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August 2010 Colorado Beer Festivals

2010 Colorado Beer Festivals

August 2010 Colorado Beer Festivals

Here is a list of the upcoming Colorado beer festivals, beer dinners, tapping parties, seminars and related events that are known or planned for the month of August 2010. These listings are updated every week, so stop back often to see the latest happenings with beer in Colorado. Dates and events are subject to change. If you know of a Colorado event that you don't see here, please leave a comment and let us know. I'll be happy to add it.

Note: Most dates for August 2010 events have not yet been finalized. The following list is intended to give an indication of the recurring events that are typically held each year.

14th Annual Keystone Bluegrass & Beer Fest
July 31 - August 1, 2010
(Sat & Sun)
River Run
Keystone, CO
7:30PM Friday Night Concert at the Pavilion at Keystone
12-5PM - Beer Garden and Festival
1-5PM - Beer Tasting
Keystone brings the wonders of Appalachia to the Rockies. Down-home cooking, frothy flavors and mountain-music are just a piece of the pie. In a whirlwind of hillbilly luxuries, folks gather while microbreweries from Colorado and beyond showcase their unique blends of hops and barley. Visit the beer garden and unwind and savor a cold one. Enjoy acoustic bluegrass music accompanied with beers. Live music on 3 stages. Inflatables and wacky activities for the kids. Ticket info TBA. Web site.

Craft Lager Festival 2010
Early August , 2010
(Sat)
Manitou Springs, CO
(Details coming soon)
www.craftlagerfestival.com

3rd Annual Brewgrass
Early August , 2010

Old South Pearl Street
Denver, CO
(Details coming soon)
www.oldsouthpearlstreet.com

Gnarly Barley Brew Festival
Early August , 2010
(Sat)
Larimer Country Fairgrounds
Loveland, CO
(Details coming soon)
Web site.

Greater Boulder Beer Festival
Early August , 2010
(Tentative)
Millennium Harvest House
Boulder, CO
(Details coming soon)

Winter Park Beer Festival
August 11, 2010
(Wed)
Hideaway Park, Downtown
Winter Park, CO
(Details coming soon)
Web site.

Bohemian Nights at the New West Fest
August 20-22, 2010
(Fri-Sun)
Old Town
Fort Collins, CO
Approximately 137 years ago Fort Collins was established along the banks of the Cache la Poudre River and this August the community will celebrate this birthday with Northern Colorado’s largest festival, Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest. The 2010 festival will be held August 20, 21 & 22 in Historic Downtown Fort Collins. In its 22nd year this FREE weekend showcases over 300 arts, crafts and food booths, Kids' World, Kids’ Music Adventure, a children's carnival, two beer gardens, and seven stages of continuous entertainment highlighting Northern Colorado and the Front Range’s wonderfully talented artists. Web site.

NedFest 2010
August 27-29, 2010
(Fri-Sun)
Nederland, CO
NedFest 2010 is the 12th annual three-day outdoor music and microbrew festival with camping located in the mountains of Nederland Colorado, just 17 miles west of (3,000 ft. above) Boulder. It happens at the end of August and the music featured is in the Bluegrass, Jazz, Jamband and World Beat genres, or moreso, a sound that blends these styles and others together. Up to six bands perform each day on one stage with acoustic 'tweener sets between each band. www.nedfest.com

Rocky Mountain Irish Festival
August 27-29, 2010
(Fri-Sun)
The Ranch
Larimer County Fairgrounds and Events Complex
Loveland, CO
The Rocky Mountain Irish Festival brings a magnificent cultural event for the entire family. It’s an event with rich history and culture showcasing musicians, dancers, pipers, storytellers and so much more. Treat yourself to stories of famous Irish actors, authors, from freedom fighters to brewers and saints. Warm your heart and soul with Irish storytellers while nourishing your appetite with fabulous Irish food. Enjoy a freshly poured pint of Guinness from the world famous “Gig Rig” boasting thirty two taps offering Guinness, Harps and Smithwicks. Take in a professional whiskey tasting scheduled through out the weekend. www.fortcollinsirishfestival.com

Colorado State Fair Foam Fest
August 27, 2010
(Sat) Estimate
Pueblo, CO
(Details coming soon)
www.coloradostatefair.com

12th Annual San Juan Brewfest
Late August , 2010

Durango Mountain Resort
Durango, CO
(Details coming soon)
www.cookmanfood.com/brewfest


Additional events will be added as they become known. Please report additions or corrections to Chipper Dave (see email on the side column).

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