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July 2015 Colorado Beer Festivals Calendar

2015 Colorado Beer Festivals & Events Calendar

July 2015 Colorado Beer Festivals & Events Calendar

July is in the midst of the long 3-month summer outdoor beer festival season. There's so many events going on during the warm months that you'll never have a lack of events to go to or different beers to try. Here are many of the beer-related events that you can attend this month. These calendar listings are updated regularly 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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18th Annual Biergarten Festival19th Annual Denver's Biergarten Festival
Friday - Sunday, July 10-12, 2015
TEV Edelweiss - 18732 Highway 8
Morrison, CO
Times: Fri 4-10pm, Sat 11a-10pm, Sun 10a-5pm.
Cost: Fri & Sat $5, Sunday TBA. Children 12- free.
You will get to enjoy a delicious variety of traditional German and Austrian food and beverages. Their lineup of award winning chefs and outstanding providers of fine foods and drinks is sure to tickle your pallet – and provide you with the kind of foods you would expect to find in a traditional German or Austrian Biergarten. Also be sure to pick up an authentic beer stein and other merchandise from Germany to add to your collection. This year’s Beer Garden (Biergarten) Festival will be bigger and better than ever before! More music, more beer and more entertainment. Dog friendly. Stop by Sunday morning to enjoy a real German Frühschoppen (brunch). Denver’s largest and most authentic beer garden festival! Website:

The Colorado Irish Fest 2015
Fri-Sun, July 10-12, 2015
Clement Park - 7306 W. Bowles Ave.
Littleton, CO
Times: Fri 5-10pm, Sat 10-10pm, Sun 10-7pm.
Cost: Varies $10 to $13 - VIP 3-day $149.
Colorado Irish Festival commemorates its 21st Anniversary in July 2015! 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 2015 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. Be sure to get tickets to the Paddy'O VIP area for all the Irish drinkin' you can handle! Website:

3rd Annual Hops & Harley 2015
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Fickel Park - N 7th & Mountain Ave (downtown)
Berthoud, CO
Time: 11:00am - 6:00pm
Cost: Free to attend. Charge per beer/food item.
Join in Saturday, July 11th for the 3rd Annual Hops and Harley in Berthoud, Colorado. Hops and Harley benefits National Mill Dog Rescue, featuring City Star craft beer, live music, food trucks, a silent auction, kids activities, a photo booth, and of course the chance to meet Harley. Join the Facebook event for updates: and be sure to like Harley and National Mill Dog Rescue on Facebook for additional information. Contact with questions.

19th Annual Colorado Brewers Rendezvous
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Riverside Park - 146 E Sackett St.
Salida, CO
Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Cost: General $35, VIP $65 (estimate)
One-day brewfest in beautiful Riverside Park in downtown Salida. Sample the different and unique beers by specialty craft brewers from around Colorado. Live music, food vendors and unlimited samples of Colorado beers. More than 70 Colorado breweries will be there serving up their best brews. Brought to you by the Salida Chamber and the Colorado Brewers Guild. Website:

West End Tavern's Jul-IPA Festival
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Millennium Harvest House - 1345 28th St.
Boulder, CO
Time: 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Cost: $30 General, $10 DD.
3rd annual celebration of the best & baddest IPAs. Try IPA's from over 35+ breweries including: Avery Brewing Co. • Boulevard Brewing Co. • Bristol Brewing Co. • BRU Handbuild Ales • Crazy Mountain Brewing • Crystal Springs Brewing Co. • Denver Beer Co. • Elevation Beer Co. • Epic Brewing Co. • FATE Brewing Co. • Firestone Walker Brewing Co. • Left Hand Brewing Co. • New Belgium Brewing Co. • Odd 13 Brewing • Oskar Blues Brewery • Pikes Peak Brewing • River North Brewery • Sanitas Brewing Co. • Ska Brewing Co. • Stone Brewing Co. • Telluride Brewing Co. • The Post Brewing Co. • Upslope Brewing Co. • Wild Woods Brewery. Also food from The West End Tavern and Live Music. Tickets at Eventbrite.

Pairsine - The Taste of ElegancePairsine - The Taste of Elegance Beer
Chefs Fine Food & Beer Pairing Competition
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
The Omni Interlocken Resort - 500 Interlocken Blvd.
Outdoor Pavilion
Broomfield, CO
Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm.
Cost: General $75 per person.
Up to 10 beer savvy chefs compete to make up to 20 custom paired epicurean delights with 20 award-winning Beers! While the event is sometimes referred to as "Iron Chef ™" meets beer, participating chefs have no secret ingredient. Chef's are provided with sample bottles of beer to taste and develop their custom paired dishes. On event day, the participating chefs will create custom paired dishes, served in appetizer portions and staff will pour beer samples alongside the chef's food table. A panel of notable food and wine critics/experts will taste each culinary creation with its assigned beer. They select the "Best Chef" and "Most Creative" Chef winners. All consumer attendees also get to cast their votes for the "People's Choice" award. A valuable prize is awarded to the “People's Choice Chef". Tickets & more info.

Breckenridge Brewery's 25th Anniversary Hootenanny
Saturday, July 18, 2015
2920 Brewery Lane (new location)
Littleton, CO
Time: 11:00am - 7:00pm
Cost: $45 General, $20 DD.
Join in for their 25th Anniversary Hootenanny on July 18th to celebrate 25 years of Leftover Salmon & Breckenridge Brewery! This will be the grand opening of their brand new 12 acre brewing campus, and Leftover Salmon feat. Bill Payne will be headlining. Also performing will be Anders Osborne, Zach Deputy, MilkDrive, and a second stage featuring multiple live performances hosted by WinterWonderGrass Festival. The event is ALL INCLUSIVE of music, food from their annual pig roast, and of course lots of beer! To commemorate this 25 year milestone they have joined forces with Leftover Salmon to create a collaborative limited release beer, packaged with 25 live tunes from Leftover Salmon, which will be debuted at the Hootenanny. Also, check out the big After Party (tickets sold separately). Website:

3rd Annual Summerfest Palette of Brews 2015
Sat-Sun, July 18-19, 2015
Buchanan Park Rec Center Ball Fields
Intersection Hwy 74 & Squaw Pass Rd.
Evergreen, CO
Time: 11:00am - 5:00pm daily.
Cost: $20 advance, $25 at door. Plus $2 fest admission.
Back by popular demand, Summerfest presents the third annual Palette of Brews - a Colorado beer tasting event. A separate admission ticket will provide you with unlimited tastes from some of Colorado's finest craft brewers. Ticket prices are $20 when ordered online beforehand, $25 at the door. Save the Date - July 18 and 19 11:00-5:00pm both days. Satisfy your appetite with cuisine from gourmet food trucks. Music, entertainment, art and fine crafts included; bring your friends! To purchase your tickets in advance visit:

4th Annual "A Night to Remember" Beer Festival
Sunday, July 19, 2015
Four Mile Historic Park - 715 S Forest St.
Denver, CO
Time: 4:00pm - 8:00pm.
Cost: General $25, DD $15.
12 people were fatally wounded and 53 other injured on July 20th, 2012 in Aurora, CO one of which was Copper Kettle Brewing Co's friend, loyal customer and brew club member. Join them on Sunday, July 19th, 2015 from 4:00-8:00 PM for their 4th annual "A Night to Remember", as they raise a pint to honor Alexander C. Teves, age 24, brew club member #28, who was one of the victims that night. They'll be hosting the CO only beer festival at Four Mile Historic Park in Alex & all of the victims's honor. Tickets available at EventGrid.

2nd Annual Arapahoe County Fair Craft Brew Festival
Friday, July 24, 2015
Arapahoe County Fairgrounds - 25690 E Quincy Ave.
Event Tent
Aurora, CO
Time: 4:00pm - 9:00pm.
Cost: $15, Fair entry also required (extra).
The second annual Craft Brew Fest will be held on Friday, July 24 from 4 - 9 p.m. at the Arapahoe County Fairgrounds, Event Tent. Unlimited sampling tickets are just $15 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. More info at:

2014 Denver Summer Brew Fest2015 Denver Summer Brew Fest
Friday & Saturday, July 24-25, 2015
Mile High Station - 2027 West Lower Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO
Times: General 7-10pm, VIP 6-10pm.
Cost: Gen. $35 adv/$45 day of, VIP $45 adv./$55 day of.
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. It's so big that they've split it between two nights. Different mix of brewers and bands each night - so if you go twice you'll get to sample different brews! VIPs get access to special cheese sampling and beer pairing. Be sure to get your photo taken at the Chipper Photo Booth. Website:

2015 GABF Member Ticket Sale
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Time: 10:00am Mountain Time.
This is a reminder that for Brewers Association and American Homebrewers Association Members that you can buy tickets for the 2015 Great American Beer Festival on starting at 10am Mountain time. You must purchase a membership in the American Homebrewers Association or Brewers Association by July 19, 2015 12:00 midnight PDT, to be eligible for the member pre-sale. The event takes place in Denver at the Colorado Convention Center on September 24, 25 & 26, 2015. Members only session is on the afternoon of Saturday, September 26, 2015. General session tickets also available.

2015 GABF General Public Ticket Sale
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Time: 10:00am Mountain Time.
For everyone else - get your mouse buttons clicking the second these tickets go on sale as tickets for the Great American Beer Festival tend to sell out within the first 45 minutes the day they go on sale! This is one of the biggest beer fests in the world. The event takes place in Denver at the Colorado Convention Center on September 24, 25 & 26, 2015. Limit of 4 tickets per session per ticket buyer for the General Sessions.

Other July 2015 Events Expected - Details and more events coming soon.

- Hops for Habitat Brewfest - Plains Conservation Center - Aurora, CO - TBA.
- United Tastes of Belgium 2015 - Wynkoop Brewing Co - Denver, CO - TBA.

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