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July 2014 Colorado Beer Festivals Calendar

2014 Colorado Beer Festivals & EventsJuly 2014

July 2014 Colorado Beer Festivals & Events Calendar

July is one of the busiest months of the year for outdoor beer festivals. You can expect to have anywhere between 1 to 4 different festivals each week as the popularity of beer festivals in this state continues to grow. More and more events will be added to this calendar as July approaches. So get out your favorite hat, put on your sun block and head outdoors for some of the best beer fests in the country. These calendar listings are updated weekly or whenever new events are made public. Event organizers wishing to have their Colorado beer-related event added to these calendar listings please use the Contact Form and let us know all the details. In most cases, the event will be listed within a few days.

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Erie Brewfest 20142nd Annual Erie Brewfest
Saturday, July 5, 2014
Historic Downtown - Briggs St.
Erie, CO
Time: 12:00pm to 4:00pm.
Cost: $30.00 advance / $35 at the gate.
Join in for the 2nd Annual Erie Brewfest on July 5th, 2014. Enjoy sampling beers from 23 Colorado Brewers and local food trucks. This years event will be held on Briggs Street in the heart of Historic Downtown Erie. Proceeds from this event benefit the Erie Chamber of Commerce and the Colorado Brewers Guild. Pre-sale tickets are $30, $35 day of the event. Tickets and info at: eriebrewfest.com.

18th Annual Biergarten Festival18th Annual Biergarten Festival
Friday - Sunday, July 11-13, 2014
TEV Edelweiss - 17832 Hwy 8
Morrison, CO
Time: Fri 4-10pm, Sat 11am-10pm, Sun 10am-5pm.
Cost: $7 entry Fri-Sat, Sun. $5. Beer extra.
$1 early bird special from 10am-noon.
Come join in for the 18th Annual Biergarten Festival in Morrison, Colorado! This family-friendly cultural event offers traditional German food, entertainment, live music, dance groups (Schuhplattler) and of course beer. The event is open to the public and provides an atmosphere of German summer family time together, reminiscent of the times families spent in the Biergarten throughout Germany. Make sure to sign up for our Bratwurst eating contest, which will take place on Saturday, July 12th! Again in 2014, the event will offer games and activities for the children as well as the popular Frühschoppen on Sunday morning, July 13th. To sign up as a volunteer for FREE entry, to check out the entertainment schedule or get specific directions please visit our website at www.biergartenfest.com.

Colorado Irish Fest20th Annual Colorado Irish Festival
Friday - Sunday, July 11-13, 2014
Clement Park
Littleton, CO
Time: Fri 5-10pm, Sat 10am-10pm, Sun 10am-7pm.
Cost: Fri $10, Sat $12 ($10 senior), Sun $10 (advance sales). At gate more.
VIP Paddy'O: $39/$44/$57/$69 or $149 all weekend.
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. The 2014 line up promises to be a memorable weekend of great entertainment. If you thought St. Patty's was fun, imagine 3 days of non-stop celebration. Check out The Paddy'O - a private, members only area that anyone 21 years of age and older can join. The Paddy 'O is a fun, raucous place for you and your friends to relax away from the crowds. You will enjoy no lines for drinks, tickets, or the privy! Relax in a private tent providing shade, your own private viewing area of the main stage, food for purchase, and a private bar! Must be 21 yrs. or older. Tickets Limited!Website: www.coloradoirishfestival.org.

2014 Colorado Brewers Rendezvous18th Annual Colorado Brewers Rendezvous
Saturday, July 12, 2014
Riverside Park - 146-198 E Sackett St
Salida, CO
Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm, VIP 12pm entry.
Cost: $35 per person. VIP $65.
Over 50+ Colorado breweries will be in attendance for one of the best brewer attended festivals of the year. It's the 18th 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. Website: Click here.

Breckenridge Brewery 24th Anniversary HootenannyBreckenridge Brewery's 24th Anniversary Hootenanny
Saturday, July 12, 2014
Breckenridge Brewery - 471 Kalamath St.
Denver, CO
Time: 11:00am to ???
Cost: $24 per person. $15 DD.
Breckenridge Brewery is celebrating its 24th Anniversary with a Hootenanny! On Saturday, July 12th, the brewery will host its annual Street Party and Pig Roast. Tickets are ALL INCLUSIVE of two stages of music, a meal from the BBQ pig roast, and the full lineup of Breckenridge Brewery beers, including tastings from their Pilot Brewery and Rare Beer Cellar. Live music from 6 different bands! $15 Tickets are available for Designated Drivers and Attendees Under 21 Years of Age. No ticket refunds. No pets allowed. They encourage public transit, taxis, walking, & biking. Bike racks will be available to lock up your rides. Tickets are available for a limited time at: BreckBrew.com/Hootenanny.

Pairsine - The Taste of ElegancePairsine - The Taste of Elegance
Chefs, Fine Food & Beer Pairing Competition
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
The Omni Interlocken Resort - 500 Interlocken Blvd.
Broomfield, CO
Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm.
Cost: General $50 per person.
Pairsine, The Taste of Elegance is a signature foodie event by Wine Country Network. This edition pairs award winning craft beers from the 2014 Denver International Beer Competition with outstanding culinary creations prepared by Colorado Master Chefs. Pairsine is where premium beverages and spectacular cuisine collide. The Pairsine Chefs Food & Wine Competition has evolved into Denver's most coveted annual culinary/wine event selling out each year and celebrates Colorado's reputation for being the epicenter of the beer industry and it's culture. It also helps passionate foodies experience some of the best gourmet food pairings with award-winning beers. Tickets & more info.

German Fest Denver 20147th Annual German Fest Denver
Friday - Sunday, July 18-20, 2014
Civic Green Park - 9370 Ridgeline Blvd.
Highlands Ranch, CO
Time: Fri 5-10pm, Sat 10am-10pm, Sun 10am-6pm.
Cost: $8 entry, beer extra. $2 off if you wear Bavarian wardrobe.
This is an annual family outdoor entertainment event focused on traditional German / European culture with activities for both adults and children. Here will will find all kinds of arts & crafts, culture, food & beer, customs and ethnic celebrations. Free parking. Website: germanfestdenver.com.

Palette of Brews at SummerfestPalette of Brews at Summerfest
Saturday & Sunday, July 19 & 20, 2014
Buchanan Park Rec Center Ball Fields - Hwy 74 & Squaw Pass Rd.
Evergreen, CO
Time: 11am to 5pm Sat & Sun.
Cost: $20 online, $25 day of - plus $2 Summerfest entry.
Join in for a day of unlimited tastes from 20 of Colorado's finest brewers, in beautiful Evergreen, only 30 minutes from Denver! Palette of Brews is put on in conjunction with Summerfest Art Festival so you get to taste beer, savor food from our wonderful food vendors, take delight in great arts and crafts, enjoy the live music and entertainment, and turn your kids loose to do fun crafts in the Children's Tent. All proceeds benefit Center for the Arts Evergreen, providing arts to our mountain community. Google map - Buchanan Park Recreation Center and you will find it easily. For tickets and information, go to: http://www.evergreenarts.org/summerfest.php or call 303-674-0056.

2014 Hops for Habitat BrewfestHops for Habitat Brewfest
Saturday, July 19, 2014
Plains Conservation Center - 21901 E Hampden Ave.
Aurora, CO
Time: 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Cost: $40 Adv, $45 at the door.
Plan to join in at the Plains Conservation Center for the 10th annual fundraiser. Nearly 20 Colorado breweries will be pouring beers as well as wine from several Colorado vineyards. Listen to live music and enjoy food from several local food trucks. Enjoy wagon rides, the scenery and more. Must be 21 years or older to attend. Website: Click here.

Jul-IPA Festival 2014Jul-IPA Festival
Saturday, July 19, 2014
Millennium Harvest House - 1345 28th St.
Boulder, CO
Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Cost: $35.00, and DD $8.00. Raffle tickets $5 each.
Jul-IPA is bringing beers, bands and community together Creekside at the Millennium Hotel in Boulder. There will be 35 breweries with endless sampling of IPA's. There will also be live music, food from Rolling Smoke BBQ, and raffle drawings for great prizes. You can also join in the Wing King Challenge. 100% of the proceeds go to benefit Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence (SPAN). Entry includes a commemorative glass. Tickets available online.

United Tastes of Belgium 2014United Tastes of Belgium 2014
Saturday, July 19, 2014
Wynkoop Brewing Co - 1634 18th St.
Denver, CO
Time: 12:30pm - 4:00pm.
Cost: $30 early, $40 at door.
Over 30 breweries will be on hand to show-off their Belgian specialties, from wild ales and saisons to barrel-aged one-offs and vintage quads. This is a celebration of Belgium's finest styles, the fest will also feature tastings of chocolate and cheese. Every beer geek would love the chance to go to Belgium and explore the birthplace of some of the finest beer styles on earth. Unfortunately, we can’t all do that. And that’s a bummer. But don’t fret, Wynkoop is bringing a taste of Belgium to you. This is not where you come for your mainstream beers, this is where you find the secret stash of specialty brews and one-offs that you can’t find anywhere else. Think barrel-aged, sour, wild ales, tripels, quads, beer, glorious beer! This is where you decide that maybe your true calling in life is to enter a monastery. More info and tickets.

A Night to Remember3rd Annual "A Night to Remember Beer Festival"
Sunday, July 20, 2014
Four Mile Historic Park - 715 S Forest St.
Denver, CO
Time: 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Cost: $25/Ticket online. $15 DD.
Copper Kettle Brewing Company is pleased to announce they will be holding “A Night to Remember” Beer Fest on Sunday, July 20th from 4–8pm. Copper Kettle Brewing Company along with the Alex C. Teves Foundation and whole community will come out to celebrate and remember the twelve innocent victims of the 2012 Aurora Theater Shooting, including the company’s own Brew Club member, Alex Teves. “A Night to Remember encompasses all of the things Alex loved: family, friends, craft beer, good food, music, and a passion for helping others. Please join in for an evening of community, friendship, and all good things as we gather to raise a pint to honor the memory of 12 lives taken on 7/20/12”. Over 20 breweries expected to pour. Tickets at Eventgrid.

Beer Camp Across AmericaRocky Mountain Beer Camp Across America
Friday, July 25, 2014
Civic Center Park - 101 W Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO
Time: 5:00pm - 10:00pm.
Cost: $65 per person.
A crowd of 5,000 craft beer fans are expected at this unique beer fest. Along with the 12 collaboration brewers (including Oskar Blues), they've invited every craft brewer from these states to serve their beers at the Rocky Mountain Edition: CO, UT, WY, NE, KS, OK, ND and SD — more than 250 breweries! Ticket includes tons of beer to try, commemorative tasting glass and live music. This is a one-day adult camp just for the adults! Tickets available now at: TicketLeap. Official festival information at: beercamp.sierranevada.com.

Tour de BoulDurango Beer Festival
Friday, July 25, 2014
Ska Brewing World HQ - 225 Girard St.
Durango, CO
Time: 5:00pm to ???
Cost: $10 per person.
This is a party to welcome the brewers and brewery owners from six of Colorado’s best-loved breweries: Avery Brewing, Ska Brewing, Great Divide, Oskar Blues, Left Hand Brewing and Boulder Beer Co.—as they finish their six-day Tour De BoulDurango road ride for charity. A $10 ticket gets you a commemorative pint glass, beer from all six breweries, plus the Ska/Avery Wheelsucker Wheat Collaboration beer, and live music from Durango's Lawn Chair Kings. Tickets at Ska Brewing.

Arapahoe County Fair Craft Brew Fest
Friday, July 25, 2014
Arapahoe County Fairgrounds - 25690 E Quincy Ave.
Aurora, CO
Time: 4:00pm - 7:30pm.
Cost: $10 plus fair entry.
Ten of Colorado's best brewers will showcase their unique blends of hops and barley at the Fair, with unlimited sampling for Craft Brew ticket holders age 21+. Featuring craft brews by: The Brew on Broadway, Dry Dock Brewing Company, Two22 Brew, Three Freaks Brewing Co., Mu Brewery Inc., Dad and Dudes Breweria, Coda Brewing Company, Living the Dream Brewing Company, Blue Spruce Brewing Company, and Grand Lakes Brewing Co. Unlimited sampling tickets are just $10 per person. (Fair admission also is required at additional cost.) Craft Brew Fest tickets are sold online, at the Main Gate or at the Event Tent. You have to be 21 and over with valid ID to partake in tasting unlimited 4 oz. samples of beer, but everyone is welcome to hang out at the event tent! Tickets and info.

2014 Denver Summer Brew FestDenver Summer Brew Fest
Friday - Saturday, July 25-26, 2014
Mile High Station - 2027 Old West Colfax Ave
Denver, CO
Time: 7pm to 10pm, VIP entry 6pm.
Cost: VIP $40 adv/$45 gate, General $30 adv/$35 gate. 2-day $50.
One of Denver's biggest summer beer fests with over 125+ brews from 45+ craft breweries. The festival now spans 2 days! 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. Come hungry, they'll have some awesome food vendors selling pretzels, sausages, turkey legs, pizza & more! Limited parking - take the light rail to the fest this year. Website: www.denverbrewfest.com/summer.

Breckenridge Summer Beer FestivalBreckenridge Summer Beer Festival
Saturday, July 26, 2014
Beaver Run Resort & Conference Center
Breckenridge, CO
Time: 1:00pm - 6:00pm
Cost: $30.87 General, $72.87 VIP advance price. DD $28.24.
New location for 2014! The Breckenridge Summer Beer Festival is one of the premiere events in Breckenridge, Colorado each year bringing over 30 breweries for tastings, FREE live music, a VIP area and wonderful food and retail vendors. All taking place in beautiful Breckenridge, Colorado with amazing views of the mountains! Breckenridge Summer Beer Festival was voted one of the Best Events of the Summer by 5280 in 2010! For the 2014 event, they'll be adding more breweries (over 40) and a few other great surprises for you so stay tuned as the date gets closer. Website: Click here.

Other July Events Planned - Details and more events coming soon.

- Loveland Aleworks 2nd Annual Fest Of Ale - July 3, 2014 - 118 W 4th St, Loveland, CO.
- Loveland Loves BBQ, Bands & Brew - July 11-12, 2014 - Loveland, CO. Downtown area.
- Twisted Pine's 19th Anniversary Party - July 19, 2014 - Boulder, CO - 2-7pm - $5.

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