Friday, June 19, 2009

Extremely busy weekend for CO beer fests

2009 Colorado Beer FestivalsHoly cow! I didn't realize it until today when I checked the old 2009 Colorado Beer Festivals and Events list. This is probably one of the busiest weekends in Colorado for festivals and events. Summer has officially arrived! Just check out the activities going on this weekend here in Colorado:

Crabtree Summer Concert Series
June 19, 2009
(Fri)
Crabtree Brewing Company
Greeley, CO
Crabtree Summer Concert Series presents...THE BUZZ BROTHERS!!!! They play some jazz, they play some blues, they play some rock! This is an awesome band... not to be missed! They will start about 8:30pm. $2 Pints from 8pm-9pm and for the first time at the Crabtree Brewery... Fusco's Table will have sandwiches available.. to those in need of nourishment! A new band will be featured every Friday through July 10th. www.crabtreebrewing.com

Food & Wine Classic
June 19-21, 2009
(Fri-Sun)
Aspen, CO
The festival may be wine focused but Great Divide Brewing insures us that there will also be some great food and BEER pairings to be had at this 3-day summer festival. Beer lovers can run elbows with wine enthusiasts and attend seminars,exhibits and tastings amongst the beautiful Aspen scenery. Web site.

3rd Annual Summer Blast
June 20, 2009 (Sat)
The Promenade Shops at Centerra
Loveland, CO
Colorado's favorite restaurants, a beer garden and wine pavilion, local live music, Kid's Korner, an arts and crafts sidewalk sale, and a spectacular fireworks show. Festival goers will have the chance to taste from several different food vendors and get refreshed in the beer garden or wine pavilion. A Kid's Korner will offer a variety of inflatable amusement rides for kids of all ages to enjoy. A mega slide, obstacle course, and face painters will provide families hours of opportunity to have fun together. Admission to the Kid's Korner is free. A spectacular fireworks show will cap off the day at approximately 9:30 p.m. Festival goers are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets for firework watching comfort. Web site.

Breckenridge Alehouse Brewfest
June 20, 2009
(Sat)
Grand Junction, CO
Join Avery Brewing Company in Grand Junction for a western slope brewfest. Kegs from multiple breweries will be tapped at 4:30 PM and pour "til their done". At the Breckenridge Alehouse, 2531 North 12th Street in Grand Junction. Call 970-242-7ALE for more info.

Left Hand Summer Solstice Party
June 20, 2009 (Sat)
Left Hand Brewing Tap Room
Longmont, CO
Saturday, June 20th marks the first day of summer and Left Hand Brewing is celebrating. Join them at the Tasting Room for free brats fresh off the grill, Sawtooth pints $1 off, and live music with The Curbfeelers. Left Hand will spark up the grill around 3pm and grill until they're gone.

2nd Annual Local Beer & Wine Festival
June 20, 2009 (Sat)
Whole Foods Tamarac / Merchant of Vino
Denver, CO
Join us on the patio on June 20th from 4-7pm and taste dozens of local wines and beers! Tickets are $20 and benefit Project PAVE, a local non-profit dedicated to promoting alternatives to violence through education. There will be great food, great locally made beer and wine, and lots of fun! Tickets are available at the customer service desk inside Whole Foods Market-Tamarac.

Fort Collins Irish Festival
June 20-21, 2009 (Sat-Sun)
Civic Center Park
Fort Collins, CO
The 2nd annual Fort Collins Irish Festival is bringing all things Irish to Larimer County. This annual tradition will feature local Irish bands, internationally acclaimed musicians, customary Irish cuisine, a big beer garden, interactive activities for the whole family, Irish and Celtic arts and crafts, Irish whiskey and much more! Slainte! Web site.

There are a lot more summer beer festivals coming up this summer. Check the 2009 Colorado Beer Festivals & Events listings on this blog for more. More events are being added and updated weekly.

Related articles:
- July 2009 Colorado Beer Festivals and Events
- August 2009 Colorado Beer Festivals and Events

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