Below are key events organized by the Brewers Association (publishers of CraftBeer.com). These 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!
SAVOR: 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 14-15, 2013
Where: New York City, New York
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 450 breweries and more than 2,000 beers to enjoy. 2013 will be the 32nd year of the festival with nearly 50,000 people expected to attend. Purchase your tickets early, as the festival has sold out the past five years!
Date: October 10-12, 2013
Where: Colorado Convention Center, Denver, CO
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