Beer Festival, Ealing, England

The West Middlesex Branch of the Campaign for Real Ale presents the 25th annual Ealing Beer Festival, which will take place in Walpole Park. Organizers expect to have more than 300 Real Ales, along with a selection of draft and bottled foreign beers and English fruit wines. Hot and cold food will be available, and there will be pub games and a CAMRA stall.

2: Omaha Brewers Barbeque, Omaha, NE

Crescent Moon Ale House, in Omaha, will host the 2014 Omaha Brewers Barbeque. This afternoon/evening event, to be held in a beer garden, will feature more than 25 beers from eight Omaha-area breweries. A variety of barbecue items will be available for purchase. Two live bands will perform, and there will be a soda garden with locally-made beverages.

3-5: Chorlton Beer Festival, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, England

The Trafford & Hulne Branch of the Campaign for Real Ale presents the tenth annual Chorlton Beer Festival, which will take place on the grounds of St Clement's Church in Chorlton-cum-Hardy. The festival, run in conjunction with the church, will feature around 95 Real Ales, some of which are locally-brewed, along with 50 ciders, perries, and bottled foreign beers.The festival is a fund-raiser for the church.

4-6: Bierbörse, Viersen-Duelken, Germany

The eighth annual Viersen-Dulken edition of Bierboerse, a series of beer festivals held across Germany, will take place downtown. Hundreds of beers, including hard-to-find German microbrews, will be served in a Biergarten atmosphere. There will also be live entertainment, food for purchase, breweriana, and artisans' stands. The Bierboerse website is entirely in German.

4-5: Cuddington Beer Festival, Worcester Park, England

Supporters of the 2nd Cuddington (Rowe) Scout Group present the 2014 Cuddington Beer Festival, which will take place at Rowe Hall in Worcester Park. This two-day, three session event will feature more than 30 ales and ciders. Food will be available at all sessions.

4-5: Haydon Bridge Beer Festival, Haydon Bridge, England

The fifth annual Haydon Bridge Beer Festival will be held on the Low Hall Park football ground, near portions of the ancient Roman wall. This two-day event, which has an American Independence Day theme, will feature around 40 beers and ciders from around the UK, along with a selection of wines. There will also be live music; and local food, including meat from the farm just next door, will be available. This year's festival charities are the Great North Air Ambulance, St. Oswald’s Hospice, and Tynedale Hospice. 

4: Yes, We Can! Canned Craft Beer Festival, Bellingham, WA

The 2014 Yes, We Can! Canned Craft Beer Festival will take place in front of Elizabeth Station in Bellingham. This evening street party will feature the products of 30 Northwest breweries, meaderies, and cideries, including Bellingham’s craft breweries. There will also be live music, performers from the Bellingham Circus Guild, street food for purchase, yard games, and family-friendly beverages and activities. The festival venue provides a good view of the 4th of July fireworks. The festival is a benefit for RE Sources.

5: Burning Can Brevard Beer Festival, Brevard, NC

Oskar Blues Brewery presents the inaugural Burning Can Brevard Beer Festival, which will take place on the grounds of Oskar Blues' new brewery in Brevard. This afternoon event, held in partnership with Pisgah Omnium, will feature canned beer from more than 35 craft breweries. There will also be live music, food for purchase, and a bicycle road race that begins and ends at the brewery.

5: Erie Brewfest, Erie, CO

The Erie Chamber of Commerce and the and Colorado Brewers Guild present the second annual Erie Brewfest, which will take place downtown on Briggs Street. This afternoon event will feature beer from more than 25 Colorado breweries. Local food trucks will be on hand. Proceeds will benefit the Chamber and the Guild.

5: Haddenham Summer Real Ale Festival, Woodways, England

The 2014 Haddenham Summer Real Ale Festival will be held on the grounds of the Haddenham Community Junior School. Recent editions of this day-long festival have featured 80 barrels of Real Ale, 15 barrels of Real Lager, and 40 ciders, a world beer tent, and a Pimms and wine bar; varied musical entertainment; food, including barbecue, a pig roast, Mexican, and Indian; and a bouncy castle for the kids. Proceeds will go to local charities.

5: Seacoast Red, White & Brewfest, Portsmouth, NH

The 2014 Seacoast Red, White & Brewfest will be held downtown at the Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel. There will be afternoon and evening tasting sessions, each with beer from more than 15 breweries, most of them from New England. There will also be food from the Seacoast area. Proceeds will go to New Generation, Inc.

5: 2nd Shift and Friends Beerfest, New Haven, MO

2nd Shift Brewery, in New Haven, will host its “118th annual” 2nd Shift and Friends Beerfest. This afternoon event will feature beer from around 30 regional breweries, including brett selections from New Haven. There will be live entertainment, and food will be available for purchase. Part of the proceeds will to go to the ALS Association of St. Louis.

5: Yellowstone Beer Fest, Cody, WY

The 2014 Yellowstone Beer Fest will be held on the lawn of the Park Country Complex in Cody. This afternoon event will feature a selection of beers brewed in Wyoming and a number of Western states. There will be live music, and food vendors will be on hand. The festival charity is Operation Finally Home, which serves wounded veterans.

9-13: Derby City Charter Summer Beer Festival, Derby, England

The Derby Branch of the Campaign for Real Ale presents the 37th annual Derby Summer Charter Beer Festival, which will take place under a marquee in the city center. This year's event celebrates the 50th anniversary of Derby Mountain Rescue. Recent editions of this festival have featured 150 Real Ales, including rare and locally-brewed beers, along with a selection of ciders and continental drinks. There will be a variety of live entertainment, and food will be available for purchase. Proceeds will be given to charity.

10-13: CAMRA Scottish Real Ale Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland

The Scottish branches of the Campaign for Real Ale present the 12th annual CAMRA Scottish Real Ale Festival. This four-day event will take place at The Edinburgh Corn Exchange. Recent editions of this festival have feature more than 140 beers from over 35 Scottish breweries, along with live entertainment.

11-12: Because Beer Craft Brew Festival, Hamilton, ON, Canada

The 2014 Because Beer Craft Brew Festival will be held at Pier 4 Park in Hamilton. This two-day event will feature beer from more than 20 craft breweries, many of them from Ontario. There will also be a BJCP-sanctioned homebrew competition, a music stage, guest speakers, and food trucks.

11-13: Beer on the Wye VIII, Hereford, England

The Herefordshire Branch of the Campaign for Real Ale presents Beer on the Wye X, the Herefordshire Beer Festival. It will take place at the Hereford Rowing Club, under a big-top style marquee pitched on a riverside meadow. This three-day event will feature more than 120 cask-conditioned ales from throughout the UK, over 120 ciders and perries, and around 40 foreign bottled beers. There will also be live music, food and merchandise for purchase, and family and children's activities on Sunday.

11-13: Bierbörse, Muelheim, Germany

The inaugural Mulheim edition of Bierboerse, a series of beer festivals held across Germany, will take place at the historic Stadthalle on the Ruhr River. Hundreds of beers, including hard-to-find German microbrews, will be served in a Biergarten atmosphere. There will also be live entertainment, food for purchase, breweriana, and artisans' stands. The Bierboerse website is entirely in German.

11-13: Biergarten Festival, Morrison, CO

The 18th annual Biergarten Festival will be held at TEV Edelweiss Pavilion in Morrison. This three-day family-friendly event will feature traditional German beer and food; entertainment, including live music and Schuhplattler dance groups; games and contests; children’s activities; and an all-you-can-eat Frühschoppen brunch on Sunday.

11: Bricks & Brews, Buffalo, NY

Buffalo’s Martin House Complex, which was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, will host Bricks & Brews, A Mini-Brewfest. This evening event will feature beer from nine Buffalo-area breweries. There will also be live music, and food will be available for purchase.

11-13: Foresters Arms Beer Festival, Madeley, England

The Foresters Arms, a public house in Madeley, will host a Beer Festival. This three-day event will feature a large variety of cask-conditioned ales. There will also be barbecue and live music on Saturday afternoon, and karaoke on Sunday afternoon.

11: Hops ’n’ Clocks, Columbia, PA

The National Watch and Clock Museum, in Columbia, will host the sixth annual Hops ’n’ Clocks beer-tasting event. This evening celebration will feature locally brewed beer, live music, food for purchase, and a prize drawing.

11-12: Newt Beer Festival, North Newton, England

The 23rd annual Newt Beer Festival will be held at Mill Cottage in North Newton. The festival, which organizers describe as "the largest of its kind in Somerset," will feature more than 100 Real Ales. There will also be live bands performing on two stages; food, including cooked breakfast for campers and hot dogs and burgers for festival-goers; and the Yard of Ale competition.

11-12: Plymouth Beer Festival, Plymouth, England

The Plymouth Branch of the Campaign for Real Ale presents the 21st annual Plymouth Beer Festival, which will take place at the Plymouth Pavilions. This two-day event will feature more than 125 Real Ales, along with over 50 ciders and perries and a foreign bottled beer bar. There will be live music both evenings, hot food will be available for purchase, and there will be bar games and a tombola.

11-13: Seven Sisters Fest, San Luis Obispo, CA

The second annual Seven Sisters Fest, a celebration of the region's homegrown culture, will be held at El Chorro Regional Park and Campground in San Luis Obispo. The Grand Beer Tasting, to be held Saturday afternoon, will feature beer from more than 40 craft breweries, along with a selection of artisan wines. There will also be eclectic music and dancing; outdoor activities; and food, retail, and art vendors. Two events, the Beermakers Bluegrass Ball and a barbecue and concert, will take place the evening before the tasting itself.

11-13: SIBA South East Beer Festival, Tonbridge, England

The Society of Independent Brewers and the Tonbridge Juddians Rugby Football Club present the eighth annual SIBA South East Beer Festival, which will take place on the grounds of the RFC's grounds. This three-day event begins with the SIBA competition and on Friday. It will feature 150 Real Ales, along with a selection of ciders and perries. There will be live local music; food, including barbecue and a hog roast; and free wi-fi.

12: Bacon, Brew & BBQ Fest, Sun Prairie, WI

The 2014 Bacon, Brew & BBQ Fest will be held at Angell Park in Sun Prairie. This afternoon event will feature beer from more than 35 breweries, most of them from Wisconsin; and all-you-can-eat food, including ribs, brisket, and pulled pork. There will also be live music on two stages. VIP tickets, with early admission and a special selection of beer and food, are available. The festival is a fund-raiser for local charities.

12: Beer Garden at the Hopped Up Caribou Beer Fest, Lutsen, MN

Caribou Highlands Resort, on Lake Superior's North Shore, will host the third annual Hopped Up Caribou Beer Fest. The Saturday afternoon Beer Garden will feature beer from around 15 breweries from the Upper Midwest, along with live entertainment and food for purchase. VIP and package tickets are available. The Beer Garden is part of a three-day celebration that also includes a meet-the-brewers social Friday evening and a Brewers Bloody Mary Breakfast on Saturday morning.

12: BreastFest Beer Festival, San Francisco, CA

The 15th annual BreastFest Beer Festival will be held at the Festival Pavilion at Fort Mason Center in San Francisco. This afternoon event will feature beer from more than 60 West Coast breweries. There will also be music by Bay Area musicians, local food purveyors, and a prize raffle. The festival is a fund-raiser for the Charlotte Maxwell Complementary Clinic, which offers alternative medical treatments for low-income women diagnosed with cancer.

12: Bremerton Summer Brewfest, Bremerton, WA

The Washington Beer Commission presents the fourth annual Bremerton Summer Brewfest, which will take place in downtown Bremerton. This all-day festival will feature more than 70 summer-style beers from over 30 Washington State breweries, many of which will contain unusual ingredients and be poured through Randalls. Food and snacks will be available for purchase.

12: Capital Region Craft Brewer’s Festival, Troy, NY

The fifth annual Capital Region Craft Brewer’s Festival will be held in Troy at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium, the home of the Tri-City ValleyCats. This afternoon event will feature beer from nearly 40 breweries, most of them from the Northeast, and brewers will be in attendance. There will also be live music, and food will be available for purchase. The festival is a fund-raiser for the New York-Penn League Charitable Foundation.

12: Chetek Brew & Rib Fest, Chetek, WI

The Chetek Community Club presents the 17th annual Chetek Brew & Rib Fest, which will take place at Phillips Park. This afternoon, rain-or-shine event will feature beer from more than 25 microbreweries, many of them from Wisconsin. There will also be live entertainment, and a rib tasting from teams competing for "Best of the Fest" and "People's Choice" honors. Proceeds will go to local charities.

12: Coney Island On Tap, Brooklyn, NY

MCU Park, the home of the Brooklyn Cyclones baseball team, will host the 2014 edition of Coney Island on Tap. This afternoon event will feature more than 100 beers from over 50 American craft breweries. There will also be live music, and food and merchandise vendors will be on hand. VIP tickets, with early admission and access to the park’s rooftop section, are available.

12-13: Festival of Ale at the Woodcote Rally, Woodcote, England

The South Oxfordshire Branch of the Campaign for Real Ale presents the Festival of Ale at the Woodcote Rally. This two-day event will feature more than 25 ales, lagers, and ciders. The Festival of Ale is part of the Woodcote Rally, a celebration of steam, vintage, and veteran transport that also features include crafts, trade stands, children's entertainment, animals, live bands, and a traditional fun fair.

12: San Diego Brew Fest, San Diego, CA

Drink:Eat:Play presents the fourth annual San Diego Brew Fest, which will take place at Liberty Station. This afternoon event will feature dozens of domestic and imported beers, many of them from southern California. There will also be live music, and San Diego food trucks will be at the festival site. Proceeds will benefit Noah’s B-ark Pet Rescue.

12: Summertime Brews Festival, Greensboro, NC

The tenth annual Summertime Brews Festival will take place at the Greensboro Coliseum Special Events Center. This afternoon/evening event will feature around 300 beers from around the world, including many from North Carolina. There will be live entertainment, and food and merchandise vendors will be on hand. Early entry tickets are available. Part of the proceeds from the festival will go to the Animal Rescue and Foster Program.

15-20: Capital Ale House National Beer Exhibition, Richmond, VA

The Capital Ale House’s Richmond location presents the 2014 National Beer Exhibition. This six-day event, to be held at various locations in the city, consists of dozens of beer-related, culinary, and cultural events including The Ultimate Kickoff Party, the Farm Country Feast, food and beer tastings, tours, and educational events. The headline event is the Grand Tasting, which will take place Friday evening and Saturday afternoon at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. It will feature more than 200 beers from craft breweries across the country, along with food for purchase. The event charity is The Legal Information Network for Cancer.

15-19: Chelmsford Summer Beer Festival, Chelmsford, England

The Chelmsford & Mid-Essex Branch of the Campaign for Real Ale present the 2014 Chelmsford Summer Beer Festival, which will take place at Admiral's Park in Chelmsford. This five-day event will feature more than 340 Real Ales, along with 80 ciders, perries, and pysers, an assortment of Belgian beers, and local wines. There will be live music every evening, and Saturday will be Family Day. Hot and cold food will be available for purchase.

17: Brew at the Zoo, Washington, DC

The Friends of the National Zoo Young Professionals present Brew at the Zoo 2014, which will take place at Lion/Tiger Hill inside the zoo. This Thursday evening event will feature beer from more than 60 microbreweries. There will also be live music, and food trucks will be on hand. VIP tickets, with early admission, complimentary food, and animal demonstrations, are available. Proceeds will support animal care, conservation science, education, and sustainability at the zoo.

17-20: Festival des Bières du Monde de Saguenay, Chicoutimi, QC, Canada

The sixth annual Festival des Bières du Monde de Saguenay will be held in Chicoutimi’s Zone Portuaire (Port Area). This four-day celebration will feature nearly 300 beers and 60 exhibitors. There will also be a beer education program, live entertainment, and food for purchase. The festival website is entirely in French.

17-19: Kent CAMRA Beer Festival, Canterbury, England

The Kent Branch of the Campaign for Real Ale presents the 40th annual Kent CAMRA Beer Festival, which will take place at Merton Farm, a working farm outside Canterbury. This event, which the second-oldest CAMRA festival, will feature more than 120 Real Ales, including ales from most of Kent's 30 breweries, along with a cider bar and a foreign beer bar. There will also be live entertainment, including a 70s night on Friday; and food will be available for purchase.

17: York Region Craft Beer Festival, Richmond Hill, ON, Canada

The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill presents the second annual York Region Craft Beer Festival, which will take place at the Richmond Hill Center for the Performing Arts. This Thursday evening event will feature beer from a variety of Ontario craft breweries. Live local bands will perform, and food from neighborhood restaurants will be available for purchase. All proceeds will go to Rotary-supported charities.

18-20: Bierbörse, Mainz, Germany

The 16th annual Mainz edition of Bierboerse, a series of beer festivals held across Germany, will take place in Kurfürstlichen Schloss. Hundreds of beers, including hard-to-find German microbrews, will be served in a Biergarten atmosphere. There will also be live entertainment, food for purchase, breweriana, and artisans' stands. The Bierboerse website is entirely in German.

18-20: Burlington Beer Festival, Burlington, ON, Canada

The inaugural Burlington Beer Festival will be held at Spencer Smith Park. This three-day event will feature a wide selection of beers from throughout North America, with brewery representatives in attendance. There will be live music throughout the weekend, and food will be available for purchase. VIP tickets, with early admission and a food buffet, are available.

18-20: Cotswold Beer Festival, Winchcombe, England

The Gloucestershire Branch of the Campaign for Real Ale presents the 38th annual Cotswold Beer Festival, which will take place at Postlip Hall, near Winchcombe. This three-day event will feature around 90 Real Ales, one-third of them from local breweries, along with 20 locally-made ciders and perries. There will be entertainment, including live music and morris dancers; and barbecue and other food will be available for purchase.

18-19: Dog & Grog-Montana Microbrew Festival, Virginia City, MT

The 11th annual Dog and Grog-Montana Microbrew Festival will be held under the big tent at the Bale of Hay Saloon in Historic Virginia City. There will be a Wee Dog pint on Friday evening, with Montana-brewed beer and live music. On Saturday afternoon there will be beer from Montana breweries, live classic rock, and live music inside the bar after the festival itself.

18-20: Downtown Kitchener Ribfest & Craft Beer Show, Kitchener, ON, Canada

The 10th anniversary Downtown Kitchener Ribfest & Craft Beer Show will be held at Victoria Park. This three-day event will feature more than 50 Ontario-brewed beers. There will also be food for purchase, including barbecued ribs and chicken, along with live entertainment. Admission is free, but attendees are urged to make a donation to the Food Bank of Waterloo Region.

18: Empire Brewfest, Syracuse, NY

The 2014 Empire Brewfest will be held in Clinton Square in downtown Syracuse. Recent editions of this evening event, which is sanctioned by the New York State Brewers Association, have featured around 300 beers, brewery representatives in attendance; and there will be tents dedicated to Belgian-style and cask-conditioned beer. In addition, there will will be live bands performing on two stages, brewing-related merchandise, and food from local restaurants.

18-20: Maidenhead Beer Festival, Maidenhead, England

The Slough, Windsor & Maidenhead Branch of the Campaign for Real Ale presents the second annual Maidenhead Beer Festival, which will take place on the grounds of the Maidenhead United Football Club. Organizers expect to have more than 70 Real Ales, along with at least 20 Real Ciders and perries. There will also be live music; and food, including a hog roast and curries, will be available for purchase.

18-20: Oxted and Limpsfield Beer Festival, Oxted, England

The Oxted and Limpsfield Cricket Club will host its third Real Ale Festival, which will take place at Master Park in Oxted. This event, which is the club's main fund-raising event, will feature around more than 100 Real Ales, along with locally-produced lagers and ciders. There will also be live music, cricket matches each day, and food for purchase.

18-19: Pittsburgh Summer Beerfest, Pittsburgh, PA

The second annual Pittsburgh Summer Beerfest will be held at Stage AE, a concert venue near Heinz Field. This two-evening event will feature more than 250 craft beers from over 80 breweries. There will also be live music, and food trucks will be at the festival site. VIP tickets, with early admission and a special selection of beers, are available. All proceeds will benefit Animal Rescue Partners.

18-20: Poppy Line Beer Festival, Sheringham, England

The North Norfolk Railway presents the 2014 Poppy Line Beer Festival, which will take place at the Sheringham steam railway station. Recent editions of this rain-or-shine event have featured a selection of beers from East Anglia and the rest of the U.K., live entertainment, and hot and cold food at all sessions. There will be frequent service on the Bittern Line from Norwich via North Walsham and Cromer to Sheringham.

18-20: Romiley Beer Festival IX, Romiley, England

Kazant Events presents Romiley Beer Festival IX, which will take place at the Duke of York, a public house in Romiley. This three-day event will feature more than 30 cask-conditioned ales, along with a selection of traditional ciders and fruit beers. There will be live music all three days; and food, including Saturday barbecue and a traditional Sunday roast, will be available for purchase.

18-19: Styal Beer Festival, Styal, England

"The Pride of Cheshire" Styal Football Club will host the sixth annual Styal Beer Festival. It will take place on the club’s grounds. This two-day event will feature 60 Cheshire-brewed cask ales, along with a selection of lagers, ciders, and perries. There will also be live bands; a sporting program, including a football competition and a local pub tug-of-war; variety of food, including a hog roast; and activities for children. This year’s charities are Cancer Research, East Cheshire Hospice, and St Ann's Hospice.

18-19: Uffculme Music And Real Ales/Ciders Festival, Uffculme, England

The 2014 Uffculme Music And Real Ales/Ciders Festival will be held at Magelake Meadow, near Uffculme. This two-day beer and music event will feature local Real Ales and ciders. LIve bands from the area are scheduled to perform, and there will be a food van and a regular bar.

18-19: Vermont Brewers Festival, Burlington, VT

The Vermont Brewers Association presents the 22nd annual Vermont Brewers Festival. It will take place at Burlington's Waterfront Park, on the shore of Lake Champlain with the Adirondack Mountains in the background. This two-day, three-session event will feature nearly 200 beers from over 40 invited breweries, most of them from Vermont, the Northeast, and Canada. There will also be live entertainment, educational and "meet the brewer" programs, and food and merchandise vendors.

19: Beer Camp Across America, Northwest Edition, Chico, CA

Sierra Nevada Brewing Company presents the Northwest Edition of Beer Camp Across America. This afternoon event, the first stop in the brewery's seven-city traveling beer festival, will take place on Sierra Nevada's Hop Field in Chico. It will feature beers from Sierra Nevada, the 11 other breweries with which it collaborated on a mixed 12-pack, and dozens of other breweries, most of them from the region. There will also be live music, circus acts, and other entertainment; and local food will be available for purchase. 

19: Brew Fest, Evanston, WY

Evanston Main Street and Roundhouse Restoration, Inc., present the sixth annual Evanston Brew Fest, which will take place downtown in Depot Square. This afternoon fund-raising event will feature more than 60 beers from over 20 breweries. There will also be live music, food for purchase, and Big Wheel competitions. After-parties will continue into the evening.

19: Buckingham Beer and Music Festival, Maids Moreton, England

The Buckingham Rugby Club will host the fourth annual Buckingham Beer and Music Festival, which will take place on the club’s grounds. This all-day event will feature more than 35 Real Ales, ciders and perries, along with a Pimms Bar, lagers, and wines. Local bands and musicians will perform, barbecue and other food will be available, and there will be a bouncy castle and ice cream for children.

19-21: Great Japan Beer Festival, Osaka, Japan

The Japan Craft Beer Association presents the Great Japan Beer Festival 2014-Osaka, which will take place at Kyosera Dome, Sky Hall. More than 120 microbrewed beers will be available for sampling.

19: Hastings County Craft Beer Festival, Stirling, ON, Canada

Alliance Events presents the inaugural Hastings County Craft Beer Festival, which will take place at Farmtown Park in Stirling. This day-long outdoor community festival will feature more than 40 craft beers. Brewmasters will be in attendance, and some beers will be from new Ontario breweries. There will also be wines and ciders, and local artisanal cuisine will be available for purchase.

19: Hook Norton Festival of Fine Ales, Chipping Norton, England

The Hook Norton Brewery will host the 21st annual Hook Norton Festival of Fine Ales. It will take place between Chipping Norton and Banbury. The festival, which runs from noon "until we run out of beer," will feature more than 120 beers. There will also be live music, a prize raffle, two pig roasts, and other food for purchase. Proceeds will be donated to Leukaemia Research and Lymphoma Research and other charities.

19: Hops for Habitat Brewfest, Aurora, CO

The Plains Conservation Center will host the tenth annual Hops for Habitat Brewfest. This evening event, which is a fund-raiser for the Center, will feature dozens of beers from around 20 Front Range breweries, along with a selection of local wines. There will also be live music, food for purchase, and wagon rides.

19: Hops, Vines & Wines Festival, Selinsgrove, PA

The seventh annual Hops, Vines & Wines Festival will take place in historic downtown Selinsgrove. This afternoon event will feature beer from more 40 breweries, most of them from Pennsylvania, along with a selection of local wines. There will also be live music, food samples from local restaurants, and merchandise vendors.

19: Indiana Microbrewers Festival, Indianapolis, IN

The Brewers of Indiana Guild presents the 18th annual Indiana Microbrewers Festival, which will take place at Opti-Park in Broad Ripple in Indianapolis. Recent editions of the festival have featured more than 200 beers from more than 35 breweries, most of them from Indiana and many with brewers in attendance. The beer lineup will also include a cask-conditioned table, with up to 16 firkins served on gravity; and a replicale, with Indiana breweries using a mutual recipe. There will also be live music, food for purchase, games, and door prizes.

19: Michigan Bier Celebration, Frankenmuth, MI

Frankenmuth Brewery and Charity Celebration present the third annual Michigan Bier Celebration, which will take place at Heritage Park's Harvey Kern Pavilion in downtown Frankenmuth. This daytime event will feature beer from more than a dozen Michigan breweries. There will also be a live DJ and dancing, food and merchandise vendors, and the “Frankenmudder” boot camp-style race. VIP tickets, with early admission and an opportunity to meet the brewers, are available. The festival is a fund-raiser for Michigan’s Military and Space Heroes Museum.

19: Milwaukee Firkin Craft Beer Festival, Milwaukee, WI

East Town Association and BrewFest Partners present the fifth annual Milwaukee Firkin Craft Beer Festival, which will take place at Cathedral Square Park in downtown Milwaukee. This afternoon/evening event will feature more than 150 beers, including over 40 cask-conditioned ales and a selection of home-brewed beers. Festival-goers are invited to vote for the “Big Firkin” Award. There will also be historic Milwaukee brewing exhibits and tours, breweriana on display, and an appearance by beer historian Len Jurgensen. VIP tickets, with early admission, complimentary food, and an opportunity to meet the brewers, are available.

19: Music City Brewer's Festival, Nashville, TN

Mafiaoza's 13th annual Music City Brewer's Festival will be held at Music City Walk of Fame Park in downtown Nashville. There will be afternoon and evening tasting sessions, each with beer from over 40 breweries, including beers not normally available locally. There will also be live music and food from local restaurants.

19: Naperville Ale Fest, Naperville, IL

Lou Dog Events presents the second annual Naperville Ale Fest, which will take place on the grounds of the Naper Settlement, with downtown Naperville as a backdrop. This afternoon event will feature more than 200 beers from craft breweries around the country. There will be live entertainment, and food from Naperville restaurants will be available for purchase. VIP tickets, with early admission and a food voucher, are available. Part of the proceeds will benefit the Naper Settlement and the Naperville Heritage Society.

19: Philadelphia Zoo Summer Ale Festival, Philadelphia, PA

The Philadelphia Zoo, America's oldest, will host the sixth annual Summer Ale Festival. This evening event will feature more than 40 regional craft beers, served in the garden among birds, great apes, and big cats. There will also be live music, and food trucks will be on hand. VIP tickets, with early admission, are available. The price of admission includes shuttle service to and from the 30th Street Station.

19: Real, Wild & Woody Summer Beer Festival, Tempe, AZ

The Arizona Craft Brewers Guild presents Real, Wild and Woody, which will take place at Tempe Center for the Arts. This afternoon indoor event will feature a wide variety of specialty cask and barrel-aged beers, served in an intimate setting. The emphasis will be on the state’s rising breweries, and brewers will be in attendance.

19: Roadhouse Brewfest Hillsboro, OR

The Cornelius Roadhouse & Imbrie Hall will host McMenamin's 13th annual Roadhouse Brewfest. This all-day event is a "non-competitive celebration of beer," with McMenamins' brewers on hand. In addition to McMenamins' ales, there will be live music, food from Imbrie Hall, and activities for children. Admission is free.

19: Stapleton Beerfest, Denver, CO

Stapleton MCA presents the 2014 Stapleton Beerfest, which will take place on The Green (29th and Roslyn Street) in Denver. This late-afternoon event will feature beer from a variety of craft breweries. There will also be live music, and local food trucks will be at the festival. VIP tickets, with early admission and a special selection of beers, are available. There will be a free concert, open to the public, after the festival itself.

19: Tehachapi Mountain Beer & Grill Festival, Tehachapi, CA

The 2014 Tehachapi Mountain Beer & Grill Festival will be held at Benz Sports Complex. This afternoon/evening event will feature beer from more than 30 craft breweries, many of them from California, along with a selection of wines. A judged competition, which will determine the best craft beer in central California in five categories, will take place before the festival; and winners will be announced during the festival. The price of admission includes a complete dinner from a local restaurant. There will also be live music, and merchandise vendors will be on hand. 

19: WGRD Summer Beer Festival, Grand Rapids, MI

97.9-WGRD presents the fourth annual WGRD Summer Craft Beer Festival, which will take place at John Ball Park in Grand Rapids. This afternoon event will feature more than 100 domestic craft beers, many of them from Michigan. There will also be live music, and food and merchandise vendors will be at the festival site.

20: Beer Camp Across America, Southwest Edition, San Diego, CA

Sierra Nevada Brewing Company presents the Southwest Edition of Beer Camp Across America. This afternoon event, the second stop in the brewery's seven-city traveling beer festival, will take place at Embarcadero North Marina in San Diego. It will feature beers from Sierra Nevada, the 11 other breweries with which it collaborated on a mixed 12-pack, and dozens of other breweries, most of them from the region. There will also be live music, circus acts, and other entertainment; and local food will be available for purchase. 

20: Rhode Island Summer Brew Fest, Providence, RI

The inaugural Rhode Island Summer Brew Fest will be held at the Providence Rink at the Bank of America City Center. This afternoon/evening event will feature more than 100 beers from 30 breweries. There will also be live music, and food trucks and food vendors will be at the festival site. A 5-K race will take place before the festival itself.

23-27: Oregon Brewers Festival, Portland, OR

The Oregon Brewers Guild and the Oregon Brew Crew present the 27th annual Oregon Brewers Festival, which will take place at Tom McCall Waterfront Park in downtown Portland. By tradition, this event features beer from more than 80 breweries, all of them invited by festival organizers. There will also be food for purchase; industry exhibits by hop growers, homebrewers, breweriana collectors, and national beer writers; live music throughout the weekend; and merchandise vendors. In addition to the festival itself, there will be a Brewers Dinner and the Oregon Brewers Brunch & Parade that officially kicks off the festival.

24-26: Birmingham Beer Bash, Birmingham, England

The second annual Birmingham Beer Bash will be held at The Bond Company. This three-day event will feature a selection of domestic and imported cask, keg, and bottled beers. There will also be a "fringe" with speakers, tastings, and food-matching sessions. Street food will be available for purchase. Ticket holders will also receive a one-year subscription to Beers of the World.

24: Hops on the Hill, Green Bay, WI

Heritage Hill State Historical Park and Dean Distributing present the sixth annual Hops on the Hill, which will take place on the grounds of Heritage Hill State Historical Park in Green Bay. This Thursday evening event will feature 50 craft beers, along with food from 17 area restaurants. There will also be live ertertainment; and an auction for a variety of items, including Packers memorabilia and spa and golf packages. The event benefits the park’s educational programs.

24-26: Stortford Beer Festival, Bishops Stortford, England

The Bishops Stortford Royal British Legion and the Herts & Essex Borders Branch of the Campaign for Real Ale present the sixth annual Stortford Beer Festival, which will take place at the Legion Club. This three-day event will feature a selection of Real Ales and ciders, many of them from both small local breweries (there have been around 50 beers at recent festivals). In addition, there will be food, including barbecue and sandwiches, and a hog roast on Friday evening. Proceeds will support past and present members of the armed forces.

25-August 4: Annafest, Forchheim, Germany

Annafest, the Festival of Saint Anne, was first held in Forchheim in 1446. This ten-day festival takes place at the Kellerwald, which has a capacity of 30,000. There will be 23 beer gardens, live music on six stages, food from local restaurants, carnival rides, and family activities. The festival website is entirely in German.

25: Beer Camp Across America, Rocky Mountain Edition, Denver, CO

Sierra Nevada Brewing Company presents the Rocky Mountain Edition of Beer Camp Across America. This evening event, the third stop in the brewery's seven-city traveling beer festival, will take place in Denver (location TBA). It will feature beers from Sierra Nevada, the 11 other breweries with which it collaborated on a mixed 12-pack, and dozens of other breweries, most of them from the region. There will also be live music, circus acts, and other entertainment; and local food will be available for purchase. 

25-27: Beer Festival at The Horseshoes, Tilstock, England

The Horseshoes Inn, a public house in the village of Tilstock, will host a Beer Festival. This three-day event will feature a wide selection of ales, served in a large beer garden. Admission is free. There will be live music in the evening.

25-27: Bierbörse, Bonn, Germany

The 19th annual Bonn edition of Bierboerse, a series of beer festivals held across Germany, will take place at Freizeitpark Rheinaue in Bonn. Hundreds of beers, including hard-to-find German microbrews, will be served in a Biergarten atmosphere. There will also be live entertainment, food for purchase, breweriana, and artisans' stands. The Bierboerse website is entirely in German.

25-26: Burning River Fest, Cleveland, OH

The 14th annual Burning River Fest will take place at the historic Coast Guard Station on Whiskey Island. This two-day event, which marks the burning of the Cuyahoga River in 1969, will feature more than 25 musicians and bands; beer from Great Lakes Brewing Company, including a special edition of its Christmas Ale; fresh food from local farms and eateries; chef demonstrations; and environmental exhibits. Proceeds will benefit the Burning River Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to the sustainable waterways.

25-26: Denver Summer Brew Fest, Denver, CO

RightOn Productions presents the seventh annual Summer Brew Fest, which will take place at Mile High Station, near Invesco Field. This event, which has expanded to two days, will feature more than 125 beers from over 45 breweries. There will be live music both evenings, and food and merchandise vendors will be at the festival site. VIP Power Hour tickets, with early admission and a cheese sampling, are available. This event benefits the Swallow Hill Music Association.

25-26: Guildford Beer Festival, Guildford, England

The Guildford Cricket Club will host the fifth Guildford Beer Festival, which will take place under argues on the club's grounds. This two-day event will feature more than 70 cask ales from independent breweries in Surrey and surrounding counties, along with ciders, wines, and soft drinks. A variety of local headline acts are scheduled to perform. Parking is free.

25-27: Market Bosworth Rail Ale Festival, Shackerstone, England

The Hinckley & Bosworth branch of the Campaign for Real Ale, along with the Battlefield Line Steam Railway, presents the 2014 Market Bosworth Rail Ale Festival. It will take place at the Goods Shed at Market Bosworth Station and on the trains. This three-day event will feature more than 55 Real Ales, along with a selection of ciders, perries, and fruit wines. There will also be an expanded display of locomotives and other railway equipment; entertainment by Dr. Busker and other performers, Morris men, a magician, and games; and hot and cold food for purchase.

25-26: Michigan Brewers Guild Summer Beer Festival, Ypsilanti, MI

The Michigan Brewers Guild presents the 17th annual Summer Beer Festival, which will take place at Riverside Park in Ypsilanti. This two-day event will feature more than 800 beers from over 80 Michigan-based breweries, with an emphasis on "big" and hard-to-find beers. There will also be include hourly releases of special festival beers; live entertainment, including live bands and the "Drink Michigan Beer" Fight Song; and food and merchandise vendors.

25-27: Reedham Beer Festival, Reedham, England

The Humpty Dumpty Brewery presents the seventh annual Reedham Beer Festival, which will take place at the Reedham Village Hall and Playing Fields. This family-friendly event will feature more than 50 beers, many of them from East Anglia, along with at least half a dozen local ciders. There will be live music at all sessions, and a variety of food will be available for purchase.

25-27: Toronto's Festival of Beer, Toronto, ON, Canada

Toronto's Festival of Beer 2014, which organizers describe as "Canada's leading beer festival," will be held on the Canadian National Exhibition grounds in Toronto. Recent editions of this festival have featured more than 200 beers, Southern-style barbecue, live entertainment, and appearances by television personalities. During festival week, a number of satellite events will take place throughout the Greater Toronto Area.

26: All Pints North Summer Brew Fest, Duluth, MN

The Minnesota Brewer's Guild presents the third annual All Pints North Summer Brew Fest, which will take place at Bayfront Festival Park in Duluth. This late-afternoon event will feature beer from Minnesota microbreweries and brewpubs, along with select regional and national craft brands. Brewers will be in attendance. There will also be live music and entertainment, beer-centered activities, educational programs, and food vendors.

26: Bacon and Beer Classic, Queens, NY

Cannonball Productions presents the New York stop on the 2014 Bacon and Beer Classic tour. It will take place at Citi Field, the home of the New York Mets baseball team. There will be afternoon and evening sessions, each with beer from a variety of craft breweries; bacon-inspired dishes from local restaurants; judged burger and bacon competitions; live music; interactive games; cooking demos; and an educational program. VIP tickets, with early admission, are available. 

26: Beer on the Bay, Erie, PA

The Erie Regional Chamber and Growth Partnership and Erie Brewing Company present the seventh annual Beer on the Bay. It will take place at the Burger King Amphitheater on the Erie bayfront. There will be early- and late-afternoon tasting sessions, each with beer from more than 35 regional microbreweries. In addition, there will be live music, food, and a hookah bar. VIP tickets, with a special selection of beers and complimentary food, are available. Part of the proceeds will benefit the A.N.N.A. Shelter.

26: Breckenridge Beer Festival, Breckenridge, CO

Radiate Live presents the 2014 Breckenridge Beer Festival, which will take place at a new venue, Beaver Run Resort & Conference Center. This afternoon event, to be held at the base of the ski resort, will feature beer from more than 30 breweries, most of them from Colorado. There will also be live music and food and merchandise vendors.

26: Brews for Books, Telford, PA

The 2014 Brews for Books Beer Festival will be held at the Indian Valley Public Library in Telford. This evening event, to be held under tents, will feature beer from more than 20 breweries, many of them from Pennsylvania. There will also be an appearance by Don Russell ("Joe Sixpack"), live music, a homebrewing demonstration, and food for purchase. VIP tickets, with a special selection of beers, are available. All proceeds will go to the library.

26: Global Craft Beer Festival, Berlin, Germany

The Global Association of Craft Beer Brewers presents the 2014 Global Craft Beer Festival, which will take place at the Alte Börse in Berlin. This all-day event will feature beer from breweries in Europe and the Americas, along with live music. The festival is part of the Association’s two-day program that also includes speakers, panel discussions, and a juried tasting.

26: GnawBrew Beer Art and Music Festival, Nashville, IN

The fifth annual GnawBrew Beer Art and Music Festival will be held at the eXplore Brown County/Valley Branch Paintball Retreat in Nashville. This all-day outdoor event will feature commercially-brewed and home-brewed beer from Indiana, along with local wines. Indiana musicians and artists will also be in attendance, and there will be games and activities. Hiking, fishing, and primitive tent camping are available at the festival site.

26: Granite State Brewers Association Summer Fest, Manchester, NH

The Granite State Brewers Association and Intown Manchester present the inaugural Summer Fest, which will take place at Arms Park in Manchester. This afternoon event will feature beer from around two dozen New Hampshire breweries. There will also be a chicken wing competition. VIP tickets, with early admission, are available. Proceeds will go to the Brewers Association, Brew NH, and New Horizons for New Hampshire.

26-27: The Harpoon Championships of New England Barbecue, Windsor, VT

The Harpoon Brewery will host the 2014 Harpoon Championships of New England Barbecue. Recent editions of this event have attracted more than 40 barbecue teams "from all over" to compete for cash and trophies, with some teams offering samples. Harpoon beer will be served, there will be live music, and brewery tours will be offered.

26: Haymarket Park Beer Fest, Lincoln, NE

The third annual Haymarket Park Beer Fest will take place at Haymarket Park in Lincoln. This evening event will feature a wide variety of local, regional, and national beers. There will also be a baseball game between the Lincoln Saltdogs and the Kansas City T-Bones, and food will be available for purchase. VIP tickets, with early admission and a meal on the Home Run Terrace, are available. The festival charity is Strike Out Stroke.

26: Lac du Flambeau Lions Club Brewfest, Lake Minocqua, WI

The Lac du Flambeau Lions Club presents the tenth annual Brewfest, which will take place in the pavilion at Torpy Park on the shores of Lake Minocqua. This afternoon event will feature beer from more than 35 breweries, most of them from Wisconsin. Festival-goers are invited to vote for the People's Choice Award. There will also be live music; food for purchase, including bratwurst and hamburgers; and prize raffles. All proceeds will go to state and local charities.

26: Lake Wyola Association Beer & Wine Tasting, Shutesbury, MA

The Lake Wyola Association will host the ninth annual Beer & Wine Tasting, which will take place at the Association Hall in Shutesbury. This rain-or-shine evening event, held under three large tents and inside the hall, will feature beer from more than 15 area breweries, along with a selection of wines. Food will be available for purchase, and there will be live music. All proceeds will go toward the preservation of Lake Wyola.

26: Newark Food & Brew Fest, Newark, DE

Out & About magazine and Downtown Newark Partnership present the 11th annual Newark Food & Brew Fest, which will be held at nearly 20 of the city's restaurants. This afternoon/evening event will feature more than 40 beers from two dozen breweries, along with food from the restaurants. There will also be live music, sidewalk performers, and a root beer tent.

26-August 3: St. Louis Beer Week, St. Louis, MO

St. Louis Beer Week 2014 will take place at breweries, bars, restaurants, stores, and other venues in and around St. Louis. The headline event is a series of “Chef’s Choice” beer and food pairings at establishments throughout the area. There will also be many other events such as educational programs, tours, meet-the-brewer events, release parties, tap takeovers, tastings, and specially-priced drinks.

26: Milwaukee Brewfest, Milwaukee, WI

The fifth annual Milwaukee Brewfest will take place at the Old Coast Guard Pavilion. This afternoon/evening event, to be held at a venue with a view of Lake Michigan, will feature more than 300 craft beers from 85 breweries from. Back by popular demand, there will be a German Row, a Cider Row, and a Mead Row. There will also be homebrewing demonstrations, live music, food from local restaurants and vendors, food samples, and a silent auction. VIP tickets, with early admission and a special selection of beers, are available.

27: Beer Camp Across America, Midwest Edition, Chicago, IL

Sierra Nevada Brewing Company presents the Midwest Edition of Beer Camp Across America. This afternoon event, the fourth stop in the brewery's seven-city traveling beer festival, will take place at Navy Pier in Chicago. It will feature beers from Sierra Nevada, the 11 other breweries with which it collaborated on a mixed 12-pack, and dozens of other breweries, most of them from the region. There will also be live music, circus acts, and other entertainment; and local food will be available for purchase. 

27: Midwest Brewers Brawl, Michigan City, IN

The Northwest Indiana Leaders Young Professional Network presents the second annual Midwest Brewers Brawl. It will take place at the Pavilion at Washington Park, on the Lake Michigan waterfront in Michigan City. This afternoon event, which coincides with the Great Lakes Super Boat Grand Prix offshore powerboat race, will feature a selection of craft beers from the region. Brewers will compete for Best in Class honors. There will also be live music, and food will be available for purchase. VIP tickets, with early admission and complimentary food, are available. The festival charity is the United Way.

27: Summerfest: A Celebration of Farmhouse Ales, Boston, MA

DrinkCraftBeer.com presents the 2014 Summerfest: A Celebration of Farmhouse Ales, which will take place at Space 57 in Boston. This two-day, three-session event will feature more than 80 beers from 25 New England craft breweries. Some of the beers will be exclusive to the festival. There will also be a variety of food for purchase.

31: Hart House Craft Beer Festival & Summer BBQ, Toronto, ON, Canada

Hart House, on the campus of the University of Toronto, will host the seventh annual Craft Beer Festival & Summer BBQ. This Thursday evening event, to be held in a historic setting, will feature beer from a number of Canadian microbreweries, along with an assortment of barbecued foods prepared by Hart House Chef Marco Tucci. A beer-tasting workshop, led by Master Cicerone Mirella Amato, will take place before the festival itself (separate admission).

31-August 3: Yarnbury Beer Festival, Horsforth, England

The Yarnbury (Horsforth) Rugby Football Club presents the fifth annual Yarnbury Beer Festival, which will take place at the club's grounds in Horsforth. This four-day event, which coincides with Yorkshire Day, will feature more than 60 Real Ales and ciders from around Yorkshire. There will also be live entertainment throughout the weekend. The festival is a benefit for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance Charity.