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July 2013 Colorado Beer Festivals Calendar

2013 Colorado Beer Festivals & Events Calendar

July 2013 Colorado Beer Festivals & Events

July 2013 Colorado Beer Festivals & Events CalendarJuly is when the beer festivals are in full swing, the heat is on, trees are green and the craft beer feels good cold. Many outdoor beer festivals have been planned. Bring your shades and your sunblock and be sure to stay hydrated with water!

Here's the calendar of upcoming Colorado beer festivals, tapping parties, anniversaries, seminars and related events for July 2013. This calendar is updated weekly, so stop back often to see the latest happenings with beer in Colorado. Dates, prices and event info are subject to change at any time so please check with the event web site before attending. If you know about another event not listed here please add a comment below.

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Fest of AleLoveland Aleworks' Fest of Ale
Wednesday, July 3, 2013
Loveland Ale Works - 118 West 4th Street
Loveland, CO
Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Cost: $35 per ticket, advanced purchase only.
It's Loveland Aleworks 1st Year Anniversary! The entire staff has been busy stocking up a bunch of small-batch ales just for the occasion. Your entry gets you a commemorative glass and an imperial stout vertical tasting. There will be food, beer, live music and a chance to win some cool prizes. Stop by the taproom to buy your tickets. In addition to 10 beers on tap - special beers include: Imperial IPA, Black IPA, Apricot Pale Ale, Red Wit and Blue, Coconut Porter and Rye Wit and a new Raspberry Saison! An event not to miss. Website: www.lovelandaleworks.com.

Erie Brewfest1st Annual Erie Brewfest
Saturday, July 6, 2013
Coal Creek Park
Erie, CO
Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Cost: $25 advanced, $30 at the gate.
The Erie Chamber of Commerce proudly announces the 1st annual Erie Brewfest. This event will host several area craft breweries with unlimited beer tasting and a commemorative glass. There will also be live music to enjoy with your beer. Over 16 breweries in attendance. More info at the Erie Brewfest website.

17th Annual Biergarten Festival
Friday - Sunday, July 12-14, 2013
TEV Edelweiss Outdoor Pavilion - 17832 Hwy 8
Morrison, CO
Time: 4pm-10pm Fri, 11am-10pm Sat, 10am-2pm Sun.
Cost: $8 entry fee each day.
Traditional Biergarten as found in southern Germany. Two-day family friendly event with Schuhplattlers, German music, dancing, food and, of course, beer. Also games for children and appearance by professional sports figures. They hold the Biergarten at the TEV Edelweiss Pavilion on Highway 8 near Morrison, Colorado (about one-half the distance between The Fort restaurant and the town of Morrison). Call (720) 837-6905 or visit www.biergartenfest.com for more info. Facebook page.

Loveland Loves BBQ Bands & BrewsLoveland Loves BBQ, Bands & Brew
Friday & Saturday, July 12-13, 2013
Square block betw. Cleveland & Railroad Ave and 4th & 5th Streets
Loveland, CO
Time: Friday 3pm-10pm, Saturday 11am-10pm.
Cost: Per food/beer item.
As Loveland’s unofficial ‘kick-off to summer’ event, Loveland Loves BBQ, Bands and Brews offers Loveland residents and visitors the opportunity to celebrate summer the American way – with live entertainment, locally produced and distributed beer, a vendor fair, family-friendly activities and of course, a variety of BBQ flavors and cuisine. This event also acts as a fundraiser for two local nonprofits, House of Neighborly Service and Larimer County Boys and Girls Club. While nonprofit organizations and associations themselves, it is important for E.L. Events and Sertoma to give back to the community. Live entertainment from 4-6 bands each day. More info call: (970) 980-4764 or visit the Website.

Colorado Irish Festival 2013Colorado Irish Festival 2013
Fri-Sun, July 12-14, 2013
Clement Park
Littleton, CO
Time: Fri 5-10pm, Sat 10am-10pm, Sun 10am-7pm - online by July 1st
Cost: $10 Fri, $12 Sat+Sun, Paddy'O VIP $39 Fri, $69 Sat+Sun
Colorado Irish Festival commemorates its 19th Anniversary this July and it promises to be the best Fest ever! Held in the heather of Clement Park in Littleton, with a backdrop of the Rocky Mountain Highlands, the Colorado Irish Festival celebrates all that is Green. This eclectic gathering of tens of thousands is known throughout the west for its outrageous display of kilts and bagpipes; Gaelic sports and Irish step dancing; and the best Irish rock and classic music this side of the Emerald Isle. This year an incomparable line-up of over 20 bands and musicians will be playing all weekend, including internationally heralded Gaelic Storm, The Elders, Seven Nations, and The Fighting Jamesons. If you thought St. Patty’s was fun, imagine 3 days of non-stop celebration. Plenty of Irish-style beer available. Website: www.coloradoirishfestival.org

Breckenridge Beer FestivalBreckenridge July Beer Festival
Saturday, July 13, 2013
Ridge Street - Downtown betw. Lincoln & Washington
Breckenridge, CO
Time: 1:00pm - 6:00pm
Cost: $25 unlimited tasting, $65 VIP (mug).
The Breckenridge Beer Festival has grown into one of the best summer beer festivals in the Colorado. Every July, brew masters from around the country get together to show off their best beers for thousands of thirsty beer enthusiasts. Enjoy beer samplings from local and national breweries, while you jam to free live music on festival stage. With great beer, tons of food, this is one beer festival you don't want to miss out on! Website

2013 Colorado Brewers Rendezvous17th Annual Colorado Brewers Rendezvous
Saturday, July 13, 2013
Riverside Park
Salida, CO
Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Cost: $35 per person
Over 50+ Colorado breweries will be in attendance for one of the best brewer attended festivals of the year. It's the 17th Annual Colorado Brewers Rendezvous! There will be plenty of live music, local food vendors and of course a wide variety of Colorado craft beer. Meet the brewers in a quiet intimate setting. Set in the spacious Riverside Park in Salida, Colorado. This is a major fundraiser for the Colorado Brewers' Guild and will feature some of the best craft beers in the state. More info, visit the Colorado Brewers Guild website.

Twisted Pine's 18th Anniversary Party
Saturday, July 13, 2013
Twisted Pine Brewing Company - 3201 Walnut Street
Boulder, CO
Time: 2:00pm - 7:00pm
Cost: $25.00 per person.
Join in for their 18th Anniversary, featuring unlimited samples of over 30 Twisted brews, including their vintage award-winning Northstar Imperial Porter, Bough Breaker (their 16th Anniversary Barleywine), 10 small batch creations, and their 18th Anniversary beer, Bishops Elbow ESB. Live music will be provided by Hot Soup, Blow the Vault, and more. Local food trucks will be on site to answer any hunger callings, and they'll even have a dunk tank so you can release your simmering aggression against the Twisted staff (all proceeds benefit the Emergency Family Assistance Association). Tickets at: Eventbrite.

Breckenridge Brewery 23rd Anniversary HootenannyBreckenridge Brewery 23rd Anniversary Hootenanny
Saturday, July 13, 2013
Breckenridge Brewery - 471 Kalamath St.
Denver, CO
Time: Noon - 6:00pm
Cost: $23 each included beer, bbq, block party.
They've made it through another year. And what a year it's been! Breckenridge Brewery made extensive expansions in their production facility, they introduced some new markets to our Breckenridge Brews, and they announced the plans for our new home in Littleton. Now it's time to celebrate! And to say thank you for all of the devout drinking you've done to help them get here, they're inviting you to join in at their Kalamath Street Brewery in Denver on July 13th for the 23rd Anniversary Hootenanny! Info and tickets at: www.breckbrew.com.

Hops For Habitat
Friday, July 19th, 2013
Plains Conservation Center
Aurora, CO
Time: 5pm - 9pm
Cost: $35 advance, $40 at the door, DD $15. 21+ only.
Plan to join in at the Plains Conservation Center for the 9th annual fundraiser. Over 15 Colorado breweries will be pouring beers. There will also be three live band performing including Deep Cover (headliner). Food trucks will also be on hand. Enjoy wagon rides, the scenery and more. Website: http://www.plainscenter.org/calendar-of-events/hops-for-habitat/

Palette of BrewsPalette of Brews @ Summerfest Art Festival
Saturday & Sunday, July 20-21, 2013
Buchanan Ball Fields next to Buchanan Recreation Center
Center for the Arts Evergreen - 32003B Ellingwood Trail
Evergreen, CO
Time: 10am - 5pm each day.
Cost: $2 entry fee for entire festival (see below for additional).
Your ticket for unlimited tastes from 16 of Colorado's best microbreweries is only $20 online or $25 at the gate. Palette of Brews is the first ever beer tasting event in beautiful Evergreen! Spend the day with us and also enjoy Live local music, fabulous art and crafts, children's area. Take I70 west to Evergreen Parkway exit #252. Follow Evergreen Pkwy for 3.5 miles. Follow signs for parking. More info and tickets at (303)674-0056 or www.evergreenarts.org/Summerfest

A Night to RememberA Night to Remember
Saturday, July 20, 2013
Copper Kettle Brewing Co - 1338 S. Valentia Street Unit 100
Denver, CO
Time: 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Cost: $40/pp
Join in for the second annual "A Night to Remember", as Copper Kettle raises a pint to honor Alexander C. Teves, age 24, brew club member #28, who was one of the victims of the Aurora theater shooting. This year, CKBC is going all out and hosting a craft beer festival at Copper Kettle Brewing Co in Alex and all of the victims's honor, teaming up with 11 different CO breweries for unlimited beer tastings from breweries such as Crooked Stave and Wit's End, four food trucks, two bands and a DJ! They'll be hosting a silent auction in a private event room next door to the brewery, where you can place your bid for charity on tons of different items! More information and tickets at: www.imbibedenver.com/ANightToRemember

Kyle's Brew FestKyle's Brew Fest
Saturday, July 20, 2013
The Pub at Boulder Beer Co - 2880 Wilderness Place
Boulder, CO
Time: 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Cost: $25 advanced by May 30th, $30 after May 30th
Kyle Hollingsworth of The String Cheese Incident, once again, brings his Summer of Brews across the nation – a series of exclusive craft beer events he will host throughout the season. On Saturday, July 20th, at Boulder Beer Company in Boulder, CO, fans will be treated to a music set from Kyle Hollingsworth Band and enjoy from a selection of more than 60 craft beers from more than 30 breweries. Kyle’s Hoopla Pale Ale and unique collaborations from Hollingsworth and select breweries will also be on hand. Tickets for both Austin and Boulder events go on sale Thursday, May 23, at 10AM local time at www.kylehollingsworth.com. Tickets will be available for $25 through Thursday, May 30, at 11:59pm local time, prices will increase thereafter. Festival will benefit Conscious Alliance.

Lost Dutchman Beer FestivalThe Lost Dutchman Beer Festival
Saturday, July 20, 2013
Lost Dutchman Ranch
Divide, CO
Time: 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Cost: General $30 adv/$35 gate, VIP $50 adv/$55 gate.
Join in on Sat. July 20th for The Lost Dutchman Beer Festival! Located at the beautiful Lost Dutchman Ranch up the road in Divide! Some of the participating breweries include Bristol, Eddyline, Great Divide, Paradox, Pikes Peak, Red Leg and more! Proceeds to benefit Victor Youth Hockey! Please no pets and no swimming allowed. Tickets available at www.mcgintyswoodovenpub.com.

Summer Brew FestSummer Brew Fest
Friday, July 26, 2013
Mile High Station - 2027 West Lower Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO
Time: 7:00pm - 10:00 General, 6:00pm VIP start.
Cost: $30 General in advance - Extra at door. VIP is SOLD OUT.
The Summer Brew Fest at Mile High Station will celebrate craft beverages from around Colorado and beyond and features; live local music, food, and other vendors. This event benefits Swallow Hill Music Association. Dozens of breweries in attendance, over 125+ different beers from over 45+ craft breweries. This is a Denver summer favorite event. Website.

Centennial Rotary Craft Brew Festival @ Arapahoe County Fair
Saturday, July 27, 2013
Event Tent - Arapahoe County Fairgrounds Park
25690 E. Quincy Ave, Aurora, CO
Time: 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Cost: $25 - does not include Fair admission.
A brand new craft beer festival has been added to the mix at the Arapahoe County Fair! Head to the big event tent for an evening of craft beer sampling. Over a dozen local micro and craft breweries will be competing for the honor of being the Fair favorite. This event will help benefit the local Rotary Club. For more information on the fair and activities visit: www.arapahoecountyfair.com.

United Tastes of BelgiumThe United Tastes of Belgium
Saturday, July 27, 2013
Wynkoop Brewing Company - 1634 18th Street
Denver, CO
Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Cost: $30 advance, $37.50 at the door.
Once again Wynkoop will showcase samples from or inspired by their favorite European brewing nation and samples of tasty chocolates and cheeses. It'll take place from 1-4 PM upstairs at Wynkoop Brewing Company. The beer list will include a world of Belgianesque beers. Everything from new and experimental treats and year-round and seasonal treasures, to sour beers, lambics and other wonders from our favorite European brewing nation. More info and tickets: wynkoop.com.

Jul-IPA FestivalJul-IPA Festival
Sunday, July 28, 2013
Millenium Hotel - 926 Pearl Street
Creekside in the Pavillion
Boulder, CO
Time: 1:00pm to 6:00pm
Cost: VIP $40 adv / $50 gate, General $2/ticket/taster - day of.
This festival brings some of the best India Pale Ales (IPAs), brewers, beer geeks and the community together for an afternoon of hops, BBQ, live music and fun. VIP tickets get you unlimited access to the breweries with unlimited tasters, a BBQ sampler, and a signature Jul-IPA glass. Over 28 different breweries will be pouring beers. Try out the head to head wing king challenge. Tickets and info at: SoRewarding.com. Sponsored by The West End Tavern. 100% of the proceeds to benefit Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence. #julipa


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