Below are key events organized by the Brewers Association (publishers of CraftBeer.com). These national beer events are designed to further the culture and community of craft beer and craft brewers. If you’ve never attended a Brewers Association event, consider adding these to your calendar.
American Craft Beer Week®
Known as The Mother of all Beer Weeks, American Craft Beer Week celebrates craft brewers and craft beer culture in the US. It’s a national celebration across the US with events at a brewery near you!
SAVORSM: An American Craft Beer & Food Experience
SAVOR is the main beer and food pairing event in the US! With 65 of the nation’s top independent craft brewers participating, this is where beer enthusiasts and foodies can interact directly with some of the greatest brewers and brewery owners in the world.
Date: June 3-4, 2016
Where: Washington, D.C.
National Homebrewers Conference and National Homebrew Competition
Join hundreds of homebrewers at the national conference for amateur brewers. Education and fun combine for a great experience!
Great American Beer Festival®
Three days, over 600 breweries and more than 3,000 beers to enjoy. 2014 will be the 34th year of the festival with nearly 50,000 people expected to attend. Purchase your tickets early, as the festival has sold out the past six years!
Date: October 6-8, 2016
Where: Colorado Convention Center, Denver, CO